Whole Food Lifestyle

This year I completed 4 rounds of Whole30. I know it’s supposed to be a 30 day program, yet the results were so great I decided to keep going. I lost roughly 7 pounds a round. I am down several sizes. I feel better. All the digestion issues I had went away. I noticed a…

Meal Prep is Your Friend

Aloha fitness friends, One of the ways we can stay on track with our goals involves meal prep. Planning ahead helps with staying on track throughout the week. Planning ahead can also help with the monthly budget. “Those who fail to plan, plan to fail,”~Benjamin Franklin. Americans spend approximately 1,000 a year on eating out…

Focus on Being Healthy

Often I run across women in the grocery store, clothing store, and they are putting themselves down. I mean they are really digging in for the kill, “I am so fat. I am so ugly. I hate my body. Do you see this one wrinkle on my face. Oh man I am a troll. I…

Mental & Emotional Health 101

Today's post tackles emotional and mental health. We live in a world of dysfunctional people; they are people who hate themselves and have no clue who they are. Their internal turmoil is often projected outward to those around them. You can choose to be offended or understand the battle is inside the other person and…

Say No to Body Shaming

Aloha fitness and wellness friends,  Today I wanted to talk about something that I believe impacts lots of people. It is body shaming.  Body shaming is refusing to love your body or trying to make others feel bad about their body.  You see it on the internet. People troll others social media and make nasty…

Soul Detox

📷: Pinterest  Today I wanted to talk about something that may be challenging, yet important. It’s about relationships. We can become physically ill because we are connected to harmful relationships.  One of the goals I set for 2017 was to stop investing in one sided relationships. They made me feel like a kleenix…Just there to…

Life After Whole30

I hope you gave Whole30 a shot. I did and do not regret it. I lost 14 pounds without exercising much. I did take my Whole30 further than the 30 days. I went for two rounds. Yet 7 pounds a month is great progress. It is healthy progress.  If you did or are trying Whole30,…

Supplements Review

Upfront disclaimer: Please talk to your doctor BEFORE taking any supplements. Some may not be for you dependent on your health history, condition.  Here is my assessment of some supplements. I will go from left to right.  Gaia Stress Response: herbal supplement with adaptagins that help with stress and excess cortisol. I found this supplement…

Whole30 Review

I did two rounds of Whole30 and I must say it’s so worth it! I used to have such bloating, fatigue, and stomach upset. I was also quite hungry.  During Whole30 I learned a new way to eat and have had more energy than ever. I ate less and felt energized.  People say Whole30 is…

Finished Whole 30! Ready for Round 2. 

Photo Credit: Pinterest  Yesterday I finished Whole30. Thirty days of no dairy, no beans, no grains, no rice, no soy, no processed food, no gluten, no peanuts or peanut butter…and let me tell you that I highly recommend this program. It has taught me so much about food and what my body really needs.  My…