What I’m Not Giving Up in 2018

What day is it even? Where are we? It’s okay, I got your back. It’s December 30th which means we have two more days until the new year. Yippee! Time to either get things done !!!…..or do absolutely nothing because I have zero motivation. But really though, this past week has felt SO weird…..because let’s…

There’s No Way I’m Already Hungry

Questioning hunger Have you ever felt hungry or not felt hungry and questioned yourself about it? Maybe it sounds like this: “There’s no way I’m already hungry, I JUST had breakfast” “Why am I so hungry today?” “I can’t believe I’m not hungry yet” It’s funny because we do this a lot. I hear this…

Exercise – Are we over doing it?

If you’re like me, you might have been through a period of time where working out was an essential part of your day. Every. freaking. day. Awesome. Yes. Working out and being physically active feels great. It’s exhilarating. Energizing. Exciting, You name it. Or at least it has the potential to be. What happens, though,…

“What do you think about ____?” We ALL want to know.

What do you think about detoxes, juicing, being vegan, going paleo, eating keto, losing 30 lbs, being super lean, running half marathons every weekend, artificial sweeteners, sugar causing cancer, which diet is the best one to follow, coconut oil, clean eating, turkey vs. beef, being vegetarian, eating eggs everyday, how many eggs to eat everyday,…

Cravings – What Do You Want?

Cravings. What am I talking about? Well, when your body has a strong desire to eat something. You know when someone asks you or you ask yourself what you’d like to eat. It’s the first thing that comes to mind. It is what your body is legitimately asking you for. Everyone has had that experience…

Yea, But Do I Look Fat?

“Yea, but do I look fat?” This is one of the most common questions I hear. If it’s not that, it’s: “Can you tell I’ve been working out?” “Don’t I look leaner?” “Don’t I look fit?” “Do you think I look too small?” “Does this make me look fat?” and on and on and on….

What You Don’t Want To Do On Thanksgiving Day

What you don’t want to do on Thanksgiving day: Here’s a few tips for you to make the most of your holiday 🙂 1.Do NOT, I repeat, do NOT starve yourself before your big meal. “Saving up calories” and starving yourself to get ready to eat is actually one of the worst things you can do….

The Thing About Sweets…

Sweets. What am I referring to? Cakes. Cookies. Candy. Deliciously loaded ice-cream. Brownies. Pies. All of it. You get the picture. The good stuff. I feel like it can be such a controversial topic….when really it doesn’t need to be. Sweets are something that were not made to meet all of your nutritional needs. I’m…

Eat the Cake

Eat the cake. As soon as a food is “off-limits” , it immediately becomes more appealing. Think about it.  When you were younger and your parents told you that you could only have one piece of candy or one chewy Flintstones multivitamin….you wanted more. I distinctly remember sneaking into the kitchen with my siblings while…

Enjoying vs. Forcing – There is a difference

There is a distinct difference between enjoying and forcing. At first you may read that and think….well that’s pretty obvious. Okay fair, it should be…and a lot of times it’s not. We get use to our routines, our workouts, and even our structured ways of eating that we so easily forget to slow down and…