Where do I start

Where to start?  I should be a pro at that question since I have started over 10 times or more in my life.  To be honest, there’s no simple answer to that question.  It’s all about where do you feel comfortable BUT uncomfortable enough to start? Here are the things that I did within the […]

Fit Foodie: A family affair

Our family cooking nights are turning into something amazing!  There is this pride that I am seeing in my children’s faces that is priceless.  Granted we are talking spaghetti cooking and not 5 Michelin star quality meals but one day…who knows right? The meal bins/rotation has made life so much easier.  I am trying to always […]

Be-You-tifully Fit: That one picture

Recently I was in a conversation regarding weight gain/loss and self-image issues.  I wish that it was something that was merely temporary but that is not true.  We could take a million pictures of ourselves that catch all the perfect angles and pick the filter compliments our everything perfectly.  It’s the world we live in now […]

Fit Foodie:  Involving the kids more

Dinners have been different here.  The kids have been wanting to help out more.  We have been focusing on lower technicality recipes.  I am trying to feed their curiosity but also their want to help.  It is so easy to get caught up in the moment and turn a child down from helping because we […]

Fit Foodie:  So much prepping… 

…there are so many containers everywhere.  This prepping business is serious.  I really thought that it wouldn’t be too much more work than I normally do BUT I forgot one key factor…I don’t just prep meals for myself.  Oops.  #Familyofsixproblems  I am still fine tuning it all but I think I have found a sweet […]

Fit Foodie: From 6 to 3

Who would’ve known that it would be ridiculously hard going from our cooking for the 6 of us to my husband, baby bear and myself???  I have way too much food leftover and planned way too many meals.  Gosh… I thought I had gotten better with this estimation but my veggies going bad in the […]

Be-You-tifully Fit: Uphill Dreams

There is a time and place for everything. I started my fitness journey to lose weight.  Back then I wasn’t ready for 7 day a week training plans filled with 3 different sports and resistance training.  I was ready for the scale to tell me I did a good job not eating that doughnut yesterday. […]

Be-You-tifully Fit:  After almost 5 years

Over the last 5 years…  Well there’s been 77 lbs of fat shed as I went from 48.6% body fat to 16%.  I have run 52 races varying from 5Ks to ultramarathons and with the training & off-season, it has consisted of over 4,600 miles run.  So the question of it all with this blog […]

Fit Foodie: For the love of food

Food is much easier while not training.  The motivation to cook and try new things fizzles out when you need to properly fuel with things you know that will be safe for the amount of exercise.  I think that’s why I fall in love with the down time in between.  It allows me to explore […]

Be-You-tifully Fit: Can we take a minute? 

Can we?  Can we just take one minute to say hello to abdominal lines?  They have been sporadically visiting me for the last 2 months while on the ketogenic diet but for the last week… Things have been getting pretty serious!   I will admit that part of me still cringes posting pictures like this. […]