Step outside and inspire

This blog is inspired by a dear friend who sent me the following message at the beginning of this year: “When I started {with Beachbody} your name was always on the top of every list. You were reaching unbelievable heights in your business and I was amazed by you. I put you up on a pedestal and you were like …

Stuffed Acorn Squash Deliciousness

Truth be told; I loathe cooking. Well, let me take that back. I used to loathe cooking until I realized how amazingly easy it is to cook healthy meals. Ask any of my college friends; when I put pots & pans on my wedding registry, they laughed and said, “Why? you’ll never use them!” At that time…they were right! Cooking …

MS=my fuel to my fire!

“You’re so determined” “You have such great willpower!” “How do you find the motivation to do your workouts?” Let me tackle these (very kind) phrases/questions that have been used in conversation with me; about me. I will say that I find it to be absolutely humbling and amazing that people define me as “determined”. Prior to my diagnosis with Multiple …

Goals and Planes…yes Planes (the movie)

I was able to do some reflecting the other day as my son and I were watching Disney’s Planes movie. First, I must say that I adore the story lines behind Disney movies. Most are not hard to decipher which is fabulous for those little tikes that are watching them, but also for us adults who may need a slight …

Fall Shakeology and Fabulously Figs

Absolutely obsessed with this breakfast and lunch today!  I have my Shakeology every day, so I love to mix up my recipes so I don’t get bored. Because there are no artificial flavors in Shakeology, I love concocting a delicious recipe each day. Today I used 1 scoop of Vanilla Shakeology 1/2 cup organic pumpkin puree, 1 cup of unsweetened …

Never in my wildest imagination…

The before was me back in 2010. The after was me in October of 2012 and I haven’t strayed too far over the past year for which I am very proud, but it is far far far from easy!  I wanted to share the post I had written on my old blog back on October 1, 2012 after I finished …

My Story

In high school I hit 200 pounds. That was the beginning of my story. It was in college that I took fitness on full force. It was not long until I was hooked. Throughout the next 8 or so years, I ran and completed 6 marathons and sprinkled a few shorter triathlons in there too. Boston was my first marathon …