Faith and Fitness with Marsha Apsley

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8 Excuses Busted: Make One Change Today

No More Excuses!  Easier said than done, right?  I mean, I don’t always make excuses, I just don’t  or can’t or won’t do said thing.  Anybody with me?

no more excuses

But there are definitely times when our excuses feel very real.  And honestly, they don’t feel like excuses.  They are facts of our lives.  They are real to us, and it’s hard to see a work around or another option.  Healthy eating?  I only have so much in my grocery budget.  Work out?  I only have so much time in a day.  Rest?  Have you seen my schedule???  Quiet time?  I pray when I’m falling asleep at night.  

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How To Stay Organized so You Don’t Get Overwhelmed

Recently I noticed I had a lot of Google Docs and was feeling overwhelmed when I opened my files.  I like to stay organized, but clearly I had not done this with my documents.  As I was creating folders and moving documents, I thought about a question I often get asked.  

How do you stay organized and focused and manage your time?  

For me, it sorta comes naturally.  It’s just the way I am.  I like to stay organized.  Things need to be in their place….pretty much.  I do better with routine.

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My Journey to Ditching the Scale – Faith and Fitness

Over a week ago, I had the opportunity to be a guest on my friend Glenneth’s blog.  I have been following Glenneth for quite some time.   I love her approach to health and fitness that includes NO SCALE!  In fact in one post, she wrote how she even refused to weigh in at the doctor’s office.  Really?!?!  Can you actually do that????  Yes you can.  I know it not only because Glenneth shared how she did it, but because I followed her lead and began refusing the doctor’s scale as well!  

ditching the scale

So when Glenneth gave me the opportunity to write a post, I was thrilled to be on her blog and share my journey of ditching the scale.  

I had a love/hate relationship with the scale my entire life.  I started stepping on the scale at an early age.  Before ditching the scale, Friday was weigh in day for me.  I began getting anxious about it Thursday night…..if not before!

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