Year of Push 2.6 I’m No Cheater

I absolutely love Mondays! Plus: the sun is out! I don't know about you, but it's super important for me to get some time in the sunlight. Talk about a natural anti-depressant! Literally! Vitamin D is a hormone and exposure to sunlight triggers your body to synthesize more of it! Vitamin D deficiency leads to a whole host of problems, only one of which is depression. This isn't just a ...Read More

Creating a Fuller Life Versus Smaller Body

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I understand turning to food for "comfort". I understand turning to food when you're lonely. I understand turning to food after rejection. I understand turning to food when you're bored. I also understand what it takes to stop using food as a crutch and start learning to live and thrive without out mis-using food and betraying your body. I understand the burning desire for a smaller body. I understand what ...Read More

Year of Push 2.5 Fatigue Makes Cowards Of Us All

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Hey guys, if you're new to these posts, listen to this podcast episode to get the scoop on what changes I'm making in my life and you can start back at my first daily post here. I went to bed at 10p last night and woke up rested at 5:30a. That makes me happy! I heard a quote today about rest that really resonated with me: Fatigue makes cowards of ...Read More

Year of Push 2.4 Sugar For Breakfast (It Happens)

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Hey guys, if you're new to these posts, listen to this podcast episode to get the scoop on what changes I'm making in my life and you can start back at my first daily post here. The good news: I'm sleeping again & definitely starting to feel better. The meh news: I was all over the place this morning! I wasn't focused, I didn't feel like working, and I didn't ...Read More

Year of Push 2.2 What Does Self-Care Look Like?

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Hey guys, if you're new to these posts, listen to this podcast episode to get the scoop on what changes I'm making in my life and you can start back at my first daily post here. The heavens have opened! Two nights of great sleep! I'm sure I'm going to start feeling better soon! I'm almost there. I thought I'd share with you guys one thing I do each day ...Read More

Year of Push 2.1 Sniffles & Sushi

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Hey guys, if you're new to these posts, listen to this podcast episode to get the scoop on what changes I'm making in my life and you can start back at my first daily post here. It's officially the 2nd month or 5th week of my year of push - intentionally living outside my comfort zone to reach my full potential. Quick update: I'm still sick but I'm feeling better. ...Read More

Year of Push 1.26 Gut It Out

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Hey guys, if you're new to these posts, listen to this podcast episode to get the scoop on what changes I'm making in my life and you can start back at my first daily post here. Welp, I'm definitely fighting something that seems like maybe strep? Ear infections? Major chest congestion & headaches. Insomnia. Here's the really great thing about it: it creates so much appreciation for how good I ...Read More

Year of Push 1.25 Under The Weather

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Hey guys, if you're new to these posts, listen to this podcast episode to get the scoop on what changes I'm making in my life and you can start back at my first daily post here. Well, the lack of sleep thing makes more sense this morning. (Insert sad trombone...) After struggling to sleep all night (again), I woke up with a sore throat & chest congestion. As much as ...Read More

Year of Push 1.24 Inspired to Action

Hey guys, if you're new to these posts, listen to this podcast episode to get the scoop on what changes I'm making in my life and you can start back at my first daily post here. A second night of crappy sleep! What gives? I had the TV on while I was doing some accounting stuff until late (for me) last night so tonight I'm going to turn the TV ...Read More


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