How Changing Coffee time Changed my Food Cravings, Energy, and Digestion

Does your daily routine start with rolling out of bed and pouring yourself a big delicious cup of coffee before even considering breakfast? That is what my daily routine consisted of. Wake up, pour my coffee, say my prayer for a good morning quiet time, and sip away as I entered into my morning bible … Continue reading How Changing Coffee time Changed my Food Cravings, Energy, and Digestion

Meal Plan and Shopping List for April 15th-April 20th

Missed last week's shopping and meal plan.  Sometimes life just goes a little too fast to keep up, ya know?!Shopping day today and this is what's on the upcoming menu:Monday: Salmon Sweet potato CakesTuesday: Steak w/ Sweet Potatoes and PeppersWednesday: BLT(ACE) (Blt with avocado, cheese & Egg) with Roasted garlic green beansThursday: Feta Burgers with … Continue reading Meal Plan and Shopping List for April 15th-April 20th

Nutrition is easy – So Why Does it seem so Complicated?

I'm taking a new and life-giving approach to how I spend my time and it starts on May 13th! Well, I've already begun pre-course requirements through the Institute of Integrative Nutrition.  In 1 year, I'll take my bachelor's degree in Health and Wellness and personal trainer experience to the next level by being a Certified … Continue reading Nutrition is easy – So Why Does it seem so Complicated?

Who Told you That?

"I am who you say I am..." These words are lyrics by Hillsong Worship. I can't make it through this song without crying. Mostly, because I'm in awe of who God says I am, but also because I can't recall a time in my life that I let God define me and not this world. … Continue reading Who Told you That?

Meal Plan for March 30 – April 5th

This week has been crazy, the meal plan I had ended up falling to the wayside on  Thursday due to an unexpected science fair right in the middle of 2 soccer practices.  Running 5 days in a row causes a lot of chaos. This next week I'm keeping it simple and summary.  We also have … Continue reading Meal Plan for March 30 – April 5th

Low-Carb Diet | Things I’ve learned about weight and being a woman

So many diet options and so many success stories.  It leaves me with the question of "where is my 'success' story?"  Can you relate? Keto Diet - it's everywhere right now.  Carbs are bad and fat is good.  I feel like something along these lines has happened before, Oh yeah, that's because it has, in … Continue reading Low-Carb Diet | Things I’ve learned about weight and being a woman

Meal Plan for March 25th – March 31st

Meal planning is something that has become a staple in my week to do list.  Mostly because if I don't plan it's going to end up being chips or ice cream for dinner because it's simple and quick.  I'll confess, we've done ice cream or breakfast for dinners quite a few times, but I know … Continue reading Meal Plan for March 25th – March 31st

Self-Talk Determines Mindset

The way we talk to ourselves and allow others to talk to us determines our mindset. I'm reading "Principal of the Path" by Andy Stanely and he states that it's our direction, not our intention, that determines our destination.  The way we talk to ourselves sets our direction - we might intend to live life … Continue reading Self-Talk Determines Mindset

Praying through the Pieces

March 3, 2019, is the saddest day of my life, so far. My dad, age 58, passed away after being blindsided by pancreatic cancer.  30 days is all it took to turn our world upside down. I had wondered what would happen to my faith if I was hit with something that hurt so badly, … Continue reading Praying through the Pieces