Consistency & variety

Each day I check into the YMCA I see the "before" photo. It's so not awesome. It's just a head shot so it's hard to tell, but I just know everything is super round. And not tan. And just not my favorite. But it's a good reminder of how far I've come. The "before" photo … Continue reading Consistency & variety

How to eat healthy and avoid making your family hate you at the same time

Making the whole gang breakfast, lunch and dinner can be a daunting task any way you slice it (I'm so funny). Adding in a lifestyle change to healthy eating can bring with it a learning curve. Just because you decide to go healthy and make awesome choices for you and your health does NOT always … Continue reading How to eat healthy and avoid making your family hate you at the same time

5 tips to up your water intake game

   1) Fill your coffee cup with water twice & drink it BEFORE you get your coffee. Earn that coffee! 2) Drink at least 8 ounces before each meal/snack.  3) Drink it room temperature or warmer. Although there are purported benefits to drinking ice water, it's easier to chug down if it's room temperature. It … Continue reading 5 tips to up your water intake game

Why I drink warm lemon honey water

   I'm not going to lie to you, I struggle at night to not drink SOME sort of calories. Be it beer, wine, hot chocolate-SOMETHING. For the longest time it was a mental thing. I definitely felt like I needed a drink to unwind, to relax or to generally numb any unhappiness I might be … Continue reading Why I drink warm lemon honey water