I like to be in control. I like to be the leader. The one in charge…making decisions. In any given situation, I find myself gravitating toward that position. It is my personality. My nature. But there is a problem…I’m not in control. There are circumstances that I have no say so in. On a daily basis, I find myself in situations that I cannot dictate the solution.
When I find myself in those places, there are really only two possibilities: 1) I leave the situation or 2) I embrace someone else’s leadership. Read More
If I’m really honest with you, I have to say some days I just don’t want to keep trying to focus on my health. Some days are harder than others, sometimes those days drag into weeks and that is when I sometimes reevaluate my decision to keep at it.
When I’m struggling, I think about one of the most common questions I get about my time on The Biggest Loser, “Would you do it all over again if you had to?” Every single time, I answer with a strong YES! The pain (mentally, physically, and emotionally) during those 6 months was worth every minute because it now means I live a life I never knew existed. Nothing makes this more clear and is a better example than this summer… Read More
Hola! Ruego para cada uno si esta haciendo bien!
(Hello! I pray you are all doing well!)
Vacation time is here! It is great to relax and have some well deserved fun time. But this doesn’t mean we sacrifice eating healthy. You CAN stay healthy while on vacation. It is okay to enjoy some foods that you don’t normally eat or have a special dinner out but if you do this for every meal you will sacrifice your health while on vacation.
You can still stay on a healthy diet even while away from your normal routine. Don’t forget to eat lots of fruits and vegetables and go light on all the carbs. Plan your snacks wisely. Since many of you are like me, I thought a list would be helpful! Below, I have put together things I take with me just in case I can’t find them while on vacation. Read More