10 Year Challenge – A Reverse Transformation!

I jumped on the 10 Year Challenge… Here’s a different transformation of sorts, a Reverse Transformation. You’re probably looking at the photo on the left, saying you look so good! No ma’am, nope. Now I’m in a great place on the right, both physically and mentally. 2009: 27 years young: Dieting Mentality! – Scale weight: Lighter, probably around 150 – …

No, you don’t have to earn your food!

The other day, I was watching one of my favorite Morning TV Shows – Hoda and Kathie Lee. They had a segment on called Burn it Off – How those holiday snacks can add up – and ways to burn them off! I was appalled. While I’m not surprised, this is the norm for stuff on TV when it comes …

5 Tips for Improving Performance, Emotional Well Being, & Enjoying Your Food!

  I wanted to share a personal story and some insights that I have learned along the way on my own fitness and nutrition journey. As you know, I always post about carbs not being the enemy, and that they don’t make you fat. They really don’t! I know what it’s like to go with little to no carbs during …

Get this right first!

Nutrition has become so complicated these days! It really doesn’t have to be this way. We really don’t know which way to turn, which way to go, or what to eat. It’s enough to make anyone’s head spin. Keto is all the rage these days. Everywhere you go, you can catch people talking about how much weight they have lost …

You Ate it But You Don’t Need to Negate it!

What to do after you Overindulge? You ate it, but you don’t need to negate it ever! You don’t actually have to do nothing. I hope you enjoyed every bite and really ate the candy that you love. You don’t have to earn food. Nor punish yourself with restriction or extra exercise. Enjoy the treats without shame, guilt, or stress. …

The 3 M’s of Fat Loss

Weight loss and fat loss are often used interchangeably, but they are not the same thing. Photo Cred: Eat More to Weigh Less Weight loss, for example, is the loss of fat-free mass (muscle) and fat mass, fluids (water), etc. The primary focus here is to get the scale weight to go down; nothing else matters, even if you lose …

Five Fitness Friday Favorites: 5 Eats I’m Loving Right Now

Five Fitness Friday Favorites!! Five things I’m loving! 1. Pero Family Farms Fresh Green Beans 2. Pero Family Farms Sweet Peppers 3. Ready to Drink Protein Shake – Premier Protein – I really enjoy the Carmel and Strawberry ones! 4. Think Thin Oatmeal Cups and Kodiak Cakes Flapjacks On The Go – I really enjoyed the Cinnamon and Maple one …

Carbs are not the enemy plus 4 Ways to Make them work for you!

Carbs are always the ones to get the boot when it comes to trying to lose weight! You don’t have to eliminate whole food groups to get results! Ugh, carbs are not the enemy. Really, ladies, they are not the enemy. They are your friends or can be your friend. If you kicked them to the curb a while ago, …