Soulful Thoughts of Rachel

This is my life. It is my one time to be me. I want to experience every good thing. ~ Maya Angelou

Fit Body and Mind

Getting in shape involves setting a goal and having the determination to achieve that goal.  The best time to start is today.  Do not make excuses to yourself.  When you tell yourself that tomorrow will be the perfect day to start my diet and exercise, chances are you’ll think of some ways to move it […]

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Good and Bad Carbs

Losing weight takes determination and a lot of effort. Before starting a new diet, make sure you weigh yourself first. Write it on a piece of paper or journal and make a regular update. This way you can monitor your progress. Cut down on your intake of meat and consume more fish. Control your carbs. […]

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Weight Loss Goal

Losing weight is a big challenge to many. Getting rid of unwanted pounds is not an easy feat. It takes a bit of determination and sacrifice to achieve one’s ideal weight. If you are determined to lose weight, start by analyzing your lifestyle. Cut down your food intake gradually. Start by removing junk food and […]

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Keeping Fit

A fit body is a product of a person’s determination and hard work. It takes regular exercise, good diet and discipline to achieve one’s target weight. Reaching one’s ideal weight goal may be a challenge for many of us.  It is not something that can be achieved overnight.  One has to be truly involved in […]

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Meatless Fridays

The Lenten Season has begun.  It’s going to be meatless Fridays until the end of Holy Week.  Minimizing intake of meat and eating more fruits and vegetables can be considered a quick weight loss diet. A diet rich in vitamins and high in fiber is also great in boosting the immune system. Lenten Season is […]

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Village Christmas

Last night was our village Christmas party.   There were several live band performances.  One of the bands comprised of a group of teenagers residing in the village.  I realized that I’m not so young anymore because I couldn’t appreciate all that shouting in between the songs.  I love the dance number of a group […]

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Weight Loss Options

Lately I’ve been getting remarks that I’ve gained weight. It’s true but honestly I don’t appreciate hearing it, especially from people I’m not close to. It bothers me but I’m not really the type to tell a person that his or her remark has upset me. I keep it to myself. There are several ways […]

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