Happy No Matter What

Nov.1.2010

Fuel, Fog, Joy and Storm

Weighing in today at 149.9 pounds. I managed to make it through Halloween weekend relatively unscathed. I did a bit of fog eating though. Mostly Halloween candy. A little explanation of the four types of eating… Fuel – Eating what the body needs to do its work in the world. We want to be eating [...]

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Oct.29.2010

Moving More

The yoga ball. I lived on this thing for nine months when my twins were infants. Bouncing them was just about the only way i could get them to stop crying. Baby Joy is a much more mellow child but I still find myself bouncing her a lot. I’m bouncing right now, in fact. It’s [...]

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Oct.28.2010

The Weight Loss for Smart Moms Chronicles

Welcome! This is the first post of what I am calling (for now) The Weight Loss For Smart Moms Chronicles. I am a weight loss coach who just had a baby and I have 20 pounds to lose!

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Dec.28.2009

Susan Hyatt Shares her Story!

As one of the most sought after weight loss coaches in the biz and a busy mom of two, I thought it would be inspiring to learn more about her own weight loss journey. I hope you enjoy this blog interview with the amazing Susan Hyatt!

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Anthony, my 19 month old son, was playing with a train at the Sip and Play Café a few months back. As he was innocently pushing the train around the track, another toddler shoved him in the chest. Stumbling to regain his footing, he turned to me with a look of pure shock, then started to cry. That look– the lips all puffed out, tears streaming down his cheeks — breaks my heart every time. Immediately I scooped him up and bought him a cupcake. I placed the cupcake in front of him and all became right with the world once again.

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Aug.18.2009

Sorry J.Lo, I’m Kicking You Out!

The other day I was checking out at the grocery store when I happened across a photo of the lovely Jennifer Lopez looking even more lovely on the beach in a tiny red bikini. The headline read, “How J.Lo Got Her Body Back.” J.Lo, you see, is also the mother of boy and girl twins born roughly a week apart from mine. As I admired her perfectly taunt abdominals, I couldn’t help but think of my own midsection. My belly was barely keeping it together underneath a pair of too-tight-but-used-to-fit jeans and a baggy shirt.

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