6 things that happened when I traded excessive cardio for weights

  I spent years doing excessive cardio. 5 am wake up calls to do fasted cardio before work. Double runs. Hour long elliptical sessions after work.  All because I thought that is what I needed to do. What I thought I needed to do to be lean. What I thought I needed to do to […]

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What no one told me about losing the baby weight

what no one told me about losing the baby weight

About 3.5 years ago I became a mom. For the first time. Funny because I thought I was prepared and quickly learned there is no such thing. You learn as you go. What I *thought* was going to be never was. So I read. I went to support groups, I called my girlfriends. I cried. […]


My biggest insight from my 35th year

Another year has gone by. As I sit in the hotel room while my family is sleeping, I am up working.  Not because I “have” to, but because I want to.     Today, on the first day of my 36th year, I started to think about what I have learned this past year. Usually […]

My biggest insight from my 35th year

22 things I learned from my second baby

22 things I learned from my second baby

A year ago, I had one kid.  She was my world.  There is nothing greater than being a mommy for the first time. No matter how prepared I *thought* I was, I knew nothing. I remember wondering HOW in the hell I was supposed to do this thing called motherhood. How do I make this […]


For all the moms who have no time to exercise… 1

Being a mom is the best job there is.  But it is also exhausting, selfless and sometimes a bit chaotic.   We are busy. We wear many hats and many of us are still trying to be supermom and do it all. And we put ourselves last. In the moment, it seems like what we […]

For all the moms who say they have no time to exercise

Cutting the crap- Why and How I did it with my toddler

Cutting the crap: Why and How I did it with my toddler

Ahhh the toddler diet. I say diet meaning the way she was eating.  Not diet like counting macros or cutting foods. We recently did a complete overhaul in my 3 year old’s diet.  From organic pancakes for breakfast and mac n cheese (organic LOL) from the box, we went cold turkey. (We have recently started […]


To the mom at the splash park…

To the mom at the splash park sitting on the sidelines. I saw you.  I want you to know that while you saw me running around with my kids in my bathing suit, it wasn’t always like this. It looks like I “have it all together” but I am no different than you. I have […]

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