NaBloPoMo

NaBloPoMo

NaBloPoMo

All month I will be joining other bloggers in NaBloPoMo hosted by BlogHer. The idea is to grow your blog and writing by posting every day all month. The best part is you’re part of an amazing group of writers and can learn a great deal. You can find each day on this page. If you’re a fellow blogger contributing to NaBloPoMo feel free to comment and leave a link to where we can see your contributions.


Batman & Captain Prepare

Batman & Captain Prepare

Day 1

Halloween Success

For October National Disability Month I shared many struggles my son faces. I wanted you to also see a major success to wrap up an amazing campaign for Meet The Blind. Click to learn how our Halloween went.


 

Stand for Motherhood

Stand for Motherhood

Day 2

M Is For Mother Not Martyr

Get out of the house. Make time for you. Exercise early and have some wine at night. Try and find some balance. You are valuable. You are a person. You are also a mother. Before you get lost in the holidays and the stress of even more tasks, find some time for you. Take November to find your balance. Join this perfectionist in learning to live with imperfection.


 

Too busy for life

Too busy for life

Day 3

Let Too Busy Go

You are tired, overwhelmed, rushed, stressed. It never ends. Seriously when do moms get a break? You get up early, you go to bed late. You’re behind on tv and you can never seem to make it out with friends…


Life Abroad Changed My Views

Life Abroad Changed My Views

Day 4

How Living In Another Country Made Me A Patriot

At the ripe age of 19, only a year out of high school and into adult life, I married. He was my high school sweetheart and had enlisted in the military. Although we were desperately in love the long distance….

 


Day 5

National Wobbly Wednesday

Wobbly Wednesday is here. Nystagmus is a bounce of the eyes. This is a side effect but is not exclusive to albinism. It has been described similar to having ADD because the frequent bounce makes it harder to focus…..

 


Day 6

What you need dinner? I have a deadline!

What you need dinner? I have a deadline!Day 6

Other Names For November

You’ve seen the crazy acronyms NaNoWriMo and NaBloPoMo they’re all over my blog. What do they mean? National Novel Writing Month and National Blog Post Month respectively. Doing both has made me think there are so many other crazy acronyms…

 


Do you struggle to manage your bills, not go into debt, and buy presents? Introducing a new kind of challenge group, for your wallet.

Do you struggle to manage your bills, not go into debt, and buy presents? Introducing a new kind of challenge group, for your wallet.

Day 7

Frugal Christmas & Debt Free New Year

Every winter my family battens down the hatches. We take winterizing our home very seriously, we spend a fortune in heating our 1913 home. We can’t afford to do the renovations and updates to make our energy more efficient….

 


NaNoWriMo

NaNoWriMo

 Day 8

 NaNoWriMo Update. Catch Up for Word Count.


 

The moments that changed my life and created my family.

The moments

Day 9

Crisis Averted: Save Your Photos

I’m not ashamed to admit I’m a momarrazi. I take pictures of my kids over every little thing. I have an extensive collection of their antics, silly faces, and moments. That is until my hard drive crashed….

 


My Veteran. I won't say when or where this picture was taken.

My Veteran. I won’t say when or where this picture was taken.

 Day 10

10 Things The Military Taugh Me About Marriage

I am the wife of an Iraqi War Vet. He gave 8 years of service, multiple deployments, and two tours in Iraq. The first 8 years of my marriage were formed by the military. I would love to say that…


 

It's Time To Date Yourself

It’s Time To Date Yourself

Day 11

You Deserve To Love Yourself

The longest relationship you’ll ever have is the one with yourself. This is also the relationship that takes the most abuse and neglect. If you were checking out your virtual dating profile, would you be into you?


 

Weekly confessions on my journey

Weekly confessions on my journey

Day 12

Thursday Fit Confessional: Shh I Cheat

As a fitness professional it’s expected that I follow the rules. I work out almost every day, I rarely take a day off. I hardly ever eat out. I eat clean and commit to my daily Shakeology. Sounds good right?


Day 13

Save for an emergency with a second job.

Save for an emergency with a second joDay 13

Save For An Emergency With A Secondary Job

Job searching is hard, soul wrenching work. It seems impossible to stand out from the crowd and get the job. It seems like the bills are ever increasing while job security is declining. If you’re strapped for savings like most…


We went in the forbidden pink aisles.

We went in the forbidden pink aisles.

Day 14

We Trespassed The Pink Aisles At Target

I managed to snag the family car and escape, with both boys, to Target. We wandered the aisles with a strict list and stopped only to ooh and aah over every Christmas Tree. We sang carols and walked through…

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Click to visit

Click to visit

Day 15

 Introducing: Featured New Blog

I work with am amazing group of people. We decided to make November No-Fear-Vember. We have all been embracing our fear and challenging ourselves. My friend, success partner, and fellow coach wrote for this blog to spread awareness…


SurroundDay 16

Surround Yourself With Courage

The people you surround yourself with matter. When you have good days, they’re just part of the cheer section. You may not hear their voices but you know they’re there. But inevitably you will have a bad day.


Non Scale Victories

Non Scale Victories

Day 17

Why You Should Hide Your Scale

Since July I have worked out five to six days a week. I’ve eaten mostly clean, I’ve given up desserts. I’ve had maybe three cocktails. I have pushed my body to the limits. I have built strength and endurance.


Tips To Stay On Target

Tips To Stay On Target

Day 18

10 Ways To Beat The Winter Exercise Blues

It is so cold this week that there aren’t enough layers. Every time I go outside I regret it. Holing up in my home is equally monotonous. How do you fight the winter hibernation? The desire to crawl in you


10 Reasons To Do Piyo

10 Reasons To Do Piyo

Day 19

10 Reasons You Should Do Piyo

I had the opportunity to get certified as a class instructor. I wanted to get certified for Piyo Live because of my personal results and love for the program. Unfortunately, that instructor class sold out quick.


 

Part 1 30 days of thankfulness

Day 20

30 Days Of Thankfulness Part 1

Every year my news feed blows up with daily posts of thankfulness in November. This year I was surprised by how few participated and missed these daily affirmations of the goodness in our lives.


 

Part 1 30 days of thankfulness

Day 21

30 Days Of Thankfulness Part 2

In the hopes of focusing on gratitude and thankfulness here is part two of 30 Days Of Thankfulness. Please share what you are grateful for too!


 

Part 1 30 days of thankfulness

Day 22

30 Days Of Thankfulness Part 3

The gratitude and thankfulness continues.


Joyful Tidings From The Hawk Family

Joyful Tidings From The Hawk Family

Day 23

30 Days Of Thankfulness 30

May your holiday be filled with joy and love. Our Family Christmas Card. Happy Thanksgiving.

 


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