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Doing the Do’s—Three Fit Tips You Can Implement Today!

Doing the Do’s—Three Fit Tips You Can Implement Today!

Can you believe 2018 is almost here? As soon as we finish that last piece of pie (or persimmon pudding), we’ll be looking for ways to drop a few extra pounds. Here are three fit tips from the special hard-cover edition of my book Love & Care for the One and Only You. Since this edition is only available at Sam’s Club, I thought I’d share this info with you today to help you get a head start on your…

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Practically Perfect Persimmon Pudding Recipe

Practically Perfect Persimmon Pudding Recipe

  Fall has always been my favorite time of year because of the splashes of color outside our Hoosier home. Vibrant orange, yellow and deep red leaves adorn the trees, and that signals one important event that takes place in Lawrence County, Indiana, every single fall—The Persimmon Festival. The Persimmon Festival is the best of “food, folks and fun” but most importantly, it’s the place where you can get the world’s best persimmon pudding. Now, if you’re not from the Midwest, you might not have ever…

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What Have You Been Saying About Yourself?

What Have You Been Saying About Yourself?

I was on my fourth outfit and totally disgusted with myself. As I looked into the mirror, focusing on my figure flaws, I sighed in defeat. “I am so fat.” No matter how I turned my head, sucked it in, or positioned myself in front of the mirror, I could only see what was wrong with my body. I didn’t focus on the definition of my arms from strength training. I didn’t see that my jeans fit less snugly than…

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You’re Almost There

You’re Almost There

  Allyson, my then 20-year-old daughter, and I were very excited to hike Runyon Canyon in LA. So many people had told us that it was a “must do” so we were pumped about finally getting the chance to do it; however, we didn’t realize there were several different courses to the top, and we somehow ended up on the more advanced trail. Scary. Ally, who is 25 years younger than I am and in very good shape, was even…

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