Snack Recipe – Protein Crepe PB & B

Snack Recipe – Protein Crepe PB & B

I’m always on the lookout for easy, healthy, TASTY recipes, so when I tried this one, I knew I had to pass it on.  If you like bananas and peanut butter, we can be friends.  Wait, I mean, you can try this recipe. : ) Ingredients: 1 small carton of egg whites 1 scoop vanilla […]

Have you had your “aha” moment in weight loss yet??

We read these fantastic stories of people (thanks for that People magazine) who’ve been overweight or obese for years who suddenly wake up, radically change their lifestyle and drop all the weight. What the hell happened? And how do I get some of that? What causes some people to have that “aha” moment and make […]

I Am What I Am…No Apologies

“Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You.” – Dr Seuss I’ve spent so much time in my life trying to be something other than myself. I always felt I needed to be smarter, funnier, more athletic, more beautiful, more easy going…just MORE.  Then […]

Body Image Village, Part 2

Last week I told you about 4 ladies I follow on social media and the importance of surrounding yourself with motivating, body-positive people.  If you missed it, here’s the list.  Today, here are four MORE badass ladies!  Check them out and see if they resonate with you. Marci Locke  First of all, if you don’t […]

Body Image Village

You know the phrase “you can’t raise a child without a village” or something like that? Well, you also can’t radically change your mindset and rock your body image without a village of kick ass women surrounding you.  Ok, you can, but it’s a hell of a lot better with support.  I’m asked quite frequently […]

With All This Exercise, Why Can’t I Lose the Weight??

Here’s an email from a nutrition client of mine a year or so ago: “I’m eating 5 small meals a day with mostly protein and veggies, with a few carbs here and there. I eat around 1200 calories a day. I’m lifting weights 4-5 days per week, plus 1 hour of cardio 6 days per […]

Figure Competitor or Fat Kid?

I’m often asked why I don’t compete in figure competitions anymore. I’ve always answered along the lines of “I don’t like self torture” or “I like to actually eat when hungry” or some other sarcastic reply that highlights how rigorous the road to the stage really is. But those are just surface answers. The real […]

How to Use Vulnerability to Build Your Self-Trust

I take a deep breath, trying to calm the little voice in my head that says “you shouldn’t do this”. I rush in and begin. Everything starts to tremble. I can’t quite catch my breath, but I can’t quit yet. I hope I’m doing this right. Keep going. Ok, it’s finally all out on the […]

Is Your Diet a Life Sentence?

Here’s the thing: we all want to hit our health and physique goals, but we also want to have a life, right? If you’re a Type A personality like me, it’s so easy to get caught up in the dieting mentality and take healthy behaviors and make them too extreme. That daily leisure walk with […]