Moment in May

It has been about two years since this exact moment in May, but the memory is not one that I’ll soon forget. As many of my life changing stories start: I was sitting on my parent’s couch. I had grabbed a brown pillow to hold over my mid section so I could try to relax […]

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The Aftermath of Failure

Pretty jewelry that Kellie made us!! #swolesisters #babygotracks

Admitting that you’ve failed is never an easy thing to do…It’s hard enough to admit it to ourselves, let alone announce it to others. In today’s society we mainly see the major highlight reels of everyone else’s life and don’t get the excruciatingly long details about things that aren’t going so well. I’m here to […]

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I took a week off of exercising and here is what happened…

Survival tools. www.almostherblog.com #love #wine #almostherblog

“If I’m gonna take a freezing cold shower in the pitch black I’m at least going to have a shower wine,” I resolved as I headed toward the kitchen with my huge LOVE marquee sign tucked underneath my arm. I set it down before I grabbed my electric wine opener and prayed that even though the […]

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2016 Arnold Classic Fun

I was standing in line for the much coveted (and free) protein bars when I first knew something big was about to happen. Seven tall security guards in yellow shirts pushed their way through the crowd shouting, “MOVE to the side people!!! Everyone move!! You guys are not close enough together!! Move it!! MOVE IT!!” […]

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Ch-ch-ch-ch-Changes

5 month progress photo #progress #motivation #fitness www.almostherblog.com

I’d be lying if I didn’t tell you guys right off the bat that I’m a little nervous about this blog post. I’m stepping quite far out of my comfort zone and sharing a picture of myself that I took today and paired it with a picture I took of myself 5 months ago when […]

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“Too Much Weight”

Sassy with 15lb weights! almostherblog.com

As some of you readers might know I posted a blog about 4 months ago talking about the very personal (for me at least) subject of weight loss and how I had hit a rock bottom of sorts. I touched on my efforts with my health here and there in the beginning but haven’t posted […]

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Excuse Number 761

Before I share this week’s guest blog post I feel the need to talk about the girl behind the article. I first met Kellie in High School where I saw her around but we didn’t talk much at first. We were in a Creative Writing class together when she wore a Hanson shirt to school […]

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54 Things I’ve Learned While Getting Healthy

Since I’ve started this new path down trying-to-get-healthy lane I’ve learned several things and felt like some of them were worth sharing. Maybe someone out there might need to hear this stuff too.  Also, many of you might have heard these before but they are either new to me or on the forefront of my mind…So […]

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Getting Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable

Jillian Michaels BodyShred Review at Almostherblog.com #jillianmichaels #BodyShred

When I first saw the trailer for the new Jillian Michaels BodyShred DVD workout set many months ago I was instantly filled with excitement at the thought of getting in shape with a new program!!! ESPECIALLY a Jillian program! If you have seen my blog post It’s All About the Journey you have also seen a […]

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My Power’s Turned On

Brewers 10k Medal! almostherblog.com

After my very first 5k experience, where my friend Zac showed up five minutes after the starting gun went off, wearing all black on a mid-August day, and was slightly hungover (which you can read fully about here) I’ve toned down on the running a little. The first 5k was several years ago and I’ve run […]

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Holy Shrimp! This scampi happening.

Meal Prep with Almost Her Blog!! Healthy eats =

When I vowed that I would do anything it took to get healthy again I did NOT imagine that just 4 days into that promise I would have to peel a blue shrimp…specifically a  blue shrimp with legs!! ::shudders:: Now, some of you reading may have done this before and think it’s not big deal, but to […]

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