• Stop Getting on the Scale! Do This Instead.

    When we embark on a new weight loss journey, the first thing we typically rely on is the scale. Since birth, our weight has been the measurement of choice to determine our health. But as we all know, the scale can also be the most daunting experience of our doctor visits! I’m here to give you some reasons you should stop weighing yourself so often, and provide you with other healthier alternatives to measure your health and success with your wellness journey. Stop weighing yourself daily if the following is happening:  Listen, you are not alone! I have dealt with many of the above concerns and still have to check…

  • My Son Was Having 15 Seizures a Day but Fitness Saved My Life

    I remember the first time my son had a seizure. It was THEE scariest moment of my life. My heart dropped. My world stopped. And I all I could say at the moment was “Oh God!” repeatedly and held my son until my daughter came to help. Talk about shock! (Thank God DJ was there!) Life started changing drastically! He was having 10-15 seizures a day sometimes. I was on my fitness journey during all of this and I remember my coach at the time saying ”I guess you will be taking some time off.” Almost in a way that granted me the “ok” to stop the journey. And I…

  • Good….Grief!!!

    I think we can ALL agree that 2020 has been trash! For some, more trash than others. We have all witnessed and been a part of really trying times. I could bet that a number of you reading this have had to deal with some form of loss this year due to everything going on right now. With life comes grief, but good grief this year has brought more for me than I could have EVER imagined! One of the losses that come to mind for me that I had to grieve for a short period of time was the control over my life. When the pandemic hit and the…