Some of you may not know my background and may think, oh she was born this way! UMMM not!! Yes, I can say that I have been thin for most of my younger years, but never healthy. Got married at 28, Got pregnant 6 times, (God gave me three babies here on earth and three are with HIM), I gained 40 lbs with each of my IPC3’s. And now, I am in peri-menopause with CRAZY hormones that are trying to decide what to do in my body and I have osteoporosis in my lower back. So with these struggles it can cause all kinds of changes and weight gain in my body.. So I decided to help prevent what may or may not be a worst situation in years to come with fragile bones, a poor back and a weak core where I can’t walk straight.
For many of my college and adult years, I treated my body poorly. I filled it with junk food, too much alcohol, too much negativity, too much sugar, too much caffeine, and no physical activity for years. And let me tell you, my tummy issues that it caused shared the consequences with ME DAILY.. IBS, bloated, no energy, awful mood swings, emotional mess and more!??
Things had to change in my LIFE! 4 years ago I said YES, to my first Beachbody program and I became a Beachbody coach for the discount, for staying accountable with having an investment and to help others. To keep it real my friends, if I wasn’t a coach I am not sure I would have the daily self discipline to maintain what I have going on with my fitness. (Accountability to myself and others is my solid ground of NEVER stopping this journey)!! At the age of 41 years old, my LIFE CHANGED FOREVER. I will never be that person I was before. (and I don’t use the word never, unless it’s absolute) So, I started drinking what I call, The Good Stuff, >>> Shakeology, my daily dose of nutrients that keeps my tummy in check and healthy. It has 70+ whole foods, 70 exotic superfoods like acai berry, goji berries, and other rare hard to find non-GMO ingredients that are sourced from all over the world. It has 17 grams of protein in 6 grams of fiber which help to keep you full, but what is even better is the vitamins & minerals it provides for your body. Plus, it provides me with probiotics to build my immune system (your health begins in your gut!!), adaptogens to help balance out your hormones, and all nine essential amino acids to repair your muscles after exercise. And with ALL that it flows to other parts of my body that BECAME ALIVE and ACTIVE! ?? So Shakeology has been a very good good thing for taking back my body to better HEALTH.
I did not get where I am today over night! I had to show up every day and be consistent with my workouts and nutrition. I eat clean 90% of the time and 10% of treats. Never perfect and I am always a work in progress. My goal now is to become Healthy.. whole-hearted. God continues to mold, shape and define me from the inside out. Becoming physically and spiritually FIT is a beautiful thing.
So when people say you are naturally that way or this way and can’t ever get the RESULTS you want with your body>>>> Speak the truth and know in most circumstances you are capable of transforming your body to gain muscles, or lose weight, or shape your thighs or get 6 pack abs, or discover your obliques, or being able to lift more than 20 lbs or feel better in your OWN SKIN and LOVE who you have become!! No more IF’S or BUT’s, it can be done when you change your mindset, step out of your comfort zone, and show up each day!! Not perfect.. Just CONSISTENCY and TRUST the PROGRESS you are working towards.
Thanks for God’s strength for me not to GIVE up or quit!
Thanks for Beachbody’s fitness programs and Shakeology!
Thanks for Fabulous people surrounding me with inspiration, encouragement and motivation to KICK some serious booty!
The hardest thing about starting a new health and fitness journey is SAYING YES! I believe in you and I believe this is your TIME.
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