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Drink Water December! Join the Challenge!

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Happy Day After Thanksgiving, Friends! How was your holiday? Mine was a delicious, love-filled feast! As I mentioned here, Thanksgiving is my ultimate favorite holiday. I felt grateful to be surrounded my friends and family in a place I adore. My cornbread pudding and sweet potato casserole were big hits, as well – SCORE! Today is […]

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Fitness and Food Game Plan for the Week Plus My Thanksgiving FILLosophy!

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Hi, friends! How was your weekend? Mine was two things: relaxing (surprising!) & productive. How I managed to a) relax and b) be productive at the same time is quite the feat! I think it was because I did most of my work at home with Dre (dog) on the couch. Are you able to […]

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“The Five F’s” You Cannot Live Without!

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Hello! How’s it going? The past week, I have been so busy with work (overwhelmed, let’s be real). Things are piling up – more commitments and responsibilities and less time. This equals Stresstown, population ME. Anybody else with me? Well, I for one, can only let this go for so long before I refuse to […]

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The Journey is the Reward – Roamin’ through Rome

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Well, folks, I can’t believe that this time last week I was exploring the wondrous city of Rome. Talk about an amazing trip! I am so grateful that I was handed this opportunity, and I still can’t believe that it actually happened. Not only did I get to experience Rome in all its glory, I […]

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What to Pack? My 10 Wicked Healthy Travel Essentials!

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Andddd with that, she’s off! Today I leave for Rome, Italy! (pinch pinch). I have always wanted to travel to Rome and am thrilled that I have been given this opportunity through EF Education. I’ll be spending a whirlwind 3 days in Rome touring the sights, entering into amorous relationships with Italian cuisine…all while becoming […]

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What I Ate Saturday – Nutrition Jumpstart Eats 2

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Hi friends! How’s it going? Hope October has started off on a sweet note. I’m officially in the last week of my four week nutrition jumpstart but plan on continuing with it for the next couple of months. That means sticking to my macros and taking progress pictures along the way. The last two weeks […]

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The Get Your Healthy Groove Back Formula (Plus a bonus workout!)

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Hey there, what’s up? Happy Hump Day! If you read my last post recapping my indulgent trip to Rome, you probably got the gist that it wasn’t my most wicked healthy experience. While it filled me with joy and awe and knowledge and curiosity, it also filled me with, well, carbs. I am not anti-carbs by any […]

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Don’t Want to Work Out? Do This One Thing to Make it Happen!

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Hello and Happy Monday! How was the weekend? Today another week begins. Another busy week! I’m sure this week, like all the others, you’ve made commitments to yourself and to others and want to follow through. With so much going on, though, sometimes it can be hard to stick to the personal and professional goals […]

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WIAW – Carb Cycling #1

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Hi guys! How ya been? I’ve been a busy gal lately between working, studying for my fitness nutrition specialist certification, traveling home this past weekend, and preparing to reach my first official group fitness class on Friday! (At 6am!) I’m super excited but also nervous about it. Thank goodness I have been teaching that class […]

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Workout Wednesday – The Power of 30 Minute Workouts and I’m Officially a Group Fitness Instructor!

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Hey there! Happy Wednesday. How’s the week going? It’s been a good one over here so far. I worked Monday and then had an audition for a group fitness instructor position yesterday! And guess what? I got the job! I’m so excited to begin “officially” teaching and can’t wait to learn more and develop this […]

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