Slow Progress is Better Than No Progress (December Challenge)

Hey fitness friends. I hope you are sticking with this challenge.  How are you doing? How have you managed through all the Christmas/holiday parties and baked goods galore?  We have been at this for 24 days. I can report that my pants are baggier, my stomach lost several inches, and I am seeing greater muscle…

Focus on Losing Fat (December Challenge) 

   Hello fitness peeps! I hope you have started the December challenge. You can view it again here Get Moving: December Challenge.  Today I wanted to talk about a pitfall you will want to avoid. That pitfall is being more focused on the scale than measurements.  Muscle weighs more than fat and takes us less space….

Get Moving (December Challenge)

  Hello fitness friends!  How was your Thanksgiving (American friends)? Did you almost overdose on turkey and stuffing, pies and mashed potatoes? Are you feeling super bloated from snacking and foodie overload?  Well, I am inviting you on a fitness challenge. Yes, indeed. There is no need to pack on 10 to 15 pounds this…

Embrace Your Shape, Eat for Your Body Type

   Hello fitness friends! I hope you are doing well. I hope you are taking care of your body, soul, and spirit. All three need TLC (tender, loving care).  Over the past few months I have been reading more articles on loving your shape, embracing your unique body, and working with what you’ve got.  It…

Love Your Body! ❤️

   Hello wellness friends!  You are altogether lovely. Yes you are. Say it with me, “I am fearfully and wonderfully made.” Let that sink into your soul and spirit. If necessary get a note and post it to your mirror. Say it daily. There is power in your words, our words. We begin to believe…

Breakup with Busy

   Photo cred: Pinterest  Aloha wellness friends!  I know it has been a long time since we have connected. My apologies. I would love to simply say, “I have been busy,” yet I am growing to hate that word.  I am finding I yearn for more days to do nothing at all but chill and…

Checking in (21 Day Challenge) 

   Aloha fitness friends!  We have 3 more days to go in this phase of the challenge. Whoohooo!  My focus is mostly on fitness. Let’s move it people. I have been doing 30 Day Shred by Jilliam Michaels. It’s only 25 minutes long and it’s well worth it!  I have not taken measurements yet, I have…

Phase II Starts Today

   Hello fitness friends,  Are you excited to start phase 2? It starts today.  How are you doing with your fitness and wellness goals?  I am 1 week behind you since I missed a week due to a vehicle collision. I’m still progressing forward. I see some changes in my body. As I stated last…

The Beat Goes On! 

   Hello fitness friends, How is the 21 Day Challenge going? Did you complete your measurements? Are you logging your progress? I would love to hear from you.  My notes from this challenge:  Decreased desire for sweets!  Increased energy.  The increased water intake has improved my skin, energy levels, and hair. It has also improved…

Small Changes Make Tremendous Impact

   Beautiful wellness friends. You can do this, a commitment to a healthier life! I believe in you.  I started this wellness blog because my life was just in utter chaos. I had  so much stress. Just like the picture quote above…I woke up one morning and said, “I don’t want to live like this…