Lend a {Healthy} Hand #81: Live On. Give On.

[Have you entered my GNC PurEdge giveaway yet?! Go check it out!]

This week’s Lend a {Healthy} Hand round up is especially close to my heart because I get to introduce you all to a true crusader in the world of doing good for others.

Let me tell you a little about the Bakken Invitation Program. Held by Medtronic each year, the Bakken Invitation recognizes ten honorees that have overcome incredible medical challenges with the help of medical devices and have gone on to give back to others what they themselves have received. These people contribute to their communities in honor of the extra time on earth they’ve been given to live.

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Winter Wellness with GNC PUREDGE

Thanks to GNC for inspiring today’s recipe and allowing me to try their new PUREDGE line of products! All opinions are my own.

The holidays are here, friends! A time of year that I truly look forward to and cherish. Unfortunately, not everyone views this time of year with such carefree abandon. Some people see this time of year as stressful, full of temptation, and guilt inducing. That’s just sad! This should be a time of enjoying yourself, spending time with family, and participating in all the food and fun the season has to offer.

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CL Thursdays+ a Favorite Things BIRTHDAY Giveaway

WE WERE HIT! Winter has certainly arrived (early!) and there is over 90 inches of snow in my area right now. Not cool for this girl who hates the cold and the snow. I’ll say it again, I need to move somewhere without seasons. It’s happening for grad school. And can you believe this is the second time a major winter storm has happened on my birthday!? Crazy!

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CL Thursdays + an Old Factory Candle Giveaway

Well this week’s CL Thursday is not going to go as planned. What I wanted to share with you was the following….

Most of you are entering, in, or have already been through college so I think you’ll be able to relate to this week’s College Lifestyles article. College is a wonderful place for learning about yourself, the world, and your future career. But it’s also the perfect environment to pick up some rather ‘bad’ habits. This week I sat down with a counselor to discuss some of the habits from college that stick with you and harm your health. She has some great tips on how to counter them!

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CL Thursdays + a Foods of the Moment Giveaway

I am especially excited to share this week’s College Lifestyles article with you because it features a good friend of mine. You may know he as Julianna from Julianna Bananna, but I know her is one of the sweetest people on the planet! Earlier this week she sent me a surprise package of goodies make me feel better about my injury!

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