Buh-Bye Horrific Chemicals!!

Each week of this campaign I have thought “boy, I learned a ton this week…” and that is even MORE true this week. My mind was blown learning about how unsafe even our laundry detergents are! So where was I before this campaign on chemicals? I realized one day, while cleaning the shower, I was…

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Eating Clean: How to Avoid Toxins in Your Food

For most of human history, people have eaten relatively simple diets. Food came from whatever you could catch, kill, pick, or grow–from nature. The only manipulation was via mixing those ingredients and then either cooking, curing, drying, pickling or some other type of basic preservation. These days, the picture is much more complicated. Many ingredients…

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Week One – WOAH Nelly!

So, guys…I can’t even begin to describe what I feel today. I have been so extremely blessed to be a part of Mamavation Campaign 17 with Jessie and Lydia. I STILL am in disbelief that I was actually chosen! I’m in awe. I have wanted to be a Mamavation Mom since I learned about Mamavation almost…

Week One – Let’s Go Baby!

I have to say that these last two weeks have been some of the most stressful that I can remember. Keep in mind that I just got married in May … and while I was stressed then, at least I knew what was going to happen and what was coming. Not knowing and hoping were…

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Holy Here-We-Go, Batman!

After the amazing Twitter party that we had this past Monday where three of us learned we were the next Mamavation Moms (ahhhhh!!), Jessie, Lori and I were immediately thrown an abundance of information. I am so excited, and I feel so blessed to have been chosen. So, I start with THANK YOU. I have…

Mamavation Mondays

Mamavation Monday – Meet the Finalists – Boot Camp 17

Mamavation Boot Camp 17 is just around the corner – we are VERY excited to have the opportunity to work with the amazing experts and our partners Healthy Child Healthy World. Our Mamavation Moms lose an average of 20+ pounds during each boot camp campaign, and with the addition of our new direction with detoxifying…

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Mamavation Monday: Mental Training with Joshua Medcalf

Do you ever feel like the hardest part of working out is starting? Whether you’re already fit and healthy or just taking the first step on your journey, there are still moments when our brains – those complex creations capable of so many amazing wonders – have the power to stop our progress. Just as…

Mamavation Mom Weight Loss & Detox Boot Camp

Disclaimer: The Mamavation campaign is subsidized by the generosity of our sponsors and partners.  When Mamavation Moms become Ambassadors of the campaign, they are also put under a seven week contract with our other partners for publicity and liability purposes. Mamavation Moms are compensated with free product,  professional assistance, and emotional support in exchange.  …

When the end is really a beginning

    Ok so now that you all just got done watching me get all misty let me say I am both sad and excited to be finishing up the Mamavation Campaign.  It has been a wild ride that Amy and I have been on and I couldn’t be more happy that a few months…