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Grocery store haul | Get Gritty Nutrition

My grocery store staples

I track macronutrients to ensure I’m adequately fueling my body, and I teach all my nutrition clients this strategy as well. I like to share my grocery hauls sometimes to show the balance in foods I consume. Everything from broccoli to diet soda to tortillas. NOTE: I have been a vegetarian for 15 years which […]

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Feeling bad about overindulging over the holidays?

Feeling bad about overindulging over the holidays? STOP! Do not to feel shame, guilt, regret, remorse or any other negative feelings for allowing yourself to enjoy all the tasty treats the last month or two! Many of the holidays we celebrate in our society revolve around food traditions, and it’s important to enjoy yourself! After […]

More than 153 lbs lost | Get Gritty Nutrition

Total client inches and weight lost in 2020!

WOW! I have been so thankful this year for everyone who has supported my new nutrition coaching side hustle, Get Gritty Nutrition! 🍽️ After struggling with my weight since early childhood, I finally found a strategy that helped me meet my weight goals and more importantly, enabled me to sustain my weight loss. This strategy […]

Before and now photos | Get Gritty Nutrition

I was overweight starting at a very young age

When I was eight years old, I started drinking Slim Fast to replace meals in order to lose weight. I was probably 10 years old in the left-side photo. No one believes me when I tell them I weigh as much or less now than I did then. Well, here’s your proof! I was the […]

Disc golf side by side | Get Gritty Nutrition

How it started and how it’s going

In both photos I was lifting weights and running regularly. The only difference between these photos is my nutrition. THEN: I thought I was eating “healthy” by eating low carb and depriving myself when I saw my scale weight increasing, then binging when I couldn’t keep it up. NOW: I eat all the carbs and I […]

Woman selfie | Get Gritty Nutrition

Move more!

MOVE! One of the best things you can do for your body is to keep it moving throughout the day. Prioritizing your steps and N.E.A.T. (non-exercise activity thermogenesis or unintentional exercise) helps with digestion, weight loss, mood and more. If you don’t have time to or don’t enjoy formal exercise, getting steps in each day […]

Mirror selfie | Get Gritty Nutrition

Making nutrition a priority

Even though it is the disc golf offseason, I’ve got so much on my plate that I’m trying to balance the best I can, including: Full-time healthcare marketing career Nutrition coaching Building my Prodigy Discs bag since I just changed sponsors Creating disc golf YouTube content Leading the #respectHERgame movement Planning Ladies & Gents, the […]

Did I eat that | Get Gritty Nutrition

How to stick to a diet in three steps

The holidays are right around the corner! If you’re anything like I used to be, you’re kind of dreading them because you know how many delicious temptations there are and you don’t want to gain weight. But before you start a diet for your new year’s resolution, read the following three steps. Step 1: Don’t […]

Woman flexing | Get Gritty Nutrition

Dieting culture: Why it’s okay to NOT want to lose weight

THIS JUST IN: It’s perfectly okay to love your body just the way it is! You don’t have to lose weight, you don’t have to constantly be on a diet and you don’t have to always eat the lower calorie version of foods.  You may be thinking…”Wait, Sara, you post about and celebrate your own […]

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