Recommended Equipment for Fat-Loss Workouts

Training for fat-loss? #health #weightloss

  Being  homeschool mom myself, I know there is little time and money to work on myself. When I started my journey in 2014 I looked like the picture on the left. I felt lazy, slow, and weighed down.  I had terrible self-esteem issues, and I allowed things to happen which shouldn’t.  I had hypertension, Read the full article…

Talking about Weight with Obese or Overweight Children: Is it Shame, or is it Love?

Talking about weight with your children

    Fat Shammer This is one of those posts where all the Fatists will come out and call me a fat shamer.  Honestly, If this helps my children, or even one parent and child – then I am happy to be forever known as a fat shamer. I think the Fatsit/body acceptance movement has Read the full article…

Is Shakeology a Lifestyle Cheat?

By drinking Shakeology, am I a cheat? #health #fitness #21dfx

    Let Me Ask the Question in Another Way? If one eats Weight Watchers bars, buys processed reduced calorie “diet” food from the supermarket, buys a protein powder from any store and adds fruit, etc, has bariatric surgery, takes diet pills, or relies on any other means to lose weight and get lean – Read the full article…

5- Quick and Easy Post Workout Snacks

5-quick post workout snacks that keep me feeling strong all day long #fitness #health #21dfx

    Nothing about my life is quick and easy – so when it comes to cooking – it has to be.  If I am not working out, figuring out how to eat right, or homeschooling my kids – I am cooking or bringing them to an activity.  I need grab – and go.  I Read the full article…

Diet Vs. Lifestyle

Diet vs. Lifestyle Changes

w   I had a very difficult month.  Lots of things have been happening.  I have had lots of challenges.  I have been tired – being constantly on with no breaks.  With emotional turmoil abound – it’s just been hard.  Have I said that? One thing that I realized is that with all the sweets, Read the full article…

The Dreaded Trifecta – Obese, Nursing and Can’t Lose the Weight

Obese, nursing and can't lose the weight #weightloss #breastfeeding #hell

    Welcome to my own personal hell.   Everything that I heard about breastfeeding is how easy it is to lose the weight.  You are burning 500-750 calories a day by breastfeeding – so it should melt away.  Right?  Well, I breastfed the last 3 kids, and the weight didn’t melt away – in Read the full article…

How to get your Workout In With Kids in Tow

Fitness is fun for MOmmy and Me group fitness challenge invite.

  It’s difficult to take care of yourself when you are busy taking care of kids.  I understand.  With every moment of your day scheduled, and the free moments spent with dealing with meltdowns, meals, breaking up fights, work, and cleaning – there is no possible way to add one more thing. We all have Read the full article…

Heart Month: 5 Reasons Why it’s Important to do the Hard Work with FREE Printable

5 Reasons It's Important (1)

    If you are thinking about changing your lifestyle, or you are underway – you know with no uncertainty – that it’s hard.  No doubt, it is hard.  It takes work, it takes effort, it even feels like a bit of sacrifice in the beginning – so why in the world do it? Here are Read the full article…

Are you Getting Fit This Year? Whole Food vs. Shakeology – What’s Best Vs. What’s Ideal?

Whole foods vs. Shakeolology - what's best? #health #fitness #21dfx #weightloss

  When I started my journey, I was of the opinion that to get the weight off, and keep it off, I would have to relearn how to eat. That is true.  I was right! Approximately 80% of a successful weight loss/fitness campaign is in what you eat, while about 20% is how you exercise.  Read the full article…

What Shakeology® Is (and Is Not)

What is shakeology (and what it's not) #health #fitness #21dfx

    When I started The 21 Day Fix, I was absolutely against trying Shakeology®.  Why?  It was my thought if I was going to lose weight and keep it off, that I would need to learn how to eat, which meant eating “real” food all the time. Plus, shakes?  I don’t like malts and Read the full article…