Video: Day 25 and Beyond…

https://vimeo.com/117917566 Wrapping up day 24 of our challenge over here (feeling incredible!!!), and wanted to share a video that my friend Ryann and I made for all the challengers in our Facebook support group.  We remember back to our first challenges in 2013, and that feeling of the unknown that comes with day 25 and beyond.  There is a way to make this simple for you, there is a way to ... [ Read More ]

Fitness Friday- Changing things up: Part 2

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Well it's been about 3.5 months since I posted my original plans to "Change Things Up".  I had reached a plateau in my fitness goals, and I knew it was time to step out of my comfort zone and do something different.  I found online coach Leah Peters on Instagram, and for just $50 she gave me a very in-depth consultation that involved tracking my macro-nutrients and completely changing how I was ... [ Read More ]

Monday Motivation & Giveaway

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How was everyone's weekend?  I am just getting a chance to catch up between Hawaii, my family being in town and then Greg being gone a week for work.  Today is my first "normal" Monday in a month and it's feeling great to be back on track.  Nathan also started VBS today so I am down one kiddo which always makes things easier.  I am going to bust out this quick post and then go off and have some ... [ Read More ]

Changing things up…

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In honor of Transformation Tuesday I thought I would talk about what happens when we aren't transforming....plateaus!  I have reached one.  In my blogging...in my creativity...in my exercise...in my eating.  I have become complacent in the areas that I don't want to be complacent in.   It's not an entirely bad place to be, in fact my routine is a fairly good one but it's not moving me forward in ... [ Read More ]

Treat Yourself Tuesday

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Well it's been a week since my last blog post, and surprise surprise, it was also a Treat Yourself Tuesday post!  I just love linking up with Becky over at Olives 'n Wine for this series each week, because it's such a good reminder to take some time to pamper yourself! If you’re new to TYT, head over here to read about why Becky is a supporter and advocate for treating ourselves – even in the ... [ Read More ]

24 Tips for Getting the Most of your 24 Day Challenge

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NOTE:  We have large group challenges starting each month, so please e-mail if you would like info on ordering and joining us! Whether you are thinking of taking on the AdvoCare 24 Day Challenge, have already purchased your challenge bundle, or are a few days in....then this post is for YOU!  Let's get you your money's worth and load you up with 24 tips to get the best possible results over the ... [ Read More ]

So what do I do next?

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I wanted to write this post because one of the questions I get e-mailed about the most is...what did you do when you finished the 24 Day Challenge?  When I answer this question I normally start by asking what the person's goals are now that they have kick started their weight loss.  Do they want to lose more weight, more inches, gain muscle, increase their endurance, see more muscle ... [ Read More ]

2014 Advocare 24 Day Group Challenge: UPDATE

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Just 3 months ago the Advocare 24 Day Group Challenge Facebook page I have, ran it's very first fun, successful and inspiring group challenge.  At that time there were about 75 of us.  Fast forward to today...we are up to over 450 challengers (and growing daily)!!     The sudden growth can be chalked up to two things....the program works, and the amazing people experiencing these results, can't ... [ Read More ]

What does January 1st mean to you?

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I can remember this exact time last year so well.  I was struggling with my weight and making every excuse imaginable for why all those extra pounds were sticking to me from both pregnancies.  I thought I was eating healthy, I was counting calories, I was going to the gym when I had time...but it just HAD to be that my metabolism changed.  I couldn't think of any other reason why nothing was ... [ Read More ]

Long Beach Half-Marathon Recap

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I DID IT!!!!  October 13th 2013 I completed my first half marathon! I look at this photo of myself today and I don't even feel like it's really me in it, or that I was the one who actually ran the race yesterday.  It was such an adrenaline filled experience that it's hard to put myself back into the feelings of the day.  All I feel now is pain in my legs and a huge feeling of accomplishment, ... [ Read More ]