Mamavation Monday: Mac-n-Cheese Makeover

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How do you celebrate your weight loss victories? Do you have a happy dance or do you buy yourself something totally awesome? Probably the only wrong way to celebrate these kind of victories is with food. However, what do you do if you gain weight? Do you guilt yourself to do unplanned workout or do you punish your scale by hiding it in a closet? It … [Read more...]

It’s a loser’s game, and I’m a loser..


Of pounds that is!!! Now, if you remember my scale picture from last week displayed 175.4lbs. That's 3 pounds baby! I'm pretty happy with that. Even though it may not seem like a lot it's still progress. This week we received our meal plans from Alysa - @InspiredRD which has made me even more optimistic that I will reach my goals. With … [Read more...]

Shedding Some Pounds!


This has been a long week for me, but I didn't let that stop me from kicking butt and reaching my goals! On wednesday I had a spinal tap that was suppose to only have 12 hour recovery time aka I should have been fine by thursday morning but that is far from the way that things went. I pretty much spent wednesday thru saturday afternoon in bed. It … [Read more...]

Etnies Shoes for Kids Review & Giveaway


I'm a busy mom. No, I mean really busy. I've got 3 kids, one of which is an 12 week old baby, a consulting business, a community, and a blog....oh, not to mention the husband and some volunteer work. Some things have gone by the way cleaning...I've contracted that out. And sometimes dinners get cooked by my husband. But most of the … [Read more...]

Mamavation Monday: Cooking Fast and Healthy


Welcome to September, Mamavation Mom Campaign #13, and the new school year (Did I miss anything?) With so much going on this month we here at Mamavation really want to make sure you don't forget to take good care of yourself. Nutrition and fitness are both equally important even when you have to juggle 50 other things in your life. This week on … [Read more...]

Let the losing begin!

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I can't even begin to express how grateful I am for the opportunity I have been given through Mamavation. It took a solid day and a half for me to overcome the shock that I felt Monday night when I read my name on that Twitter stream. The workouts have been great so far and some of the exercises bring back memories of Fitcation, darn tricep … [Read more...]

Moms for Transparency in Labeling Twitter Party Sept. 12th


What are you feeding your family? If you shop at a conventional grocery store, you actually have no idea. Over 70% or more of the groceries in the supermarket are made from genetically modified foods. They were created in a laboratory. The seeds that became soy or corn are both a poison AND a food. They aren't really "natural." Do you want to … [Read more...]

Kristi Yamaguchi’s New Fitness Apparel: Tsu.ya


When Kristi Yamaguchi’s new line of fitness wear, Tsu.ya, debuts in September in select Lord & Taylor stores and online (, moms will have a new way to look good while working out and after. Tsu.ya (Japanese for “shiny” and also Kristi’s middle name) will open with its new fall line September 6th. Kristi explains that … [Read more...]

Thank You!


Wow! I don't think it has fully sunk in yet that I am one of the next Mamavation moms. I could not be more honored and excited to start this journey! Thank you so much to the committee for choosing me and giving me this opportunity! I am so excited to be doing this with Tina (@madhattermom) and with the help of the leadership committee Leah … [Read more...]

2 Week Challenge Campaign #10 September 3rd – 16th

Get your sweat on, Yo!

Summer is over but that doesn't mean you have to give up on your healthy living goals. The Mamavation 2 Week Challenge is back just in time for back to school. Join the challenge that delivers results: 798 pounds and 583 inches have been erased to date. The campaign has two tracks to choose from: The Beginner track is designed for people … [Read more...]

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