Are you ready to change your life?

Shelley & Oldest

Thank you again for allowing me this wonderful opportunity. don't forget to check here for details on how to apply to be the next Mamavation Mom! As for me, my journey isn't over yet!  There's still a lot I plan to accomplish!  Stay tuned to see where this journey leads :) I'm ever so thankful for the entire Sistahood for your support this … [Read more...]

Reflections and Goals


Thank you for all your amazing support, kind words, and encouragement over the past 7 weeks!! I could not have done this without all your support!! In my vLog I share what I have accomplished and what I have planned. These past 7 weeks, I have accomplished: I have lost 6.2 lbs! I have lost 8+ inches! I have dropped 2 pant … [Read more...]

What I’ve learned as a Mamavation Mom

Shelley & Oldest

I can't believe that this campaign is almost over. The results I've seen have been astounding to me. I didn't think I'd have the results I've seen. I mean we aren't talking about Biggest loser numbers of course, but still extremely astounding to me since I don't have 9 hours a day to focus only on working out. But I digress… To me, the … [Read more...]

Bootcamp Update


Unbelievable! Can you believe that Campaign 6 is on its last week!? Shelley and I are on the home stretch for being Mamavation Mom graduates. Craziness! This social media boot camp has been a trip. Utter craziness, I tell ya!! These past seven weeks have been amazing. Amazingly challenging as well as wonderful. I have made and established … [Read more...]

Avoiding the Thanksgiving Thirteen


I heard that Americans overindulge so much during the holiday season, from Thanksgiving to New Years, that you can gain Thirteen pounds! Now, I don't know how much truth there is to that as I have yet to find a study supporting this claim, but I do know that in years past, I've been one to over indulge because after all, "It's the … [Read more...]

Fitness, Fun & Family Time

Shelley & Oldest

Welcome to my messy house world! it's rare that I have a lot of free time, but that doesn't mean that taking care of myself has to take a back burner.  Here at our house, we fit our workouts in whenever and where ever we can :) I hope y'all have an AWESOME weekend!  Get your family involved with your fitness routine! Thank you to our sponsors … [Read more...]

I think you are Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious

Shelley & Oldest

Growing up, Mary Poppins was one of my favorite movies. Yours too? Great, then we are on the same page! Since we are on the week brought to you by the letter "S", I was looking for a way to bring a little whimsy to my weekly post. Why am I such a fan of Mary Poppins? Contrary to popular belief, it's not because she flew around with the aid of … [Read more...]

Sweaty is Sexy!


Continuing with the theme of The Letter of the Week with Mamavation Mom, Rachel, this week I am talking about lovely words that begin with the letter 'S'. Smile ~ Even when you don't feel like it... try smiling. It is amazing what a difference a smile can make to not only someone ELSE... but also to YOU! Schedule - I am such a type A person … [Read more...]

Do you have joy in your heart?

Shelley & Oldest

Forgive me while I ramble along but I had a 'teachable moment' and I wanted to share :) Hope everyone is having a GREAT week! Thank you to our sponsors Earth Footwear, SUBWAY, EA SPORTS Active, and Chefs Requested. You are part of the REASON I've had such success. Thank you also to Pete Cohen, Cynthia Pasquella, and Tracey … [Read more...]

Regular Routine

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This week's focus letter is the letter 'R'. Today I am focusing on two (three?) key words: Regular Routine and Results. Please excuse my random ramblings during my vLog. It is not very easy to keep a steady stream of thought while making sure your two little boys in the double jogger don't have a fight, scream, escape, etc... Also, please … [Read more...]