How to Stay Fit and Healthy Over the Holidays While Having Your Cake and Eating it Too

How to Stay Fit and Healthy Over the Holidays While Having Your Cake and Eating it Too

Research shows that the average person gains 7 to 10 pounds between Thanksgiving and Christmas. This of course is most likely water weight due to sodium and retention, but still, who wants to feel all fluffy and see the scale creep up? Not I! If you are amongst the many who feel crappy from too [...]

When Exercise Becomes Depressing (or Boring), and What to Do to Fix It

When Exercise Becomes Depressing (or Boring), and What to Do to Fix It

Every day you tell yourself that you will get a workout in tomorrow, but when tomorrow comes, you can’t get yourself motivated to actually “just do it.”

Dear Body, I hate to say this but…

Dear Body, I hate to say this but…

Forgive me for the many pinches and pokes I gave you as I stood in the mirror. And you sure didn’t deserve all the other times I purposely hurried past the mirror to avoid looking at how beautiful you truly are.

Failing Towards Victory

Failing Towards Victory

I wish weight loss was never the goal when I started my journey in 2015. Of course, I wanted to feel good overall but my main goal was to look good and have more confidence. You may beg to differ, but in my eyes, that is the same thing as weight loss. In fact, I wish I would have started this journey with one goal

My Fitness Journey: Nowhere to go But Up| I’m Meal Prepping?! 

My Fitness Journey: Nowhere to go But Up| I’m Meal Prepping?! 

Most people say you have to hit your rock bottom in order to dust off and succeed. Well, I've officially hit mine. I know the quality of the picture above isn't that great, but bare with me for a sec. I was pretty tipsy when my husband took this photo, which is the reason I [...]

Foods I Eat to Lose Weight

Foods I Eat to Lose Weight

One of the questions I get asked the most is..."What did you eat to lose weight?" I know some of you are itching to know the answer, but--and I say this with good intentions-- I won't share my exact meal plan. And here's why; I have shared my meal plan numerous of times in the [...]