Truth about Depression and Exercise

This matters. “Three groups of depressed patients were assigned different coping strategies in a controlled study. 1: antidepressant prescription medications 2: exercise 45 minutes, 3-4 times a week 3: a combo of both After FOUR months, they all experienced similar boosts in their happiness level in life. The very FACT that exercise proved just as…

Pregnancy test? Or maxipads…….

Vulnerable post:::::::> but I’ve learned the POWER of vulnerability! It HELPS people. <3 It HELPS me. Being vulnerable, is being REAL. And if you can live in the REALITY of your life, you can CHANGE your LIFE. BUT if you wanna hear how I found out I was pregnant, read on. 😀   Ever since…

Falling down

Well folks. I fell down a LOT this past month. But guess what? I’m getting up for the hundredth time. Because I believe with all my heart that what I’m doing is what God is asking me to do. And gosh dang it, if He is on my side—> I’m going places and I’m not…

Reasons I LOVE being a Coach

Friends, I LOVE working at home. I LOVE that I am learning how to eat right, and teaching my kids how to eat right. I LOVE that I am helping other mommies and daddies get healthy to show their kids that they CAN change, and that they DO want to be around for a good…

The Steps YOU Need to KEEP Commitments

  This book. “When we commit to something, we do things we would not ordinarily do. The question of ‘if’ goes away and the only question you ask is ‘how.’ Four steps to keep commitments: 1: must have a strong desire 2: understand the key actions that will bring your desired result 3: count and…

Falling Asleep tips

Yes. It’s after 11pm. My top 3 tips for getting to sleep at night:::> The night time struggle. So tired… And yet… My brain thinks of a lot of stuff! so #1: I’m learning to keep a sticky note pad next to my bed to write down stuff so I know it’s ok to stop…

Down 49 lbs and going strong. How do I do it?

I never wanted to be a weight loss story. That was going to be horrifying. Embarrassing. It would be the ultimate reality staring me in the face, that all those years that I felt ‘fat’… We’re real. Could I do that??? I HAD to. My family, my spouse, myself—> my future, could all change depending…

For the Type 2 Diabetics out there

Diabetes type 2? Me? No way. I fight every single day to make sure my body is using the excess sugars in my blood by doing muscle building AND cardio. Many type 2 diabetics are told that carb counting (like less than 40 a day!!!) is the only way to improve their a1c levels. My…

The need for Spiritual Change

I was sitting in church just a few weeks ago during a meeting where an amazing man stood and bore powerful testimony about Spiritual CHANGE that had taken place in his life. I was brought to tears reliving my own experiences of Spiritual CHANGES that have happened over the years. I was SO grateful for…