I live by the mantra of a balanced healthy lifestyle. I live it myself and want it for everyone I come into contact with. I do not believe in perfection. I do not believe we can be all or nothing of one thing at all times. I do believe you can exercise and workout, have your cake, enjoy it, and … Read more about Why Balance Can Be a Big Fat Lie
If you follow me on Instagram you may have seen this photo of yesterday's lunch and creation of this No Mayo Tuna Salad. Tuna Salad is one of those forever staples that is just awesome to have in the fridge. For some reason, lately, I had forgotten all about it. Looking back, I have a wonderful … Read more about No Mayo Tuna Salad
I used to pooh pooh the whole concept of self-care and "taking time for myself". If you are in a really busy stage of your life, perhaps with young children running around, a demanding job, or find yourself in the sandwich portion of your life where you are still acting as a parent to your own … Read more about Do Something for You This Weekend
Starting new things can be so many things. Exhilarating, exciting, motivating, hard, draining, boring, and almost impossible at times. When it comes to creating new habits, patterns, and actions in our lives, we all have different ways of approaching, tackling and mastering to get across the … Read more about 5 Steps to Get Over the Hump!
When working with client on their nutrition I've found there are typically two kind of folks. There are the folks who are generally doing all the good, healthy stuff, but aren't able to quite meet their goals or feel completely free in their choices. Then there are the clients who have been … Read more about Painless Changes for Big Results
I spend quite a bit of time in our kitchen. Prepping foods and preparing meals is just something I've always done. I didn't grow up cooking but was basically initiated by fire when I got married. Growing up we ate 99% of our meals at home and good, home-cooked meals were a staple. It would never … Read more about 7 Kitchen Loves
Are you ready to dive into summer with and take on your goals? Here is your chance to make THIS summer count! Register for my Better & Beyond Program beginning June 4! Registration closes TOMORROW! Do you want to learn healthy ways to feed your body? Tighten your nutrition? Try some … Read more about Are you Ready to Dive in June 4?
It's the beginning of summer. The time of year when we all think a bit more about weight, weight loss, how we look as we shed those winter clothes and dive into these warm months full of a lighter schedule, pool time, lake time, beach time, all those things that we love about summer. … Read more about Do You Have Discipline to Take Care of YOURSELF?
Summer is Here!! Memorial Day weekend is the official kick-off to summer - and a big celebration weekend for lots of folks. It's a wonderful long weekend spent around the pool, lake, beach, barbecues, and parties. This always means lots of food around. Lots of options for not so great choices, … Read more about Memorial Day Made Easy!
I have shared in this space before that I have Meniere's Disease. This is an autoimmune disease that affects the ear and can cause ringing or tinitus in the ear or ears, vertigo, and hearing loss. You can read more of my experience with these things here, here and here. About a year ago I … Read more about Make Yourself a Job . . . an audio update
I tend to have just about the same thing every single day. A Big Ol' Salad. I say I have the same thing but one of the beauties of a Big Ol' Salad is that it is NEVER the same. There are so many other great things about having one of these EVERY SINGLE DAY! Here are a few: If you have … Read more about The Beauty of a Big Ol’ Salad