Category Archives: Inspiration

  1. Self-Love Despite Backsliding… and the Mostly Paleo Panini 

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    August 12, 2016 by Lauren Grider

    So here I am, approaching the one year anniversary of my complete thyroidectomy, and my overwhelming feeling is disappointment. I’m …
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  2. Fall 2014 – What a difference 6 years makes!

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    September 15, 2014 by Lauren Grider

    Autumn, my favorite time of year, is quickly approaching. Months of intolerable heat will soon give way to brisk night …
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  3. Body Image: Why a Positive Outlook is Essential (And How to Improve Yours)

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    May 21, 2014 by Lauren Grider

    Like many women, I’ve had a life-long struggle with body image. As recently as this past year, I have made …
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  4. Whole Life Challenge Summary: lost 12.25 inches and 29 lbs, improved workout by 19 reps.

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    March 11, 2014 by Lauren Grider

    I’ve officially finished the Whole Life Challenge, and I am really pleased with the results. I am down 12.25 inches …
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  5. WLC Days 37-46: Bacon Wrapped Filet and Strawberry Pecan Salad

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    February 26, 2014 by Lauren Grider

    I took a brief hiatus from posting because I was having some doubts about maintaining my blog. Why should I …
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  6. WLC Days 32-36: Great News, Ankle Mobility WOD, and Veterinary Surgery

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    February 16, 2014 by Lauren Grider

    I have officially reached the 1 week mark since I broke my ankle. I have made insane progress in the …
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  7. WLC Day 31: Injury Workouts and Spicy Grilled Chicken

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    February 10, 2014 by Lauren Grider

    Today was a snow day, which was fortunate, since I really needed to rest. I went to work yesterday, which …
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