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Taj L.

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Why Small Victories Matter! by Taj L. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Hello friends! Back on the wagon after a long hiatus and ready to dish my feelings, current exercise faves, as well as some diet tips and healthy food alternatives, too! ... Read on »
Bootcamp: Take two by Taj L. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Yesterday's bootcamp wasn't any easier than the first, resulting in vision-blotchiness by the time I was finished. You might think I'm being hardcore, but I'm not. I'm just ... Read on »
Exhausted...And Proud by Taj L. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Day one of Bootcamp is complete and I'm feeling weirdly masochistic about it. I wanted to die about half-way through...but I can't wait to go back. (: It's been a longlong t ... Read on »
Gym-A-Phobe by Taj L. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living That's me. Five weeks into my first ever diet/weight-loss regime (with a few failures along the way), and I have yet to go near the gym. Which is really very sad. I'm sur ... Read on »
Million Calorie Weekend by Taj L. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Ever been at your lifetime dieting-best and then, for some horrible reason, a 3-day weekend comes and it's like you've never seen food before in your life? Yeah. I have. ... Read on »
Don't Just Sit There! by Taj L. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living One of the biggest changes I've made in the past few weeks is that I rarely remain in one spot for too long. Even at the computer, which is the spot that I probably freq ... Read on »
Going Green by Taj L. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Green smoothies have been all the rage for a while now, but I'd never tried one until just recently and I haven't been able to get enough since. So, before I go on about ... Read on »
Great Starts by Taj L. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living A healthy breakfast is an essential part of losing weight! "People skip breakfast thinking they're cutting calories, but by mid-morning and lunch, that person is star ... Read on »
Getting Started: Shock Week by Taj L. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living When I was deliberating how to start this whole life-changing process, kind of like testing the water with my toes, I did my fair share of research. I'd never dieted, ... Read on »
Getting Started by Taj L. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Attitude: You want to be fit and healthy? Great! Only you can do this for yourself, no one will do it for you. So take a big breath, a shot of determination and jump o ... Read on »
The Scoop on Sugar by Taj L. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Anyone who really knows me knows that I have a thing for sweets. My cravings are almost constant and I can put away sugar like it's going out of style. This is, most lik ... Read on »
Oat-Banana Bread by Taj L. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Today I threw together a bunch of substitute ingredients to make my favorite Betty Crocker Banana Bread more diet friendly and health-conscious. Things I've tried like ... Read on »
Sick Day by Taj L. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Nothing to make your motivation to exercise and diet go down the toilet like being sick. I guess on the upside, I had very little appetite. Lol. What am I saying? I have bee ... Read on »
Another One Down by Taj L. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living My weigh-in this morning was missing something: another 1.4 pounds.  I'm sort of amazed by this, seeing how I don't really sweat everyday. I drop and give a few rounds ... Read on »
Three by Taj L. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Three what, you ask?  Three pounds shed.  Three - in one hit-and-miss week. Imagine what I could do if I really applied myself! It seriously motivates me. I came i ... Read on »
En-courage-d by Taj L. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living So my weekend was a laughable diet-fail, but you know what? It's OKAY. It's okay because I have a wonderfully positive outlook on the next five days ahead of me. And yes, ne ... Read on »
Fail by Taj L. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living What is it about 4pm?  4pm takes all my motivation and throws it out the window. And also, what is it about grocery stores? Really. Before you know it you've bought ... Read on »
The D Word by Taj L. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I've never been a particularly good diet-er. In fact I've never followed a fitness regime either. I've been petite with a high metabolism, who could fork away all the food I ... Read on »
Diving In by Taj L. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I guess this first post requires an explanation, no? I'm an all-around food lover and eater-of-much. I'm a thirty-something spunky mother of one. Yes, I'm private about my p ... Read on »