Shift Your Mindset & Ditch the Diet!

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Ladies, love yourself for those small steps you’re taking every day, not just the results in the mirror!

I won’t lie, the thought of spending a week in a bathing suit with a bunch of people who are SUPER FIT on our Health Coaching Vacation in Mexico last week gave me a bit of anxiety! 😱 👙👙👙👙😱

I have stretch marks from gaining and losing so much weight over the years (thank you yo-yo dieting, thyroid issues, anxiety medication and pregnanc😜) I may not have a flat stomach, and I certainly will always have cellulite

But then I realized, you know what? I am working on living a healthier lifestyle (for the most part), investing in mine and my family’s long-term health…and THAT is what matters more than a dang swimsuit! 👊

I will never be one to completely abstain from chocolate, eat low calorie/no carb/high fat (that never works long term for me anyway 😂) or exercise like crazy. I just don’t like to feel restricted, and I know I can find a healthy balance that I’m proud of no matter what the heck I’m wearing or who I’m with 😍

None of us are perfect, but we are all pretty AMAZING! Can I get an AMEN?! 🙌 And if you’re looking for that balance in your life too, and just need some basic nutrition& mindset guidelines that work in REAL LIFE … comment below friend!

I’m starting our Intuitive Eating DITCH THE DIET group soon, you should join us 💕 No more cutting out food groups or counting calories, just learning how to SIMPLY fuel our own individual bodies best WITHOUT restrictions! I’ll send you some more info. #healthyandhappyforlife 

Transformation – Sarah L.

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Moms – What time of day is your energy the lowest?!
☕️ Morning
☀️ Afternoon
🌙 Evening

I was so excited when my friend Sarah said she is no longer having that dreaded AFTERNOON SLUMP!!! Because I know how life changing that can be as a busy mom 😊😊😊 She’s got two boys to keep up with, and her family recently moved cross-country for her husband’s ministry job. So she needs all the energy she can get 💕

Sarah’s also lost 25 lbs. 😍 And her immune system and mood are MUCH better, just from following a basic meal plan and adding a little exercise and superfoods into her day 🎉 Here’s what she says has helped her make this lifestyle shift 👉“I have a coach to hold me accountable and check in on me… that cares about my choices. And I have a basic plan to follow…I love that I am not eliminating whole food groups, so I can make meals that my whole family will enjoy 🍳🍝 I just watch my own portions!”

Sarah, I’m so proud of all the progress you’ve made, you are totally ROCKING this new lifestyle lady 🙌💕 #progressnotperfection #liveyourbestlife #busymamasunite #faithoverfear

Transformation – Michelle S.

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Michelle has two young boys and works night shift as a Pediatric RN. She had lost over 15lbs. and several pants sizes following an eating plan/workout routine, but then LIFE happened (we’ve ALL been there right?!) 😉 But she knew she wanted to prevent long-term health issues like high cholesterol and diabetes, so she could be there for her family for many years to come! 

After working together to find a more maintainable lifestyle of balanced healthier choices, Michelle sent me this message that totally made my day: “I’m sleeping better, and feel better all around. It’s nice to be apart of a group of ladies that support each other and are so positive 💕 I love being around like-minded people that are striving to be their best.🙌

I’m so proud of you lady, for making the decision that NOW is the time to take back your health and energy!!! It’s all about progress, not perfection. And thank you for being such an AWESOME motivator, you make our group so much fun 🎉🎉🎉  Seeing you make your health a priority, even with working shifts and being busy with your boys, is super inspiring!!!

Transformation – Rebecca M.

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Rebecca decided when her son was only *6 weeks old* that she was going to figure out a way to fit healthier eating and living into her busy days…because she knew if she took care of HERSELF too, everyone in the family would benefit! 😉 Happy mama with energy, peace and confidence = happier family! 💕💕 She is down 11 lbs in 6 weeks, but says the biggest benefits are increased energy, better mood, and strength! 

“Our online group of ladies helps keep me accountable, but reminds me that PERFECTION is not necessary – no pressure or judgement!  😘 And having a coach is a great resource if you have questions or need ideas on how to tweak things! This lifestyle really simplifies everything, and I like the 30 min workouts because they are quick but effective. If I want a longer workout, I can do that too. It’s nice that you can really personalize the plan to fit your lifestyle–so that makes it easy to stick with. 😉

Also, you can eat real food and I am always full! Real food really does fill you up🥙🥗🍳🍝🍎 As for fitting in cooking, I use a lot of crock pot recipes from Pinterest and that I get from my coach/group. That makes it so easy! I make my meals during my little ones nap time, or at least prep, so we have meals every night. I often make enough for leftovers to save time 💕

My superfood smoothies have been satisfying my sweet tooth too! I used to crave sweets, and now I crave healthier foods. 🎉 Of course you can have an occasional treat, but you can make these treats healthier and/or just watch your portions.”

Rebecca your dedication to taking back your health, and setting an example for your entire family, has been SO amazing to watch! 😍 You truly are a testimony to what we can do when we have
👉 an easy plan to follow 🙌
👉a solid support system of other healthier minded ladies 💃
👉true desire to feel better and LIVE each day to the fullest
I’m so honored to have you in this journey with us!! 

Transformation – Ellen E.

This wonderful lady has accomplished some HUGE milestones, including losing 50 POUNDS so far on her journey to better health and happiness!💕💕💕 This right here is why I love what I do as a coach ❤️  When my friend Ellen, a busy working single mama, sent me this message and it almost made me cry tears of joy 💦“This healthier lifestyle & the support from our online crew of ladies has given me a WHOLE NEW LIFE!😍

I have so much more ENERGY now, and enjoy going to events with my son….like battle of the bands and football games. It’s such a sense of *freedom* to just enjoy going places and not having to worry about how far we are going to have to walk, or how many stairs there will be! 💪 
My son is reaping the benefits because we are cooking more….he loves all the food that we prepare!

💕Having coaches who are there to assist you and mentor you is LIFE CHANGING and I could not have made the changes that I have made without the extra encouragement.  💕 O
ur online group is like a sisterhood…..we share recipes, meal prep tips, fitness ideas, and there is always someone there to lift you up when you are struggling or to say “you go girl” when you’re achieving your goals! 💃🏻

Ellen, I am SO so proud of you! You deserve this gift of health and happiness, and I know this is only just the beginning of your journey ❤️  I’m so grateful God brought us all together even if we’ve never met in person 😊

PS If you want to be part of our online Real Life Healthy Living sisterhood, and get to know some more amazing ladies like this, just use the CONTACT TAB to get in touch!