Finding Joy in Movement, Staying Active Amidst Holiday Hustle with Leslie Urbas

Leslie Fiala Urbas, born in 1985 in St. Louis, MO, comes from a family of three sisters, unfortunately losing one in 2016. She pursued her higher education in St. Louis, earning a degree from Fontbonne University in 2008 and completing her studies at St. Louis University in 2009. In the same year, Leslie attained her Registered Dietitian credential and subsequently relocated to Jacksonville, FL, to join the Navy. From 2009 to 2019, Leslie served as a Naval Officer Dietitian, with three years on active duty and seven in the reserves. Concurrently, she pursued her master's degree from the University of North Florida. Throughout this period, Leslie also worked as a civilian RD at the Naval Hospital, acquiring certifications in personal training and group fitness. In 2016, Leslie met her husband, and despite the challenges of a hurricane, they married in 2017. The couple now has two beautiful children born in 2018 and 2020. In 2019, Leslie made the decision to leave her position at the Naval Hospital and embarked on the journey of creating Fit and Fabulous Family Nutrition. Establishing the business in January 2020, Leslie has dedicated significant effort to make it thrive. Today, she successfully manages both her company and family, all while navigating the unique challenges of being a military wife. Social Media: LinkedIn: Facebook: FREE Facebook page: TheFoodEmotionCode

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(00:00) Staying active during the holidays can be difficult,

(00:49) became a dietitian and then entered fitness

(05:00) Eating disorder started in college

(11:46) Many women say they gain weight in menopause, and I beg to differ

(13:40) Give yourself grace during the holidays with your diet and fitness

(19:17) Looking outside the box of what we consider exercise

(20:27) Some people say they have some holiday traditions where they add movement

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