What to do When Motivation Leaves You

We all know the days where we just wake up, CRUSH our workouts, eat healthy, have success in business… and essentially just freaking WIN the day, right? But what about the days where we feel just so BLAH and UNMOTIVATED? Well, my friends, that’s where HABIT kicks in. I didn’t just wake up one day and …

Pregnancy Update – 24 Weeks. Acid Refluxing. Baby Bumping. Staying Active.

Well, hey there! I’m on the cusp of week 24 in this whole growing-a-human journey, and I must say while I still have a good bit to go, time is going by FAST. It’s been a minute since I’ve given updates on what life is like right now, so heeeeeere we go! PREPARATIONS SO MANY …

Core de Force : Pregnancy Results!

Well, I DID IT! I committed to completing 60 days of the Core de Force workout program and I am feeling pretty darn good about myself. Core de Force is an MMA-inspired cardio + toning program. I streamed the workouts every day in our spare bedroom, modified the core workouts, and felt like a badass …

A Day in My Kitchen

So I’m going to take a pause from pregnancy today — things are still going great, still working out, still just a touch of acid reflux but other than that Baby H is rocking out. I wanted to share today what a typical “day in the life” looks like in my house when it comes …

How I’m Preparing for Once the Baby is Here!

Well, hey! Seriously, I’m humbled that you’re still keeping up with my prego-journey. I’m also pretty proud of myself for keeping this commitment weekly. High five Ash! Okay, let’s jump right in…. Brian & I will find out the gender of our baby in TWO DAYS! Our appointment is Thursday, January 5th and we’re getting …

What You Can 100% Expect While Pregnant!

SO! I’m 19 weeks pregnant, and it’s blowing my mind that I will be HALFWAY through this growing-a-human journey next weekend… holy what the what?! How did that happen?? I think I shared this in my last entry, but we find out the gender in exactly 8 days. I’ll be sharing it as soon as …

Pregnancy & Shakeology.. Is it Safe?

  Ah yes, the ever-common-question… can I drink supplements while pregnant? But really, the only question that matters to ME is… can I drink Shakeology while pregnant? As always, let me preface this entry but saying I am NOT a doctor or a nutritionist.. I’m a health enthusiast, a Beachbody Coach, a 200 hour certified yoga …

Pregnancy is my Reason, Not my Excuse

SURPRISE! We’re expecting! Well, it’s actually not a surprise if you’re on Facebook or Instagram, since we announced it there first 🙂 My husband Brian and I are excited to announce that after several fun-filled, busy years of marriage, we are expanding our family by one more. I found out late September, and we did …

What is CORE de FORCE?

I am SO PUMPED for this new program to release on OCTOBER 31! I’ve been waiting for a new Beachbody program that appeals to the masses — and I really believe THIS is it. So far, I’ve been able to try a few “sneak peek” workouts via Beachbody on Demand until the full program releases, …