In college I always remember using those two words to wrap up technical papers. I figured it was a fitting way to begin this, my last post as a Mamavation Mom.
This time next week I will be a Mamavation Graduate. Holy Schnikes!!
This has been an unbelievable surreal journey, one I never thought I would take. To say that it has been life changing would be an understatement. The empowerment that I have gained through this journey is amazing. I truly feel #BadAss, actually I’m thinking of legally having that added to my name.
The Mamavation community is spectacular. The amount of unyielding support you all gave to both Rachel and I is staggering. I’m not sure how you all did it, but you always seemed to know exactly when I needed a pick me up tweet. It was always on days when I just didn’t want to get out of bed, or really wanted that snickers bar. I have to say, I almost felt like I was doing this campaign for all of us, not just myself and that’s what kept me going. I can’t thank you all enough.
This being my last post we will of course need to remind you what I looked like just over 6 weeks ago.
Not too shabby right?
- Chest – 37″ (down 1.5″)
- Waist – 35.5″ (down 5″)
- Hips – 39.5″ (down 4″)
- Left arm – 12″ (no change)
- Right arm – 12″ (no change)
- Left thigh – 21″ (down 2.5″)
- Right thigh – 21.5″ (down 1.5″)
I got a pedicure for this final picture, I was getting tired of looking at my sad ass toes.
Before you watch the video I need to call someone out, Alysa. You don’t hear me mention her in the video and that was purely an oversight on my part. Alysa has been a HUGE factor in the success that I have had. She has changed the way that I look at food. She has also changed the way I think about it. I’m no longer obsessed with counting calories, now I focus on putting the right foods in my mouth. So, on Monday I shall tip my glass to her.
Deep down from the bottom of my heart I thank all of those that were involved in this campaign. I’m still kicking ass hard on this final week and I do it in honor of all of them.
Earth Footwear (@EarthFootwear)
Omron Fitness (@OmronFitness)
New Balance (@NewBalance)
Leah aka @Bookieboo
Mark aka @MrBookieboo
Pete aka @PeteCohen_
Alysa aka @InspiredRD
Shelley aka @Momma_Oz
Shannon aka @ShannonMSander
Mentors: Hanan aka @LilacCityMomma and Wendy aka @WeightsOver