My Fitness Transformation Through the Years

I’ve always hated getting my picture taken … still do, but I’m learning to get over it. Getting pictures taken is one thing, but actually sharing these pictures on social media is intimidating! Sharing them on my blog, years after they’ve been taken, is less intimidating. Since I spent many years avoiding the camera, I … continue reading…

2012

As I was looking for pictures to post…this is all I found. 2012 was the year I started reading about anything and everything nutrition related. I believe 2012 was the year we started juicing, and by juicing, I’m referring to extracting liquid from fruits and vegetables via a juicer. Fat, Sick, and Nearly Dead was our introduction … continue reading…

2013

I became a Beachbody Coach in April of 2013. I was so proud of myself for getting to the picture on the left, which was a struggle and I spent a lot of time reading about various ways to lose weight. When I became a coach, I also joined my coach’s Challenge Group. I still continued … continue reading…

2015

As my belly grew, I stopped sleeping well, working out was becoming difficult because of the pubis symphasis, as well as walking without pain, even sitting was uncomfortable. My husband also changed jobs twice during the beginning of 2015…if I remember correctly. In my quest to stay active, I went from program to program trying to … continue reading…

2016

It’s January and by the grace of God (seriously, there had to be divine forces in play, I’m a horrible test taker and I was sleep deprived) I passed my exam!! Now I can ride off into the sunset and start training people … except that when I signed up for the Personal Training course, I had … continue reading…

2014

Fast forward to March and I’m 10 days away from my due date. I was ready for this pregnancy to be over. This was also when I started experiencing “round ligament” pain more intensely … it wasn’t until my fourth pregnancy that I discovered it was actually Pubis symphasis dysfunction (google it). My first birthing … continue reading…

The {Hard} Truth I Learned about Nutrition

I love food. I love watching cooking shows. I love cooking. I love to eat. I love pasta, cheesecake, pizza, French fries, loaded baked potatoes, Doritos, Potato Chips … I’m/I was a meat and potatoes kind of girl. I’ve learned to love vegetables and fresh fruits without adding ingredients to cover up their flavors (that … continue reading…

Beachbody Performance Line

Is Beachbody’s Performance Line really needed for home fitness? If you are new to fitness, it can be overwhelming when looking at supplements. You may have a hard time knowing what companies are reputable, what supplements are worth the price, what supplements are most beneficial for your needs, and what it safe. I have been … continue reading…