“I am AMAZING!”

“How do you like your new bathing suit, Mara?” “I look awesome, Mom!” Yes you do, Mara. I love her spirit and her confidence. And am so glad she has a positive body image because girls often lose it at a young age. I can’t remember the last time I’ve felt like that when bathing suit shopping 😂 But it reminded … Read More

Why did you decide to eat healthy, Mom?

“Mom, did you wake up one day and just decide to eat salads? What made you want to eat healthy?” -Mara “Well Mara, none of my clothes fit…and I wanted to FEEL healthy again.” This is still true today. I simply want to walk into my closet and not worry about if my clothes will fit that day. Maybe you … Read More

My Mom’s journey…

This beautiful lady here is my mama & workout accountability buddy! And she’s down 5 pounds🙌🏻 We are on Week 3 of our Boxing 🥊 program and I’m amazed at the motivation and dedication my Mom has shown. We have done over 15 programs together and it’s the challenge that keeps us going on our journey. Here’s more from Carla: “I used … Read More

Amy’s 21 Day Fix Journey

I still 💜 to share testimonies about my friends and family who are transforming their health. Amy and I met through Taekwondo and she will be getting her Black Belt soon! She had already been on a wellness journey when we met and we really started talking about nutrition and cross training with other workouts. I’m so blessed that our paths crossed … Read More

All the feelings…

I know many of you are probably tired of everyone sharing their deep thoughts on social media right now. And so I’m not going to tell you how to think, feel, or what to do…but to simply do what I always do…tell a story & invite you along. To be honest, I’m feeling ALL the feelings like everyone else. And … Read More

Spring Break Refresh Group

Can’t you just see the excitement on Caitlin’s face every time I share about a new nutrition group I have coming up? And that I will also be making new recipes for them to try?! I decided to do a Spring Break Refresh group this month. It’s a 7 day group and it will be a full cleanse! Mind, body, … Read More

Simply Begin

I used to think that I needed to have it all together before I could start something new. I would tell myself I will start working out when I had more time. Or I will start this new “diet” when I get back from a vacation. Or I will work on some new projects when I have everything else in … Read More

How does 2 years go SO fast?

One thing that has not changed though is my desire to be an active and healthy Mom. I remember the times when I wasn’t. After putting on 50 pounds with each of my pregnancies, I really struggled. My metabolism had changed.I wasn’t the athlete who could eat anything she wanted.I started to stress eat and continued to put on weight … Read More

Food is My Love Language!

Maybe it is for you too! I  sharing it with others (like this homemade Sloppy Joe I made for Mara tonight) – served on Dave’s Killer Bread!  I also love the experience of going out to eat and sharing in the fun with friends and family. BUT…here’s what I realized over the last couple of years. I need to have my … Read More

Mindset

Mindset IS everything💜 I learned early on with wellness that how we THINK about ourselves, our circumstances, and our goals drives everything in our lives. You can lose weight and still not be happy if you don’t love who you are. You can be stuck in vicious patterns of emotional and stress eating if you are not tackling those triggers … Read More