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What’s your excuse??

What’s your excuse??

I already know all the excuses because I was the queen of them for years… It’s raining out, it’s too nice out, my workout clothes are dirty, I forgot my headphones at home, I don’t have time, I don’t want to get bulky, I’m too tired…blah blah blah. The real question to ask should be what’s your REASON?

My before picture is just after finishing my doctorate. I did not regularly exercise. I held baby weight after each pregnancy. I was constantly exhausted and used the excuse that chasing the children around was enough exercise. I came down with every cold and virus that could fester and spread on the grocery cart handle. I was miserable and avoided any pictures with my children – which now in hindsight is just plain sad for them and me. I went to bed miserable every night because I failed at what I had sworn that morning I would do – which was to make better food choices and get to the gym. It was an ugly vicious cycle and the effects of my misery did not go unnoticed by my family. 

Finally, one morning I woke up and said I am done talking about it -(I felt my back fat jiggle) and from that day on I started living it and being about it. There have been setbacks, struggles and tears but the truth is, once I started getting up and consistently working out in the mornings, it made me want to make better choices all through the day, including in the kitchen. My energy levels became increasingly better and I slept like a rock all night. My moods were much happier and instantly improved my family life and relationships. It would be a straight up lie if I said I wasn’t motivated to rock a bikini at my age but I also realized these kids in my life really were MY WHY and they needed and deserved a happy, healthy, active mom who could step up and be their healthy role model. When I found my reasons why, I simply lost all of my excuses.

My decision to coach keeps pushing me further, keeps me motivated and providing goals but it is very far from my reason why I continue to live this lifestyle.

So instead of looking for your excuse, are you able to dig deep and find YOUR reasons WHY? When you do find your why and your passion, your results will follow. Message me for help.11042942_947364438631658_7105274840541815394_n

WARNING: It’s about to get real up In here…

WARNING:

It’s about to get real up In here…

To continue to grow and move forward in your life, you have to keep setting and striving for bigger and better goals. Sometimes we find we have a “thing” that hinders us from reaching our goals maybe it’s fear, lack of motivation, self-doubt, not knowing where to begin…

Ready?!?(Told ya it was about to get real)…

My “thing” is fear of success and not believing I’m good enough. This stems from self limiting beliefs. What does it cause you ask? With my health and fitness. I’ve struggled with my weight off and on after the birth of my kids and when I was in grad school. When I would get to a point where I was finally seeing results and super proud, I would self-sabotage with binge eating on sugar or playing mental wrestling in my head. It’s a vicious cycle really. I’ve had to learn to overcome my fear, to KNOW that I am good enough and I DO deserve the happiness God put me on this earth to receive.

It’s not easy and I still struggle, but that doesn’t mean it’s impossible! We are capable of ANYTHING! We just have to believe in ourselves and put the proper actions into place!

Please know, if you have any questions or want to chat I would love a message from ya!

Whatever your “thing” is, it’s time to conquer it! It’s time to believe in YOU!!

 Get Real

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