Weight Loss

Simple, practical ways to create weight loss habits into your busy life for successful, long term weight loss after 40.

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Quick Easy Healthy Dinner Meals to Lose Weight

Quick easy healthy dinner meals to lose weight is ideal, right? Here at my house, 5:00 seems to sneak up on me before I realize it, especially with the daylight savings time. All too often we are eating at 8 pm, a couple of hours later than we like. But this week I...

Friday Faves in Pictures from Cruise

Hey Guys! How was your Spring Break? I hope you had a wonderful time and were able to recharge yourself! Andrew and I went on a cruise for the week, just the two of us. The kids weren't super excited to spend their Spring Break at home, but when Andrew booked this...

Why It’s Impossible for Women Over 40 to Lose Weight: Part 1

It is possible for women over 40 to lose weight when removing these obstacles.   It can be impossible for women over 40 to lose weight without the right tools. Women over 40 can have a difficult time finding success to lose weight even after years of trying....

The Weekly Workout Plan: Do You Have One?

I feel my best self when I am on a weekly workout plan. I mean, I really feel great! Better than ever in my 30s, now I'm in my, ah-um...40s. Mentally and physically I have never felt better than when I am eating healthy and getting the exercise I need. Of course, it...

3 Delicious Foods That Will Change Your Life

3 Delicious foods that will change your life? Absolutely! We take for granted the benefits of good food and often turn a blind eye to what poor choices of food do to our bodies. When we educate ourselves with what to eat and why, we can make more of a conscious effort...

100 Ways to Burn Calories Without Working Out

 Push-ups??? Planks?? 20 min on the treadmill??? Noooooooooo!!!!! If this is how you have been feeling, this is for you! Sometimes we can get overwhelmed or demotivated to lose weight by thinking about a structured workout even though we realize we...

Holiday Meal Cheat: Avoid or Indulge

It's Labor Day and you've been invited to the neighborhood cookout or otherwise known as a potential meal cheat. Walking out the door, you can smell the grill as if it's in your own yard. You can already visualize what the tables will look like. Hot dogs,...

5 Healthy Travel Tips While on The Road

Today we will be driving 5 hours to pick up my oldest son and his family to drive them back to our house for a few days. Healthy Travel is important as it keeps momentum moving towards your goals. It is not always easy to stay true to healthy standards while being...

Sugar Addiction: How I Broke Free

If you are like me, you love sugar. I love doughnuts, chocolate, pies, cakes, ice cream - practically anything with a high amount of sugar. I had a sugar addiction. Everyone knows you can't really lose weight and eat the loads of sugar you've been eating, so here's...

How to Start a Successful Diet in 4 Easy Steps

There are many opinions on how to start and maintain a successful diet. How many diets have we all started only to fail within a few days? Food is not just food anymore. Food is social, soothing and a boredom buster. To successfully achieve a healthier lifestyle, we...

The 411 on Staying Hydrated

Feeling fatigued? Dizzy? Having trouble concentrating? Symptoms of nausea? If you answered yes to any of these, you could be one of the 75% of Americans who are dehydrated. Staying hydrated is much more important than you realize. There are loads of reasons to stay...

4 Reasons to Love Planks Today

Admittedly, it was not love at first sight with planks. When I began getting into shape, planks were among the hardest exercise movement to do. Planks don't mince words...they let you know right away how out of shape you are. They are like the teacher you had in...

How to Lose Belly Fat

 Want to learn how to lose belly fat on your own schedule and convenience in your home? It is possible if you have a little self-discipline! Women typically have certain trouble areas and our stomach can certainly top our list. Remember the days of only doing sit-ups...