Category Archives: mindset

I love you…but I hate you.

I hadn’t thought about my relationship with ice cream in years. But as I sat with my sweet Berlyn at our favorite ice cream spot, it hit me. Since embarking on my personal health journey over 10 years ago, food has slowly evolved from feelings of obsession and functioning as a coping mechanism to feelings of indifference and functioning as fuel Continue Reading

Why “I want it” Isn’t Enough

There is a difference between wanting to do something and feeling like you have to do something. Do we really want to do what it takes to be a healthy, strong and energized person, or do we feel we have to do x, y or z because it’s an expectation or obligation or ultimatum to get healthy?  These are tough Continue Reading

Stuck in the Weight

Transition. The place of waiting for what is next in our lives. In transition, we can find ourselves struggling to make sense and move on from the past beyond a failure, disappointment, regret, loss or even a success. We can also get stuck in projecting forward into the future to an unknown point in time when we will finally have, Continue Reading

How Fear Makes You Fat

As I have navigated my own health journey and journeyed with thousands of women on the path to healing and health, fear is the most common obstacle encountered on the road to freedom and results. It manifests in a lot of different ways which will be explored below, but the root of so many struggles is fear. And what is Continue Reading