New Health Bet Coming: Get Paid to Get Fit!


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I have changed a TON in 4 years! I use to be a person who would try every fad diet out there, anything that promised to help you lose weight. I would lose 2-3 pounds then get frustrated because I wasn’t losing the weight fast enough which resulted in me gaining those couple of pounds back plus several more. I have finally found a program that works….something that focuses on fitness, nutrition and ACCOUNTABILITY!

I am looking for 10 serious people who are READY for a change and want to start living life to the fullest….and just start feeling better! I am super pumped up for September to get here because Beachbody is doing its very first Health Bet and I would love for you to join me! We will workout at home using 30 minute workouts, following a super easy meal plan and incorporating a super dense, boosted multi-vitamin shake that will literally be the healthiest meal of your day!

Beachbody’s September Health Bet pot is already over $1.2 Million where it will be split between ANYONE who tracks their new healthy lifestyle in Beachbody’s new Challenge App! If you are interested in joining this exclusive group or want to learn more, please complete the below form or email me at

Looking forward to crushing goals with you in September!

Healthy French Toast


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I get asked a lot about what type of meals I eat during my day. I figured that I would start sharing Meal of the Day posts with you to help you on your own journey❤

Lately, I have been having a dense shake, celery, peanut butter and strawberries for my first meal however I decided to change things up this week. Today, I had healthy french toast, scrambled eggs, bacon and strawberries. The french toast was out of this world so I definitely wanted to share it with you!

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Healthy French Toast

Serves: 2 Prep Time: 10 min. Cooking Time 6 min.

2 large eggs
2 tbsp. unsweetened almond milk
2 tsp. pure maple syrup or raw honey
1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
2 slices of whole wheat bread (I used gluten free)
1 tsp. extra virgin coconut oil
1 cup fresh strawberries, sliced

1.  Combine eggs, almond milk, 1 tsp maple syrup, and cinnamon in a shallow pan; whisk to blend

2.  Heat oil in medium nonstick skillet over medium heat

3.  Dip each slice of bread in egg mixture to coat each side and place in hot skillet

4.  Cook for 2-3 minutes or until each side is golden brown

5.  Top each slice evenly with strawberries or have as a side and remaining 1 tsp of          maple syrup

6.  Serve immediately

Nutrition (per serving)
Calories: 219 Total Fat: 8g Saturated Fat: 4g Cholesterol: 186mg Carbohydrate: 27g Fiber: 5g Sugar: 8g Protein: 11g

21 Day Fix Conversion: 1 yellow 1/2 purple 1/2 red 1/2 teaspoon

Your Willpower Muscle


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Guess what?! Beachbody Coaches have trouble working out too 😯

I sat on the couch this morning drinking my pre-workout and the entire time was dreading my workout. I was tired, sore and just wasn’t feeling it. I thought…’I can do this later’ and ‘no one will know if I don’t do this’. BUT let’s face it….later would have come and I would have made another excuse (the second excuse is easier than the first). Someone would know if I didn’t workout….ME!

I have goals to reach. I have people depending on me (my team and clients). I downed the last of my pre-workout, got up, sucked it up and pushed play! 30 minutes later I’m DONE!

Now….it’s your turn! Get up, suck it up and push play 💜 When you are done tell me what workout you did for accountability! Got it?


Weight Loss: Where Do You Cross The Line?


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OK, OK, OK…..I normally don’t post things like this, in fact I don’t think I ever have and I know that I am opening up a can of worms by posting this. Having said that, I have always promised to be real and honest with my followers and this new FDA approved weight loss method has me lost, confused and completely angered.

The device that I’m referring to is the AspireAssist device. It is a device that allows a tube to be inserted into your stomach that is connected to a‘port’ on the outside of your stomach area. Basically once you are done eating an external pump is attached to the port which allows the undigested food to be removed from your stomach and emptied into the toilet. I’m sorry…what?!

I completely understand that losing weight is difficult and for some seem impossible. Food addiction is by far (in my opinion) the hardest to overcome. We need food to survive, we have emotional ties to it, we celebrate over it, there are times that it’s our best friend. However…in my opinion….this is NOT healthy!

There is a vast amount of reasons why a person may be overweight/underweight. I don’t understand why it’s easier to create a device that has been referred to ‘assisted bulimia’ instead of creating healthier options to the public to PREVENT obesity. Our society has become a reactive one when we should be PROACTIVE. It’s time for us to take responsibility for our own health and stop trying to make excuses or find a ‘magic’…something to get us to our results.

It takes exercise, focusing on nutrition, hard work, support, and motivation. We need to get to the root of what is really going on with a person and help them to stop abusing food. The ‘magic’ whatever….pill, wrap, surgical procedure and now this pump is a bandaid. The true fix is learning balance. How to manage stress, work, family responsibilities, etc.

Lastly, I have seen so many morbidly obese people in our virtual fitness/accountability groups getting up, working out and doing what they can to take control over their life. They are doing it the healthy way, one that will build their self worth, their confidence which will change their mindset.

What’s your take on this?? I’m curious as to what your stance is.

Living with Depression


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These past two weeks have been a difficult one. It’s true, I have learned how to manage my depression but there are times that it’s too much. In case you are new to my blog and haven’t heard my story I’ll share a little background to get you caught up. I have always been a people pleaser. I have always cared what people have thought about me and wanted to be liked by everyone. I was diagnosed with depression in my early twenties after my then fiance for four years told me that he had been cheating on me. Fastforward to my early thirties and I went through an extremely nasty divorce. There have been times when my depression consumes me so much that I have had to cut myself in order to release the built up pain. My depression has lead to a lifetime of self medicating with binge eating to fill the void, frustration and anger, all while on medication.

Two weeks ago I started to feel myself slipping. I was finding that my motivation for working out and eating healthy was non-existent. All I wanted to do was sleep, cry and seclude myself from the rest of the world. My mind is always noisy with to do lists and goals that I want to accomplish however it becomes noisy in a totally different way during these dark times. It becomes filled with self doubt, low self worth, and I find myself comparing my life to those I admire. During these dark moments, rather than focusing on how far I have come in my fitness journey, my career and my life, I focus on what I haven’t accomplished yet. I begin to let the self doubt convice me that I am unworthy of achieving certain goals. The worst part is that I shut out those that mean the most to me. My household becomes a place where my fiance and sons are walking on egg shells around me because they don’t want to set the bomb off within me. For those of you that live with depression, you know exactly what I’m talking about and I think we can all agree that isn’t a great way to live for us or our families.

So, how did I come out of this dark place? I stepped away from social media for several days. My job is heavily focused on social media and I think that is fantastic! I get to meet people of all walks of life, from all over the world. I get to help them with accountability, motivation and provide tips for them to meet their own fitness and health goals. However during this time, I had to step away so that I could stop comparing myself to other individuals in my field and their accomplishments. I needed to remember that everyone has their own story, everyone has started at a different place and just because some people have found success doesn’t mean that my path is wrong. Besides, how on earth could I inspire others when I couldn’t inspire myself? I had to fix my situation.

I then had to increase my personal development. I have always enjoyed reading books that are uplifting and allow me to work on an area of my being or life. I found motivation and inspiration in reading Awaken The Giant Within by Tony Robbins and saving quotes to my phone from Pinterest. I normally write affirmations daily however I began to say them outloud as well so that these became my new thoughts. I started each day with yoga, meditation and journaling as to what kind of day I as going to have. I would end each day with journaling on what I was grateful for and what I had accomplished throughout the day, even if it was something as small as completing my to do list.

The last piece and maybe the most difficult for me was to start working out daily and cleaning up my nutrition. This is the most difficult because when the depression consumes you, you become tired all of the time. Everything hurts from your mind, your soul, your heart and your body. I made it a point to only focus on the current day that I was living. I included working out and logging my food into My Fitness Pal on my to do list. I found this to be helpful since it became a focus point and it allowed me to scratch one more thing off of my to do list…anything that helps, right? I started out slowly by increasing my yoga and then decided to start a new weight lifting program. I decided on the lifting program for two reasons. One, I just didn’t have it in me to do cardio. I was forcing myself to get out of bed every day and I just couldn’t bring myself to jump around my living room. The weight lifting program that I am following combines moves that increase your heart rate so that I’m getting a complete workout which is exactly what I needed. Second, I needed to feel stronger. Lifting makes me feel like a badass and my self esteem needed that. I needed to physically feel that I was becoming stronger which helped my mind and soul to become stronger. I began to incorporate healthy meals again which consisted of healthy fats, protein and lots of veggies. I logged all of my meals into My Fitness Pal to stay in check. At the end of the day, I got to scratch off working out and My Fitness Pal off of my list which may seem small to some but to me, it was a HUGE accomplishment. With every item that I was able to scratch off, I found my spirits lifting and feeling like I was making a difference.

I’m sharing this with you because the next time the darkness overwhelms you, I want you to be able to come out of it. I want you to remember that you are unique and extremely important to this world. I want to help you realize your self worth and even though it may not seem like it at the time, you are meant to do great things! Implement the above steps and I guarantee the darkness will subside and you will be able to start living again.





Gluten Free Breakfast: Eggs, Banana ‘Pancakes’ with a side of Veggies


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Good Morning Everyone! I have incorporated a new breakfast into my routine and I’m loving it! It’s super filling but without the guilt🙂 I wanted to share with you since it’s a well balanced meal that is high in protein, health fat and complex carbs.

Take a watch at this short video and I would love for you to share with someone that needs meal ideas!



Yoga for Tight Hips


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Morning Everyone!! I don’t know about you but one of my favorite things about yoga is that it allows you to stretch and open up those parts of your body that are just too darn tight! I always find my hips being tight and not having the range of motion that I would like them to have. I decided to incorporate yoga moves into my morning routine and even throughout the day to open this area. Since doing so, I have noticed that my kicks are higher but most importantly, my hips aren’t sore like they use to be after my workouts.

Below are several moves that I make sure to do on a daily basis. Give it a try and I encourage you as always to leave a comment and let me know if this was helpful🙂

Have a great Friday everyone!

Morning Yoga


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I have been incorporating yoga into my morning routine and I have to say…I’m absolutely in love! Not only does it help with my back and neck tension but it also allows me to wake my body up gently. In the past 30 days I have become more focused, centered and have really learned how to listen to my body. Because of this, I have decided to make February all about Yoga!

Each day I will be sharing a yoga sequence or pose that I have found helpful. I am not a yoga expert or instructor. Everything that I share I have researched and tried on myself. When practicing yoga, the important thing to remember is to listen to YOUR body! What is comfortable for one person may not be for another…so pay attention and ig you feel pain of any kind, STOP!

The following routine is the start of my daily morning sequence. It allows the blood to gently wake my muscles without pushing them too far, I’m able to open my lungs up slowly by focusing on breathing deeply through the nose and start my day by being centered and calm.

As always, I encourage you to leave me a comment by sharing your experiences with yoga, why you love it (or hate it🙂 ) or even share your favorite pose.

Until next time…



How to Stay Motivated with Your Weight Loss Goals


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Good Morning Everyone! Happy Friday🙂

I get asked a lot about how I have stayed focused on my weight loss goals and it comes down to 5 things. Take a watch at the following video to find out how by incorporating these 5 things, you will be able to reach your goals too!