When Frustration Sets In

When Frustration Sets In We all go through times in our life that are frustrating.  Jobs.  Kids.  Relationships.  Life.  Because it can all be frustrating.  So of course loosing weight is no different.  In fact, if you’re like me, all those other frustrations tend to sneak into my weight loss efforts and THEN my weight loss (or lack of) becomes frustrating. I have 5 Go To Action Steps that I take for when frustration begins to set in: Write Down {Read More}

Create A Schedule That Works For You

Create a Schedule That Works For You Everyone has a different schedule to keep.  A different set of non-negotiable tasks and appointments we need to keep daily.  Even those “set” ones can change day to day.  So finding the best time for you to work out is a very personal (and sometimes difficult) task.  BUT it’s a very important step in your new life goals. For me, my schedule is already jam-packed.  Between homeschooling my girls, working from home, dance {Read More}

Running for People Who Hate Running

Running For People Who Hate Running Can I be honest for a second? I HATE running. Hate it. If I could choose any one thing to eliminate from the face of the earth forever, it would probably be a toss up between cockroaches and running. But…in the years I’ve been fighting the good fitness fight, I have yet to find an exercise that is better for my overall health than running. And, trust me, I’ve tried them all: power walking, {Read More}

The Value of Accountability

The Value of Accountability When you begin your weight loss journey, you are filled with enthusiasm, the thrill of getting up early to hit the gym or jump into your exercise routine, the sudden love of all things healthful, and the image of what you expect to look like is fresh in your mind. After a week of early rising, saying yes to huge salads and no to that caramel frappaccino, and enduring the ache in muscles you didn’t know {Read More}

Working Out as a Homeschooling WAHM…

     Being a Work-At-Home-Mom who homeschools is fabulous!  My children sit perfectly at the table and are always so excited to learn – Boo (my 16mo) sits in her little chair and colors while Roo (my 6yo) reads quietly to herself.  My house is always clean and organized and I never miss a workout.  Yep, staying home and teaching my Little Chix is complete Bliss! Well if that’s not the biggest LIE I have ever told myself, I don’t {Read More}