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A Quick Confession

March 30, 2016 | 1

Alright, here it is…

I’m struggling.

A lot.

With everything right now.

I’m overwhelmed with work.

I’m overwhelmed with trying to get to the gym.

I’m overwhelmed with trying to eat right and do food prep.

I’m overwhelmed with the … Read More

6 Tips for Self-Motivation

March 23, 2016 |

One of the very first (and most difficult) steps to making a lifestyle change is finding the motivation. Without it, we may know the ‘right’ things to do, but not quite be able to put that into practice.

You, like … Read More

January Success and February Goals

February 4, 2016 |

What a busy last couple of weeks it’s been for me.

I’ve spent much of the last couple of weeks prioritizing my life and I took a hiatus from the internet (much needed!), I have been fighting a cold, trying … Read More

Make Your Own Protein/Energy Bars!

January 23, 2016 |

Protein bars used to be more aimed for hikers who are on the go for long periods of time, or extreme athletes on the go. Now they are becoming more mainstream and used as snacks, and that’s okay, it’s just … Read More

Blog Week 2: Meal Planning

January 17, 2016 | 1


Well, it’s half way through the month of January… about 25% of “New Year’s Resolutioners” have already given up. If this is you, jump back in. Falling off the wagon is a part of the journey. It’s not failure … Read More

Week One: Hydration!

January 11, 2016 | 2


Blog week 1: Hydration

Over the last week it has become painfully obvious that the first obstacle I must overcome is my lack of hydration…

I’ve really gotten out of the habit of drinking water. I didn’t realize how … Read More

Make Your Own Smoothies!

January 9, 2016 |

Let me first tell you…you may or may not know this…but you do not need smoothies, shakes, protein drinks, meal replacement smoothies – whatever you want to call them – to lose weight, or gain muscle, etc. Okay…now that’s out … Read More

Re-Introducing No Excuse Mom Lori

January 5, 2016 | 4



I am writing today to say hello.

For those of you who don’t know me, I am a no excuse mom. In fact, I am one of the two creators of the No Excuse Mom Facebook group… Maria … Read More

Why We Are Not Failures, And The Truth About Fad Diets

December 19, 2015 |

This post will discuss why changing our habits is not supposed to be easy, why we are not failures if we struggle to make changes, how to choose the right weight loss program, and how someone can lose weight in … Read More

Nutrient-Packed, Easy-To-Make, Kid-Approved Chia Seed Jam!

November 8, 2015 |

This chia seed jam is delicious, easy to make, and my kids even love it! An excellent source of vitamins, minerals (including iron and calcium), antioxidants and fibre, and a good source of protein and omega 3s…with a bonus of … Read More