One Mom’s Journey from Fat to Skinny to Confident

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My Foam Roll Routine As Captured by The-9-Year Old

Posted by 17 hours ago 0 Comments 161 views

This is The-9-Year old. He will be my photographer on this foam rolling journey. After I posted about the night before a competition, a few people asked about my foam rolling routine so here goes.

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FOOD JOURNALS

So Me…

Posted by 2 days ago 5 Comments 230 views

I immediately smiled when I saw that. I’m usually the only mom in the bouncy castles at birthday parties. Life is too short not to bounce! Anyway, just popping in to share the food journal. Another good day. Still no real change. I miss broccoli.

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FOOD JOURNALS

Cereal Saves the Day

Posted by 2 days ago 11 Comments 352 views

Another attempt at a low-FODMAP day. Here’s how my food panned out… 1. Ripe banana — On my way to the gym. I woke up with a growling stomach. This is my go-to. 2. Another egg scramble with leftover baked potatoes, a slice of bacon and spinach — easy on the sriracha.

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FOOD JOURNALS

A Low-FODMAP Food Journal and a New Podcast!!

Posted by 3 days ago 14 Comments 388 views

Happy Hump Day! I had a burst of food journal inspiration this morning after I thought the whole low-FODMAP avoiding fructans thing was working, but I was wrong.

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INSIGHTS

You Don’t Need an Excuse

Posted by 4 days ago 17 Comments 312 views

I’ve heard through the grapevine there’s another “What’s Your Excuse? mom” out there. You know what I’m talking about, right? I’m not linking because I don’t want to give them any more attention. Google “What’s your excuse?” if you really don’t know, tons of stories pop up. Or… spare yourself the eye roll, just imagine […]

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INSIGHTS

Five 2-Word Mantras That Help Me Daily

Posted by 6 days ago 6 Comments 300 views

Besides #wycwyc I find myself repeating a few of the same phrases over and over to motivate and help me deal with life. You know how it is. Sometimes you feel you can take on the world. Other days you deserve a medal for just getting out of bed.

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Gemini Games Complete!

Posted by 1 week ago 5 Comments 168 views

We weren’t even close to winning but we did the best we could and I’m proud of our performance. The first workout we came in 16th out of 36. It was an 80 calorie row, 60 Shoulder to Overhead at 65 lbs, and 40 burpees in 10 minutes. We were able to finish a complete […]

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On Competition Day Eve I…

Posted by 1 week ago 9 Comments 360 views

Tomorrow’s the big day! The Gemini Games is a local team-based CrossFit competition where I’ll be participating in the scaled division for the second year in a row. Last time we came in 4th! This year? We shall see.

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ASK RONI Q&A

Ask Roni: The Best Way to Maintain Weight Loss

Posted by 1 week ago 15 Comments 276 views

Hi Roni, So recently I have lost 70 pounds and have approx. 30 more to get to my goal weight. I have done this before, meaning, I have worked hard and lost a large amount of weight before but when I got to my goal I suddenly didn’t know what to do with myself. I […]

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I Challenge You, Fructans

Posted by 2 weeks ago 11 Comments 304 views

As I mentioned, I’m reading two books about the low-FODMAP diet, and the one that has resonated with me the most is IBS: Free at Last! The author has a very practical way of talking about IBS and the diet and seems to understand how overwhelming it all is. The book is formatted mostly in a Q&A style and […]

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