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FitthisGirl

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Mary Sailors is a freelance writer, blogger, and fitness lover. With a degree in English from Northwestern College, St. Paul, Mn, Mary's passion is helping people better their body, soul, and spirit. She can be found writing about her personal experiences, fitness trends and other health &... Full Bio
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Rest--RE-Creating your health and wellness with REST! by FitthisGirl Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living My pastor said something about recreation last week... and it DAWNED on me that the word itself was RE-Creation... recreating something that was already there. Taking somet ... Read on »
How to turn feelings of failure into motivation! by FitthisGirl Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Failure is a hard word to swallow.  It's sharp, bitter, its so FINAL.  FEELINGS of failure though are different. We often FEEL we have failed when we have not, when ... Read on »
Over coming HOLIDAY Hurdles!! by FitthisGirl Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Holidays.  Do you dread them? Enjoy them? Relish them or wish them over?  Here are some guides to getting over your HOLIDAY HURDLES and on to healthy habits.  No, ... Read on »
Chicago AMTC photo shoot and goal MEETING by FitthisGirl Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Here's a little update on my journey with Actors, Models and Talent for Christ! I will be showcasing my fitness model and acting skills for 50+ agencies in December. ... Read on »
Forward motion: a body in motion, stays in motion by FitthisGirl Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living How hard is it to GET MOVING once you have stopped?  I used to skate roller derby and the HARDEST thing about the bouts, was not the HITS, checks, sprinting or all the ... Read on »
How to avoid losing and gaining the same weight by FitthisGirl Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living As a trainer and healthy lifestyle writer and advocate I really, REALLY dislike yo-yo dieting, inconsistent lifestyles etc... I don't believe ... Read on »
Faith and Fat Loss Challenge, APPLICATION and prayer by FitthisGirl Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living It's Friday night and I am glad.  I have had a week of work, work, workouts, projects and MORE. ALL good things, all BIG blessings being showered on me, but I am ready ... Read on »
Supplements: SEVEN of the best for beginners by FitthisGirl Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living WHAT a great couple weeks its been. Life has been throwing me surprises and curve balls in a good way. Life eb ... Read on »
Best Self: selfies, joy and grace by FitthisGirl Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I struggle with grace.  For some reason, I can extend grace to others, but not to myself. On instagram (@maryfitthisgirl) I called it "SHOULD-ing" on myself ... Read on »
2014 UPDATE and walking through an open door! by FitthisGirl Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living It's been a while As it seems, my last post about progress, not perfection allowed my heart and mind to take a step back from BUSY and just proceed to drink in a summer ... Read on »
Imperfect Progress: Embracing what IS! by FitthisGirl Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I am not perfect.  Sometimes I fall down.  Sometimes I let things get the best of me.  Sometimes STILL I eat to control, I don't work to my potential, sometimes STILL ... Read on »
A new kind of vision board for 2014 by FitthisGirl Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Do you ever feel like God has been speaking to you, but then what he says doesn't happen...oh say for a long time? Or when you think it should or will?  Do you ever ... Read on »
Success Story: Kali Finger by FitthisGirl Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living WOW, you guys, this is one of my fave success stories  that I have done so far. I use a little app called Instagram and it is SO much fun! I have "met" some really cool peo ... Read on »
Injury and energy: Energems by FitthisGirl Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Being injured is a MAJOR bummer.  My heart goes out to those with severe injuries or chronic pain. In the last 6 weeks I have been healing from a "minor" injury, but it br ... Read on »
YES to resolutions! by FitthisGirl Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living YES! WHY NOT RESOLUTIONS? The fitness industry will say, "Don't wait till Monday to START", Nike Says "Just Do It" and Facebook is riddled with implied shame for th ... Read on »
5 ways to get BACK on TRACK by FitthisGirl Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Do you feel a little off since the holidays? Here are 5 holiday CHEER ups, getting back on track is not as hard as you think!  1)Today is the first day to do it ... Read on »
Making your own Motivation! by FitthisGirl Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Making your own Motivation! It's that time of year where people need a BOOST: to get to the gym, to put down that cookie, to stick to their plan! How do you get up in the ... Read on »
Wednesday Word & Weight: Sliders and JOY by FitthisGirl Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Word & Weight: Slider Burpees  Romans 15:13 New Living Translation (NLT) I pray that God, the source of hope, will fill you completely with joy an ... Read on »
Body awareness 101: 60 days, no scale by FitthisGirl Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living What is body awareness ? I think of times when I was aware of my body. When I would fall in High School and skin my knees doing the hurdles. That raw burn, the feel ... Read on »
Recipe: Pecan and Coconut crusted Shrimp by FitthisGirl Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Pecan and Coconut crusted Shrimp I wanted to try a shrimp recipe and a co-worker had breaded shrimp with coconut JUST the week before! With every recipe I wing, or cre ... Read on »