Twelve Months of Weight Loss Journey

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Weight Loss Journey Twelve Months: My Journey to health, wellness and renewal Twelve months. 365 days. 8760 hours. 525, 600 minutes. 31,536,000 seconds. One year ago today (November 11, 2013) I made the decision to take control of my health, wellness and lifestyle. I accepted the gift of the 24 day Advocare Challenge kit from my friend Amee and was ready to start the challenge. Stepping on the scales that Monday morning I choked back the tears, shame and deep sadness as the number stopped at … [Read more...]

My Response to your responses on Obesity

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If you didn't read the post you can it is Your Child is Obese and It is Your Fault. I sure plucked some nerves. I didn't address some children have weight problems because of health. That is true. That isn't who I speaking about. That isn't the majority. I could google it but let's say that is 5% of the population for argument's sake. The rest of the weight problems are attributed to food choices and lack of exercise. I think I hit a nerve because several of you struggle with weight. The … [Read more...]

24 Day Challenge Wrap Up

I just finished my 24 Day Challenge... and what a CHALLENGE that was.  BUT I am feeling better and looking thinner, so I am off to a good start to continue loosing weight and getting healthier.  My clothes are fitting looser, and I notice less fat on my stomach and back (YAY!). I am currently down 6 pounds since I started the Advocare 24 Day Challenge, so this is a start.  I was really hoping to loose more during the challenge, but I also need to face the facts that I am not technically in … [Read more...]

Clean Eating Meals

Clean Eating Meals Have you heard of Clean Eating? Clean eating is a lifestyle! If you want to lose weight or just to stay healthy this is probably the most effective way. By only eating Clean Eating Meals, you choose the freshest and best options available and staying away from processed foods. You don't have to starve yourself to shed the pounds, instead you choose more vegetables, fruits and whole grains and stay away from refined grains, sugars, salt and unhealthy fats. Below are some … [Read more...]

Diane’s Advocare 24 Day Challenge

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Advocare 24 Day Challenge Diane I am so excited to be doing this 24 day challenge! In truth, I've done the challenge before and had good results. But I didn't make a lifestyle change. And folks, you have to commit to making a lifestyle change or the results will only be temporary. Trust me! So who am I... I am an assistant principal of a K-8 school. I have four boys. And all my boys are involved in extracurricular activities causing a ridiculously busy schedule. And that's been part … [Read more...]

Loretta Advocare 24 Day Challenge

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Advocare 24 Day Challenge Check out Loretta's Advocare 24 Day Challenge Review DAY 1: It is hard to get into a program with out doubts if it is going to work for you or keep you motivated throughout the challenge. At 50 I have found that program with a great support team of sisters that are reaching for the same goal by improving our health inside and out. The key for success in the program for me was by organizing my day into day bags so that I could grab and go. My 1st. was a … [Read more...]

Turkey Taco Recipe: Clean Eating Recipe

Turkey Taco Recipe

Turkey Taco Recipe Clean Eating Recipe Replacing ground Turkey for fatty beef is one REALLY great way to eat healthier.  One issue I am having in my house is everyone likes things a little bit different, so Turkey Tacos was a great way to solve that since everyone can have it like they want AND it is healthy, it's a great Clean Eating Recipe. Turkey Taco Recipe Ingredients: 1 Pound Thawed Ground Turkey 1 Pepper (I use sweet, but you can vary this to your taste) 1 Small … [Read more...]

Day 14 Advocare Journey

Yesterday I finished up Day 14 of my Advocare Journey.  I am feeling better, better about me, better about the journey, and feeling better.  I am down 4 pounds since I started.  But my clothes are fitting better and that means more than the scale showing four pounds down. Cravings suck.  I have come to realization that when you eat unhealthy and you eat certain things it becomes an addiction.  My addiction must be sweets.  I LOVE all things sweet, cookies, candy, chocolate, sprinkles (ya, I … [Read more...]

Shrimp Clean Eating Recipe

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Shrimp Clean Eating Recipe I love shrimp and I will admit that it is my go to meat. I always have some in my freezer for a quick treat since it doesn't take a long time to thaw and it always tastes great. I am also quite proficient at stretching one bag into a meal for 5 by adding veggies. This is a clean eating meal with a lot of flavor and it is healthy it is a crowd pleaser. It is also a great recipe for the Advocare 10 day cleanse.  I love Advocare and you can check out the results of … [Read more...]

Clean Eating Weight Loss

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Clean Eating Weight Loss Chicken with Fresh Veggies We have all started the Advocare 10 day cleanse and as a result we are all clean eating for weight loss.  The clean eating weight loss experiment has helped my friend lose over 50 pounds. It has also helped me feel better and have more energy. We all want to feel better and have more energy and the answer is simple cook meals that are simple. This clean eating weight loss plan is one that we use even though our goal isn't to lose … [Read more...]