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I don’t consider myself that busy of a mom, but I’m consumed nonetheless. I have just enough going on for me to occasionally forget about… ME. My life feels like one big 1000 piece jigsaw puzzle. There’s always something to be done with three little ones and a home business. Everything doesn’t always get done when I want it to, but it’s something I’ve grown to accept. While I don’t always power through my todo list, I at least make sure to give myself power to get through the everyday.
When I’m working, I have a tendency to postpone eating, in part to being distracted or becoming hyper-focused in a task. Five more minutes turns into fifteen more minutes, then thirty minutes, then… what is life? This is a bad habit that I’ve been trying to leave behind for good. I simply can’t afford to treat my body as if it’s invincible because it has proven itself to be otherwise. What helps get me by between meals is having snacks readily available on my desk and in my bag while on the go.
A couple of weeks ago, Daddy G, Akilah and I spent some time in Iowa for business. We stayed an additional day so that we could enjoy a much-needed fun day. When I travel and attend events, I typically don’t eat as much during the shuffle, so I always make sure to have snacks in my bag to keep from feeling faint and hangry. I can always count on a good protein bar to give me a nutritious boost of energy. I brought a box of Balance Bar Minis with me on this trip to keep me going.
Not only are Balance Bars nutritious, they are a treat to eat, satisfying my cravings for chocolate and sweets. My absolute favorite flavors are Chocolate Peppermint Patty, Dark Chocolate Pecan Turtle, and Chocolate Caramel Peanut Nougat. Seriously, you would never believe you were eating a nutrition bar without looking at the packaging. They are that good.
Balance Minis are 190 calories or less, containing 5-7 grams of protein, and 5-6 grams of fiber. For me, Balance is a snack with purpose. I can indulge in a Balance Bar knowing that it will give me the pick me up that I need in between meals and while on-the-go. Balance is available at CVS, Amazon and select Walmart stores nationwide. To keep up with Balance, visit them on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest.
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