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The Grace & Grind Podcast

The Grace & Grind Podcast

By Grace & Grind
The show that puts progress over perfection and BBQ over smoothie bowls! 🤷🏾‍♀️🤦🏾‍♂️ Hosted by your favorite couple in Kansas City, Wesley and Kharissa Forte.
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Why You're Not Losing Weight on Keto and How to Fix It
Tune in as we share 7 secret reasons why the keto diet isn't working for you and provide easy solutions for each problem that will help you move closer to your weight loss goals. Plus, you don't wanna miss our HUGE ANNOUNCEMENT as well as our hilarious banter on the new Netflix doc, Unwell, and our favorite show of all time, Marriage at First Sight.
August 31, 2020
Creating Balanced Health Through Bioenergetic Scanning
From food sensitivities to resonating toxins, hormonal imbalances, and more, in this episode, we chat about our experience with bioenergetic scanning and share the crazy results our tests revealed! This episode is brought to you by Balanced Health. Head over to and enter code GG20 at checkout to save $20 on a test or use code GG20sub to save $5/mo on a subscription.
July 25, 2020
Weight Loss Goals and Dropping the Quarantine 15
In this episode, we dish on what we're doing to get rid of the extra pounds gained on quarantine and share helpful tips – from workouts to mentality shifts and more – so you can get in shape, too!
July 10, 2020
Demystifying Algae with ENERGYbits CEO Catharine Arnston
If you’ve ever wondered what the big deal is about chlorella and spirulina, press play! In this episode, we sit down with Founder and CEO of ENERGYbits Catharine Arnston as she teaches us why everyone should be eating algae – especially if you’re on a keto diet or if you’ve caught the coronavirus.  Want to try ENERGYbits for yourself? Head over to and enter code GRACEGRIND at checkout to save 20% off your entire order!
June 26, 2020
Taking Care of Your Mental Health In a Jacked Up World
Between police brutality, an upcoming election, and COVID-19 still lurking, self-care has to be a top priority now more than ever. In this episode, we share 5 habits we're practicing for our mental health and how they can help you on your journey, too.
June 13, 2020
How Self-Care Saved Our Marriage
In this episode, we discuss the three major lessons self-care taught us about creating a healthy marriage and we share how to practically prioritize self-care in your own relationship.  Get the full show notes including a detailed outline of this episode's topic here:
May 10, 2020
You Get Your Check?
If your bank account hasn't been blessed by that good stimulus payday, yet you might not get a check... Listen to this episode to find out why. Plus, we talk about why Black Americans are more impacted by COVID-19 and peep out what Beyonce had to say about it. All of this and more on this episode of The Grace & Grind Podcast! Helpful Links: Get My Payment Tool COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions
April 21, 2020
Quarantine and Chill
In this episode, we dish on our top 10 favorite movies and shows to binge-watch during quarantine! Plus, we're sharing 4 tips to reduce coronavirus anxiety and address what's going on with the pandemic right here in Kansas City. GRACEANDGRIND.CO/PODCAST
April 4, 2020
Beers, Bears, and Brawn ⁠— oh, my!
In this episode, we chat about everything from the Coronavirus to cannibalism! Plus, find out which local fitness star we've teamed up with for our new diet and workout plan! GRACEANDGRIND.CO
March 6, 2020
Hangin Out with Nicki Jones, Founder & CEO of NickiFit
Looking for free fitness classes to attend in Kansas City? NickiFit's got you, boo! In this episode, we chat with NickiFit Founder and CEO Nicki Jones about her free fitness model and why it's important to work with a certified trainer. Visit to find a class near you! Plus, she shares 5 of the most overlooked best practices for developing a healthy lifestyle and how to apply them to your life.  Connect with NickiFit on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram: @nickifitkc.
February 21, 2020
Does Trump Really Have Our Best Interest at Heart?
In this episode, we act like responsible millennials and discuss key takeaways from the State of the Union. Plus, find out where you can hang out with us this week in Kansas City, what's new with local contestants on The Biggest Loser, and you won't believe this actor's weight loss transformation!
February 8, 2020
Is Medical Marijuana a Good Move for Kansas City?
In this episode, Wes and Kharissa talk about the new medical marijuana dispensaries coming to KC. Plus: Did Jillian Michaels really body shame Lizzo, what we can all learn from Rebel Wilson's health journey, and more!
January 25, 2020