Posts in Health
Quitting Something for the First Time, and Being Okay With It

On the outside, it looks like I am a fast decision maker. If you’re in my inner circle, it is not unusual for me to call you up with a big piece of news, but don’t worry - I have a long explanation of why I chose my next step, how it’s going to play out, and everything I have been thinking up to that point. It’s not that I choose quickly; it takes a lot for me to make a big decision, but when I know, I know.

That’s why I don’t quit things…at least, up until now.

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What Happened When I Gained 5 Pounds

My weight used to dictate my mood, my actions, and my level of self-love…or lack thereof. Day in and day out, I was driven by the number on the scale for almost a decade. When I decided to let go of the number and focus my efforts on health, rather than control, this is what happened.

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I Want to be Healthy, But...

Have you ever wanted to change your food and exercise habits, but you don’t know where to begin? Maybe you’re stressed out about learning something new or overwhelmed by the idea of cooking. It could be that someone in your family doesn’t want to change, and you don’t know how to navigate their resistance. The good news is, there is a process for everyone when it comes to living a healthy lifestyle.

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What to Eat Before and After a Pure Barre Class

If you’re a Pure Barre lover or fitness enthusiast, it’s important to fuel your body with the right foods and nutrients pre and post workout! My routine is pretty versatile because I enjoy switching it up, but here are a few key points to know!

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Don't Ask Me to Be Your Accountability Partner

I have learned that, just as I can't offer advice to those who don't want it, it's also not beneficial to ask for accountability when you're not ready to act. Your accountability parter isn't your drill sergeant; they're your coach. Your champion. Your support. Too often, we assume that asking for help or accountability means that someone else is going to fix our problems, but we still have to do the work. 

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