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50 Tips for Getting Seriously Strong

{The Giveaway on this post has now ended}   It’s been a little over a week since I won the title of NOVA’s Strongest Woman (heavy weight novice).  Egad, that’s seriously awesome right there! I’ve had a bit of…


I Am NOVA’s Strongest Woman

I’d like to start this story back in 2010, when I weighed 336lbs after the birth of my 3rd child. After a lifetime of morbid obesity, the 3rd pregnancy had been extremely difficult. Early on I’d almost lost Wesley,…


I Am Strong

Warning: gratuitous fitness photos, videos and soap box rants ahead. It all started with a declaration. I want to be strong. ♥ On July 22, 2013 – 7 months ago – I made a commitment to myself that I…


3 Phase Paleo Review Round-Up #2

People just can’t stop cooing and gushing over our new baby…. I mean ebook. But seriously, writing a book sometimes really does feel like giving birth. When the idea first pops in your head, you are giddy with excitement. During…


Book Review: The Calorie Myth

Our Review Team member, Amelia, is back again today to review the new book The Calorie Myth, by Jonathan Bailor and we are also excited to GIVEAWAY a copy!  Although most of the books we recommend are Paleo books,…


I want to be strong

In January of 2013 I started cross-fitting and I documented some of the things I learned those first few weeks in a post entitled, A Fat Girl’s Confession on Starting CrossFit. But despite the popularity of that post and my…


Dear America, Get Over Your Fat Phobia

This post brought to you by the dozens of people who e-mail and comment to me in order to provide unsolicited dietary advice at least daily that I should stop eating carbs in order to lose weight. Dear America,…