Once upon a time, I was a size 2. Running 6-8 miles a day and the stressful upheaval of life as I had known it caused me to lose 30 pounds in a period of 8-10 months. It was my lowest weight ever but also the strongest I’d ever felt. It was also the best I’d ever felt about myself. My calves were muscular. My thighs were smaller in circumference. My butt had lifted a little, … [Read more...] about The Evolution of This Mom’s Wardrobe
Living a healthy lifestyle might seem like a challenge, especially when you’re a busy mom, but it doesn’t have to be! If you make small changes to your daily routine, it will make a big impact on your health and your family’s health in the long run. You don’t need to give up sweets, carbs, eating out, or any of your favorite foods in order to see results! In fact, I would argue … [Read more...] about National Nutrition Month- Healthy Lifestyle- SMALL Changes lead to BIG Results
Fifteen years ago, a single book I picked up in the Boston Airport helped me leave an abusive job, seek help for a spiraling eating disorder and pursue my passion for writing. There is no doubt, when I look back at the last decade plus, (during which I got healthy, married, had my first child and became a published author), that a book saved my life. Throughout my life, I’ve … [Read more...] about The Book That Saved My Life (and the books that are helping mom’s through the pandemic)
Did you know that having an abnormally high or low thyroid can cause you to miscarry and wreak havoc on your body? January is Thyroid Awareness Month? I thought talking about how vital our thyroid is to our body functions, including pregnancy, would be a great way to start the year off. One of the first things that I tell new clients is to have a blood test to check their … [Read more...] about Is Your Thyroid to Blame?
When you are a busy Mom and the pressure is on, it helps to have steps you can rely on to start losing weight quickly. It all starts with mindset no matter what you decide to do to stop your weight gain. By getting in the right frame of mind, and with a few simple changes, you can get your life, your food and your weight manageable again. Mindset For those of you reading … [Read more...] about How to Take the Weight OFF, When the Pressure is ON