People often ask me if I watch what I eat. I always reply “No, not really.” I thought about this response the other day, and how it may seem to others. I’m sure to some this is interpreted as I can eat whatever I want, and never gain a pound… Well, let me tell you – that is far from the truth. I am not one of those genetically blessed people… Trust… Read More

So, today marks my first official week back on plan with my coach, Ruben Sandoval, from Fit to be in Your Kitchen. I started on Labor Day. Let me tell you… it started out rough. First thing that morning I accidentally brewed my coffee all over my kitchen counter because I didn’t have the pot lined up right in the coffee maker… Strike 1. Then as I’m cooking my breakfast I realize… Read More

So, it has been forever and a day since my last blog post – you know, that goal of frequently writing one that I set for myself last year… Sigh. Anyways, C’est la vie… A lot has happened over the last year – I met and fell in love with my fiance. Which led to quitting my nearly 16 year EMS career, moving across state lines to live with him, and becoming… Read More

A few weeks ago I completed a Tough Mudder with a group of 3 other girls. It was a blast! Our team was called the Bad Ass Mother-Mudders. For anyone who doesn’t know what a Tough Mudder is… it is a 10-12 mile obstacle course, that supports the Wounded Warrior Project, in which you work as a team to complete. The obstacles range from scaling walls, climbing under or running through live… Read More

Okay, so this post isn’t solely about fitness or nutrition. I just haven’t been inspired to write about workouts or motivation or whatever lately, so I haven’t been writing at all. I am still very much involved in fitness and nutrition – I workout daily, I follow a clean diet, and I’m even starting to get pumped up for my next competition season. Woot! Woot! 🙂 But, there are other things to… Read More