No One Can Transform Alone

One of the main lessons that I learned early on in my journey of transformation is that I can not do it alone. Having my God, my super-friends and my "team" of people to hold me accountable, be there to celebrate victories and let me shed tears is what has made my transformation possible. In… Continue reading No One Can Transform Alone

Realistic Expectations

As a mom of three kids, life can get hectic! This year was no exception. I had all three in different schools - freshman in high school, eighth grader in middle school, and a fourth grader in elementary. Needless to say, it was challenging. We had all kinds of overlapping schedules of evening activities and… Continue reading Realistic Expectations

Facing Fears and the Inner Critic

It has taken me a while to sit down and write about the experience I had over this Easter weekend at the Whitney Jones Classic Transform Show in Phoenix. Part of that reason is I was still trying to process all the emotions, insecurities, and successes of the weekend. In fact, I have struggled on… Continue reading Facing Fears and the Inner Critic

Epic Weekend Part 4: 5K and Sad Good-Byes

The whole Epic Weekend experience was one of the most amazing times of my life. From the amazing friendships and bonds that grew to finding a new passion in me that I never knew existed. It was an experience I will never forget. The last morning started with our 5K run. The coaches had stayed… Continue reading Epic Weekend Part 4: 5K and Sad Good-Byes

Epic Weekend – Part 3: Triumphs and Tears

The day started with a beautiful sunrise over Phoenix. The day had come as our last full "official" day of Epic Weekend and it promised to be the best one. I knew this was going to be an exciting day so I could not wait to get out of bed! First on the agenda for… Continue reading Epic Weekend – Part 3: Triumphs and Tears

Epic Weekend: Part 2 – Wisdom and Seven Minutes of Burpees

I normally don’t jump up in the morning excited to work out, but the first morning of Epic Weekend, I got out of bed and was ready to go early.  The day started with a hike up “A Mountain” or Tempe Butte (the official name) in Tempe, AZ.  This butte sits partially on the Arizona State University… Continue reading Epic Weekend: Part 2 – Wisdom and Seven Minutes of Burpees

Epic Weekend – Part 1: The Journey to Phoenix

It is hard to put into words the excitement and nervousness I had leading up to my first Coaching by Transform Epic Weekend.  This would be the first time that I would meet my coach, Bruce Pitcher, in person. The coach I had learned to trust, lean on, and share my fears, failures and successes with for… Continue reading Epic Weekend – Part 1: The Journey to Phoenix

Couch Potato to 5K Runner

Running. For a long time that word was a dirty word in my vocabulary.  I was not a runner.  I would even go so far to say I loathed running. Anytime I would hear that word I would cringe. Every time I would run, I would get winded and could barely go 30 seconds without stopping to… Continue reading Couch Potato to 5K Runner

Keeping My Integrity

For most people that know me, my integrity is extremely important to me. I have always been a person that does my very best to keep my word to other people and my family. As a people pleaser, I want people to be be happy with me and whatever I am doing. Several years ago… Continue reading Keeping My Integrity

Start of My Journey

Did you ever see the show Extreme Weight Loss with Chris and Heidi Powell? The basis of the show was Chris and Heidi would surprise someone who had a lot of weight to lose at their home. They would bring them to Colorado and the show would follow this person on their journey of losing… Continue reading Start of My Journey