Forgiveness. I don’t know if I’m even credible to write this yet because I am still processing what all of this means. I’m working through a lot of this as I write. But as always, something pulls at my heart and tells me that someone else needs to hear this too. It’s going to be a little rough…but hear me … Read More

The Calm After the Storm

“I feel like I am through it. Like I am finally through the storm,” I said. “How? How did you do it?” She asked. “That’s tough to answer. Well maybe not. I had to wait out some of the storm. But then I put in a lot of work on myself. Hands down my faith was the center, but I … Read More

New Chapter

I am feeling a lot of mixed emotions this weekend. I’m getting ready for my last week of being a teacher and a new chapter of full time coaching. It’s bittersweet because I am who I am as a teacher because of my amazing students and I am who I am as a coach because of my incredible fit family … Read More

Summer is almost here…

…and I used to dread swimsuit shopping. And this is coming from a former swimmer, who lived in her swimsuit for over 10 years. You know I am a story teller…so here’s another short one. After college, putting on 50 pounds with each daughter, life happening over the years, I NEVER thought I would put on a swimsuit…let alone a … Read More

Sundays have been tough for a long time…

I feel like we get hit with the reality of to-do lists, work commitments, children’s activities, and just being BUSY. The week ahead can be daunting & it shouldn’t be when we are living a life we love. 💜 I was asked recently why I am leaving teaching when I connect so much with high schoolers and have such a … Read More

A full clean meal tonight!

A full clean meal tonight  (protein)Turkey burger with Greek yogurt (no bread) (veggie) Mixed greens, tomatoes, peppers, with Balsamic and olive oil  (veggie) Roasted Acorn Squash with cinnamon and nutmeg (Healthy Fats) Avocado I learned how to eat by watching portions and understanding the combination of food groups with the 21 Day Fix Portion Container System Want more information…check out … Read More

My Why

my why

There comes a point in your life where all of a sudden you wake up and the world has a different meaning to you. Maybe it’s the calm after the storm. Maybe you just start to see all the joy that is truly around you that was clouded by the noise and distractions that life throws at us. When I … Read More

I Am Team Beachbody

Team beachbody

I am a Christian. I am a Mother. I am a Daughter. I am a Sister. I am a Teacher. I am a Friend. I am a Mentor. I am a Warrior. I am a Thriver. I am Blessed. I am New. I am Saved. I am just like YOU. I am TEAM BEACHBODY. 4 years ago, I had no … Read More

Let Go And Move On

Let Go and Move On

Deep thoughts on a Friday…maybe this will speak to you too. I woke up in the middle of the night and something came over me saying it’s time to let go and move on. It’s time. I led a coach call last night and shared my story about how full circle this month has been so I think that’s where … Read More


“What made you laugh today?” Caitlin asked me at the dinner table. I just put my fork down and sat there. I could not think of one thing in my day that made me laugh. Smile, sure. It’s what we put on every day, sometimes just as a mask. “Surely you have one thing that was so funny that a … Read More