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A Winning Catch-Up

Are you playing catch up from the weekend? A good bit went down here on Faith, Fitness, and Fun. Nothing quite as exciting as last weekend, but I still rambled plenty. Which you would never be able to tell from how much I ramble in my catch up. Ha!

  • I discussed being nervous after my confirmation of pregnancy visit on Friday. I’m hoping for a good phone call today. I have had two more positive tests of a different brand ($ Store brand…yes, they make preggo tests) and symptoms keep getting stronger so I think all is well. Won’t stop me from praying though! The first trimester is the big “scare zone”. I’m thankful I told you all early (aka the day I found out) so I have the option to share all my feelings here. I would spontaneously combust otherwise. And we wouldn’t want that now would we. You can appease me with kind comments. 😉
  • I showed a beautiful side of me – some pictures of my bloating belly and begging. Although to the eye the bloating may not be something you want to look at, I thank all of you for your encouragement and letting me know I’m not the only one. I fully embrace it. Any part of pregnancy I love and I know my body is doing it’s thing the right way. I’m actually excited that you show sooner and more with the 2nd pregnancy. I love having the belly bump. And as for my begging for guest posts…I will email you sometime today or tomorrow to confirm with each of you that commented your interest. The more, the merrier so if you would like to do a guest post for me coming up shoot me an email and check out the details here. Thank you so much to all of you already willing to help a girl out!
  • I partied it up and shared some frustrations I have been having with a friend. I’m already feeling much better about the situation and I do believe it was an honest mistake from her being caught up in the excitement of her shower. Even with a changing friendship, she is still a quality friend so I trust it was nothing intentional or hurtful. I do have some thoughts still floating around on all that which I may share later.
  • Lastly, I updated the layout of my blog so click out of your Reader and let me know what you think.

I will be back a little later with something new and exciting, but I know it’s hard to keep up over the weekend so there you go. And now for the winning part of this catch up…The Winner of the CSN Stores Giveaway!!!!! (roars, whistles, hoots, hollers from the peanut gallery)


#16 (using of 60 qualified entries gives us….


Congratulations Kate! Send me your first and last name along with the email address you wish your gift certificate to be sent to. Then I will get it to the representatives from CSN stores as quickly as possible. Thanks to everyone else for their support of the giveaway.

Also going with the winning portion of this post...please help my friend Mandy win this contest to shoot a photo cover for a local wedding publication. All you have to do is enter your email and you can only vote once so it's simple and quick. I know she would appreciate it! CLICK HERE and vote for MANDY LEONARDS PHOTAGRAPHY! Thanks!!!!

Happy Monday! <--- We can fake it til we make it!

Posted by on May 17th, 2010 10 Comments

Publishing Issues

Good morning! It was brought to my attention that my most recent post had some publishing and commenting issues. It was a difficult post for me to write and publish, since it is very open about some of my experiences with binging. It is also a post I wanted to be sure went out to you all, since it shows that I do not have this intuitive eating thing down perfect and some of the things I still struggle with. Please CLICK HERE to read if it did not show up in your Reader, you were unable to comment, didn’t see it on my blog, etc. Thanks! I will be back in a little while for a Flashback Friday and more fun post. Happy Friday! 🙂

Posted by on May 7th, 2010 1 Comment


Catch Up With Recent Posts

Announcement Time

Posted: November 23, 2011 at 7:47 am

Well, I have had a whirlwind of a few weeks over here. I missed all of you so much! I can’t express enough gratitude for your patience while I got some important things sorted out. Some scary things. Are you ready for the announcement? Here goes! I will no longer be blogging at Faith Fitness […]

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Self-Love Reflection: The Road Not Taken

Posted: November 20, 2011 at 11:47 am

Hello FFF readers! Nice to meet ya! My name is Carissa and my husband and I blog at Fit2Flex.  Well, I blog…he consults! We are both certified personal trainers with a passion for healthy, active living and clean eating.  I am also studying to become a registered dietitian, a race announcer, and a runner.  Stop […]

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Healthier Eating For Kids

Posted: November 19, 2011 at 10:56 am

Thanks to Plum Organics for sponsoring my post about tips for baby feeding magic. What if you let baby choose what’s for dinner? Check out their cute "Quest for Yum!" video and see what happens! As parents, we want the best for our children. We help them to feel loved. We strive to teach them […]

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Posted: November 17, 2011 at 3:36 pm

Hey, everyone! I wanted to pop in and say I am working on some new and exciting changes.  As a result,I may not be posting as much during the coming week.  Please stay tuned for the big announcement! Love you all! And still feel free to find me on Twitter and Facebook for the time […]

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Where The Change Happens

Posted: November 16, 2011 at 7:54 am

It’s kind of funny. I become a certified personal trainer and the first workouts I turn to this week come from someone else. The book came in for me at the library last week and, after flipping through it, I couldn’t wait to give the circuits a go. Making The Cut includes a lot of […]

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From Beginning To End

Posted: November 15, 2011 at 11:53 am

Good morning! First off, thanks for the many congrats yesterday. Love you all bunches for the tons of support you have given me in so many things this year. I hope I can return a little bit of that love through this here blog as well. So yesterday I had my first parent-teacher “conference” for […]

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