Final Countdown…

In a way this journey feels like it has been going on for a long time, but in other ways it feels like it has just begun.  I suppose it's a little bit of both.  I have, and JD has, battled with weight since adolescence, however, our true success' are just now beginning.  With the support of Alyssa we have opened the door to a balanced healthy diet. … [Read more...]

And it Goes Like This

I started this campaign with a list and I am going to end it with a list. 10 things I learned about myself during Mamavation Couples Campaign 10 Losing weight takes work but it makes it worth it. Having a clean house makes life easier. Thank goodness for editing my random ramblings. 60 minutes of my time equals 3 miles. I am the … [Read more...]

Am I Ready?

WoW another campaign is coming to an end and this campaign feels alot different to me at the end than the last one because I knew I was still going to be in the spotlight for the interium and for this campaign. So this ending blog feels more serious than my last one. But this also a totally different campaign than #9. Well to begin I lost 62 lbs … [Read more...]

Home Stretch: What I’ve learned

Is it really week 6 already?  And not just week 6, the end of week 6.  Life has been so busy and I'm glad these past 6 weeks have been here to teach us that we can accomplish our goal.  Next week is final weigh in, which means pictures and measurements.  I am so excited to see how far we've come. I know for sure my clothes are fitting much … [Read more...]

Food is Fun and Yummy

You are what you eat...Are you really though? Tomorrow write down everything that you put into your mouth. Then step back and look at it. Are you getting a picture of health? Is it more like a picture of the perfect chocolate candy bar? Is it an empty canvas because nothing passed those ruby red lips? I was nervous that I would have a huge … [Read more...]

Moving Forward

I'm going to let my hubby go first this week as his feelings will help shed light on a little bit of what I've been feeling and going through this week. This week was what I am going to call a work in progress. I am slipping into some old habits. Spontaneous eating, sitting when I could be doing chores or creative endeavors, and a negative … [Read more...]

Find Your Fit in Fitness

So far during this Campaign I've lost 9.4lbs, but 33lbs since having this baby...WooHoo!!! My husband, who had given up the thought that he would ever lose any weight is down to 211lbs, that is 14lbs! It's important to give ourselves props about losing weight. No matter how little, big it is, a loss is a loss. If you throw yourself a party … [Read more...]

Random Thoughts

I think having the tuesday blog is the hardest one because we talk so much monday night at Mamavation TV I never know what to say on Tuesday... Crazy right? But any who... My week was decent I had a loss but I had this huge number I wanted to reach this campaign and a 1lb loss wasn't gonna get me where I wanna be, But Leah put it into … [Read more...]

We’re Halfway There…

It's Wednesday night as JD sneaks in to come snatch my son off me to put him to bed.   The last couple weeks he has been quite clingy and refuses anyone, but me to put him to bed.  I don't blame him, with the late hours and early mornings that have filled the past 2 weeks I feel like I have only seen him a couple hours durning the week.  Makes me … [Read more...]

Get On with Your…Self

As I take my place on the treadmill I glance back to make sure the swing is still swinging. I've finished nursing the baby and placed him in the swing, I've started a movie for the toddler and I am ready to go. I put my headset on, turn on motivational movies on my phone and crank up the speed to race through my hour long walk/jog. I know that I … [Read more...]