Why this mom is jumping for joy

#TransformationTuesday Like many moms out there I have struggled with my weight and healthy eating habits.  I tend to put myself last as I have 4 awesome kids that take precedence of my attention, time, energy, and money for that matter.  At the end of every day I would say to myself as soon as…

Charity’s #TransformationTuesday Story

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 I started with Well Balanced Nutrition because I had gained weight and I wanted a boost to continue my weight loss journey and to get healthy. Where it all started I had been exercising and trying to eat right, but the scale wasn’t moving. My husband contacted Lucy because he works…

HALT: A tool to head off emotional eating

Monday, June 5, 2017 It’s Friday night, you made it through another busy week… Time to celebrate. So often our celebrations include food and maybe an adult beverage or two. Nothing says “happy birthday” like cake, “thank you” like a bottle of wine, or “I love you” like chocolate candy. For many of us, food…

How to make time to slow down this summer

Thursday, June 1, 2017 The kids are out of school, summer weather is here, and today is the first day of June. Hellllloooo summer!   I was reminded recently that we can let our summer happen to us, or we can be proactive and design the summer we want. I don’t know about you, but one full…

5 ways to save on food without clipping coupons

Y’all, I just found out my boyfriend used to be a couponer! How awesome is that? I’m frugal too but in a different way. I’ve been joking for years that I’m actually a 90-year-old woman because I frequently wash and reuse Ziploc baggies, I save all the plastic soup containers from the Chinese restaurants, and…

Sometimes it’s a simple solution

Monday, May 15, 2017 There are so many diets, research articles, and ideas it can become overwhelming to try and choose the healthiest diet for you and your family. Kristen and I have talked about many different diets, and you know it’s our well-balanced mission to help people ditch the diet mentality and make it simple. …

The exercise mistake you might be making and how to fix it

We all know we need to move our bodies, that sitting is killing us, and that we ought to get to the gym or go outside more. After all, our health depends on it. Right? BUT WAIT, we are thinking about it all wrong…. As it turns out “health is not an optimal way to make…

3 healthy leadership tips for a more motivated team

Monday, May 1, 2017 Like many of you, Christina is a busy professional who is in a position of leadership. She was a pretty healthy gal before she started coming to see me, but she wanted to do even better, especially as a leader in the office. Her wellness WINS are highlighted below. Her story is a reminder of how…

Easy Morning Egg, Potato and Zucchini Cups

Confession… Until recently, I have been eating upside down. No, not eating while standing on my head – that would be an interesting site. Ha. I was starting my day off with too little calories and eating most of my calories toward the end of the day. That’s a bit upside down considering we need…

Is your fridge your friend or foe? 6 healthy fridge-hacks

Your food environment can set you up for success or it can make healthy living a struggle. Last week, we gave you a checklist for your countertops and your pantry. In part TWO of the spring cleaning series, we have a checklist for your FRIDGE. It’s all about visibility and convenience. The most visible foods are the…