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21 Day Fix

Hi readers & friends. Amanda here, about to tell it like it is in a topic that I honestly hate & loathe & despise but am really working on loving... MY BODY.  K so here we go. All throughout my life growing up I was deceivingly active. I say it that way because I danced… Continue reading 21 Day Fix

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Are You Thriving?

I’ve noticed recently when I ask people how their day is going; more often than not I get a version of “good” or even the “well, I’m here.” I get that. I so get that. Some days that’s all you can do, just be there. Existing. Life is hard. Recently work has been challenging… the… Continue reading Are You Thriving?

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What’s Your Timezone

This entire post begins with one photo I saw circulating Facebook & the awestruck moment I had after reading it.... so. See below, friends. After reading this last week I just sat on my couch & actually cried tears of relief, letting all my stress about the future & anxiety about everything roll down. Wow.… Continue reading What’s Your Timezone

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A Fresh Coat of Paint

Hello Friends! Recently I've been doing some painting & decorating in our home... It's been a CHORE but also the best thing I could've done to make our house feel ours. I'd always heard what a fresh coat of paint could do for a space & I desperately wanted to try it out. The past three… Continue reading A Fresh Coat of Paint

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Work Hard for the Money

No, this isn't a Donna Summer's post - more a thought process that my husband & I constantly go back & forth on. We come from two different sides of the spectrum when it comes to saving money & spending money... but when we combine them, it's a balance that really has been working well… Continue reading Work Hard for the Money

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Night Shift Nightmares

If you read my last post, An Open Door?, you'd notice that I recently left my job at The Navy Marine Mammal Program. While I loved my time working with the animals & staff, there is in immense downside to the field that I'm in... NIGHT SHIFT. While at other facilities that I've worked at… Continue reading Night Shift Nightmares