5 Ways I Plan to Overcome My Sugar Addiction

5 Ways I Plan to Overcome My Sugar Addiction

The day after Valentine’s Day is usually an exciting one for me. Valentine’s Day usually results in an accumulation of some of my favorite sweet treats, so the following day begins the fun of treating myself to some chocolate and candy. A season of love shown through sweet treats is always a favorite for those … Read More

How to Stay Fit Without it Taking Over Your Life

How to Stay Fit Without it Taking Over Your Life

We’ve all been there before, right? Those times when you have great intentions of getting in shape. You start the week with a positive mindset, and decide to make fitness a priority. You are going to get in shape, and stay fit for the rest of your life. Once the week gets going though, you … Read More

Snow Day Workout: Burn Calories with No Equipment

Snow Day Workout: Burn Calories with No Equipment

This winter has brought us nearly all types of weather here in West Michigan. From sub zero temperatures, to snow, rain, ice, and even humidity – we’ve had it all. As we progress into the depths of winter, our snow day likelihood increases. Whether or not your work/school officially has a snow day, some days … Read More

When You Have Nothing Left to Give

When You Have Nothing Left to Give

My husband is a high school band teacher, and over the holidays last month he spent some time getting organized for school. He loves reading books about becoming your best self, leadership and changing your mindset. These books have quickly translated over to his lessons for his students, which I think is awesome. There is … Read More

How to Build a Solid Running Base

How to Build a Solid Running Base

Winter is in full swing here in Michigan, which means freezing temperatures, snow up to our knees, and lots of wind. Even though the elements can certainly be tough, I am a huge advocate of running through the winter. However, despite my best efforts (and failed attempts), I know that winter is not the ideal time … Read More

How to Make (and Keep!) a New Year’s Fitness Resolution

How to Make (and Keep!) a New Year’s Fitness Resolution

Have I mentioned yet how much I love this time of year? The refreshing feeling of a brand new year is one of my absolute favorites. The nostalgia of reflecting over the past 365 days mixed with the anticipation of the upcoming year is a great combination. Those feelings often lead us to a place … Read More