Liz
Liz
Tell us a little about yourself.I grew up on the east side of Michigan and moved to Grand Rapids to go to GVSU. I loved the area, stayed here after graduation and have established myself as a PA with Spectrum Health. I am married to my amazing husband who is a teacher and wrestling coach and we have been blessed with a little boy to help keep us busy.
What inspires you to reach your goals?Being a good role model for family, friends, patients
How would you motivate someone who wants to start to improve their health?Set some goals and take them one by one. Healthy lifestyles don't happen overnight.
What is your personal motto when it comes to being fit?You can have results or excuses but not both.
Tell us something you have learned about nutrition.Meal prep and healthy snack availability is everything
What sports or activities do you participate in?Running, Ballet and other group exercise
Why did you get involved with this activity?To be healthy, burn off stress

Author Archives: Liz

Ballet

Oh man, where did my flexibility go?

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Tex Mex Zucchini Lasagna

So I made this the other night and although it’s not pasta, it was very delicious! 

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Motivation

I know we’re all motivated by different things, people, etc. Wondering what some of my fellow champions are motivated by lately

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Hung up by illness

There are many things I like about fall. Everything from apple orchards to donning jeans and hoodies and finally not having to run the A/C 24/7. The thing I don’t like…allergies.

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Mini Goals

I was reading an article the other day about how people successfully lost weight and they summarized it into 7 common themes. 

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Activity Trackers

I’m sure I can get some opinions from my fellow champions out there…

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Health Journey

It’s difficult to narrow down who has been instrumental in my health journey because there are a variety of people who have played a role. If I had to choose one person, I would say it is my husband. 

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Cooking In the Heat

Chicken, Red Skin Potatoes and Green Beans – yum! Made this earlier this week and tasted great!

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Bike Trailers

My husband and I used to ride our bikes quite a bit and are antsy to get back on the road with our son. Looking for suggestions on bike accessories/trailers. 

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Fall Run

Looking for input for Grand Rapids area fall runs

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