The Map to Navigate the Black Hole of Motivation

Did you ever stop and think about why most workout programs are 90 days, 3 months, 12 weeks? If you haven’t, give it a wild guess.  I’ll wait here… (insert Jeopardy theme song)… Think you know? You might just be wrong if you’re thinking muscle confusion or something similar. Ha, you’ve been watching way too […]

Three Little Questions To Ask Yourself About Food

I’ve been so good lately and have lost weight so I can loosen up a little. I worked out extra hard to earn these pancakes/ice cream sundae/extra slice of pizza. I’ve got calories left today so let me go find something to eat. I’m sure lunch didn’t have that many calories so I can have dessert […]

The Day I Decided To Never Workout Again

Have I ever told you about the time when I decided I was done with lifting weights, doing cardio and counting calories? I don’t think I have. Believe it or not, my quest hasn’t been a straight-line, map-following adventure. Quite far from it actually. Cliff notes on the beginning: When I first started lifting, I […]

Do You Have A Why? Want to Know Mine?

Why did you decide to get healthy? I’m assuming that’s why you’re here. LOL, you were probably also drawn in by the lure of lower calorie chocolate waffle recipes, donut recipes, and pumpkin cranberry bread. Yes, all of these things exist and more in a dieting world. When asked why though, lots of people will […]

Change Is Hard But You Are In Control

A lot of times we talk about change. We plan to change. We make diagrams on what we need to change. Some times we already know what we need to do without having to plan. Then we stall and don’t change. All talk, no action. I’m the first to admit that change is hard. I […]