My Top 10 Food Rules: How I Keep The Weight Off

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  Over the last 6 1/2 years of maintaining my 125+ pound weight-loss, I've developed guidelines for eating and staying healthy. I've stuck to these 10 food rules pretty closely because they have become part of my value system. They … Continue reading

5 Ways I Lifted My Obesity Curse

We all love a good fairy tale don’t we? My husband and I recently got caught up in watching all 3 seasons of Once Upon A Time on Netflix. I felt so sick and dirty for getting sucked into the good vs. evil plot and … Continue reading

The Real Reasons I Exercise

As I began my 125+ pound weight-loss journey back in 2009, I started exercising right a way as a method of losing weight. It worked really well (along with proper nutrition). However, that's not the reason I exercise today. I don't do … Continue reading

Feeling Blue? Here’s 5 Ways To Pull Yourself Out of A Downward Spiral

Whether you dare to believe it or not, NO ONE IS PERFECT. In this day and age, social media makes our friends, family, and people that we look-up-to seem like they have it all together. Our perception of others' lives is sometimes … Continue reading

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

Should I Eat Back The Calories I Burn?

  As a health coach, this question always gets raised by my clients. They wonder if it’s appropriate to “eat back” the calories they supposedly burned during the time they spent exercising. There is a lot of conflicting advice about … Continue reading

Inspire Transformation Workout Challenge

To all my Facebook friends out there, I recently set up a workout event through Facebook! I need to lose about 10 pounds and I bet some of you need to also! Let’s workout together this month and encourage each … Continue reading

How to Make Exercise Feel More Like an Adventure

There are so many folks who won’t exercise unless it’s fun. That’s why we have so many zumba dance classes and 5K themed runs. People who want to have fun love these kinds of exercise. But some people still won’t … Continue reading