Calories + Portion Control

Someone recently commented, “Calories don’t count if you eat whole foods. You can eat as much as you want.” Um… I respectfully disagree. You can eat all the free range, sugar free, gluten free, dairy free, organic food you want and still gain weight. Just because something doesn’t come in a package or is considered, “healthy” or a whole food, …

Eating out + Bloating

This new bikini arrived yesterday but I didn’t have a chance to try it on before we went out for dinner. In the past I would have never gotten home from a big Italian dinner and tried on a bathing suit. Nope, it wouldn’t have happen. I’m currently in a great place with my body and my eating. It’s taken …

Cheat DAY vs. Cheat MEAL

In the past I’d be super “strict” with my eating M-F and let myself eat whatever I want Saturday..and sometimes Sunday. I’d eat out every meal of my cheat/treat day means, “treat yo’ self”! I hardly made any progress this way and it really messed up my relationship with food. I felt like I had to deprive myself 80% of …

My 5 Week Mini Cut

If I had to describe myself in one word during the last 5 weeks it would be “haggard”. In my third week I basically stopped trying to look cute and settled for not being naked. I think I used up most of my energy for training first thing in the morning and while I still tried to walk as much …