Blog2019-09-11T15:44:36+00:00

A Farewell Letter to My Boobs

I recently underwent a bilateral mastectomy as part of my treatment for Stage II breast cancer, which was diagnosed in October 2019. This journey has been both physically and emotionally challenging - to say the least. Coming to terms with losing my breasts...It's hard to put into words how ...

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What Doctors Don’t Tell You About Hormones

Weight gain, food cravings, low sex drive, foggy brain, fatigue, poor sleep, irritability, stress, anxiety, breast tenderness….Ugh!!! But your doctor says all your tests came back “fine” and all your symptoms are “normal” for a “woman of a certain age.” And why don’t they ever say “MEN of a ...

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The Best Diet Advice I’ve Ever Given

I’m talking to you if:   You’ve tried every diet under the sun but are STILL carrying the weight - you lose it, gain it back, lose it, gain even more back…..and on and on….   You’re DESPERATE to get the weight off   You wake up every day ...

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How to Quit Talking Sh!t to Yourself!

Want to speed up weight loss instead of slowing it down? Then quit talking shit to yourself! Floggings will continue until morale improves! I saw this on a sign once. Ridiculous right? So why do you think constantly putting yourself down for being “fat” or “lazy” or a “failure” ...

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How Stress is Keeping You Fat

Ever wonder why you have that ANNOYING spare tire around your mid-section, even when you’re doing *pretty good* with diet and exercise? And why is it always the first place it seems to creep up when you drift a little from your healthy self? The one BIG THING you ...

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Easy Ways to Stay Motivated to Exercise

How to stick with your routine even when you’re tired, busy, or just don’t feel like it! How many times have you been totally pumped (pun intended!) to start exercising regularly. Gone to the gym or for a walk a couple of times. Then, welllllllll, just got kinda busy, ...

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Healthy Lunches for School and Work + Recipes

With the craziness of summer break, most of us end up eating out more than usual. Between vacations and running the kids here and there with no regular schedule, the days and weeks just seem to fly by. Now that summer break coming to a close, it's the perfect ...

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10 Tips for Busy Moms Who Want to Get In Shape

I thought I would share an article I recently wrote for Fleet Feet, a national running shoe store. To read more of my articles and other nutrition/running/fitness features, visit fleetfeet.com.   Let’s face it: Moms are busy. Crazy busy. Whether you’re up all night with a newborn, chasing a ...

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Create the exact life you want by doing this one thing

  “Your wildest dreams are probably outside your comfort zone, otherwise you would have achieved them.”    - author unknown (I heard it once but I can’t remember where, haha) Getting outside our comfort zone is definitely scary. To take risks, open ourselves up to being vulnerable, face the unknown, ...

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