Keep The Momentum Going

It's the Weekend Babyyyy!!! You have been drinking your water, sticking to your meal plan, and being active all throughout the workweek ...and then the weekend arrives and all hell breaks loose. Yeah somehow in just 2 ½ days (Friday after 5pm counts as weekend), we can manage to damage a hard week worth of work. Yes it does happen and I know it because I have lived it before. You know the routine: Get up and get dressedDrink some water and cof...

STOP Justifying…So You Can Grow!

STOP Justifying…So You Can Grow!
One thing that I used to do in my life is justify my bad habits, and I must be honest and say that I did not realize how much it was hindering my growth. Not just my growth with my weight loss, but also my mental growth, relationship growth, financial growth......you get the picture. See the justification of bad habits can impact your entire life because once you get used to making a justification in one area of life, you slowly start doing it in othe...

Butternut Squash Soup

Butternut Squash Soup
After having some AMAZING butternut squash soup at Panera Bread, I wanted to make some of my own. I love Panera, but they aren't good for my pockets on a daily basis. I searched the internet for a butternut squash recipe that I would like to try, but I didn't have much luck, so I created my own. This soup is slammin! How do I know, my 4 yr old son tore it up....and he knew it was a vegetable!!! Winning! If it's toddler approved, you know its good. This re...

Why I really don’t use the scale!

Why I really don’t use the scale!
Being a woman can be tough. Being a mom can be tough. Being a wife can be tough. Just living can be tough….like for real. I don’t get mad at the aspect of things being tough, because such is life. What I have found myself getting mad at is me adding things to the equation to make it tougher *le sigh* The scale for instance. This is a tool that in my field it is often used, however; this is one of the things that can be added to the equation in life t