Weight Lifting for Weight Loss

You’ve probably heard by now that one of the best things a woman can do on her weight loss journey is to start strength training, aka weight lifting… but why? If you want to lose weight and burn fat, you first have to understand your metabolism and what it’s made up...

How to Talk About Food with Kids with Vanessa Thornton

I’m so excited to share this episode with you today, because it’s something very important that I think a lot of us aren’t quite sure how to do “right.” How do you talk about food with kids? With disordered eating and obesity rates rising, it’s more important than...

Secrets to Ditching the Diets with 82 yr. old Joy Overstreet

Today I’m talking to 82-years-YOUNG Joy Overstreet about how she uncovered the secret to ditching diets. You could say her journey with dieting started over 65 years ago when summer-camp weight gain let to obsessive yo-yo dieting. After Joy’s husband passed away in...

How I Lost 45 Pounds … TWICE!

My weight gain and loss journey through pregnancy was far from average. I gained 45 pounds each time, and in an effort to “bounce back” and not to be the mom who “let herself go” I developed an unhealthy mindset that I still have regrets about. For you mamas out...

Two Dieting Mistakes Most People Are Making

There are two major dieting mistakes I see a lot of people making: cutting out carbs and cutting out fats. You may think they are the cause of all your weight troubles, but it’s just not true. We need them both for energy and a healthy life, and it all comes down to...