My son is a picky eater: he only has a few things he’ll eat and they’re on constant rotation. On any given day he’ll change his mind about what he likes, and it’s nearly impossible to predict! For a long time I was worried about his eating habits, and meal times were stressful for me. My concern was alleviated when his pediatrician told me children eat when they’re hungry and
My son has watched my weight loss journey, and although he is too young to really comprehend that my body has shrunk, he does see a difference in both my activity level and the way I eat. I, however, am not so extreme that I keep treats away from him (or me for that matter). As a matter of fact, I am a true believer of eating everything in moderation.
I am constantly asked about how I keep up with my fitness goals. I hope that folks don’t think it is easy! Honestly, most times when I lace up my running shoes it’s a challenge, but nothing beats the feeling I have when I complete my morning run and I am energized for the rest of the day. But the biggest question is – how do I get off of
I started my journey to healthy living the week of Thanksgiving 2009. At that point I was considered obese and weighed over 200 pounds. By August 2010 I’d lost 52 pounds and was prepping for my first half-marathon. Fast forward to today: I have completed six of these races and plan on more! I cannot take all the credit for my success with healthy living; I have to credit my
As the air turns a tad bit cooler here in Atlanta I am happily renewing our family’s commitment to outdoor family exercise. Atlanta is most commonly referred to as “HOTlanta” and with good reason! During the summer we average in the 90’s on a daily basis and although last year I trained for a half-marathon during the heat, it was not pretty. And it certainly was not conducive to having