It’s OK to not be ok…

It’s ok to not be ok… Every year around this time, I say I’m fine, but it is strikingly apparent that I’m not done grieving the loss of my father. I could give you another eloquent motivational quote or funny story or I could keep it real. And maybe share something that you’re feeling too. I lost my father on … Read More

Stepping In

I wish I could capture each story of these pictures to show you the dedication of these girls, their teammates, and coaches. And since I can’t by picture, I will do what I do best. Storytell. And this is one you want to hear. After spending 14 hours at a tournament in Illinois yesterday and with very few hours of … Read More

My 100 Day Journey

💯 days!!! I officially finished this program! I started this in July…clearly you can tell by my lack of tan now. I mean, seriously…these have NO filter! I know you see before and afters all the time these days. But these aren’t intended to be glamorous, just real. And that I have been a work in progress for over 6 years … Read More

100 Day Transformation!

I am so thankful that my beautiful friend and Alpha Phi sister, Alison let me share her transformation story today. Alison just finished her 💯 day program and lost 8.5 pounds and feels stronger than ever! She never missed a day and even when she had a setback, she just focused on what she could improve the next day. She also really … Read More

Turn the page

You know I like a good ole Sunday story… And maybe you could use some motivation right now. This was the picture I saw saw 7 years ago that made me decide to get healthy again. First off, can you believe the difference in photo resolution now on our phones! Ok…I digress. Maybe you can relate to my story too. … Read More

Step into the arena!

Need a little motivation today? I hope my story can inspire you. It’s not my normal transformation story based on a physical before and after. It’s one that is based on transformation of the mind and spirit. Last weekend, I stepped into the Taekwondo “arena” again after 14 years. I wasn’t simply a spectator but a participant. And it was … Read More

Homemade Pizzas

When I get toward the end of the week, I tend to want to throw in the towel with cooking 🤦🏻‍♀️ But rather than waste money on going out to eat, we ♥️ homemade pizzas. Last night, I made this one on Stonefire Artisan Flatbread. I used a low-sugar pizza sauce, buffalo mozzarella, veggies, and turkey pepperoni! It was SO good! And so … Read More

Coach Blessings

These are a few of my favorite pictures from last summer… And it’s because of these two beautiful coaches on my team. A lot of people think coaching is about sweaty selfies or some eloquent motivational quote. Or knowing everything about health and fitness. But it’s not… It’s about having a helper’s heart and a passion for helping others. And … Read More

Flip the Script

Every day on my lunch break I’ve been reading Coyte Cooper’s new book “FLIP THE SCRIPT!” Its a Game-Changer and reminds you of how we need to be fearless in pursuit of being our BEST selves! #growth When I joined a book club with Coyte over 4 years ago, my mindset began to shift. I set my alarm earlier and took time … Read More

Seek God first!

Amazing things have been happening since I started my prayer challenge group this week🙏🏻.My faith needed an awakening. I stopped praying bold prayers. I felt like I needed to hustle for everything in my life. Exhaustion just means we’re ambitious, right? Wrong..Seeking God and asking for Him to open doors, lead us to opportunity, and guide us is where we … Read More