Author Archive | Brandee


Healthy Food Guard Rails

My husband was driving home from work one day and made a quick stop at the store to pick up a few items. He was hungry so he bought a good-sized bag of Boom Chicka Pop, knowing a couple of handfuls would keep the edge off before dinner. I will never forget the way he […]

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Becoming a Goal Getter

I confidently stared into the mirror and the woman looking back was different. After 18 months, I had lost 100 pounds, but my eye caught something more. Achieving great success in weight loss trickled into other areas of my life in 2019. I became a blogger, a business owner, a bona fide runner, and a […]

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Pushing Past the Excuses to Do the Hard Things

Most of the races I’ve done since I started running in March of 2018 have been flat-ground 5k’s. I’ve even found a little race comfort zone by sticking close to home in the Portland-Vancouver area and signing up with my husband or friends. After we completed The Twilight 10k in June, my husband was eager […]

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10 Tips to Meal Prep Like a Boss

When I started meal prepping my goal was less about wanting to lose weight and more about wanting to feel better. I also wanted a healthy relationship with food, I wanted to not hate exercise, and I wanted to live my life out loud. Over the past two years I’ve met my goals. I also […]

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