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Jaime

There is a fine line between happy & healthy and healthy & hating it. You have to walk it carefully. My goal is to balance my interest in health and fitness with my love of food and fun. I hope by sharing my stories I can keep myself on track for a fun, healthy and active life.
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Boot Camp is Good for Me by Jaime Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living “The term ‘boot camp’ is currently used in the fitness industry to describe group fitness classes that promote fat loss, camaraderie, and team effort. They are d ... Read on »
A little help from my friends by Jaime Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living You know what’s fun?  Well besides binge watching Mad Men, or chilling by the pool in Mexico, or finding a bonus $10 bill in your pocket.  Connecting with like-minded, mot ... Read on »
Establishing a Fitness Routine by Jaime Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living They say it takes at least 21 days to establish a new routine.  Nothing makes that clearer than starting a new workout and nutrition plan.  Any of you that follow me ... Read on »
Cooking with Coconut Oil {Book Review} by Jaime Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living What better thing to get me blogging again than a local blogger friend publishing her very first cook book?! Elizabeth Nyland, also known as the lady behind the ... Read on »
Lovin' You by Jaime Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Follow my blog with Bloglovin With the demise of Google Reader I have decided to try out Bloglovin'.  Too bad I didn't get off my arse and do this before Google actu ... Read on »
In the End by Jaime Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living On Day 30 of my Whole30 adventure, I actually felt quite good.  The last couple of days were very easy because I was so proud of myself for making it all the way through w ... Read on »
Timesavers by Jaime Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Eating real food all day, every day is a ton of work!  I now understand why so many people comment that their second or third Whole30 experiences were better than their fi ... Read on »
The Day the Energy Died by Jaime Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living In order for this series on my Whole30 experience to be complete, I unfortunately need to write about the negative times as well as the good times.   Sure, it was exciting ... Read on »
Surviving Social by Jaime Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Choosing a 30 day timeframe in which to tackle the Whole30 program proved to be difficult.  At every turn I found something on my calendar that put a wee hitch in h ... Read on »
The Template by Jaime Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living How do I know how much to eat during Whole30? Well, wouldn’t you know they thought of that!  After the first few days of adjustment, it’s really not that tricky.  It i ... Read on »
What can you eat? by Jaime Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living The biggest question I got throughout the Whole30 process was “well, what CAN you eat then?!”.  It does seem overwhelming to people when you say you are currently not eati ... Read on »
Off to a Good Start by Jaime Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Once I read up on Whole30 and stopped by the mall on my lunch hour to grab the book It Starts With Food it really only took me 2 days to decide I was ready to tac ... Read on »
A Good Food Adventure by Jaime Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Years ago, before I ever started this blog, I dieted.  Actually dieted.  None of this ‘chose a better lifestyle’ or ‘pick a new food way of life’ stuff…but went out of my ... Read on »
Lemon Meringue Pie by Jaime Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living For Easter weekend, Michael’s family invited us over for ham dinner.  We never admitted it, but we were pretty stoked someone decided to host a last minute get toget ... Read on »
Moving Ahead by Jaime Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Hey y’all! It was a busy week but soooo productive!  I’ve finally gotten through some of the simple basics on my to-do list…you know, like the vacuuming and dusting I ... Read on »
A Wee Catch Up! (with sneak peek) by Jaime Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Hey you guys!!  How are you?!!  So much has happened since we last spoke!  Hopefully this post marks the re-start of the spark here on my little ol’ blog. :) Jan ... Read on »
Burning Up by Jaime Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Last week I was enjoying the treadmill so much, I went for an extra day just because.  What’s up with THAT?!  I’ll take it. I’m sure it had something to do with ... Read on »
Hitting My Stride by Jaime Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Here we are--now more than a full week into the New Year and it appears the resolution motivation has taken over the world!  Or, at least the world inside this little bubb ... Read on »
Happy New Year! by Jaime Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Welcome 2013!  We decided to take it easy this New Year’s Eve.  After hosting two parties during Christmas, we were happy to hang out just the two of us.  ... Read on »