Starting a New Healthy Routine Can Be Scary

Have you been told that you need to lose weight, eat better, get active, take prescriptions? Have you been told that you have a diagnosis that is scary for you to hear? Maybe diabetes, Lupus, MS, Lyme disease, arthritis? Whatever the new diagnosis is can be overwhelming and scary. But, it is doable if youContinue reading “Starting a New Healthy Routine Can Be Scary”

Manage Your Mindset!

I have talked about changing your mindset before in a previous blog. This is a topic that I, as you, have encountered on a regular basis. There is always a reason for you to review your life, how you handle your life and it’s daily trials and how you feel afterward. Recently, I encountered aContinue reading “Manage Your Mindset!”

Emotional Eating

I took a survey of why people eat. I was not shocked to hear that most people do not eat purely for hunger; but, they eat due to their emotions. What I was shocked about, was that people knew they were doing this. “I snack when I’m bored. I eat when I am sad. IContinue reading “Emotional Eating”

Do Not Let Diabetes Control You: Part 2

Welcome back!!! To recap a little, the Law of Attraction, simply put means that you have the ability to allow your thought affect your actions. How does this play into effect when you are told you have Diabetes? You can run from the diagnosis and pretend you do not have it, you can ignore itContinue reading “Do Not Let Diabetes Control You: Part 2”

Do Not Let Diabetes Control You! Part 1

A topic that gets me excited to talk about at the same time as it frustrates me as I talk about it is, Diabetes. People know Diabetes as , “too much sugar”, “sugar”. In reality, Diabetes is more than too much sugar. It is a diagnosis that will change your life (or it should). IContinue reading “Do Not Let Diabetes Control You! Part 1”


There will come a time in your life when you will encounter having to deal with a loved one that is in need of changing their living environment. This is a tough decision for all that are involved. This is a step toward the loss of independence. When you were young, you lived with yourContinue reading “HOW DO YOU KNOW WHEN A LOVED ONE IS READY FOR LONG TERM CARE?”


Thank you for friends, family, colleagues, students, clients and anyone else that have shared their experiences they have had while working with me. It is great to see how many people I have helped and touched over the years, and I wanted to share some of the messages I have received lately. “Embarking in aContinue reading “Testimonial”

The Road to Wellness with Tina

What does wellness mean to you? The definition I found was “the state of being in good health”. So what is good health? I guess this can be thought about differently by each of us. Ask yourself the following questions: (be honest, go with your first instinct) What have I done to take care ofContinue reading “The Road to Wellness with Tina”

Health and Wellness Coach and Healthcare Advocate: That is Me!!!

As I have already mentioned, I am a Nurse Practitioner. I love my job. I wake up every weekday, get ready for work, drive to work, see patients, drive home to spend time with my family. I do this because that is what I am supposed to do, right?! My nursing career started when IContinue reading “Health and Wellness Coach and Healthcare Advocate: That is Me!!!”

What is Your Mindset Regarding Change?

Mindset, “the established set of attitudes held by someone”. This is the dictionary definition. I want to talk about attitude toward change. It’s 2020 and the start of a new year; why do people “start over” when a new year starts? What’s wrong with starting something on a new day, new week or a newContinue reading “What is Your Mindset Regarding Change?”