Treating the “Mummy-Tummy”

Abdominal separation: what to do about it? I have been asked this so many times as a personal trainer and even just today I was asked by several moms about it on a Facebook group of expat moms that I belong to. It reminded me that there are SO many women that deal with this condition after pregnancy and how it can …

Why I think you should stop making goals

I’ll let you in on a little secret. I really hate goals. They just aren’t my thing anymore. But you know what? I feel more productive and accomplished now in my life than I ever have. All with zero specific goals in place. For me, the magic is in having intentions. I guess I shifted from making goals to setting …

5 ways to beat the afternoon energy slump

If you are like me, 4 p.m. hits and energy levels hit an all time low. At least that’s how it used to feel for me. Every. Single. Day. Zzzzz… All I wanted was a nap. And a coffee. And a pastry, or something, anything, sweet. All at the same time please, LOL! 🙂 I fell into this cycle big time …

Meal plans are BS

Calling BS on diets and meals plans I have a confession to make: I am a dietitian but I don’t really like to talk about diets. Seems a bit strange since I’ve been a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist for 13+ years, right?? But let me explain: I don’t like telling people what they should eat in carefully scripted meal plans. When someone asks me …