It is motivation over knowledge that has the most power to enhance our ability to adopt new healthy habits, behaviors and overcome inevitable obstacles. 1. DEFFINE YOUR WHY. The first stage of setting authentic goals that we will stay motivated to reach, is to define your why. Knowing why you want it will help you define your motivation thought the entire … Read More
I began my weight loss journey 7 years ago, after I my first daughter was born. The birth of my daughter changed everything for me! I now had the most amazingly beautiful, perfect and overwhelming source of joy and pride. I wanted to be able to do everything with and for her. I am now honored to be raising three … Read More
Step One: Build a support network. Reach out and share your goals with your friends and family. Create a network of people you know you can count on to help you reach your goals. It will still be your job to follow through, but creating a network of support you will know who to call to go for an evening walk, to … Read More
Now you know I wasn’t kidding, when I wrote in my first blog post ever, “Pregnancy for me is like pulling the rip cord on an inflatable life raft.” I have to be honest, I still squirm on the inside and I am riddled with anxiety about sharing progress posts and photos in my current state. I constantly question why anyone would want to read what I have to say now? Why not wait until I complete my weight-loss and then post my success. It all comes back to why I write. I write for my girls.I would want them to define what they want for themselves, make a plan and take pride in each action they take toward meeting that goal! So here we go, the real, unfiltered and raw stages of taking control of your health. Loosing the weight that bogs you down and holds you back. I hope these post will be encouraging for those of you on this journey with me.
I have laugh lines and crows feet, because I am no longer 20. I am good with this, my 20s were a hard time for me and so far my 30’s have been way more fun, so bring it on wrinkles… Just make sure you tell a good story of a life full of love and good people. My skin … Read More
Today was another ” no excuses Monday…. even though I had a whole wad of legitimate one :). Sunday, I found my self with a weeks worth of, procrastinated, home work for grad school. (Remind me NEVER again, take three core classes at the same time!) So sunday night, I buckled down determined to finish my online module development, Research proposal and … Read More