New Q&A Vlog – Your Fitness & Nutrition Frustrations Solved!

Well, I’m finally home after my two back-to-back trips to Maui with my Dad and Brother and Chicago to watch R in the US Golf Amateur Championship. Both of the trips were so great and very different. Maui was relaxing, filled with lots of workouts, healthy seafood, protein pancakes, and beach time. If you haven’t checked out my Maui vlog, you’ll want to watch it for a glimpse into my booty workout and a recipe for my 150-calorie, low-carb, gluten-free protein pancakes! This past week in Illinois was an extremely busy, exhilarating whirlwind of golf, family, not so healthy food (hello Chicago pizza), and nonexistent workouts (except for the 4-5 miles of walking each day at the gorgeous Olympia Fields Golf Course)! But hey, it Read More




Healthy Cinnamon Buns to Keep You on Track This Year

Another year and the holidays have already come and gone! This year, Christmas lasted a week for me with four different Christmas’ to attend since both my and my boyfriend’s parents are divorced. Luckily, three out of the four houses are within 30 minutes of each other, so it was all manageable with little stress – a shocker for a holiday as packed as ours! After Christmas, we had the luxury of driving down to beautiful Santa Barbara, CA to visit R’s dad in his new home. The weather was perfect! We even enjoyed a lovely beach day! Yep, in December. I think taking a step away from rigid workouts and meal choices is really important not only for our Read More




‘Tis the Season for a New Career and Pumpkin Everything!

Whew! What a week! My barre training officially started and I was hired as a personal trainer at the Peninsula Wellness Center here in Monterey, CA! There is nothing quite like that feeling of all your hard work paying off. Oh and the cherry on top, my official NASM Certification came in the mail! My barre training at Carmel Barre is really bringing me back to my roots. Some of you may already know that my fitness journey began because of my teenage dance career and the body image struggles it revealed. What you may not know, is that a couple years ago I was highly addicted to the Bar Method when I lived in Redwood City. I took classes 5-7 times per week religiously for about Read More