Have you ever heard the phrase, “Be where your feet are?” This phrase had me pause everything the past week. I was listening to another person share this phrase and it struck me like a bus. “I am terrible at this!” I found myself in this exhausting cycle of thinking of the next thing to…… Continue reading Be here
A couple of weeks ago I was getting massage. This is what I always imagine as “Self-care.” It always seemed fancy and luxurious. I was being fancy! However, it was during this session that I realized I have not been fully practicing self-care in the way it should be done. The massage therapist told me…… Continue reading What the heck is Self-Care?
High protein, low fat, low carb, no carb, keto, paleo, Whole 30, clean eating. With the constant change in diets fads and names, how do you know what to eat? This is a pretty simple question that many have made more difficult. Food is fuel to your body. The science is each item is broken…… Continue reading Why Food is important?
I was in my early teens the first time I remember my heart racing uncontrollably. I was terrified. I thought I was dying. I told my mom. We made an appointment with my pediatrician which then lead to an EKG (electrocardiograph). Of course, nothing was captured on that EKG. I was told to stay away…… Continue reading My Heart Story
Last week I took my little girl for her 3 year check up. As a part of the check up, the medical assistant put a tiny little blood pressure cuff on her arm. And like my curious little girl always does she asks “Why?” At 3 she asks why about everything. I try to answer…… Continue reading Under Pressure
I have been spending a lot of time discussing why living a healthy lifestyle is important. I really want you to understand where I am coming from and why I am all in. When I changed my lifestyle to be health conscious, I had a lot of feelings of guilt. People would say “Good for…… Continue reading Hope And a Future
This change that I made that was to benefit my hope and dreams for my children had completely changed me as a woman.
I would not consider myself great in the kitchen. But I am getting better. There has always been something a little mysterious about cooking to me. Combine this with that and viola! Something amazing! Or something very terrible is the result! Growing up, my parents both worked full time jobs. I also have 2 older…… Continue reading The Right Fuel
As a child, “The More You Know” slogan was on Saturday morning TV. A child may not think too much about what that actually means. An adult, on the other hand, has experience to back that up. The phrase “I wish I would have known…” I used this phrase often during my earlier adult life.…… Continue reading The More You Know
After, I started posting #livingmybestlife I started talking to a friend about sharing information about health and fitness. And in this conversation, she said “It’s not something we want to keep a big secret. This helps people. This changes lives.” I sat with this. I realized I didn’t just want to “live my best life.”…… Continue reading Live Your Best Life