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January 6, 2021

Imagine you have a magic window…

… and when you look into it, you can see yourself on the other side on Dec. 31, 2021.

Who is looking back at you through the window?

Well, that’s up to YOU to decide.

What do you want to accomplish?

How do you want to FEEL?

Who do you want to BECOME!?

BEGINNING WITH THE END IN MIND is a powerful way to determine your path for your future “you.”

To become that person you want to be 12 months from now …

what needs to happen between now and December 31st to get there?

Rather than piecing together a bunch of tasks or habits … hoping they stick … and crossing your fingers that they’ll give you the results you want …

What if you REVERSE ENGINEERED your goal?

Look at where you WANT to be and determine exactly what it will take to get there.

It was incredible reading your 2021 goals that everyone sent in from my last email!

There is real POWER in clarity. When you have it, everything starts to fall into place.

Here’s an example of how to reverse engineer your goal: Picture yourself energetic, confident, strong, and looking amazing in your favorite jeans…  Truly loving the body you are in!

Think: What has to change in your life to bring that vision to life?

What one or two things would have the biggest impact on your success? Those are the things to focus on FIRST.

Take some time and define your vision for YOUR future … and all of the opportunity and possibility it holds for you.

It really is all up to you:

#1: Do you want another year to go by feeling stuck and stagnant, and end up setting the exact same goals again next January?

#2. Or do you want to make 2021 YOUR YEAR and take control of your life and goals and decide that NOW is the time to make it happen?

If you chose #2, congratulations! I’m excited for you. Because DECIDING is the first step … and it’s a big one.

Then, it’s time to put those 1-2 new “things” that’ll impact your success the most into ACTION!

Like Dr. Seuss said, “Only you can control your future.”

5-4-3-2-1 it! If you are ready to take control over 2021 and finally put YOUR needs and desires first without the feeling of guilt – let’s do this together!

I’m offering a FREE Goal Setting Workshop – Keep watch for all the details!

January 4, 2021

New Years’ is a special time of year. But THIS New Year it really does take on a new meaning after the year we had in 2020. 

Personally, I couldn’t be more excited about it – and I hope you feel the same way!

It’s the perfect time to take advantage of all that “fresh start” energy and channel it into making your goals a reality.

This leads me to ask you:

What is YOUR #1 GOAL for 2021?

A year from now, what do you want to look back on and be proud of?

How do you want to FEEL in January 2022 … what will be different then, compared to right now?

What gets you EXCITED?

You know that old saying …

“If you dream it, you can do it.”  – Walt Disney

That little “what if” in the back of your mind is your inner YOU wanting to shine! You just have to decide … and then take action!

I know that many of us felt like we’ve spent the past year on the sidelines. 

It’s time to suit up and make things happen. Are you with me?!

So what is it!? Just ONE. 

What is your #1 GOAL for 2021?! 

November 12, 2020

With the end of the year rush ahead of us, I want to focus on quick & easy meal tips this month! I’ve got a great timesaver for you today that will help with dinner in a BIG way.

Have you ever made a soup starter kit? 

These handy food-prep bags make getting dinner ready SO fast because you do all the prep work ahead of time.

When it’s time to cook, you simply pull your bag out of the freezer, pop the ingredients into a soup pot or slow cooker, add the other ingredients (liquid, protein, seasoning) and you’re on your way to a healthy and delicious meal.

How to make a soup starter kit:

Materials: Quart-sized freezer bags, label, permanent marker

Ingredients – you’ll want 1 pound (500 g) of veggies for each soup kit

For the soup base: Carrots, onion, celery. Optional “extra” veggies:  Bell peppers, summer squash, zucchini, sweet potato, corn.

To make your kit, chop the veggies. For best results, blanch them by dropping them into boiling water for 4-5 minutes and then placing them in ice water so they can quickly cool. Dry thoroughly, then place in the freezer bag, removing all the air before sealing.

Label your bag with contents and date.

When it’s time to cook, simply put them in the slow cooker with:

  • 1 lb (500 g)  – turkey, beef, chicken
  • (Plant-based option: Add canned beans and rice/quinoa about 2-3 hours before it’s time to eat)
  • Large can of chopped tomatoes
  • 1 quart (950 ml) broth
  • 1-2 tsp of your fave spices & seasonings – thyme, marjoram, a bay leaf, etc.

And let simmer on low for 4-6 hours.

Over time you’ll come up with your favorite variations. You really can’t go wrong!

If you are looking for more ways to create a healthier lifestyle, Click here to PM me and we can set up a time to chat to find the right steps for YOU!

Remember you are a Rock STAR!

November 9, 2020

I’ve got a serious question for you today … 

… there have been literally thousands of memes on social media this year, joking about how crazy 2020 has been and guessing what terrible thing is going to happen next.

You’ve probably seen them. What I want know to is:

How do YOU want to finish out this year?

Do you want to be passive, braced for the next thing that might happen? 

Or do you want to take back as much control as you can, and make progress toward whatever you want in your life?

It’s up to you!

As you might guess, I’m definitely NOT going to write off 2020 just yet!

We have TWO MONTHS left of the year. What do you want to accomplish? 

What do you want to look back on when we wrap up 2020 and feel proud of?


You can accomplish incredible things between now and the end of the year.  

Just think about the possibilities! 

Being able to take time for myself without feeling guilty … develop an exercise routine and stick to it … cleaning up your diet so you get your energy back (finally!) after quarantine … have more patience with my kids and spouse … and on and on! 

You just need to make a decision on how you want to finish the year. 

And just remember that every single decision you make is shaping your future. 

“Imperfect action is better than perfect inaction.” – Harry S. Truman

Are you with me on finishing out this year strong and with NO excuses!? 

Let’s Finish Strong, 

Remember you are a Rock STAR!

October 26, 2020

😔 I wanted to share something VERY personal about myself…  😔

It’s my story, well part of my story, and why I’m so passionate about helping women get out of burn out so they can start taking care of themselves rather than putting themselves LAST on the priority list each and every day!

A couple of weeks ago in my Facebook group that helps busy women get out of burn out, I posted a quote that said “If you don’t take a day to relax, your body will pick the day for you!”  I also mentioned in this post that it wasn’t going to be the way you envisioned it either!
This brings me back to January 2013 when me, my husband Ryan, and son James were coming home from Cancun and as I was sitting on the plane I turned to say something to Ryan, and all of a sudden I had the WORST pain in my lower back, like paralyzing pain.  I tried to move and it just got worse, so I popped some pills and prayed for the pain to go away.  

Long story short the pain didn’t go away because I had severely herniated 3 discs in my lower back and 2 in my neck. I just got worse and worse to the point where I was off work, on the emergency back surgery list, and being told I would NEVER be able to run again, workout, bend over at the waist, in fact, I was being shown how to shave my legs in the shower so I wouldn’t bend at the waist.  PS it involved a FUCKING shower chair!

I kept thinking to myself WTF, seriously how could this be happening…   I’m a runner, I work out, we go to the chiro, for god sakes we eat healthy…  

All of these statements were true to a point…  The fact was I didn’t run like I used to when I was 20, maybe once or twice a month on my treadmill, and I didn’t work out as much as I was telling myself I was.  Yes, I was moving my body because my job at the time involved a TON of walking but the only time I would workout would be when I would look in the mirror or look at my naked body and be disgusted with what I saw. So I would VOW to myself that I would change my ways and start working out again but that would last only a couple of days.  And yes as a family in my mind we did eat healthy, like take out was subway because Hey it’s better than McDonald’s…  

There I was 38 years old and I felt my world was coming to an END!

For the next 6 months, I followed what my doctor ordered and I went to physio and chiro 3-5x a week, continued going to the doctor every week, and kept taking the pain killers despite being in a drug-induced haze all the time.  

Truthfully looking back at the time and money that was spent during that time makes me cringe.  But at the time I didn’t think I had any other option.  

I fell into a mild state of depression and felt frustrated and guilty all the time because my husband and son weren’t getting the best of me.  How could they, I was either at appointments or I was lying on the couch or in bed.  Seriously the look of disappointment in my son’s eye’s every time I had to say No I’m sorry bud I can’t make it to your school activities or soccer games broke my heart! 

I realized that shit needed to change, I knew there had to be a better way but I had no idea where to start.

I started becoming obsessed with finding a way to make the pain go away and get back to normal.  

But the problem was I wasn’t listening to my body, it was telling me in very subtle ways that I needed to start taking care of myself not just once in a while but each and every day.  I didn’t need to go back to normal I needed to create a new normal.  One that allowed me to shave my legs without a shower chair, be able to bend at the waist, and be able to move my body without limitation!

I started slowly by going for a walk every morning when I woke up.  I eventually built up and started doing a 30-minute workout before I went to work, and with that, I started understanding the concepts of eating healthy and feeding my body with nutrient-dense foods.

I started to notice not just the physical benefits of a stronger body, no aches, and pains but the emotional benefit that it was having on me with my family, friends, and co-workers.    

So I decided to become a fitness instructor and now I consider myself so fortunate to be able to do what I do and to help other amazing women make the same changes in their lives to start creating their new normal.

Now I still have severely herniated discs in my lower back and neck, those have not gone away.  But the difference is I now listen and honor what my body is saying.  

We only have one body for our whole life…
it’s not like a car, there are no trade-ins, and you can’t buy a new one no matter how much money you have.
So tell me ladies does any of this sound familiar?????