Surviving Self-quarantine

Want to know how to survive this period of self-quarantine?  Let’s skip the fluff and go straight to the actionable quick tips that you can implement immediately.  Quick Tip #1:  Schedule a daily workoutTime is not an excuse right now, so use it to your advantage!  Also, it is important to keep our minds and … Continue reading Surviving Self-quarantine

Before & After Photos

I was sorting through my photos and found a bunch of very crazy old photos showing very different stages of my health and fitness journey.  They reminded me so much of everything I have gone through in the last few years. I just thought that I would share them with you! Gosh, this brings back so … Continue reading Before & After Photos

The Big Picture Roadmap

I know that some of you have been feeling overwhelmed about all the information available on living a healthy lifestyle these days.  As a wellness coach, I have a tendency to get sucked down the rabbit hole with the nitty-gritty of all the fad diets and fitness routines too. From keto, low-carb and vegan – … Continue reading The Big Picture Roadmap

Happy Vday (+ My Love Story)

Happy Valentine’s Day!  Whether you’re swinging single, in a relationship, in a complicated relationship, engaged, or married, may you have a day filled with love and joy!  In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, I thought I would share with you a little love story of mine.  Here’s the story of how I met the love … Continue reading Happy Vday (+ My Love Story)

I Saw This On Facebook…

Yes, it’s something really juicy… and also insanely relevant to your goal of meal-planning and portion-control! Check this screenshot out: I have censored the names!  Interesting, right?  I saw this on Facebook and immediately thought about publishing this blog post because there’s such a valuable teaching moment present right there! Wanting to lose weight doesn’t … Continue reading I Saw This On Facebook…

I have to address this.

There has been something that has been bothering me a lot, and I feel a very strong need to address it officially to my community.  Here are some thoughts I have about fasting – both intermittent and extended periods.  Just a few days ago, I read yet another post from a blogger I respected about … Continue reading I have to address this.

My 2020 Goals

Gosh, time flies. The year 2019 is over, and 2020 is here. Another year has come and gone!  It’s the time of the year again for some much-needed reflection and introspection to set the right tone for the new year! I recently listened to a great podcast episode of THE CHALENE SHOW about goal setting. … Continue reading My 2020 Goals

Don’t cry…

Do you know what NSV means?? It means “non-scale victory”. Yeah, it’s hard to get excited about those, when all you want is for the darn scale to move….DOWN! CAN YOU RELATE? I’ve been following a KETOGENIC DIET for over 5 weeks now. Do you know what that is? It’s high fat, low carb, moderate … Continue reading Don’t cry…

Do your shorts fit?

Who has pulled out their shorts from last summer only to find that they are too tight in the waist…and possibly other areas???  THIS GIRL!!!  And it was not pretty.  I had the normal session of yelling at myself, crying a little and being depressed all day. After my pity party was over, I decided … Continue reading Do your shorts fit?

Keepin’ it Real

“Clean Eating” seems to be a buzz word these days…Whole 30, Paleo, Wheat Belly, Shred…you’ve heard people talking, right?  So what does it really mean??  How do I do it??  Why do I want to?? Each has their own variation of details, but the general concept behind it all is a thing called the “Real … Continue reading Keepin’ it Real

What is the 3-Day Refresh?

WHAT IS THE 3-DAY REFRESH®? CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS The 3-Day Refresh is a scientifically designed program that helps you fast-track your weight loss, kick-start healthy eating, and get a clean break from bad nutrition habits. 3-Day Refresh is a simple, straightforward program that will help cleanse your body and improve the way you feel— … Continue reading What is the 3-Day Refresh?

Pizza and Beer are OKAY

My Goal:  Lose 10 lbs. My Action:  Eat an entire pizza, drink beer and sit on the couch all night My Goal:  Pay cash for family Xmas presents My Action:  Spend entire paycheck each week on shoes and makeup Do you see a problem with either of these??  LOL!  This is what happens when we … Continue reading Pizza and Beer are OKAY

You Do You

Everybody tries to tell you the RIGHT way to lose weight and be healthy. They try to sell you the BEST products and services to facilitate your health.  They say that they have the SECRET SAUCE for success, right?!?! Here’s the cold hard truth – everybody is different…every BODY is different. You know what the … Continue reading You Do You


blog – [blawg, blog] noun 1. a website containing a writer’s or group of writers’ own experiences, observations, opinions, etc., and often having images and links to other websites. ————– What is a blog?  “a website containing a writer’s or group of writers’ own experiences, observations, opinions, etc., and often having images and links to other websites.” … Continue reading STEP 1 – JUST DO IT