Author Archives: renewalbykelly

Life gets in the way

Do you ever feel like that? I have the best intentions for blogging, but life has completely gotten in the way.  Between preparing for a Tae Kwon Do test and a vacation with my sweetheart, I feel like I have … Continue reading

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Food Fail?

I have a tendency to be an intuitive cook.  You know the type, briefly look at a recipe and then adjust or tweak to fit personal preferences.  This usually involves taking a recipe and using different spices or substituting out … Continue reading

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Fall Happiness – Pumpkin Spice Coffee Creamer (Dairy-free, Sugar-free, Vegan)

Last week I went to lunch with my aunt and while on my way back to the office I stopped at the local Starbucks for a little treat.  As soon as I walked in I saw that the Pumpkin Spice … Continue reading

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Chocolate Banana Smoothie

It has been a rough week around here.  Too much to do, too many people needing a part of me.  When I get stressed, I crave chocolate.  Chocolate is not a good choice when eating paleo, so what am I … Continue reading

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Friday Daydreamin’: Lake Tahoe

Today I am daydreamin’ about Lake Tahoe.  I went there in October 2008 with my husband.  It was an anniversary/babymoon trip; I was five months pregnant with our third child.  We needed the opportunity to check out of parental responsibilities … Continue reading

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Finding my Fitness Groove

I would like to be a runner.  Everyone says it is the best way to drops pounds and tone everything from the neck down.  Alas, I have Franken-ankle.  I was in a car accident when I was 19 and frankly, … Continue reading

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My Morning Sundae Smoothie

In my search for a different breakfast option, I fell back on my old standby–the smoothie.  In the past, I would make these with milk, whey protein powder and some fruit.  With my new eating challenge, two of the three … Continue reading

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Paleo Challenge Week One Results

Source: via Kelly on Pinterest   I survived one week!  It was interesting.  Yeah, that’s what I’ll go with, interesting. The Physical: The only physical changes I really noticed were ones I would rather not discuss.  To put it … Continue reading

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An Eating Challenge

I have been thinking a lot about food and eating and what works for me.  I know I should drop some weight, not to be thin but to be healthy.  Even more important, I need to adjust my habits toward food.  … Continue reading

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