The only support you need is your own!

A client reached out to me the other day.

She said, “my family just does not support my new way of eating. Making this shift is so hard sometimes I don’t know why I am doing it.”

I told her the only support she really needs is her own!

The people in your life probably won't support you making a change at first.

They only know the old you, not the new you!

But you know the new you, you believe in that person and your ability to become that person... And that is what’s really important.

I asked her “what else can you feel in those moments when you see your family not support your new diet?"

How about pride in yourself for making the change that most will never dare to do?

What about self-love because you are doing something awesome for yourself?

What about gratitude for your family that loves you?

Those are all feelings to try on when you are feeling the challenge, when you are feeling down.

You can do this!

I am so proud of you for just getting started.

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What I Eat in a Day

These "what I ate in a day" are a lot of fun (for me ). This was a typical day for me:

I started with a green smoothie; this one was zucchini, spinach, flax, avocado, spirulina, and collagen.

For lunch, I mixed half a can of tuna with whole grain mustard and Trader Joes everything but the bagel seasoning. I used sliced zucchini like chips and dipped it into the tuna salad alongside some hummus.

Ever since I brought the cheese cracker recipe on Show Me St.Louis I have been eating them non-stop. So good! I snacked on those in the afternoon. They are perfect when you want something salty and crunchy, but don't want all the carbs.

For dinner, I had sliced romaine, the other half of the can of tuna mixed the same as at lunch with steamed broccoli (topped with parmesan cheese ).

This is my favorite way to eat; tons of green veggies balanced with protein and a little cheese

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Planning is everything!

Planning is everything, especially right now as we continue to live in quarantine! If meal prep has been challenging for you in the past, it is not because you are not a good cook, it's because you lacked planning!

Right now especially there may have been very little planning in the food you have in your house, so let's put some new skills to use!

Sign up for The Meal Prep Course (available NOW!!) and put that food to use!

There could not be a better time to learn a new skill, especially one that is going to save you time, money and benefit your health for a lifetime. Get the discount by clicking HERE and signing up! 

Let's rock this out!

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How I'm Burning off Holiday Weight Gain

Going into this new year, I was up to a weight I hadn't seen on my scale for a long time!

A month of travel followed by the holidays, and I was ready to get back to it. I set a goal to lose 10lbs in the new year, and I am amazed that I am almost half-way there already! In just one week I went down 4.2lbs!!

So far, I have been eating Basically It Meals twice a day, along with a green smoothie or juice. It has honestly been the easiest thing I've ever done!  

If you're in St. Louis, you can do the 10# challenge with me! Click here to get your meal plan and let's do this thing together! 

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