The Struggle is Real

Starting into week four of my fitness journey,  I have started falling off the wagon.  The last two days have been difficult for me, in the fact that I’ve let myself become “loose” on my eating habits. Remember my weakness?  Beer!  I did great for 3 weeks and this past weekday enjoying only one…however,  the… Continue reading The Struggle is Real

Be Good, Feel Good: Changes Within

Since I have decided to take control of my life from the inside out, I cannot begin to explain how much better I feel.  From food choices to exercise, to managing my schedule and routines, it’s just amazing.  Here are a few examples of how making the choice to change, and implementing one step at… Continue reading Be Good, Feel Good: Changes Within

Energy In a Ball: No-Bake Cookies With a Healthy Twist

Once again, guilty, of scrolling through the well known Red P…Pinterest!  Wanting to have something to snack on, satisfy hunger, and not be terrible for me, I stumbled across these amazing little balls of energy and cannot wait to make more! There are several different ingredients that can be added here for individual liking, which… Continue reading Energy In a Ball: No-Bake Cookies With a Healthy Twist

Exercise Challenge

 Well now that week one is complete, it is time to add some accountability to accomplish my goals. Scrolling through Pinterist, I found a simple upper extremity exercise to improve tone in the arms.  I need this for sure! Two times a week dedicated to strengthening my arms (which I use every day, and are getting… Continue reading Exercise Challenge

Love Your Kitchen, Love to Cook

Welcome to My Kitchen!Tidy it up: How likely I am to make a meal ultimately depends on how much extra work will have to be done before I can actually begin to cook.  Are the dishes clean?  Is there enough pans to cook what I need? Are there forks for everyone, or do I need to… Continue reading Love Your Kitchen, Love to Cook

5 Food Tips & Tricks

I have always been stumped about how food works for your body.  After taking nutrition class, several anatomy classes,  and being a fitness instructor,  and not getting it, I have been learning on my own and am finally starting to understand! This is what has been working for me: 1. Education Educating myself  has been… Continue reading 5 Food Tips & Tricks