Author Archives: rhiser

No More Cheap Store Breads!

One way to reduce stress and live healthier, happier lives is to get rid of debt. As a result, I have been on a crusade the past few weeks to minimize our grocery budget as part of our goal to … Continue reading

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Breaks and Burnout

Have you ever felt overwhelmed by change in your life?  Have you, like me, jumped off – even catapulted off – the bandwagon in an effort to get away from the stress that attempted change can bring?  Did you ever … Continue reading

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Recipe: Black Bean, Rice and Veggy Burritos (or Salad)

I can hardly believe it has really been around 6 weeks since my last post!  Life has been incredibly busy!  But, here is a new original recipe for my friends out there.  If you try it, let me know what … Continue reading

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“Mommy’s Nice”

Yesterday, after getting home from work, my husband, Seth, told me a story.  He warned me that Dietrick had spread Play-Doh all around the office, including all over my desk and keyboard.  Now, I’m a bit of a neat freak … Continue reading

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Slowly, Yet Surely

Victory!  This morning I had a sudden idea to try on a pair of my non-maternity dress pants right before leaving for work.  I’ve kept them hung up in my closet for “that day” so I have something to keep … Continue reading

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Why I Hate Fairy Tales

Many (dare I say most?) American children grow up reading and watching “happily ever after” fairy tales.  Lately I’ve come to I wish I hadn’t been raised on such things.  Why?  Because these stories set us up for false expectations. … Continue reading

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Don’t Give Up!

It is mid-February and I am starting to see the weight-loss excitement die down.  I am seeing several people drop out of our weight loss challenges and not sticking with their weight loss efforts on LoseIt.  And of those who … Continue reading

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