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Losing weight isn’t a mystery, at least it doesn’t have to be. It’s not magic. It’s science. Sure, there are some things the speed that science along, but you most likely don’t need those things. There are some simple life changes that you can make to start losing weight. Eat Better This one seems obvious, but it’s very true. You might be surprised at just how much you are putting into your mouth. Try this experiment: write down everything you put in your mouth for a week. If you bite it, write it. This act alone...

For Christmas, my husband bought me a juicer. I had been dropping serious hints that I wanted one. I had been losing weight slowly and I wanted to amp it up. I also wanted to eat healthier. I really don’t like raw veggies that much, and I can only drink so many green smoothies, so I figured a juicer would be a good direction to go in. I have used my juicer every day except one since I got it. I love it. I really think that pretty much anyone can benefit from juicing. Here are some things I learned: You don’t have to have the...

Carrot and Apples – This is really good. It is sweet and super easy to make.        8 carrots (give or take)        2 red apples        Juice in the order listed. Enjoy! Green Juice – This is yummy, but the cucumber is strong (in my opinion)        2 handfuls of spinach        1 cucumber        8 stalks of celery        Use the cucumber to push the spinach through. If you don’t like the taste of this one, add an apple. It makes a big difference. Tomato Veggie Juice       3 handfuls of...

These energy bites are delicious. I got the original idea from Give Me Some Oven, who got her recipe from Smashed Peas and Carrots, so these have gone around the web a bit, but I made my own modifications, as can you. They look way better on her site, but I love these so much that I had to post the recipe. They are my go-to preworkout snack. They are...

A lot of people have asked me about how I lost weight. I suppose I should start at the beginning with this story. When I got married, September of 2009, I was 115 pounds. I am 5 feet, 4 inches tall, so I felt pretty good at 115. Soon after I got married, I gained a little weight. In fact, by the time I got back from my honeymoon, my wedding dress was a little tight. In January of 2010, I came down with an eye infection. After an incorrect diagnosis of pink eye, I was diagnosed with a case of Iritis. Iritis is an infection in your eye....

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