The Power Struggle of the Wills

Weight loss along with many other things in life requires willpower… and goals and follow through, of course. When you’re faced with a challenge that gives you a choice between moving closer to your goal and moving further away, what is it that helps you make the right choice? Willpower, determination, stubbornness, insanity? Probably a […]

The Great Cinnamon Roll Caper

She didn’t set out to instill a love of cooking and baking in me. She was just spending time with me and doing something she loved at the same time. We didn’t realize it since we were just having fun and enjoying things in the kitchen, but we were creating memories that will last long past […]

Sometimes Success Means Moving Up To The Big Weights

MP is an online training and nutrition client located in Minnesota that first contacted me because she was interested in getting back in shape. She wanted to be “strong and fit” to quote her, but she didn’t have a gym membership and needed home workouts. I created her nutrition program based on her goal to lose […]

Age Is Only A Number So Ignore It

Today is my birthday. It’s actually not just any birthday, but in my mind it’s a milestone birthday – 45. Forty FIVE! That doesn’t seem possible in my mind. I sure don’t feel that old. In honor of being old, I wanted to take a moment to remind you that it’s never too late to […]

My Top 5 All Time Pages from AFQ

It’s always interesting to see which recipes are the most pinned from this site on Pinterest.  If you’re wondering, it looks like it’s the Summer Cucumber Watermelon Salad that wins the contest there. I love that a colorful fruit and veggie salad wins out over all of the mugcakes, cookies, and main dishes. That salad is […]