You can find me somewhere in the middle of oversized sweatshirts, messy wet hair, smudged mascara wearing my kids dress-up glasses on any given day at home. But today, no frigs given for this look while grocery shopping 🤷♀️ #iamthatmom .
Shine. Your. Light.
Look, there are going to be people who are going to be blessed by the light you shine. They may not yet recognize it. They may not yet appreciate it. But they will be changed by it. And so will you.
I show up here on social media every single day. I share my journey, my struggles, my hopes. I do this because it makes my life better. You make my life better! I truly hope you know that.
If I have made an impact on your life too, please share with me how. Share it in a comment or in a private message. And I will share back with you ♥️
Reset. Restart. Refocus. REPEAT. .
I was DONE being complacent.
I was DONE with old habits.
I was DONE with feeling so alone.
I was DONE staying in my comfort zone. .
One small step in the direction of progress every day is ENOUGH to get the momentum moving for you to accomplish your goals...getting you where you really want to be in life. I jumped and lord am I flying now ❤️
Happy Saturday! 80 Day Obsession, Week 2, Day 13, Cardio Flow. Even though this was the 2nd time going through this, it was harder this week. Upping the weights yesterday, I could feel every movement today x10. I am looking forward to an "off" day tomorrow with just some stretching and rolling.
Real talk moment here. Sometimes when you're trying to better yourself, some may think it's all about the physical aspect of it. "Oh look at her trying so hard", "she's just trying to get skinny," "there she is again flaunting everything out there, she must have daddy issues," "are you trying to look like a man with those muscles?" These are personally things I have heard others say about myself, so I know others are going through the same with negativity. Well let me tell you, what people say about you is more a reflection of their own insecurities then your own. Don't let others negativity direct your goals and your intentions. I know I'm doing this because I want to be healthier, happier, more confident, to battle some of my own demons that NO ONE knows about, therefore shouldn't judge. So all of you out there doing something to better you, keep rocking it! You are amazing. Your strength is built in you down to your core and will be with you forever, don't let small minds ever change that! Have a great day everyone!
“I share because I care.” So cliche right? Oh, but it’s true. When I see other moms walking around like 🧟♀️ or who feel like they’re going to lose their shiz ALL THE TIME 🤪, or when I know people who suffer from autoimmune issues and feel little hope ☹️, or depression plagues them 💔, or when I talk to friends and they share their financial woes 💵 #BEENTHERE we still feel that sometimes. #businessowners , How can I NOT SHARE?? I am a sharer by heart ♥️ and this is something SO WORTH SHARING. 🍷 #pinkdrink
Today and all this month, but today I have such a great package I can offer that has all my favorite plexus products, deeply discounted. This deal ends this evening. If you miss it and are bummed, don’t be. I have other great deals too. But THESE $199 deals are the best and come with the best discounts #dontpay199 and I WANT IT FOR YOU!! #feelbetter#sleepbetter#lookbetter#behappier#makearealincomeATHOME We really have so much to offer. ❤️♥️❤️♥️
Throwback Thursday! What perfect timing for this memory!
This photo session just came up in my timeline ♥️ It is amazing how time seems to fly by us when the days were consumed with daily commutes to working 8-10 hours in Orlando. My family manages to support me as I got lost in the busy life.
But this was also the time when I decided that I would start to invest in OUR health. Mine first, and then they would follow.
I knew that I was heading in a dangerous direction. I bordered obesity a few times and it became clear to me that if I didn't make drastic changes, I would MISS OUT on these happier moments.
It was hard to put on jeans that didn't fit, hard to walk around the park and find comfortable places to sit or pose for pictures. It was even hard to smile for the camera. I have deleted so many pictures of myself because I just couldn't stand to look at the way I had gained so much weight and felt so uncomfortable and unhappy in my own skin.
But I felt pretty good on this day. I felt love and appreciation for my girls and my husband (though I will admit I was upset with him in a few of these pictures because he didn't understand how I felt uncomfortable... I felt so desperate to just some good pictures of us all together that didn't make me want to delete myself.
So when you look at these please know that I love my family so much and that I really want to spend the rest of my life filled with love and appreciation for them!
That is why I make our health a priority now. That is why I have chosen to not return to the rat race of work that takes me away from them.
That is why I chose to become a COACH full time, to grow my own business to develop my passion to help others find their happiness.
TOXIN loss vs. WEIGHT loss
Weight is just that...WEIGHT. Your scale has no idea WHAT it is measuring, it is simply measuring the mass of whatever you are putting on it. If that is your body, your scale will calculate the mass of your body with it's current toxins, water percentage, undigested food, built-up fecal matter etc., and when this number starts going up or down, your scale has ZERO ability to tell you what exactly you've lost or gained. But, we FLIP OUT if that number reaches a range that we have always told ourselves we wouldn't get to, right? The problem is our focus is on the wrong area of our body -- the OUTSIDE.
Society has painted this picture that weight loss should be our general focus when trying to improve our health. 95% of the time, when people reach out to me for weight loss, it is with the primary goal to change the number on the scale but after further conversation, the real desire is to rid the body of toxins and to get their body balanced. In doing this, healthy weight loss can also occur but it will do so naturally.
See, weight gain never shows up to the party alone. It always brings one or more of its friends such as inflammation, decreased energy, inability to control cravings for junk food or sodas/coffee/alcohol, depression, anxiety, heart disease, diabetes, IBS, insomnia, stress, and much more. #holistichealthcoach#healattheroot#guthealth#behappier#sleepbetter#strongerimmunesystem
Potential. It's a powerful thing!
My awesome friend Sabrina ran her first half marathon a little over a week ago. Super proud of her courage!
Today we ran again. First long run since her big race.
I am still training for my upcoming full marathon in February.... And I am so glad that I do not have to train alone!
Is it scary to train for such a challenge? Of course!
But courage comes through what we discover in ourselves those abilities that like hidden under the fear.. it's exhilarating!
Honestly, the biggest fears of running such long distances are the ones that have to do with controlling our thoughts. But this mastery doesn't just make us better athletes, it also makes us so powerful in life!
8 miles this cool beautiful Florida morning. The cool air was invigorating. Listening to YouTube videos on personal devolopment topics is a great way to grow my mind while persiating through the walls of resistance.
Thankful for tough lessons, uncomfortable situations, fear, and challenges motherhood holds. But, its all an opportunity for growth and something to be grateful for every single day❤️
What are Y O U thankful for today?
Have you ever felt like your body betrayed you?
Five years ago I saw my physical condition as evidence that I was failing.
Me. Exactly five years later.
It was actually 5 years ago on this trip to the mountains that I realized I was heading in a very dangerous direction with my life. I was in my late 30s, weighed more than I had when I was 9 months pregnant, having a hard time keeping up with my family, leading them into unhealthy habits, and having a hard time fitting into my size 16 pants... I believed the lies that getting older meant gaining weight, becoming tired, slowing down. I believed that having my second baby meant growing bigger. I believed that I was never overly fit or athletic and would just need to submit to my stout and round body type.
I know a different story ♥️ my body type is healthy, strong, fit. I have energy and confidence to not only control what I ear and how I move, but how I think and what I believe!
I KNOW that I cannot take the gift of an able body, healthy food, clean water, and even the very breath of life for granted!
I am glad that I allowed myself to see that it was not too late to make myself better.
Will you let yourself see that it is not too late for you to join me?
Let's plan a goal together for 2019! Are you ready to see your own transformation?
65% of women in a survey admitted to having anxiety of being judged at the gym. When I first started working out I TOTALLY had this fear too! 🙋🏽♀️
With time of just going and learning it went away but if I knew what I knew now this is what I would tell my younger self and to anyone who fears being judged in ANY situation ✅
I want you to really think about this and just be open to what I am about to say. The reason you fear judgement is because you are worried of being imperfect, talked about, not liked/accepted etc... but seriously if someone judged you what do you think is going on in their head? 🧐 Do YOU really think they are happy people loving life? Do you really think they are proud of who they are and satisfied with what they see in the mirror? HECK TO THE NOOOOO! There is some serious inner conflict happening within them. And the only way they know how to “feel better” is to talk others down. Hurt people hit people 🌀
It’s not their fault, it’s all they know how to do, but realize it’s not about you and go into whatever you really want to do with your head held high! The sooner you stop caring about pleasing EVERYONE the sooner you will feel free and enjoy the journey a lot more 💃🏽
Let them think what they want, love them anyway and never take anything personal. A persons judgement is a mere reflection of what’s going on within. Do YOU anyway 😘
Double tap if you agree 💞