I'm all about quick and easy clean eating recipes. This qualifies as both. The best part of all is my whole family loves it. It's loaded with veggies, but they are pretty much hidden, so I don't get the usual, "Ewww! What's this green stuff?" It's a bonus that it's … [Read more...] about Ground Turkey Lettuce Wraps
I’ve had a few difficult days. I haven't felt like working out. I even skipped a couple workouts and one day all I could manage was a lackluster effort on the recumbent bike. Ten minutes is better than nothing, right? I'm also still trying to eat clean. I … [Read more...] about Define What Success Looks Like to You
Do you use Instagram as fitness motivation? Or are all the pictures of fitness models with perfect physiques discouraging? I think it's a little of both. You definitely need to be selective with the accounts you follow. I love being inspired by other people’s journeys to health … [Read more...] about Instagram — Fitspiration or Discouragement?
As I learn more about my authentic self, I seem to be hyper aware of when my emotions are spiraling out of control. Yesterday I had a reminder that I really need to work on setting some personal boundaries. We have a chore chart at our house which includes a list of who does the dishes each … [Read more...] about Do You Need to Set Personal Boundaries?
I went away for the weekend with my husband for a much-needed getaway. We love when it's just the two of us and we get to spend time away from the kids, the hustle and bustle of family life, and just focus on our relationship. We only stayed about 20 miles from home, but it was like a … [Read more...] about Parmesan Crusted Tilapia
I'm happy to feature Lisa Grace Byrne's new book, Replenish, for my Pick of the Week. I've been following Lisa at Well Grounded Life for a couple years. I can honestly say she is one of my favorite people online. Anytime I have a chance to listen in on an interview or webinar … [Read more...] about Replenish by Lisa Grace Byrne
In my quest to eat healthy, I'm trying to add more protein to my diet. My family LOVES mexican food, and my husband especially loves fajitas. As for me, I like meals that are easy. Since I work full time, I don't have a lot of time to prepare meals, so I need things that can either … [Read more...] about Baked Chicken Fajitas
For years, and through many different diets, I’ve debated the effectiveness of weighing myself. Sometimes the scale has motivated me, and other times my weight loss efforts have been derailed. Realistically, my self-worth should not be determined by what my scale tells me, but it often feels … [Read more...] about STOP Weighing Your Self-worth
I've been hiding . . . and I'm tired. I'm tired of shopping in plus size stores. Tired of making love with the lights off. Tired of staying out of the spotlight because I don't want people looking at me. Tired of looking around to see if I'm the biggest in the room, and celebrating when … [Read more...] about 100 Pounds of Shame