Happily coupled, trailing spouse currently residing in Pittsburgh, health & fitness coach, animal advocate, sports fan, celebrity/entertainment junkie, & passionate about helping others to achieve their goals.

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Health & Fitness Changed My Life

Yep, I’m lucky! I get to follow my passion, earn a living, and help others in the process. I had a great career traditional Corporate America, but I wasn’t passionate about it. Health and fitness is what I’m drawn to and coaching others to be their best always came to me naturally. So when the …

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7 Tips to Break Your Sugar Addiction

Are you a sugar addict? Do you always crave some sugary snack or beverage? If you are unable to get your sugar fix, do you start feeling tired, light headed or confused? You’re not alone! In fact, this use to be me too. Sugar addiction is one of the most widespread of addictions affecting many …

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Are Your Relationships Sabotaging Your Healthy Lifestyle?

Are you surrounded by temptation from your family, friends, and co-workers? Is it hard to say no to those lunch dates you know will be filled with calorie-rich food? How about those home-baked goods your co-worker brings in each week? And who can resist those decadent chocolate treats from your partner? Sticking to healthy eating …

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Prepping for My 21 Day Fitness Challenge

Is it Wednesday already? The week seems to really be flying by. Today I got off to a great start. My workout of choice – 21 Day Fix Total Body Cardio Fix. I know the challenge does not start until next week. But I have this habit of wanting to give myself a realistic preview …

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Accountability Partners = Fitness RESULTS!

When my husband and I first started dating, he had about 25 pounds to lose. He later told me that at the time, he had rarely worked out and his eating habits were not the best. It was not uncommon for him to indulge in fast food and DiGiornio’s homemade pizza. This was completely opposite …

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Monday: Prep Week – 21 Day Fitness Challenge

Happy Monday! Today is the first day of prep week for my 21 Day fitness challenge group and I’m excited!  The workout program I selected is the 21 Day Fix challenge pack!  I’m looking forward to sharing my workout efforts with the other “challengers” and being inspired by them as well. It will be work, …

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The Road to Fitness is Not Easy!

Monday Motivation

When I started down the road to fitness so many years ago, I had no idea the amount of stumbling blocks I would encounter along the way that would try to derail me. You have to navigate the obstacles of temptations, commitments, work schedules, family priorities, etc . . . the list goes on! Life …

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What I Learned During My 15-Year Fitness Journey

I started down the road of my fitness journey more than 15 years ago!  At that time, I so out of shape, did not have the energy I needed to get through the day, and was not happy with how I looked in many of my clothes. And the thought of wearing a swimsuit – forget it. …

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