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Sweet Potato Fudge

Sweet Potato and fudge just sounds strange together.  I have to admit – when personal training client Ellen Barraza told me about this recipe I was a little skeptical.  Then she made it for me…

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My Father In-Law Died

I love being positive and talking about perfecting our booties and sharing tips with you.  But today is not one of those emails.  I have had this on my mind a lot lately and I couldn’t…


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5 Ways to Avoid & Decrease Joint Pain

“I’d say my #1 struggle is aching knees after working out and walking” (excerpt from an email I recently received from blog reader Naila) Anyone else out there deal with this? Ouch!  Chronic joint pain is a…


What I learned from a Big Loser

She lost over 100 lbs and she told me why.  This just happened this past weekend – she lost and still won??? Every year I have the opportunity  to be on the judges panel for 2…


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Menopause Belly? 3 Ways to Get Rid of It

Here is an email that I recently got from Jennifer.  I know that she is NOT alone in this struggle.  I don’t know how old Jennifer is.  She mentions kids so she may not be in…



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4 Ways to Overcome The Diet Plateau

I recently got this email from D.K.: “My biggest struggle is the diet plateau.  I hit a plateau a couple months ago and can’t seem to budge the scale no matter what I do.  I…


How to Get Ageless Energy

I just met with a new client who shared with me how low her energy is and how horrible she feels all the time.  I wish I could say that I don’t hear this same…


Has the Grinch Stole Your Christmas?

Have you felt de-motivated, irritable, lonely, or gloomy the last few weeks?  What is it about the Merriest time of year that has so many feeling so dreary? Isn’t this the Holly Jolly season?  Aren’t…


Your Flat Belly Solution – Workout

I know just a few ladies that want to flatten their tummies. In fact that is the one area of the body that ladies mention most when I ask what they want to work on….



How to Stop Procrastinating

Have you ever needed to do something?  Something that you had a conviction about.  One of those things that you have been putting off.  How many times have you spoken the words “I need to…