Tackling One Bad Habit at a Time.

What started out as a pretty easy and productive day quickly turned not-so good when I noticed both of my boys were sweating and had suddenly spiked fevers.  I had an evening of classes and clients that now needed to be cancelled/rescheduled which meant I was officially stressing.  Here's where I make my very big confession...I don't deal well with stress. I may or may not be a bit of a STRESS EATER!   Ok, I’m definitely a...

WORST RUN EVER!

"What the F*&^%!"
"I'm freakin' dieing!"
"Ugh! I CAN'T DO THIS!"
"Good Lord! My legs weigh a TON!"
"This SUCKS!"
"I SUCK!"

These were some thoughts (along with plenty more) that went through my mind in the first few minutes of my very first run post-baby this evening.  A couple of months ago, I decided to do something outside of my comfort zone and signed up for a Sprint Triathlon that will take place in June.  I realized...

How “Everything in Moderation” Can Sabotage Weight Loss

Do I believe in moderation when it comes to a diet/nutrition plan? Yes and No. You see, the answer is a little more complicated than a one-syllable answer. Do I believe in moderation when it comes to maintaining a healthy and happy lifestyle?  YES, of course I do!  BUT (and that’s a big but) I also believe in giving your goals 100%; and if your goal is weight loss, it is important to be consistent in order to get results. When...

Why I Will Never Tell Another Woman That She Will Just "BOUNCE BACK"…

"Oh, you'll bounce back in no time," "You're fit, you'll bounce right back!"

I heard these two statement very regularly during my first pregnancy when I worked full-time at an all women's fitness club.  And, after that I vowed to NEVER say that to a pregnant woman again, EVER!

Everyone is different. Every single pregnancy is different.  And, although I understand that there are some woman who truly do look as though they've...