Stronger Than My Excuses

It’s been a tough week for me, mentally. I’ve been training HARD, tracking every calorie and macro. I’m making progress, but the perfectionist in me gets discouraged at times when results don’t come quickly enough. I’m learning that fitness requires a lot of mental toughness and perserverance more than anything!  So I have to reframe […]

Basic Overnight Oats 

​ INGREDIENTS 1/3 cup rolled oats 1/3 – 1/2 cup milk or non-dairy milk [depending on desired consistency] 1/3 cup plain Greek yogurt 1/2 banana or 1/3 cup fresh fruit 1 tbsp chia seeds Pinch kosher salt Pinch cinnamon DIRECTIONS Combine ingredients in a bowl.  Place in airtight container in fridge overnight.  In the morning add […]

Strong is Beautiful

While some might criticize the #StrongIsTheNewSkinny trend as just another aesthetic ideal to obsess over, I personally experienced a huge relief after struggling with my body type for years. Thin had always been “in” and I regret wasting so much time and energy on trying to fit into that mold. That being said, I love lifting […]

Rise and Grind!

Good morning! Here’s to a productive day, whether it’s kicking ass at work, spending quality time with the family, or getting in an awesome workout – whatever it is you set out to accomplish today. #MotivationMonday #NeverStopGrinding #ButFirstCoffee