This week I had to send out a hard email. I spent hours struggling and praying over the decision until I knew it was the right thing. I had made great plans and worked on this round of Better & Beyond to begin this week. I was striving to make it successful and full of support and … Read more about 5 Steps to Keep Climbing that Hill
Since it IS football season and there's just no getting around it - especially in a house full of men - I've learned to just embrace and go with it. It begins here on Friday night for highschool then rolls into Saturday morning when all the talk is what time the Georgia game is, where it is, who is … Read more about Football Food!
Different people have different pain points. If you are here you know that my goal is to help you create and live your best healthy lifestyle. I say again and again this is not a cookie cutter process. We all have different pain points at what gives us trouble. For some of us it is the … Read more about What Is YOUR Pain Point?
Meandering through the grocery store and up and down the aisles can be so confusing. If you read the packages on the shelves you will see all sorts of labels - everything from low cal, low fat, gluten free, low carb, keto friendly, Whole30 approved, you name it. No wonder healthy eating can be … Read more about Blasting a Low Carb Day
We are in our last month of summer and I'm really trying to soak in every minute. I hate to see this time of year winding down and our normal routines getting up and going. Here in the south, the temperatures will stay summer like for a bit longer, which makes this salad perfect to keep you cool … Read more about The Summer Salad You Must Have
If you asked me what the best diet out there is I would say a Non-diet. I would say that there is no best diet out there and no perfect plan made up by someone else that would best work with and for your body. Knowing how many diet books and programs are currently available and that the diet … Read more about Why I Encourage a N0-DIET Lifestyle
There are countless diets out in the marketplace right now. There are just as many weightloss, weight management and nutrition related programs out there. I have my own philosophy about food that took a long time to settle in, found through my own imbalances and trial and error, reading, … Read more about My Food Philosophy
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
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
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