We All Have our Own Struggles

We all have our own struggles. Left to right: 31 weeks with baby #1, 31 weeks with baby #2, and 23 weeks with baby #3 .   I put away my scale in early pregnancy because I was gaining weight much more quickly than in my first two (despite being so miserably sick). Now–I know–it […]

Everyone Can Walk

I’m going to tell you a true story about a guy named Greg*.  GREG’s Story About 10 years ago, on Thanksgiving Day, Greg had completely over-eaten as most of us do on this day of celebrating with food. However, Greg was about 120 pounds overweight. Exhausted, miserable, and almost in a food-coma, Greg went to […]

Get Moving in November!

Who wants to join me in having a healthy holiday season?? They say that the average person gains 7-10 pounds from now until January 1. I think in reality the amount actually gained through the holiday season is much less. However, I don’t know about you, but I don’t want to gain ANY weight in […]

Better Balance–Literally

We are always trying to achieve balance in life, right? Well today I want to discuss balance in the literal sense. Balance is your ability to remain upright, or to hold yourself in a steady position so as to not fall. How does this fit into the picture of health. I have been a group […]

Take the Health Bet with Me!

If Beachbody were to bet up to $3 million that you could fall in love with getting healthy AND you were guaranteed to walk away with a piece of the pot simply for posting a pic of your shake and logging your workouts a few times each week – in a PRIVATE accountability group – […]

Join My Team!

Support Groups for Fitness–What are the benefits? I am 32 years old. I have two small children. My schedule right now is the busiest and craziest it’s ever been (although I know it is only going to get busier yet in the next few years). And yet, I am the happiest and healthiest I’ve ever […]

Meal Planning 202

Welcome back for Part II of my meal planning conversation. Catch up on Part I here on my friend Terryn’s blog Faith Family and Beef, where I originally shared my basic tips for Meal Planning to help reduce food waste. Today I will go a little more in depth. Part II was also featured on Faith Family and […]

Meal Planning 101

One of my passions is teaching others that healthy eating does not have to be expensive, bland, or complicated. One way I keep it simple is by planning our menu each week, usually on the weekend, and then prepping the foods for the entire week all in one day (or sometimes two). Like anything else, it takes practice and consistency […]

Do what sets your soul on fire!

To some of you, by now, if you follow me on Facebook, I might just be the crazy girl who posts seemingly non-stop about fitness and health and nutrition. And I get that, it’s ok–I embrace my crazy. But I want you to know that it’s about so much more than fitness. Two years ago, […]