A few summers ago I saw a picture that was posted of myself and some friends at the pool. I was in pretty good shape, I thought, anyway. 

In the photo comments someone was making fun of me and it made me so mad. It made me self conscious. I can honestly say that I stopped going out and doing as much stuff in public after I saw it.

Because of that this is something I would have never imagined posting on Facebook but I am going to because I'm freaking proud of myself.

These photos are just a few months a part and you can see physical changes. What you can't see are the mental change. The fact that I don't tell myself how bad I look daily. The fact that I wear shorts out instead of jeans in the dead of summer. These programs literally changed me from the inside out.

I'm not posting his to brag or seem conceited. I'm posting this for those out here like me. Who want more for themself. Who are tired of living secluded in their house Every. Single. Day... all because of what bullies say or do.

I'm posting this to let you know that if I can do it you can do it to. That you're worth it. That you are important. That you're stronger than you think.
A few summers ago I saw a picture that was posted of myself and some friends at the pool. I was in pretty good shape, I thought, anyway. In the photo comments someone was making fun of me and it made me so mad. It made me self conscious. I can honestly say that I stopped going out and doing as much stuff in public after I saw it. Because of that this is something I would have never imagined posting on Facebook but I am going to because I'm freaking proud of myself. These photos are just a few months a part and you can see physical changes. What you can't see are the mental change. The fact that I don't tell myself how bad I look daily. The fact that I wear shorts out instead of jeans in the dead of summer. These programs literally changed me from the inside out. I'm not posting his to brag or seem conceited. I'm posting this for those out here like me. Who want more for themself. Who are tired of living secluded in their house Every. Single. Day... all because of what bullies say or do. I'm posting this to let you know that if I can do it you can do it to. That you're worth it. That you are important. That you're stronger than you think.
7 months PP with a 50lb weight loss.
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1 Round of PiYo
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"I was a little over a year postpartum and wanted to make some life changes. This is my 30 day progress photo! I can't begin to describe how excited I am with this result already. I feel healthier now than I ever have and can't wait to see what the comparison photo looks like in another 30 days. I started with beachbody because I fell in love with shakeology (thanks to Holly) and now I'm in L❤️VE with the workouts!!!"
"I was a little over a year postpartum and wanted to make some life changes. This is my 30 day progress photo! I can't begin to describe how excited I am with this result already. I feel healthier now than I ever have and can't wait to see what the comparison photo looks like in another 30 days. I started with beachbody because I fell in love with shakeology (thanks to Holly) and now I'm in L❤️VE with the workouts!!!"
So freaking proud of Melanie!! Check out her story:

"2 years ago today, I had just got my heart monitor off and was told i definitely needed to see cardiology from the results. I was depressed, scared and felt alone. Sleeping all day, taking over 15 meds a day(one of them being narcotics 4 x's a day) was my life. I had given up. My memories from the day on Facebook made all of this come flooding back tonight.

Fast forward to today! Today I finished a killer workout program from Shaun T, the creator of insanity. It pushed me to my limit and honestly, i didnt know if i could do it when I started. However, my wonderful team of fellow coaches pushed me everyday. We held each other accountable. We complained about how much it sucked while doing it. We cheered each other on for finishing each workout. 

It feels so good that i accomplished this! I could have never done it without my tribe. If you are looking for a tribe of women to lift you up, give you conidence, and support you through hard times, send me a private message. It has changed everything for me!"
So freaking proud of Melanie!! Check out her story: "2 years ago today, I had just got my heart monitor off and was told i definitely needed to see cardiology from the results. I was depressed, scared and felt alone. Sleeping all day, taking over 15 meds a day(one of them being narcotics 4 x's a day) was my life. I had given up. My memories from the day on Facebook made all of this come flooding back tonight. Fast forward to today! Today I finished a killer workout program from Shaun T, the creator of insanity. It pushed me to my limit and honestly, i didnt know if i could do it when I started. However, my wonderful team of fellow coaches pushed me everyday. We held each other accountable. We complained about how much it sucked while doing it. We cheered each other on for finishing each workout. It feels so good that i accomplished this! I could have never done it without my tribe. If you are looking for a tribe of women to lift you up, give you conidence, and support you through hard times, send me a private message. It has changed everything for me!"
Check out Danette's story:

Left: July 11, 2016
203lbs 🙈
Right: June 20, 2017
169lbs
34 lbs and over 25”....phew! 

When I was younger I didn't have to worry about my weight, I ate what I wanted. But as we all experience things change as we age. 

In my young adult life I struggled with depression and anxiety, and to cope with that I turned to many different things for comfort; food was the best. 

My weight and fitness was a vicious cycle, I would loose weight and gain. I would be fit and I would spend days doing nothing. 
Over time I gave up, I continued to eat unconsciously and as I aged, my body could no longer keep up with the ridiculous amount of food I was eating. I ballooned to the biggest and unhealthiest I have ever been.

I knew if I wanted to be present and active in my sons life I had to make a change.

I have used, Cardio, yoga, MMA, Country line dancing type workouts and weights or my own body weight. I committed to 30 minutes minimum and a daily shake of my super food, to make this change & it worked! 
I have set and achieved so many goals and I could not be more proud of myself. 

The biggest change; I know I am not perfect and I still struggle, that's life. But for the first time I am learning to love me and to be ok with the person I am even if others are not. This commitment is forever, this isn't a diet or a passing fad. This is part of me and my everyday. 

The numbers above are the proof in black & white....but the way I feel, the workouts I can accomplish now, the energy I have and the way my clothes fit; ALL non-scale victories!
Check out Danette's story: Left: July 11, 2016 203lbs 🙈 Right: June 20, 2017 169lbs 34 lbs and over 25”....phew! When I was younger I didn't have to worry about my weight, I ate what I wanted. But as we all experience things change as we age. In my young adult life I struggled with depression and anxiety, and to cope with that I turned to many different things for comfort; food was the best. My weight and fitness was a vicious cycle, I would loose weight and gain. I would be fit and I would spend days doing nothing. Over time I gave up, I continued to eat unconsciously and as I aged, my body could no longer keep up with the ridiculous amount of food I was eating. I ballooned to the biggest and unhealthiest I have ever been. I knew if I wanted to be present and active in my sons life I had to make a change. I have used, Cardio, yoga, MMA, Country line dancing type workouts and weights or my own body weight. I committed to 30 minutes minimum and a daily shake of my super food, to make this change & it worked! I have set and achieved so many goals and I could not be more proud of myself. The biggest change; I know I am not perfect and I still struggle, that's life. But for the first time I am learning to love me and to be ok with the person I am even if others are not. This commitment is forever, this isn't a diet or a passing fad. This is part of me and my everyday. The numbers above are the proof in black & white....but the way I feel, the workouts I can accomplish now, the energy I have and the way my clothes fit; ALL non-scale victories!
Check out Madison's story:

Left: January 7, 2017
Right: May 26, 2017 

This has been a journey of a lifetime so far. I never knew Beachbody could change lives the way it has changed mine. The girl on the left had no self confidence, felt awful all the time and hated how she looked in everything that she wore. She had gotten engaged a couple of months before this picture and that is supposed to be the happiest time in your life right?????? Well it was until I had to start trying on wedding dresses. (Mind you wedding dresses come in the most ridiculous sizes) I went to one appointment expecting it to be the most magical and exciting time but what it turned into was not being able to get a SINGLE DRESS over my hips.....I was so embarrassed that I had let myself get that big and I was disappointed that I was taking the fun out of the experience for me. That was also the day that I decided that I NEEDED to make a change. 

Fast forward almost 5 months later and the girl on the right is a TOTALLY different person. She loves her body, she feels great in her own skin and her self confidence is probably higher than it ever has been in her life. She no longer has to suck it in and although that she is still on her journey and not to her destination yet she could not be happier with how far she has come. 

There are so many people to thank and give credit to but I think we all need to give a lot of credit to ourselves! We are the ones that put in the hard work, sweat and tears to get to where we are today. People can try and motivate you and push you to do it but you have to be in the right mindset and THANK GOD I am now!! 

To FITTER and BETTER times!!!
Check out Madison's story: Left: January 7, 2017 Right: May 26, 2017 This has been a journey of a lifetime so far. I never knew Beachbody could change lives the way it has changed mine. The girl on the left had no self confidence, felt awful all the time and hated how she looked in everything that she wore. She had gotten engaged a couple of months before this picture and that is supposed to be the happiest time in your life right?????? Well it was until I had to start trying on wedding dresses. (Mind you wedding dresses come in the most ridiculous sizes) I went to one appointment expecting it to be the most magical and exciting time but what it turned into was not being able to get a SINGLE DRESS over my hips.....I was so embarrassed that I had let myself get that big and I was disappointed that I was taking the fun out of the experience for me. That was also the day that I decided that I NEEDED to make a change. Fast forward almost 5 months later and the girl on the right is a TOTALLY different person. She loves her body, she feels great in her own skin and her self confidence is probably higher than it ever has been in her life. She no longer has to suck it in and although that she is still on her journey and not to her destination yet she could not be happier with how far she has come. There are so many people to thank and give credit to but I think we all need to give a lot of credit to ourselves! We are the ones that put in the hard work, sweat and tears to get to where we are today. People can try and motivate you and push you to do it but you have to be in the right mindset and THANK GOD I am now!! To FITTER and BETTER times!!!