Help! I’m Scared To Run Out of Breath When I Exercise!

  When I started my weight-loss journey over 7 years ago, I knew very little about exercise and I was honestly scared to push myself hard in workouts. Why? Not only did I hate sweating, but I was also totally petrified … Continue reading

Why You Might NEED a Health Coach

Maybe you’re like me… you struggle a little bit with the idea of paying someone else to talk to you about your problems. I think a lot of people get frustrated when they spend money and do not have a … Continue reading

5 Benefits for Couples Who Exercise Together

Check out my guest post over at MindyBodyGreen at let me know what you think!   Post by MindBodyGreen. Are there additional benefits that you noticed from working out with your partner or best friend? Please share!

Sticking to Healthy Eating While Being Social : in 8 Steps

  Imagine that all of your meals were prepared in your home by yourself and everything was perfect. Now, stomp on that idea. Seriously, it’s not going to be like that. The food you put into your mouth is not … Continue reading

The First Thing I Did To Get Healthy

The first thing most people think of when it comes to weight-loss is going on a diet… or maybe the dreaded EXERCISE. While those are obviously part of the journey to transforming your life– that is not where my journey … Continue reading

Wait… I’m Not “Smart” Enough to Lose Weight!

  When I started my weight-loss transformation 5 years ago, I was a high-school dropout. I only had a GED and lacked a lot of basic knowledge about life. I did not even know what carbohydrates, protein, and fat really … Continue reading

Is it okay to seek comfort in food?

  It is natural to seek comfort in food. You shouldn't punish yourself for comfort eating. As humans, we are hard-wired for this behavior. Our mothers held us to suckle from her breast when we cried out in hunger and … Continue reading

How To Tame Stress

“We create stress for ourselves because you feel like you have to do it. You have to. I don’t feel that anymore.” -Oprah Winfrey  I feel like this is a very timely blog post because I have actually put off … Continue reading

Transformation Hack: How to set a SUCCESSFUL goal!

Why are goals important? We all have something that we are passionate about or long to be better at. Some of us have dreams that we keep on the inside and just allow them to fester there for awhile. When … Continue reading