Whine or work?

There are very often things you can do to change a situation. It does require big girl panties, sure. But I think it's empowering to know we aren't out of options except whining. No, we can choose to take action. We are powerful. The trick here is to let go of what you can't control. And certainly to stop whining about it. Instead, focus that energy on what you actually can do and let the rest go.

Monday Motivational

Monday is a new opportunity to do what you want to do and be who you want to be. You see, last week might not have gone the way you wanted. You might have slipped up. You might have messed up. But that's okay, you've been give a fresh set of days this week. A … Continue reading Monday Motivational

55 non-food rewards to fuel your health journey

Here are some great rewards you can use to fuel your health journey. Think of milestones you have along the way from now to where you want to be. Then assign rewards accordingly. You'll need rewards daily, for scale progress, for food discipline progress, for completing dates/programs goals and for BIG milestones too. Which of these are you putting on your list? 

Don’t wish for it, work for it

Man, I've been down the road of kind of trying but not really in EVERY aspect of my life. And wondering why my house wasn't clean. Why my kids were acting crazy. Why my finances were going nowhere. Why I was overweight and out of shape.

Home is where the health is

Last summer I attended a health and fitness conference and I was blown away by the simplicity of the phrase that is my headline today. The speaker was talking about how the home is the center of health, which is absolutely true, in many ways.  I remember thinking about it quite a bit as I … Continue reading Home is where the health is


This weekend at church we talked about how comparing ourselves to one another is just a no win situation. But one of my favorite parts was the Message translation of the verse from Galatians: Since this is the kind of life we have chosen, the life of the Spirit, let us make sure that we … Continue reading ORIGINAL