Tagged ‘Healthy Lifestyle‘

They are Watching You: A Mom’s Impact on Her Children

With Mother’s Day closely approaching, I thought it would be a great time to reflect on the impact that my health journey has had on my children. I am a stepmom to two boys, 14 and 11 years old.  I also have two daughters, ages 3 and 4 years old. […]


The End is Where We Begin

“What We Do Today Affects Our Tomorrow.” – Unknown   The End Goal We must keep the end goal in sight as we travel this road in our journey to life and health. If you were to tell me three years ago what my life would look like today, I […]


Struggling in the Journey is “Normal”

I know exactly what I need to do on my health journey. I have done these things and been successful. I have lost 99 pounds along the way, went from walking to running a full marathon, and I have helped others find success. Yet, I still sit here today struggling […]


Get Your Family Moving

Being active on your own is wonderful, but having your family be active with you is even better!  Most people who live sedentary lives hate the idea of exercise. I don’t even like that word because it sounds purely like a chore.  Being active is important and so good for […]



Shhh… Don’t tell anybody! It’s not a fad diet, nor a miracle pill, powder, or potion.  It’s not a spa treatment or medical procedure. It’s not even in most people’s top 5 lists to become healthy and lose weight. What is it you ask?? What’s the secret I am talking […]


September: Goodbye Food Entitlement

Does the Journey Get Easier? Someone asked me yesterday if eating right is easy for me now. It has been almost four years, after all. My response was no, and I don’t know if it will ever be easy for me. It’s my normal now, and most of the time […]


Walking Lifestyle: Scott

Inspiring Others to a New Walking Lifestyle Recently RetroFit Ministries has been in several cities, helping to Host 5ks with churches and communities. One community in Kansas had a great 5k that my Dad and I got to take part in and we had a total blast. So many people showed […]