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It’s my 3 year blogiversary!! 🎉 I can’t believe next month will mark 4 years of being gluten-free. My blog was launched because, at the time, I struggled to find recipes and quality discussion. We’ve come a long way and I’m proud to be a...
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The blog has been quiet since I am on a lovely vacation in my original home state of New Hampshire! We are so fortunate to have family with houses on Lake Winnipesaukee in Meredith (my namesake) and Wolfeboro. I am also feeling thankful about being...
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Saturday morning was the big day…I got to co-teach my first group exercise class! Last March, I began my journey of becoming a certified group fitness instructor with the American Council on Exercise (ACE). The material is no joke, and I pulled heavily from the anatomy,...
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I know I’ve been MIA for about a month but with good reason I promise. I was on a FABULOUS family vacation for a week and a half at the beginning of August, and then came home only to experience two of the worst weeks...
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I’m officially a Zumba instructor! It was tempting to start this post off with “I now get to shake my booty for a living!” but that sounded a little too much like Mindy Collette on ‘Friday Night Lights,’ so I went with the more direct...
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I am so excited to announce that I am officially a nationally certified group fitness instructor through the American Council on Exercise! I have been studying for the past 3.5 months and I just passed the board exam this afternoon. By adding this certification to...
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I’m very excited to announce that I am now an I’m Fit Possible Ambassador! This just means I will have more access to, and inspiration from, others in the health and fitness community, as well as more opportunities and content for my blog! Taken from Imfitpossible.com,...
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I couldn’t fall asleep the other night. Shortly before going to bed, I read and shared a status update from one of my favorite Christian artists, Chris Tomlin: Life is so much better when you focus on being a blessing instead of being blessed. Wow....
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This has been one of the longest, craziest weeks I’ve had in a really long time. It started off with my house being heat-less and torn apart for the ridiculously expensive installation of both a new HVAC and a central AC unit. In the middle...
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Well I can finally announce why its been like crickets around here…I’m pregnant with baby #2!!! Ahh feels so good to finally share our big news! To say I had a rough first trimester is an understatement, so as a direct result I was unable...
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As of tomorrow, I am (somehow) the mother of a three year old. How is this possible?! Time has flown by so quickly as of late, that I fully and thoroughly comprehend how the elders have always said, with a sort of sad sentiment in their...
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2012 has been an extraordinary year of major changes. I’ve learned some hard lessons (some of which I probably should have learned a long time ago), but I also learned some great things about myself. Some of the new changes were great successes, while others...
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The news is bad enough with depressing reports of violence and war, but the current economic concerns are not just stories that happen to other people—it’s a reality that’s impacting all Americans, including you.  Decisions in Congress (or lack there of) are affecting your paycheck,...
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At the end of last year, I quit my job. Many people thought I was crazy, especially in this economy, but I did it anyway. I’m often asked why and how. It was not a decision I or my husband made lightly. It took a...
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I’m not exactly sure what you’re supposed to write in the first post of a brand spankin’ new blog but I assume it’s something like this…my name is Meridith Oram. I am a former digital marketer turned Licensed Massage Therapist. I am a mom to...
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