Jessica’s Journal

Did you ever do a 360? We all do at times, but I recently did one with the way I eat! I tried the Beachbody Ultimate Reset, which when I first heard about it in January I had no intention of doing. But we all know how weird life is…the […]

Accidentally Vegan!

As I was vacuuming today, I was really taken aback by how much I enjoyed the task lately. Weird, right? But recently my husband and I decided enough was enough with the less expensive vacuums always letting us down. We decided to bite the bullet and invest in a Dyson. […]

You get what you pay for!

Valentine’s Day is approaching fast! And we only have about 100 days or so until Memorial Day weekend! Where does the time go? So who wants to get their “SEXY” back? The holidays have a way of plumping us up and the end result is we start feeling sluggish, bloated, […]

Get Your Sexy Back!

I have a love/hate relationship with my age. I don’t feel my age and to most people I don’t look my age, but I admit, I’m over 40.  I don’t want to get into the whole psychological discussion on how society views women and age. Its not my intent. And […]

Fit at 40? Heck yes!

If you’re like me, winter can wreak havoc on your skin and your hair. There are a few simple tweaks to your routine that you can do to end cold-weather skin and hair problems for good. Cut back on sugary foods. Loading up on simple carbs (cake, cookies, muffins, white […]

Beating The Winter Dryness Blues!

I’ve been in the fitness business since 2003. I’ve pretty much heard almost every excuse out there. I’m sure I’ve used a few myself. People tend to make every excuse they can when it comes to exercises & eating right. So many people come to me & say they want […]

No Excuses

Empanadas have become a favorite easy recipe whenever I make a roast chicken or turkey.  Traditionally empanadas are stuffed with beef and cheese, then deep fried. But this version is made healthier by baking the empanadas, using roast chicken or turkey breast, adding beans and less cheese. You may be […]

Healthier Empanadas with Low Fat Chipotle Ranch Dip

I’m almost done with week 4 of Insanity.  I never thought I’d say it, but I really love it now. Last summer, I missed Tony Horton so much while Shaun T. put me through so much torture. But I think Shaun has won my heart, although I will always have […]

Insanity: Bigger Thighs? Well Its a Good Thing!

Everyday someone wants me to make up a meal plan for them.  I used to do this for my personal clients for free. But honestly I stopped because it was time consuming and I wasn’t getting paid for it.  Don’t get me wrong, I do love to offer free help […]

A Day in the Life of My Eating Plan