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…

Whatcha Eating?!

Happy weekend beautiful people! I have hit day 16 of whole 30. It’s all smooth sailing from here.  The biggest things for me have been finding things I enjoy eating. There is added sugar in so many things or soy or gluten.  I have struggled to find salad dressings, so making my own.  Erin’s Dressing: …

Whole30 Challenge

Hello healthy friends!  So today I wanted to let you in on a challenge I am doing. It is called Whole30. I started 7 days ago and so far it’s been interesting. I was excited to see my waistline shrinking.  I was good until day 6. Then the fatigue started to hit me. Today I…

Dealing with thin friends who think they are fat

Photo Credit: Pinterest Hello fitness friends.  Tonight I wanted to chat about body dysmorphia. It is a distorted view of oneself. It is a preoccupation with body size or shape that can lead to detrimental behaviors.  Have you ever had that friend that was a size 0 yet kept saying they were fat? I have…

Let’s Keep Going! 

Photo Source:Pinterest, Fitness Motivation  Happy New Year! I know we are 7 days into the year. I did not forget about you. I spent New Years in the Windy City (Chicago). Wow, the city with all the delicious food. Oh my!  No worries, we walked about 5-6 miles one day and 3 miles the next. …

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…

Fitness Cards

Aloha wellness friends.  How did you do with the 7 day love your body challenge? Are you speaking kind words to yourself? Your body is a temple. It is prudent to not only feed your body good things, talk to and about your body with kind words. You are fearfully and wonderfully made! 😄👍🏼 Today…