Monday, January 6, 2020

Dang Bar is a good bar!

@dangfoods have made some amazing healthy bars. I purchased the three flavors they had at @cvspharmacy and my favorite is the lemon matcha bar.

Mmmmmmm. I even have one in my backpack right now for tomorrow's flight back to Guatemala.

It is exciting to return to work on non profit for the next six months or so. I wish I could take a whole box back with me. I will see if there was a way for me to get more bars and have the various Mission teams that travel back and forth possibly bring me a box. I am really in a funk with my current health status and I know bars like this help make healthy eating easier.

To grab & Go is best for us busy moms. We need to take care of ourselves so therefore we can care for our family.

The price was great too.

Check these out. Also check out their vanilla almond flavor, and their chocolate coconut. 😊👍

Monday, December 30, 2019

Quality Quantity Frequency

In 2012, I changed my eating based on some information I had from labs in addition to a health professional that I trusted.

Within months, I was getting amazing results and people were asking what was I doing.

Over the next months following, I was trying to come up simple ways to remember these wonderful healthy habits for myself and to share with others.

evaluating my new healthy habits was hard at first but then I realized it is very simple and can be applied not only in eating but also in various parts of your life.


These three areas are key to healthy habits living. The good news is that you can decide your own definition for these. I personally know the success of lifestyle changes is for the new rules and habits to be within your resources of time, money, availability.

Fast forward to now, I have very much used these three easy principals not only in food but in relationships, in work, in volunteer service, Etc.

1) So if you're feeling yucky or down about certain parts of your life, evaluate the quality of your resource whether it be food or friends or work. If you don't like it then change it. Research and evaluate and make a decision.

2) Of course the next is quantity and this can be tough. How much are you doing. Again this can be food, family, friends, work etc

3) The last part is frequency, please evaluate the frequency of your habits. Do you need to increase do you need to decrease and only you can best make those decisions and choices. Evaluate it, research it, and make a plan.

Healthy habits living is just around the corner and actually right in front of you. You are in control more than you know even if your resources are lacking. If you have very little time, if you have very little money, if you have few options of friends, employers, and family. I totally get and I've been in tight situations with all of them, and still can be. But I have made choices and empowered myself to be wise about my quality, quantity, frequency

Monday, December 23, 2019

Trying to Focus

I'm trying to stay focused and encourage myself. Viewing recipes again, going back to my original virtual health coaches pages to be inspired and updated on the latest and greatest.

It is truly black and white for me. I'm either eating well or I'm not. But this time, eating well will be so extreme. I know I need to have zero tolerance but I also need 2 open a few more rules that promote health while allowing some flexibility.

I hope you are doing this for yourself as well. Give yourself some rules, give yourself some boundaries but not too tight. Allow yourself to have space within a healthy lifestyle. For most of us this means researching for resources because they're out there.

Too many of us think that we are limited eating healthy to only a few things but that's not true. There are many many things as a resources are out there. Sure they may cost a little more but you are worth every penny and more.

Monday, December 16, 2019

Make better choices

Of course when we are at the top of our game, we make the best choices.

It's the times when we are tired, sad, mad, busy, and any other distraction, we don't make the best choices.

Be encouraged to be around people in your life that encourage you, motivate you, and help you stay accountable especially in those times a weakness.

if you don't have anyone, please know that I'm here. Not here to push product, I'm here to help you live your days as best as healthy as you can, within your resources and your rules, your way.

Jackie 💚

Monday, December 9, 2019


This is a good old sugar cookie and I ate it. I confess I am struggling between moderation because I know myself.

So I did really well for a week or so, felt great energy, again started healing non desirable symptoms but splurged because of our organization's holiday luncheon and other difficult lacking willpower situations.

Today is a new day so I'm going to make sure my lunch is what I should have, and keep doing that with each meal. 😊👍

I'm not going to get down about this. I am not going to beat myself up about this. I am going to move forward. You can too, let's do this.