My weight loss and PTSD journey begins

Mental illness and being overweight with a past diagnoses of prediabetes is a recipe for distress. At least, for me. Here is my journey so far this year! I’m excited to share what is working, and to hopefully help others who struggle in similar ways! YOU SEE this SMILE????? This is ME feeling like ME for…

Why Shakeology?

I have posted blog posts years ago openly shaming supplement users- back in 2012. Claiming that whole foods are all our bodies needed. But………. after reading more and becoming more educated on human health, holistically, including the brain matter, emotional and hormonal health, I learned how essential supplementation is. I’ve learned for myself that its…

Where can I get more ENERGY? part 1/2

What is EATING for Energy? I’ve been reading a lot about where we get our energy from for 3-4 months now as I’ve been on the search to increase my own energy. My findings have been VERY interesting and I’d like to share what I’m learning! These next few posts will summarize what I teach…

Taco “Chipotle” bowls

SIMPLE….. is my motto! “Chipotle” -the restaurant- makes these yummy “bowls” of goodness- consisting of rice, beans, meat, herbs, lettuce, cheese, and an assortment of condiments common to the American Mexican food genre. During a particularly hard meal planning session, where my mom brain was mush and thinking of what to make the next week…

Don’t make it a lifestyle yet… just make it a WEEK.

Hey hey! I am SO THRILLED to announce I’ll be holding a ONE WEEK group that will integrate small steps toward a more healthy life. Who is this for??? This is for people who want a healthy change. This is for busy women who want to work with a fellow busy woman and learn some…

80 Day Obsession…. am I ready?

Folks…. I’m nervous! But I’ve learned…..that is when something is going to truly CHANGE for me. When I feel all comfortable about something… thats when I’m setting myself up for failure or lack of growth. Because if its really HARD, but I’ve told myself it should be easy, then I quit super fast and feel…

21 Day Ultimate Reset: Final Results

Wow! What a journey. When I did the Reset before, in December of 2015 it was more of a rushed decision… something I just wanted to “try.” I didn’t realize how much I really needed it, and didn’t appreciate what my body was doing/changing for me. This time, it was a necessity from day one…

down 4 lbs in a week: Ultimate Reset Week 1

Ok. Wow. Its 6:30am my time as I type this, on the morning of day 8. For those sitting on the edge of your seat wondering about the weight loss- I lost 4 lbs this week, and fit into all my size 8 clothes. Isn’t it nuts that I went from a size 12 to…

Ultimate Reset Day 1: Photos and Measurements- done!

Beachbody Ultimate Reset Day 1: Got my pictures done and measurements taken. Here I am almost 5 months postpartum, post surgery, after 4 months of real weekly efforts to become healthy again. 🙂 Excited to see the changes!   MEASUREMENTS in inches:  ARMS: left 12.5 right 12.25 THIGHS: left 21 right 20.75 HIPS: 40.5 BUST:…