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

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

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

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

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

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

Monday Motivation

A little motivation on a Monday for you…if you have just a moment 🙏🏻 I’m feeling pretty nostalgic tonight reflecting on my last 6.5 years of coaching. This week I will be not only reunited with my amazing team and SO many friends, but also these amazing super trainers that helped transform my health & fitness. When I was selected to … Read More