April 5, 2019

Let's talk a little about calorie restriction- and how smallness has permeated every inch of what it means to be a woman.

Yes, in order to lose weight/fat there has to be a caloric deficit. However, you cannot live your entire life in a caloric deficit. Unfortunately, t...

March 15, 2019

Generally speaking I am wary of ANY diet that excludes an entire group of food- or macro- examples are:

  1. Paleo

  2. Keto

  3. Adkins

  4. South Beach

  5. Fasting

  6. Vegan


At the end of the day there must be a caloric deficit to initiate weight loss. All o...

January 25, 2019

Please don't diet one more day. It's not going to work and you are harming your body! 

Questions I am asked by clients all the time:

  1. Do I have to weigh/measure my food? 

    1. Unfortunately we live in such a fucked up world of nutrition that the answer for most is...

January 20, 2019

Although eating well really is simple, I understand it can be overwhelming, emotional, and just plain hard. It is boring, slow, and often just sucks. However, changing your life and your health is possible. You can do it with minimal pain and I can help. I promise....

January 19, 2019

When I was  little girl I wanted to be tall SO BADLY . Honestly I still do. I played basketball and height would have been helpful. I also wanted boobs, and long legs, and normal hair... none of which I had. I was a teenager in the 90's when skinny equaled sexy and bre...

December 30, 2018

My new year's resolution is to slow the fuck down. I like to be busy all the time. It makes me feel like I'm a useful member of society, my family, my community, etc. But honestly I need to learn to slow down. When I was a little girl my dad  valued hard work and someh...

August 22, 2018

The top three causes of death in the US are,  in order: heart disease, cancer and lower respiratory infections. All three of these are caused by lifestyle factors, specifically poor diet, inactivity, excessive alcohol consumption, and smoking. Obesity causes more than...

August 16, 2018

Fat Shaming, Witch Hunts, and White Knights

A long, but very worth your while read. And although harsh, it is the truth. The take away message is that in the end it all comes down to daily choices and priorities. What exactly you deem most important in your life is what...

August 15, 2018

Kale salads and granola? Running and FitBits? What does it all mean, really? There are so many different and correct answers.  For me it is feeling strong and aging well. I want to be active and able as long as is possible. I want to be the best version of myself, year...

August 5, 2018

If you know me personally, you know I am always calling myself "old" or "grandma". I am fully aware of my  age and I am damn proud of every single year. I earned them all.

Although I loved every moment of my youth- my twenties were truly lived like a rockstar (that's fo...

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At 42, I am married to the man of my dreams (it only took 3 times), have 2 amazing step daughters (13 and 22) in addition to my own (9), and our only boy (11 months), am a doctoral student and a business owner. My husband and I live in chaos and fitness is my passion. This is my story.



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