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    Be Present.

    When my patience is tested, I pause to thank God for blessings that leave me overwhelmed. It’s so easy to get caught up in staying on top of everything, on being the best mom, wife, employee, manager, coach, blogger… it’s all-consuming. A three year old boy lost his life a couple of weeks ago, and the Instagram community exploded with love and support. This has caused my heart to ache far more than I imagined. I read his mom’s blog today, about avoiding “land mines”; the things that remind her of her boy. She talks about the places they used to go, the songs they sing together, his favorite snacks.…

  • 21 Day Fix

    21DF | 21 Day Fix Guide To Eating Out

    Eating out on the 21 Day Fix is not hard. In fact, I love that Autumn gives you permission to go out and order spaghetti, or a piece of pizza… it’s not a perfect world, and you will not always have zip-loc baggies or Tupperware full of prepared, pre-portioned food. So, you make due. When I go out, I look for a few things on the menu – here are 5 easy-to-remember options for dining out!1. Look for low-cal options.For example, Applebees has some meals under 550 calories, and those are really easy to further customize, because what you’re starting with isn’t so bad. I mean, it would be hard/annoying…

  • 21 Day Fix,  Meal Planning,  Recipes

    21DF | Lemon Thyme Salmon

    My favorite dinner thus far! Add this into your line-up immediately, if you’re a fan of these ingredients. Salmon Lemon & Thyme Tomato Fresh Basil Fresh Mozzarella (Skim/low moisture or whatever) 😉 Balsamic Reduction We cooked our salmon the bbq, because the sun came out and we forgot that it was April. It was so easy! Season your salmon with a tsp of olive oil and whatever fresh herbs/citrus you want – we did lemon slices, and fresh sprigs of thyme. And, salt + pepper of course! Then, place it on the grill skin side down, until the fish starts to flake and the white/clear “fat” starts to emerge from the meat.…