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September 17, 2018

Author: Roberta Saum

Yesterday I finally said goodbye to my mother in law, Sue Winter Saum. I had put it off, not dealt with it, you know, compartmentalized the situation.

Anyone else ever do that? It's a survival mechanism. Many of us who have dealt with tragedies and loss in life can do that without even realizing it.

A...

May 28, 2018

Author: Roberta Saum

Ever need help seeing clearly? Our friends help us see clearly. My friend Kerry helps me and she says I help her. We both helped save the other's day. Kerry is Mrs California 2018 and you can find her on Instagram.

It's memorial day here in the USA. It was a perfect opportunity for me to pull out the...

August 1, 2017

Author: Roberta Saum

So you are getting back in the game?  For many a "contest" or "challenge" doesn't always work right? The timing isn't right. Something didn't add up. Some of you like the community groups on Facebook. Some of you use these little messages from me as prompts and will reply with a question or comment...

July 21, 2017

Author: Roberta Saum

As I wrote this post this morning, when I got to the end I thought "This is a modern food fight!".  Anyone remember food fights from I think the 80's? I have some vague memory of people throwing food at each other in funny situations that got out of hand.  And yes, things right now in society are ou...

July 16, 2017

Author: Roberta Saum

Quick Protein and Amino Acid lesson:
 

There are advantages and disadvantages to both animal and plant proteins.  I like to include both to get the benefits of both, yet not the drawbacks of too many of either. It's all about balance, there is that word again! It belongs everywhere and in all that we...

May 13, 2017

Author: Roberta Saum

How many calories should you consume in order to lose fat?  This data is for females as that is who I primarily work with.  If you are a male you can email me and I can give you similar information and a meal plan.

5’0”  Approximate TDEE Calories: 1520   /  weight range between: 100 and 125 poun...

May 4, 2017

Author: Roberta Saum

How much should you lift? It's a great question that I get often. The reason weight lifting routines don't tell you how much to lift is because the right amount is different for each person. It's all sort of relative to conditioning, stress, health, and genetics.

How do you know if you are lifting en...

September 8, 2016

Author: Roberta Saum

 I struggled with weight most of my life.

who makes the Bliss Go Pack?

1st Phorm makes the Bliss Go Pack. I started using The Bliss Go Pack because a friend showed it to me a couple of years ago.  I was impressed when I researched 1st Phorm because I discovered that they make all of their products in...

July 28, 2016

The key to making good protein waffles is a good quality waffle iron.

A link to the best type of waffle iron... if you order it from Amazon let me know in an email and let me know if you need help.  I'm here, I'm the real deal.

This recipe is super simple:

1 cup egg whites


1/2 scoop Vanilla Ice Cr...

December 8, 2015

Author: Roberta Saum

Char Brown won the recent 1st Phorm Transformation contest.  She's a type 1 diabetic who has struggled with weight for many years.

 

 

Here's what she had to say in her own words:

 

It’s as good as it gets. I heard it over and over. from all my doctors and specialists; that’s a big community when you’re...

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