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 ]

Workout Wednesday: Group Challenge Update

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Well another 24 days have come and gone....this time I am happy to report I lost 4.5 lbs but gained so many new friendships, and a world of inspiration.  At the beginning of September I started up a group 24 Day Challenge with my friends Samantha and Jenny. What started as a group of about 20 of us has since grown to almost 90 people in less than a month. The majority of the group all started ... [ Read More ]

And the winner is…..

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The Get-Fit-Giveaway was AWESOME!   Thanks to all of you that entered and played along!  A big congrats to Courtney Roberts!!!  Hope you enjoy your new iPod Nano, Lululemon Tank, Gold Minnie Bic Band, Advocare Spark and Advocare Catalyst.  You are one lucky lady! :) Stay tuned for tomorrow's Workout Wednesday post!  We did this giveaway in the spirit of our huge group 24 Day Challenge, and ... [ Read More ]

Lauren & Jenny’s {huge} Get-fit-Giveaway!

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Let's start this Monday off with some pure awesomeness, what do you think?  First of all....IT'S FALL, officially!  The temps have dropped,  it's been nice and cloudy, the spicy and warm scented candles have been lit, and I've caught the decorating bug.  I couldn't be happier about all of this...all I need now are some leggings, boots, a sweater, a scarf and a pumpkin spiced latte in my hand.  I ... [ Read More ]

Workout & What’s-for-Dinner Wednesday

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Today I am linking up with Jenny over at Jennycollier.com and Samantha at youngfamilyoldhouse.com to share our clean eating dinner menus for the week and our workout goals.  We are a few days into the 24 Day Group Challenge we are heading up, and are having an awesome time helping others learn about something that has worked great for all three of us in the past. I've been feeling a little guilty ... [ Read More ]

Advocare Group Challenge Update

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Happy Monday everyone!  I hope you all had a fantastic weekend.  Ours was filled with an equal mix of fun, relaxation and productivity.  Yeah there was some serious laundry folding going on on a beautiful sunny, Sunday afternoon but it has to get done somehow right?  Shane was napping and Nathan and Greg were out fishing (for the second time this weekend), so at least everyone else got to have ... [ Read More ]

Workout Wednesday: Advocare 24 Day Group Challenge!

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So it's been 7 months since I did my last Advocare 24 Day Challenge, and I'm getting ready to do another on September 5th.  This time I am teaming up with fellow bloggers Samantha from YOUNG FAMILY OLD HOUSE and Jenny from JENNYCOLLIER.COM to host a group challenge.  Both of these ladies had amazing results on their first challenges and are ready to give it another go! We are inviting YOU to join ... [ Read More ]