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Getting in Shape Essentials – Fitbit, Polar and Caloriecount.com product review

As I’m getting back in shape, there are a few basics that have been essential to helping to get on track. If you’re a numbers person like me, you like these items too.  They will help you get a handle on your eating and working out – two important aspects of the weight loss equation. […]

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When an event is more than just an event

One of the things I love most about my life right now is working at the Kenmore Live Studio.  The magic created at the studio is nothing short of amazing.  This weekend is no different. On Sunday, September 12th from 7pm – 9pm (doors open at 6:00pm) We are hosting a Culinary Collision with featuring […]

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I’m having a hard time and I’d like your help

I’m having a hard time and I’d like your help

About 25 days ago on July 10th, I started my 100 Day Challenge along with some good friends who all had amazing intentions.  My goals seemed pretty simple.  Getting back to a healthy weight  and reconnecting with good friends who I’ve lost touch with.  Both my losing touch with good friends and gaining weight are […]

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The Good The Bad and the Unwich

I’ve never been to Jimmy John’s before so I was excited to hear about their “Freaky Good Deal” of a sandwich for $1.00. Subway is my go-to fast sandwich shop since they have several low-fat/calorie sandwiches. Having never seen any similar advertizing from Jimmy John’s I decided to tweet @jimmyjohns and asked if they had […]

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Year of Hope Updates

Year of Hope Updates

First off, a huge thanks to John Digles and everyone else who has asked how The Year of Hope is going. There’s a very logical explanation regarding why there haven’t been many updates on the site —  I’ve been avoiding writing because I’ve been pretty stuck at the same weight, but am excited to say […]

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Self Magazine Work out in the Park

On Saturday, May 15th I attended the 17th annual Self – Work Out in the Park, an amazing event that featured a full day of work-outs and healthy sponsors showing off their stuff – a Year of Hope smorgasbord!! First of all, kudos to Self Magazine for creating an extremely well organized and on target […]

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Wondering how to eat healthy at SXSW? Yes, me too.

I’m at SXSW for the first time, which is very exciting but potentially fattening  – just like the rest of my life!  The Year of Hope has taken longer to take off than I expected. There’s always a party or dinner I need to attend and I’ve been living my life thinking that – “I’ll […]

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Take that candy away from me!

Take that candy away from me!

eating for no reason, when I need to squeeze into a swimsuit!

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