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Category: Nutrition motivation/inspiration

Weight progress | Get Gritty Nutrition

Sometimes weight gain is a good thing.

The top left photo was taken in February 2019 when I was.. -Running and working out A LOT -Eating super low carb -Eating very little protein I felt like crap. I had very little energy during my workouts and felt sick halfway through disc golf tournaments to the point that I almost dropped out. Middle […]

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Invest in yourself

Invest in yourself. Literally. Today, I decided to spend a decent chunk of money on the future of my nutrition coaching career by enrolling in G-Transformation Academy’s four-month Macro Mentorship certification program. It’s scary because it feels like a pretty big investment up front, but I know that what I will learn will be invaluable […]

Woman before and after | Get Gritty Nutrition

I’m calling this a glow up! 

I’m calling this a glow up! Left photo (2007): I was trying to eat “healthy” but didn’t really know what that meant. I would binge eat, feel horrible about myself then starve myself the next day to “make up for it.” Right photo (2021): I eat a balance of carbs, fat and protein and I […]

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Happy National Girls & Women in Sports Day!

Happy National Girls & Women in Sports Day! The first sport I was ever involved with was gymnastics around age 5, then I started competitive swim team at age 6. From there, I played basketball, baseball, tennis, softball, ball golf, jazz, tap and ballet ballet dancing, competitive cheerleading and soccer. And yes, cheerleading is a […]

Woman with grandmother | Get Gritty Nutrition

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 […]

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 […]

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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 […]

Spaghetti and meatballs | Get Gritty Nutrition

Eat more on the weekends without sacrificing progress

What if you could eat more calories on certain days while still making progress toward your weight loss goals? Good news: you can! Most people who track calories or macros typically aim to hit the same targets each day, whether it’s Tuesday or Saturday. One exception is athletes who need to eat more carbs on […]

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