So if you are like me you have probably never heard of lucuma or maca before. Or perhaps you think Dragon's Blood is something that tipped off Dumbledore in Professor Slughorn was hiding in the room not dead as he had hoped the scene would lead you to believe in Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince. I know that Shakeology® has over 70 plus ultra high quality ingredients that were chosen from … [Read more...] about From the Vault – O Magazine’s Story on Shakeology
Living the Life
I am a bit behind on this post. Last week was the last week of school for my youngest who is now going to be a sophomore in high school. My oldest is home from college and in a lot of ways I let the week get away from me. I worked out half as much as usual but I still did really well eating healthy. This weekend I got my act together, made my plan for the week and got back to my usual workout … [Read more...] about Staying Accountable Week of June 11th
June 17th is quickly approaching – Do you have a father’s day gift picked out yet for the dad’s in your life? DON’T get him another tie, or another power tool. Give him something that he really needs the gift of health and fitness! Whether it’s getting your husband and the father of your kids off the couch to be more active to keep up with the kids or helping your Dad extend his life by adding … [Read more...] about 10 Awesome Ideas for Fathers Day!
These recent years I have given support to Relay for Life runner and breast cancer fighter Ellen Kennedy. She is an amazing friend and is fighting Breast Cancer for the second time. She was diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer in 2009. After a mastectomy, radiation and chemotherapy she was put on maintenance medication Sept 2009. In Feb 2010 she was diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer with … [Read more...] about Relay For Life – This month my commissions go to my friend Ellen!
What is your biggest challenge being accountable to fitness and nutrition everyday? For me its tracking food and drinking water. As usual this week I have planned my meals out – still working towards a vegan lifestyle and I am using my smart phone to set alarms to help me drink water. … [Read more...] about Staying Accountable
I hear this from so many people. How many of you have gym memberships but only go once a month? How about once every 6 months? That was me! I was one of those people. We paid hundreds of dollars a month for a family membership to the YMCA and hardly ever went. My excuses for not going weren’t anything special… It’s cold out (I’m not a fan of the cold), I don’t have that much time, I’ll do it … [Read more...] about I can’t do a Beachbody program at home – I need a buddy to keep me going! It’s too expensive!
Like so many people today who want to be thinner I have dieted. I have had some success with Weight Watchers and no real success or tolerance for Atkins. As I continue to get older my metabolism has also slowed a bit. I have lived with Hashimoto’s disease for years so my thyroid is checked regularly which means sadly it’s just aging. Yesterday I turned 40 and for the last two months I have … [Read more...] about Rethinking Diets
For those of you who follow me you know I struggle with Lupus but work hard to overcome the challenges of the illness. May is Lupus Awareness Month. I have a lupus fact for you and a special offer: … [Read more...] about Lupus Awareness Month
At first it was hard. I have to say that my husband and son really enjoyed my vegetarian dishes but for sides not for main meals. So there I was – being really good eating my healthy food while they added sausage, chicken and steak to their dinners. … [Read more...] about What I learned on my week without meat
How did your weekend go? Did you plan out your week? Did you figure out your food and your workout schedule? If you answer is YES then a BIG Congrats to you! You are way more likely to have a successful week. If the answer is NO then start today! It’s never too late to look ahead at what you have to do. Plan it out! Share it with someone who you can be accountable to! As your coach I am … [Read more...] about Being Accountable to Food and Fitness