Everyone has a story. Mine may look different than yours and in some ways they may look similar. One thing is true, God is not done with any of us, yet! We are moldable and He continues to work on us from the inside out. I was larger in college than I was in high school! Then after college i began losing weight. In fact, I had a hard time gaining weight. I was around 114 lbs for about 20 years. I have been a very UNHEALTHY 114, I have been a SKINNY, junk food ... Read More about Why Does Shanna Drink Shakeology Everyday?
Are you powerless? Do you use phrases like: “I can’t…” “I don’t…” “I’m not…” “How come I…” “Why did…” ? These phrases are called powerless language. Sentences, about ourselves, that begin with words like these often take the power out of our capabilities. We all have struggles and there are certainly things that we have difficulty with or create a challenge for us. But, if we allow our challenges to DEFINE who we truly are, then we are in a ... Read More about Are You Powerless?
How To Survive the Weekend Staying on Track With Your Fitness and Nutrition Happy Friday! Today’s Friday Focus is all about your weekend. You’ve worked hard all week! Congratulations! Now, don’t blow it on the weekend! Your fitness and nutrition journey must become your lifestyle. I believe that “dieting” is not a realistic journey. The latest fad diets are just that...fads. Usually they come with great testimonials and sure they may help to drop pounds ... Read More about Tips for Surviving the Weekend on Track
You can be DEFEATED or you can be DETERMINED~ It's a choice that YOU get to make every day. I want this year to be YOUR year of DETERMINATION! Doesn’t that sound GREAT? I CHOOSE to be Determined! For years I struggled with self identity. I wanted to be the ideal wife, the ideal mom, the ideal friend. It’s not that I wanted to be someone else. I wanted to be the best me. But, I looked around at other women comparing myself to them. I would notice characteristics of ... Read More about This Year, I Choose to be Determined
Hearty Vegetarian Minestrone Crockpot Soup 1 medium sized leek, sliced into ½ inch rounds and rinsed 1 red bell pepper, diced 1 cup frozen corn 3 medium sized carrots, cut into ¼ inch rounds (no need to peel! Just scrub them clean!) 2 celery stalks, cut into ¼ inch pieces 3 cloves of garlic, minced 2 bay leaves The stems from a bunch of red Swiss chard, cut into ¼ inch pieces (save the greens for later) 1 (15 oz.) can diced tomatoes 1 teaspoon ... Read More about Vegetarian Minestrone Crockpot Soup