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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I’m Thinking About Forgiveness

Forgiveness. Almostherblog.com

I don’t know if it’s just me but every time I hear the word “forgiveness” my mind goes straight to the Don Henley song “Heart of the Matter.” So I would like preface this post by saying that “Heart of the Matter” was playing on repeat while I wrote this…Anyway…   In the time between […]

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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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I Don’t Have Time For A Bad Day

I Don't Have Time for a Bad Day blog post! #purpose #begreat almostherblog.com arikakaosa.com

Hey guys! It is with great privilege that I introduce to you this week’s guest blogger: Arika Kaosa. I think that what she has to say needs to be heard by so many people out there, myself included! Her story couldn’t have came at a better time for me and I hope you will find […]

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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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It’s all about the Journey

My Journey to Weight Loss and Back again...www.almostherblog.com

Yes, Journey. The “Don’t Stop Believin’” kind and the traveling for a purpose kind. The particular path that I am talking about is my never-ending and steady journey to become a healthier person. To say that it’s been a struggle for me is an understatement and I hesitate to even write about it because it is so very […]

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