Patience Leads To Progress

I’ve been harping on “patience” a lot lately and I think it’s because I really want this message to permeate.  I’ve been guilty of being super impatient, and quitting programs or falling off the wagon when progress was either slow or not apparent.  Please don’t let the same thing happen to you. Patience is a […] Read more »

Brand New Diet Trick – Patience!

Sometimes it’s so overwhelming and such a struggle you just want to give up, quit, and be done with the whole thing. What am I talking about? If you’ve been there, you already know. I’m talking about the frustration and depression that sets in when you are doing every single thing right, and yet you […] Read more »

Gone Too Soon

Yesterday, I found out that an acquaintance had passed away.  He was a really nice guy who ran a local store and my husband and I had known him for years.  For the sake of his privacy, I’ll call him Terry.  Terry was a genuinely nice person and everybody who met him really liked him.  […] Read more »

Healthy Snacks

So, I was sitting around craving something … just not sure what exactly.  I started thinking about different healthy snacks that are satisfying and conquer your cravings. Good snacks will have some substance, good taste, and maybe even a little nutritional value!  Some of my favorites are cut up fresh raw vegetables with or without […] Read more »

Break Time

With the Burn The Fat Holiday Challenge coming to a close, it’s time to take a nice healthy break. After seven weeks of being completely “ON” twenty-four-seven, 100%, I will be taking two weeks to unwind, relax, and de-stress! It’s important to schedule regular breaks and time off into your overall workout regimen. As we […] Read more »

How To Make New Year’s Resolutions Properly

Well, it’s that time of year again!  You’ve got a few days in which to decide what you want to accomplish in 2012 and get your goals properly laid out and ready to go.  The smart thing to do is have your goals finished by the time the ball drops at 12:00 am.  Many people […] Read more »

Christmas Is About More Than Just Food And Drink

When people heard that my husband and I were dieting and training hard through the holidays, they thought we were completely insane.  We had so many people say, “How can you diet during Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s”???  “I could never not-drink over the holidays”….. “How can you even enjoy yourself”? Well, as it turns […] Read more »