Be-You-Tifully Fit: Making plans

So many things are happening in life right now… the girls are leading up to their dance recital, two of them are enjoying baseball, we have been trying to sell our home, I have been working, my husband has been in college and the Marines Corps now wants to send us to Camp Pendleton. I […]

Fit Foodie: Ruined by eggs

Some weeks you have it all figured out…  Other weeks it’s spaghetti-os and hot dogs for dinner.  This was a week with great intention but then ruined by the egg recall and dwindling motivation after that to get to the store for more.  We were able to pull things together before the asparagus went bad…so there’s […]

Be-You-tifully Fit: Setting out for big things

Setting out for big things is scary. It’s the fear that pushes you to grow into the capabilities of mastering the feats ahead. This was how I felt about marathon #1. It was a monster of an obstacle. Plenty of times I believe I could not do it. I was never going to make it […]

Fit Foodie: Run. Mom. Work.

I have spent the beginning of this year listening to three books; Running Like A Girl, Cultivate What Matters and Girl, Wash Your Face!  All the books headed in the same direction of focusing your energy.  Do you want to lose 25 lbs?  Focus on going and losing 25 lbs.  Do you want to learn […]

Be-You-Tifully Fit: GF Life

It’s hard to explain to people why I seemingly “try all the fads”.  When Adrian and I first started down our lifestyle change, it was with the thoughts of just swapping for healthier choices.  We choose fresh veggies over canned and less pasta/bread.  After that, we moved to “eating clean”.  Attempted paleo meals here and […]

My Journey: The One Less Traveled By

One of the hardest things to do for me is to talk about my weight loss.  It is very hard to explain why.  Yes, I have been very successful with it in the last six years’ time.  Yes, I am a personal trainer now trying to help people make the same journey.  That being said […]

Covering the distance

When I get into conversations with people about running, they still have that moment of eyes bulging out at the point when I say that I have done 2 ultramarathons.  Quickly it goes into the whole outward thought process of “I’m not an ultramarathoner in my head though because the distance destroyed me”, but tons […]