No Resolutions, Just New Goals

Whenever I think of a resolution, I often think of the documents passed by a board or governing body.  I’m sure this is thanks to my years of Public Service work.

Those resolutions were documents that would be tucked away once passed. Maybe they’d be referred to a time or two throughout the year (or when they were up for renewal), but they were not on the forefront of the group’s activities.

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Let’s Toast to New Fitness Goals: Detox Tea Review

​My next birthday is quickly approaching. I’ve decided to start a two-month birthday countdown. 

This also means it’s time for increased workouts and weight training! In fact, I’ve started off with this week with another series of morning detox tea. 

I received these cups to review and I love that these #cutea cups are ready  to go in my Keurig. I’m not really a big fan of most commercial “detoxes.” I side with the school of thought that our body is already equipped to naturally detox itself. 

However, I do believe that we benefit from intentional, positive changes in our diets and those periods when we pay closer attention to the items we consume and how often we consume them. I also perfer drinking tea and I find this beverage beneficial for increasing my water intake. 

CUTEA’s unique formula is a 100% natural way to rid yourself of toxins, boost energy and burn tough body fat. 

☕The specially blended detox brew can be enjoyed hot, first thing in the morning or sipped chilled as an after-workout, morning refresher.

☕Added bonus: Each cup in the 10 count box gets up to 3 uses per cup for a total 30 uses from the set! 

☕Ingredients: Organic Green Tea, Organic Tulsi, Organic Spearmint, Organic Rose Hops, Organic Lemon Myrtle, Organic Linden Blossoms, & Organic Ginger Roots.

I’ve already come a long way and I’m so grateful for God’s faithfulness and strength. 

It will involve a good bit of hard work, but I’m excited to see what God has in store for the journey ahead. 

November will be here before we know it.

Let’s get fit together! 💪🏋🏃

Doing What I Hate…. Squats

Squats are my LEAST favorite exercise, but they’re necessary for training my legs and minimizing my bursitis symptoms. 

The #UltimateSquat is a great way to work out during the day.  Especially after a few hours of working on the computer.


The Ultimate Squat provides a full body workout with no weights required. You can challenge yourself in the comfort of your home and maintain perfect form by using your doorway as support and the set’s resistance bands for continued interval training. 

One of the best features of this set is that the resistance bands can be adjusted to complement each person’s individual fitness routine!

Head on over to my YouTube channel to see my video review of the set. 

Do or DoNut…. 

Let’s be honest, some days we feel like waking up early and going to the gym and other mornings we would all rather get up and get a donut and watch a few episodes of our favorite shows.

Lately, my schedule has been SUPER busy. So much so, that any downtime I’ve been able to squeeze out of it was quickly occupied by sleeping or a Netflix/Hulu binge (OITNB anyone?  We’re not going to talk about Episode 12. 😢  And have you watched Uncle Buck? I ACTUALLY like it. I didn’t think I would, but I DO! 😮).

I even managed to make a trip to our local Krispy Kreme to pick up some tasty treats after one of my meetings!

(Don’t judge me, the hot sign was on….and it beckoned me… and there was a drive thru 😂) I’m all about balance folks.

… and I was inspired by my new mug, pictured below.

You can’t look at that and not want a donut! Right!?!? Well, I couldn’t. 😇

So, I’ll give myself some grace for the rest of this week and go back to my old routine with a goal to reset my fitness plan after the 4th of July holiday. I haven’t been too crazy with my eating habits and I’m still on target to meet my DietBet goal (yayyyyy)!

Other updates:

I’m working on a few things for the blog. More (and better quality videos), interviews, more podcasts, several deal alerts and product reviews, my couponing tips and recipes and whatever else I think of over the next couple of weeks. I’m excited about it and I hope you are too!

In fact, you can email me at with any particular topic requests you may have and I’ll see what I can do to incorporate your interests!

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