12.272014
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The importance of trail systems in our cities

The importance of trail systems in our cities

My mom and I were out running this morning before swim practice and I stopped to take in how beautiful our trail system is. I said to my mom “This would be a perfect place to go take pictures with some friends”, but that is not the point this blog. The point is, I think more »

12.172014
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Kid Culture

Kid Culture

“Kid culture” is one of the many reasons America has one of the largest obesity rates in the world. The picture below shows the perfect example. Two holiday parties, two days apart for the same class. When I was in school the homeroom mom would bring a homemade treat for everyone and a fun craft to more »

12.092014
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Who’s the New Kid?

Who’s the New Kid?

“Who’s the New kid?” Being released this May by Tyndale publishing. A true story of determination, love and how we as a family overcame childhood obesity.

12.072014
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TNT Winterfest Swim Meet

TNT Winterfest Swim Meet

We are so blessed to be part of one of the best swim clubs in the nation. Breanna has advanced dramatically this year. Last weekend she swam in the Cranberry Classics swim meet out of town and I was so excited when I recived word that she placed 8th out of 84 swimmers in the more »

07.062014
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Feel Just How Sick and Tired You Are!

Feel Just How Sick and Tired You Are!

You don’t even know how sick and tired you are until you can feel just how sick and tired you are! Most of us are so sick and tired of being sick and tired but we don’t even know it. We think that walking around in a fog all day with no energy at all more »

02.052014
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Obesity in America

Obesity in America

In a nation so focused on looks and image, it’s hard to believe that one in every three children is overweight or obese. But what I find even more disturbing is that with all the diets, gyms, work out videos, and personal trainers, there are no gyms parents and children can join together. Because of more »

12.022013
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A Few Favorites

A Few Favorites

I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving and enjoyed time spent with friends and family.  With the kids going back to school next week I thought it would be a good time to talk about some of the foods my kids eat for lunch.  School lunches are not healthy, and most kids who take their more »

11.242013
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My First Triathalon

My First Triathalon

My parents picked me up after a week of camp at Hume Lake.  I was very tired and slept the whole way home.  My mom insisted that we immediately get back into our daily workout routine and we went to the gym for an hour just after arriving at home.  Out of the blue, my more »

11.242013
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A Note from Breanna

A Note from Breanna

Growing up, I really didn’t recognize that I was carrying more weight than other kids.  When I looked in the mirror, I just saw me, not a kid with a weight problem. Clothes got more and more difficult to find as I got older and bigger.  I was able to find clothes at Justice until more »