30 Challenges In 30 Days – Day 5

Day 5 Challenge: Plan for success. Plan your week of meals – breakfasts, lunches, dinners and snacks. Make sure you have what you need to get it done. You have to be prepared to succeed – it isn’t just going to ‘happen’. Amy’s Two-Second Takeaway: Never leave the house without some emergency food – having… Continue Reading


30 Challenges In 30 Days – Day 4

Day 4 Challenge: Got Goals? Take time to write down why you’re making these changes. Is it to feel better, get healthy, increase your energy, see your abs or something else? Every day, read your goals and commit to reaching them! Amy’s Two-Second Takeaway: Remember that this process is a marathon, not a sprint. There… Continue Reading


30 Challenges In 30 Days – Day 3

Day 3 Challenge: RESTOCK! It’s time to go to the store! Stock up on the good stuff. Make eating well EASY. Fresh and frozen vegetables; lean or grass fed meats; poultry; fish and seafood; healthy fats and fresh fruit are your targets. Go fill your cart and stock your fridge and pantry. Amy’s Two-Second Takeaway:… Continue Reading


30 Challenges In 30 Days – Day 2

Day 2 Challenge: Create a cabinet in your kitchen and a designated area in your fridge and freezer for YOUR food. This will be especially helpful if you have kids, a significant other that’s not ‘playing’ the paleo game or roommates. Your food is for YOU and their food is for them. If the food… Continue Reading


“Exercising” the Demons

I didn’t have to think about life, work, responsibilities or really anything except exactly what I was. Sometimes I absolutely hated the action – like DREADED it – but when was done it felt SO good. I was at peace and worthy of being able to relax. It was my escape, my therapy, my release,… Continue Reading

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Watch Your Mouth!

“You ate the whole quart of ice cream AND the all the cookies too AND you haven’t worked out in, like, three days?!?” “Dude, I can, like, already see the fat accumulating on your thighs – and don’t even get me started on your stomach.” “Seriously, I’m pretty sure all of your fat just ate… Continue Reading


What Are You Afraid Of?

We’re gonna start this one with a story that I completely made up – but read it anyway. One day, Joe was at a restaurant with some friends. Since Joe is Paleo (not celiac, just paleo) he requests a gluten free menu and orders a steak, steamed broccoli and a shot of tequila for good… Continue Reading