May 3, 2016

Ultimate Reset Results!

So we wrapped up the Ultimate Reset last week! I lost 15 lbs and about 25 inches and more than that I feel AMAZING. Bryan and I did eat meat over the weekend... and guess what?! We weren't that impressed. It was kind of take it or leave it. So since Sunday night we've been back to eating Vegan and getting back to feeling great!
It's been almost two years since I started my transformation journey and I am so proud of how far I have come!

Yesterday kicked off my 21 days of no cheats with my team! I am starting a second wave next week so it's not too late to join us!!! I worked out yesterday for the first time in almost a month and I am SO sore today and super out of shape but feeling good! As soon as I am done writing this post I am going to pry myself out of the chair and do my second workout. I am just sticking to REGULAR 21 day fix with the vegan meal plan and so far so good.


I woke up at 5:30 to workout and rewarded myself with my favorite coffee from our local coffee shop Just Iced Cold Brew with a splash of almond milk. NOM NOM NOM!
And the reason I bet most of you are here... Here are my final before and after pictures! The Ultimate reset did wonders for my body, and I am so proud of myself for sticking to it for the whole 21 days and I feel AMAZING now. There is still time to join my reset group OR my 21 day fix group!! No excuses on getting that Summer Body that we want!!!
That's all for today! Have a super Tuesday!!

April 28, 2016

Ultimate Reset Day 22 Update!

I DID IT! I made it all 21 days!! Today is actually day 22... which I talk about WHY I am going to keep going in my video below...
I am down 15-16 lbs, and 25 inches over all. I feel amazing. I now officially weigh what I weighed when I got pregnant with Hudson, a weight I haven't seen in over 6 years. I am a month shy of when I started this journey two years ago. I remember crying in bed one day talking to Bryan about it, knowing that I needed to admit that I had a problem and needed to make a change. We were about to go on vacation and I promised him that after vacation things would change. So at the end of May 2014, I started on this journey at 215 lbs. I went to Weight Watchers, started keeping track of everything that I ate, and started PiYo and Shakeology. It has changed my life. Not only do I FEEL amazing, I have gained a profession that I love, I am ABOUT to graduate with my Certificate in Plant Based Nutrition, and I have gained a mountain of confidence... and I have lost 40 lbs, and counting!
Two years in Transformation
So what's to come? Well I have a group of people wanting to do the reset that I'll be hanging out with on facebook in May. It's a VERY Elite group, and these people are so motivated and pumped up that I cannot WAIT to see their results. We are also starting a new 21 day fix group next week of 21 days of NO cheats! I cannot wait!!

What do my meals look like? Well THIS salad has been my lunch every day, and actually it's SUPER yummy. Dinner has been black bean burgers on lettuce wraps and sweet potato fries. Breakfast has been Shakeo, every single day! (speaking of that I have samples, $5 each if you want one! Packs of 7 gets you a free shaker too!)
 ...so you ask... What's the ONE thing you added back in on day 22?
I'l be back with another update in a few days! If you want info on how to join either  one of my 21 day groups coming up (21 days NO cheats, or Ultimate Reset) you can email me or reach out on Social Media!


April 26, 2016

Ultimate Reset Day 20 Update!

We have made it to day 20! YAY! I'm thinking I'll actually stay on program until Saturday (when we are having friends over for a bbq) so I will probably do my final pictures Friday or Saturday AM.
I am feeling SO good.

I have come a long way in the two years of my weight loss journey, but the last 20 days have definitely been some of the toughest mentally.
 Breakfast has looked a lot this like this this week. Lots of fruit. All the fruit.
 And dinner something like this. Veggies, rice, beans.... you know the drill.

I am thankful that Bryan has done this with me, I couldn't have done it without him. Here is my day 14 video update. I'll probably shoot another one tomorrow on day 21 and then an after video. I've really enjoyed this journey and cannot wait to show you my transformation pictures. Let's just say I am down over 12 inches over all! YAY!
I also wanted to take this opportunity to invite you to my 21 days of no cheats that I am going straight into on Monday. I am feeling so good and have gotten such great results, why stop now?! We'll be following 21 days of meal plans, workouts and the most amazing accountability you'll find! You could be down up to 15 lbs by June if you join us! If you'd like more info on this I would love for you to reach out and email me.

April 25, 2016

Jeepin' and Fishin'--Weekend In Review!

We had a super weekend! The boys and I played outside all Friday morning. We are loving this beautiful spring weather.

Then Rhett and I took Hudson to Pa's house and went and did a little summer shopping. He is actually a very good shopper. ;)
Saturday Hudson had a soccer game and then our babysitter, who is leaving us for college soon, came and watched the boys while Bryan and I went on a day date to the jeep off road park about an hour away. We had a blast!
Saturday night we went to my parent's house and Rhett caught his first fish with Pa! He wasn't too sure what to think.

Sunday we worked on revamping our patio all day. We love this space and will be spending MANY hours out here this summer!
Last night we had church, and it was fabulous. We are still staying strong on Ultimate Reset. 3 Days to go! I'll be back with my UR update tomorrow!!

Happy Monday!

April 19, 2016

Weekend in Review!

Friday I took Hudson to his pre-kindergarten placement test. I cannot believe he is about to start kindergarten and SO close to being SIX. Time really does fly.

Saturday we took the boys hiking at Devil's Den! The weather was cool and kind of rainy, but perfect for being outside! It was a fun day!!

Saturday night a spot on my chin started hurting really bad. I thought it was just acne under the skin, but it kept getting worse and worse.... so I took some Ibuprofen and decided to give it a day.
Sunday we went and bought the boys a new playset from Sam's Club. My mom, dad and brother came to help with the assembly on Sunday and I'd like to include a picture of what it looks like put together, but after two days of construction, it's still not done yet. Ha. My dad was working on it almost all day yesterday and we think one more day and it should be done.

Yesterday my face was worse so I made an appointment to see my doctor. Apparently it's a really bad staph infection on my face. I'll spare you the pictures of it, it's nasty and I am all swollen but after a day of antibiotics I woke up feeling MUCH better today.

...and this is one of my favorite recipes ever. I have been eating it for lunch every single day.
Last night I had a team call with a bunch of my local girls about an event we are doing. I love having the flexibility to kiss my boys goodnight and then sit down and work when ever I want. It really is a "dream" job.
This morning the boys and I are working on letters and enjoying not having to be anywhere or do anything today. These are my favorite kinds of days.
Also... I'm hosting a "fb" Usborne book party tomorrow night. Lots of raffles and fun prizes. Here is the invite if you want to join

Happiest of Tuesdays! 


April 17, 2016

Ultimate Reset Day 11 Update! Half way there!


It's been a few days since I've updated but we are half way through the Ultimate Reset! Yay! The food has actually been really good. We are eating lots of veggies.
Dinner night 7
Day 7 I was SO tired. Like I couldn't keep my eyes open and had to take a nap. That's part of it I think.

Here is my day 7 video: 
I couldn't have coffee as of week two (you aren't really supposed to in week one either) so I ordered this Dandy Blend from Amazon and it's ok to drink because its non-acidic, caffeine free and a good alternative to coffee.
Week two breakfast has been Shakeology every day. Next week we can just do half a scoop, so it will be all fruit for breakfast, and I love warm breakfast, so that's definitely something I am missing. But I cannot imagine doing this whole thing without Shakeology. Bryan is drinking Vegan Strawberry and I'm drinking Vegan Chocolate.
I did week one progress pictures and I wasn't going to share (and I'm not sharing all of them) BUT Ultimate Reset is on sale starting TOMORROW and I wanted to let you know I'm going to be hosting a "spring cleaning" group where you can choose to do 3 Day Refresh OR Ultimate Reset while getting support from ME the whole time. 3 Day Refresh isn't on sale, but I am offering a special gift card discount. Anyways, I was amazed at my one week progress, much less back fat. ;) I lost 3 inches in my waist and 3 belly and 2 in my hips! I am a happy girl!

I made this Sweet Potato and Roasted Red Pepper Bisque on Friday night, and it was so good! We really have enjoyed it. Another staple has been brown rice and beans with guacamole. Bryan loves it and said he could eat like this all the time, minus Brisket, he misses his Brisket.
So phase two is the "detox" phase and we have to drink a detox drink before each meal. It is definitely working because my SKIN is detoxing. I have the worst, most horrible acne right now, but I am hoping that just means my body is riding itself of toxins, yikes! We went hiking yesterday and that was just the second time I have really "exercised" while on this and I was ravenous in the late afternoon so I totally understand why they don't allow strenuous exercise.

Anyways, that's my HALF WAY update! Hooray! Email me if you want info on our "Spring Cleaning" group!

Happy Sunday!

April 12, 2016

Ultimate Reset Day SIX update!

So we are officially almost done with day six of the Ultimate Reset. That also means we have gone three days with no meat or animal byproducts. Three days vegan, y'all. That's intense. We've had Tempeh for the first time... and it's not too bad! And lots of veggies and rice and beans... and lots of water and fruit. I also made homemade sushi and we sort of loved it.
I have had sick kids the last couple of days too so it has been an interesting combo for sure. My favorite part of the day is my afternoon Shakeology, I'm not going to lie. I measured my waist and I am down 3.5 inches in less than a week so I am calling that a WIN! I've been sleepy, hungry... but doing ok. Today I woke up with lots of energy and feeling more "normal". Excited to see how week two is.
Ultimate Reset goes on sale next week if you want to join me or want more info! I'd love to send it your way! You can watch the promo video here.


And because I am doing like a video diary of my journey... I video'd my Day 6 update. You can see it below!
Also... I am offering a special on several of the sales this month and we have groups for almost every program starting. If you're ready to get started and need some help and support I'd love for you to email me to find out how to apply for one of my exclusive challenge groups! Happy Tuesday!

 
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