Be-You-tifully Fit: Riding the crazy mental train

I’ve been quiet.  Not abnormal for me.  I am quite the introvert…well unless we are close friends, then I won’t shut up.  That’s beside the point.  I’ve been quiet because I lack direction.  I lack direction because I burnt out.  I burnt out because I was crazily running like a mad woman.  Needless to say, […]

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. […]

Be-You-tifully Fit: Go harder

Lately I have been wrestling around with some ideas and plans for the present/future.  I am entering a point that I feel like I’ve done a lot that I have set out to do, so what now?  Time to pull in and write it all down.  Brainstorm all that there is left to do.  What […]

Fit foodie: Meal Prep Monday! 

I am still working on finding low carb gluten free staples for meal prep.  It’s definitely coming along!  The fat bombs keep getting better and better as well as we found a soup finally!   The road is not always easy to making something stick but when you get it down… Life is so easy!  […]

Fit Foodie: Trying to make this all work

I love the ketogenic way of eating.  My kids, however, are not totally sold on it yet.  I knew that this was going to be a challenge.  It was when I first started changing our ways over 4 years ago to cleaner eating.  The two bite rule is still in full effect.  You take two […]

Be-You-tifully Fit : Measurements Day & 40 Days Keto! 

Survey says…  FAT BURNING BEAST = AWESOMENESS! I have been struggling to really make any sort of progress for the last two years.  In those two years, I have done some amazing things off of my bucket list BUT none of them were really helping the overall fitness goals I have for myself.  Also, all […]

Be-You-tifully Fit: What doesn’t serve you

It’s been a year since I decided to seriously start weight lifting.  After training for the Marine Corps Marathon & the Old Glory 50K, I was absolutely burnt out and defeated.  I had run a total of 2,400 miles last year.  My body did not mind the mileage but with the other pressures of life […]