Where have I been?

So, I’m going to come right out and address the big old elephant sitting in the room next to us. I have not been posting in a few months, as some of you may have noticed, and instead of acting like nothing happened I’m just going to lay it all on you and explain myself.

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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

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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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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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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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Almost Dying

Devil's Lake at AlmostHerBlog.com

So…I almost died this week…. I say that now with a smile on my face, but I do mean literally and not figuratively. BOY would it have been a crappy way to go. This past weekend Dan and I celebrated our one year wedding anniversary in Wisconsin Dells and it was SO needed. We got […]

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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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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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