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What’s New?

It’s been a year since my last post. Time flies. Since that time we’ve made progress on our homestead and now live in a comfortable 600 sqft apartment instead of the travel trailer. Much better living for sure. 2019/2020 I

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When I have a goal… I follow through

50lbs gone since June 11, 2018. I joined Code Red 10lb Take Down Challenge on June 11 and continued with a custom program and with a coach. I’ve learned a lot about food, how your body uses food and how

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My weight struggle…..

I’ve been struggling with my weight all my life. I’ve done many different diet programs – reached goal and then gained it all back due to lack of education on how to maintain, emotional eating and simply being complacent.  My

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Fire and Ice – April 2018

Another BRRRRRRR – the coldest class I’ve attended so far. Mike Seeklander and Phil Strader I’m just catching up on posting some things I’ve done this year. I’m a bit behind in my blogs. Freezing plus the threat of a

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Tac-Con 2018 Little Rock, AR

March 2018   I’m a little behind in my blogging.  In March, we went to Tac-Con’s 20th Anniversary in Little Rock, AR. It was a bit chilly. BRRRRR…  Took a lot of great classes. My husband and I were able

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Gunsite

My TWAW Chapter Leader, Bonnie, gave me a certificate for a free 3-Day Ladies Pistol course at Gunsite since she couldn’t take the time off work to go. I couldn’t turn it down!  My trip started on Oct 22 when

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The Well Armed Woman Leaders Conference 2017

I just got back from attending a weeks worth of fun at The Well Armed Woman Leaders Conference 2017 in Provo, Utah.  I bought my plane tickets as soon as it was announced. I later learned that it’s better to

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RangeMaster Instructor Development and Certification Course

My husband and I are now Rangemaster Certified Instructors.  Well worth the time and the money.  I’ve heard of Rangemaster  from my first instructor Jeff Patane of  Alpha Dog Tactical  so Rangemaster has been on my “to do” list for

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Tenicor Fundamentals Class

April 24-25, 2017 I was recently invited (husband got to come along too) to Jeff Mau’s Tenicor Fundamentals course. Here is what was covered in the class. He emphasized that we all learn from those that came before us and

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Haley Strategic -Handgun D5

Jim and I  just got back from Waxahachie, TX for a 3 day Haley Strategic -Handgun D5 course and I wasn’t disappointed. Coming from a behavior/training background it was right up my alley.  Understanding the biomechanics, ergonomics and mental processing.

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