Writer, wife, mama. Life is about the ride, and how you ride it. Perfect doesn’t exist, but you can be perfectly happy with yourself.
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If nothing ever changed, there would be no butterflies

My weight loss journey began at the age of 12. This is my story.


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Don’t just say you want something, create a plan to get to it!

What do you want?

  • I don’t want this job anymore.
  • I don’t to be in this relationship anymore.
  • I don’t want to take all these medications.
  • I don’t want to feel like a foreigner in the gym.
  • I don’t want all these injuries.
  • I don’t want to feel unattractive and unsexy.
  • I don’t want to feel out of control of my eating.



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Better really is better.

Outdoor survival tip…


Why do you want to change this thing in or about your life? Okay, but really, why?
Why do you want to change this thing in or about your life? Okay, but really, why?

Why do you want to change this thing in or about your life? Okay, but really, why?

What do you value?

  • What is most important to you in life? Why?
  • What kind of person do you want to be? Why?
  • Are you living those values? Every day?


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What does it mean to “take a 5-minute action”?

  1. Picking one improvement you want to make. There are endless changes to be made to move you towards your goals. Choosing just one that you can manage every day is far more powerful than trying to make multiple changes at once.
  2. Breaking that one improvement into a very, very, very small and simple chunk. A chunk you can do in 5–10 minutes, today. If it’s helpful, you can use the 4-circle diagram below to break down your larger goal into a practical 5-minute action.
  3. Committing to practicing one 5-minute action every day. That can be the…


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