A Season of Gratitude The month of November has had its very high ups and very low downs for me and my family over the last several years but this year in particular I feel as though I am finally able to embrace this season as one of genuine gratitude. It is and always will … Continue reading A Season of Gratitude
Bring On the Holidays!
Bring On the Holidays! We’re only a few weeks away from the Season of Eating and I’m beginning to hear the rumblings of those who already expect it to be a period of defeat! As if our only option has been and always will be to succumb to the obligatory pressures of holiday parties and … Continue reading Bring On the Holidays!
Moving Beyond the Words
Moving Beyond the Words Over the last several months, we've learned so many new ideas, tips, methods and even attitudes we can all use towards living a healthier life and reaching our personal goals. It’s been encouraging to hear so many who sound really motivated and are definitely talking the talk. There are daily declarations … Continue reading Moving Beyond the Words
Get to Know YOUR Body
Get to Know YOUR Body There is no “one-size-fits-all” solution to anything in life, so why would you accept a concept like that when it comes to your own body? DO THIS one exercise, USE THAT new tool, DRINK THIS new beverage, or EAT THIS one way and ALL your problems will be solved. I’m … Continue reading Get to Know YOUR Body
Recognize Your Strength, Appreciate Your Growth
Recognize Your Strength, Appreciate Your Growth Strength was always a personal ambition of mine though it didn't reveal itself right away. The idea of being “strong enough” to handle whatever situation mentally, emotionally as well as physically always felt important but I didn't actively pursue this growth until later in life. Like many others, while … Continue reading Recognize Your Strength, Appreciate Your Growth
Beware...the YO-YO Some very dear friends of mine presented me with a topic to address several weeks ago that certainly hits close to home for many who struggle with their weight. Dropping pounds then gaining them back, over and over again is not a cycle in which anyone wants to find themselves. It’s a challenging … Continue reading Beware…the YO-YO
Just the beginning…
Just the beginning... In March of 2009, I decided to write my story. I began sharing it with various health magazines in the hopes of writing articles on healthy living. Instead it led to an appearance in the September issue of Women's Health Magazine that same year and then life went on. I'm ready to … Continue reading Just the beginning…