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Going the Extra Mile



I’ve been going through a bit of a rut lately. I feel like I’m not seeing results in the gym, I’m not seeing results with my work, and I’m not seeing results with my relationships. And those feelings can easily take over. They don’t just take over your mind, but they take over your body. Days feel less exciting and less purposeful and because of that, it can be hard to get moving. But this past weekend I decided to change my attitude. As I stood in front of the mirror on Sundayin my new Nike React Sneakers, I decided it was time to wash away the doubt and move forward. I decided it’s time to go the extra mile.

Self doubt is pretty interesting. It pops up out of nowhere and it takes over. It makes you question your hard work, your intentions and your purpose. And it’s hard to relinquish those feelings. The questions inside your head grow and expand, and before you know it, you can’t seem to pull yourself out of the hole you’ve dug. That’s how I’ve felt lately. I’ve felt like a bad friend, like I’m not fit enough, like my recipes aren’t good enough, like my posts aren’t interesting enough…it goes on and on. But that’s the funny thing about life. We go through these ups and down with doubt and then at some point, we finally get fed up with that feeling and move forward. And that’s exactly where I am at this point in time.
The first step to moving away from self doub...

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Arugula and Wild Rice Salad with Zippy Lemon Dressing

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D'S GARDEN PASTA SALAD

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Easy Burger Buns

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How to Create a Spooky, Grown-Up Halloween Buffet

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Peach, Corn, and Avocado Salsa

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Peppermint Flourless Chocolate Cake

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Good for U Blueberry Orange Muffins

Good for U Blueberry Orange Muffins are quick, healthy, hearty and tasty. They are the perfect choice for nutritional goodness and staying power. There are so many things that I love about my beautiful friend Kim. Besides being fun, genuine,...
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Fluffy Cranberry Orange Muffins

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30 Tasty Potato Recipes

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Macadamia Shortbread Cookies

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QUICK AND EASY ROCKY ROAD CAKE

1 box (2-layer size) dark chocolate cake mix3 cups miniature marshmallows1/2 cup chopped pecans1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips2 tbsp milkPrepare the cake mix according to the package directions and bake in a 9 x 13-inch baking pan. When cake...
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