Monday Morning Mantra

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Happy Monday!  I found this image on pinterest and it is my mantra for today.  Strength doesn’t come from what you CAN do.  It comes from OVERCOMING the things you once thought you COULDN’T! I know I struggle in many areas that I need to OVERCOME.  I am a work in progress.  I will find strength… because I am strong! What are some things that you are struggling to overcome?  What are some areas in your life that you could use some accountability or improvement? Continue Reading

Motivation Monday: Begin Now

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Happy motivation Monday morning!  I love this quote by Zig Ziglar.  We cannot start over, but we can begin now, and make a new ending.”  What are you wanting to start NOW as your future ending?  Do not wait to start something that means a lot to you.  Your time is now.  Commit today to start today.  You can do it! Continue Reading

Actions Speak Louder Than Words

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As a mom, I have learned that my actions speak much louder than my words.  I need to lead by example.  Because more often than not my words get lost in translation (Mommy’s language doesn’t translate well into whinese). While finishing up my strength circuit yesterday, I noticed three little dudes watching me intently.  Asking about the move I was doing: planks.  And why it was important that I do them.  Then moments later they each were on the ground next to me challenging who could hold the plank the longest.  I won.  Today. Planks are Continue Reading

Mid-Week Motivation: The Possibilities are Endless

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Happy Wednesday friends!  I wanted to send you some mid-week motivation and encouragement letting you know that the possibilities are endless!  You can achieve your wildest dreams if you commit to work towards it!  You can do it! Don’t give up… keep pressing on and fighting the good fight! If you are on a weight loss journey (as I seem to be constantly on nowadays)… I want to give you encouragement that when you keep pressing play, keep choosing to move and committing to live a healthy lifestyle you will see a change.  The possibilities are Continue Reading

Staying Accountable

Hi friends! I hope you are enjoying your weekend.  I have been enjoying a busy family weekend (as usual)… with lots of ups and downs that typical family activities bring.  Those activities can be stressful and often lead me to stress eat. Ya’ll know how much I love chocolate chip cookies… and when I saw this image of Cookie Monster on my pinterest feed, I just had to share with you!  “Oh Em Gee… I can’t lose weight.  It must be my trainer’s fault!” I encourage you (and me) to stay on course and focused with your goals.  I am sharing my Continue Reading

Motivation Monday: Strength

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Happy mid-day Monday motivation!  Kick start your week with a great start!  Strength doesn’t come from what you CAN do.  It comes from overcoming the things you once thought you COULD'N’T!  You can beat the mental negative self-talk.  You can do it! Have a great week! Continue Reading