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I'm a Beachbody Coach~

Sunday, January 22, 2012

Hey guys! I am so excited to tell you and share with you about my new health and wellness endeavour of becoming a beachbody coach. I have done alot of their workouts and tried some of their amazing products, but it was P90x that made me a believer. This really all started from just the love of helping others, but going the next step in branching out by helping more people is really my mission. It really helps me along the way as well.

So, check out my new websites. I will be doing alot of new changes once I have this baby as I become my own client as well! ha

Let me know what you think!

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MEGSMILEY 1/23/2012 5:16PM

    way to go!

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BALANCEDMP 1/23/2012 1:58PM

    Thanks. I am so excited and it's going great so far!

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SHMARA 1/22/2012 9:09PM

    Sweet! Good for you :)

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MONA_MONA 1/22/2012 3:32PM


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MEL218301 1/22/2012 2:12PM

    Love this!! I fell in love with Shakeology this past fall and have been thinking about doing the same thing - I just haven't gone for it of luck!!

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Just about 6 1/2 months~

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Hey guys. I have barely been on here, but I have been doing good. I got the flu over the New Year, but it took a good week to get over it.

The baby is doing great and right on target for weight and growth. Me, on the other hand, feel huge and dressing is just not fun. I feel like all my pants I am constantly pulling up over my belly and I am constantly re-adjusting things. LOL...well I better start getting used to it cuz I have 3 months left.

The last time I weighed myself I was at 14lbs gained. I lost a few pounds from the flu, but I am pretty sure I have gained a few since then. I'm probably at around 16lbs. So not quite sure exactly. My body is really changing. Belly=big. Thighs=thicker. ha. I'm a changin!

I am still trying my best to get in 5-6 days of exercise. I have been challenging myself to do pushups and lunges daily. It seems as though I am atleast doing one of them but don't seem to do both. I actually did a set of 25 pushups off of small med balls and then 15 reps. It hurt my wrists though. I would love to try them off of bigger med balls after pregnancy. Eating is still pretty clean with good weeks and bad weeks. It seems as though I have good and bad weeks not so much days. Just trying though.

Some REALLY BIG NEWS I AM SO FLIPPIN EXCITED ABOUT IS THAT IN AM A MATTER OF A DAY I WILL BE BECOMING A BEACHBODY COACH. I am so excited. I already have about 3 potential clients. When I say coaching, it is basically me guiding and helping people with either nutrition and/or exercise. I have been doing this here and there for years and finally my one friend that is a BB coach said why don't you become one so you can actually keep doing what you are doing but make some side cash. My ultimate goal is, of course, to keep helping people, but to get myself and my husband on shakeology. It is such an amazing product. The only way I make money out of this is if my clients choose to buy a BB product. They just go to my website and purchase it through me. So, I am really excited, because helping others thrills me!

So, here are a few belly shots of me last week.

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CHANGINGSAM 1/26/2012 2:51PM

    Your belly photos are so cute! Congrats on the baby, and congrats on becoming a BB coach!

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MELLYBEANS0919 1/26/2012 1:48PM

    You look amazing!!! Congrats on becoming a BB coach too.

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NEENSTER1 1/25/2012 7:24AM

    emoticonOMG you are in shape girl..

emoticon for not a one complicated thing for your delivery... emoticon

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SHMARA 1/20/2012 10:45AM

    You look so good!

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TURBOTIF 1/20/2012 9:04AM

    beautiful Molly!!! Miss ya darling :( .. private email me!!!

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CRAZYWOMAN10 1/20/2012 5:13AM

    You carry so well! You look fantastic!

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JFIT4LIFE 1/19/2012 9:43PM

    You look great! On the home stretch! And how fun to become a Beachbody Coach! You will be a great one. I've been wanting to try Shakeology. Maybe I'll just have to order some from you!!

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BALANCEDMP 1/19/2012 7:24PM

    Thanks everyone for commenting on my blog. It really makes me miss all of you!

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MEGSMILEY 1/19/2012 5:16PM

    You look awesome!!! You are getting to the home stretch... hang in there!!!
congrats on becoming a BB coach!

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SUPERMOM8482 1/19/2012 5:09PM

    Awwww Molly your belly is so cute. I am glad that you are feeling better and I think it is so awesome how active and healthy you are eating during your pregnancy. Your baby and body will thank you :)

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IAMZBEE 1/19/2012 4:52PM

    Love your belly pics! Glad you're feeling better and congrats on becoming a BB coach!

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FITGIRL15 1/19/2012 3:15PM

    What is that patch on your belly, Molly? I've never been even close to pregnant, please fill me in!!!!

Congrats on your Beach Body coaching, that's going to be a lot of fun for you!

Your belly looks great! You don't look like you've gained anywhere but the tummy to me :)

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LIL_EZZY 1/19/2012 3:03PM

    YOu look so cute. I loved being pregnant and that was one thing I really missed was the belly..... Glad you are still focused and all of you are well. Congrats on being a Beach body coach. I tried to get onto the Wowy but It won't let australian residents. Oh well. I do Turbo Fire, Insanity and P90x. Have a great day Molly.

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-DYET- 1/19/2012 2:45PM

    So glad you and baby are doing well!! Love the belly shots. I gained 120 lbs when I was prego! Becoming a coach would be a great thing! How fun!!

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AKA639 1/19/2012 2:35PM


Nice to hear from you and glad everyone is well!

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DANISURF124 1/19/2012 1:58PM

    Glad to hear things are going well! I was thinking about you today. You make me miss being prego. PS...I love beachbody products!

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MICHSTATE 1/19/2012 1:45PM

    It's great to hear how you and baby are doing!!!! I love the belly shots!!!!:-)

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ARUNNINGKAT 1/19/2012 1:03PM

    Glad you are doing well! Congrats on the coaching! Sounds like fun.

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    LOVE your belly pics! So stinkin' cute! And congrats on becoming a BB coach!! That's awesome!!

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Santa's 5 month pregnant helper~ OH so festive...

Thursday, December 08, 2011

So, I thought I would throw in my monthly updated belly pics. I still feel like these pics make me look smaller than I am but oh well. I figured tis the season so let's have fun with this! So, I put on the old santa sexy suit (yeah, it still fits!!!!! thank goodness for stretchiness) and thought I would be festive!

So, here are a few shots of my 5 month pregnant belly.

Not much updates. I weigh in tomorrow to see how much weight i have gained. AS of last Tuesday I was up to 11 1/2lbs. Still exercising via walks and ST here and there about 5-6 days a week. Low intensity ofcourse other than my occasional burpees. Eating has TOTALLY got to tighten up. I did baking this past weekend and probably will continue to for the next two weeks, but I have to have more control. OH those darn pb buckeyes.


I thought I would add these two. I thought they came out cool even though I just woke up and look like it. ha

I think this is neat looking down on my belly.

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TURBOTIF 1/20/2012 9:05AM

    love the outfit :) .. such a cute preggo

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DOWNTOWN02 1/1/2012 6:00PM

    love the preggo pics! =) looking great and healthy!!!! yay for boy numero THREE!!!!! cute pjs too btw!

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WANNABFIT34 12/25/2011 11:48PM

    You're pregnant and still have nice abs, you realize you suck right?? lol j/k you're looking great though!!!

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PWILLIAMS7 12/25/2011 6:19PM

    Molly, You are hillarious emoticon. Love the sexy suit. Do you think i get one of those in a skirt set emoticon

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-DYET- 12/23/2011 10:11AM

    You are just too cute!!!!

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NEENSTER1 12/20/2011 7:45AM

    You go head sexy mama!! You are doing absolutely wonderful.. You are my Shero!! You look so adorable..

Have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. emoticon

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FITGIRL15 12/15/2011 10:17PM

    In the last pic, I can barely tell you are pregnant! HA! GOOD JOB, Molly!!!!

Love the festive pics! I want to do some now! LOL

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IAMZBEE 12/13/2011 12:40PM

    You have the cutest baby bump!!!

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KAITMEND 12/12/2011 3:41PM

    hehe you are so cute in your santa outfit!

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LIL_EZZY 12/10/2011 10:08PM

    Ohhh I loved being pregnant. You look awesome.

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ROXY4470 12/9/2011 3:34PM

    You look soo cute... I know what you mean about tightening up the diet.. I am right behind you at 15 weeks and as of tuesday I had gained 8 and my trainer is not happy. I try to eat as healthy as I can and I am still working out 6 days a week and lifting 2x... but I decided that no matter what I gain I can't beat myself up over it because for the most part I can't control it! Wish you were closer so we could meet for coffee and talk! miss you and I am trying to be on here more often also!

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APIRLRAIN888 12/8/2011 12:19PM

    Congratz u look amazing

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MICHSTATE 12/8/2011 11:12AM

    That Santa is a busy guy!!! Managed to get you knocked up and still make all the toys!!!;-)
You are looking great!!!

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    Hahaha that outfit is too funny! You look super cute with your pregnant belly! =] =]=]

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SHMARA 12/8/2011 8:16AM

    You still have visible abs! Your belly is really cute :)

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HEEEYBOOBOO 12/8/2011 7:51AM

    Woo hoo go ahead mama!! Haha love that outfit.

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A Workout I Have Been Enjoying

Wednesday, December 07, 2011

I put this workout together Monday and I really enjoyed it. I wanted to do a circuit that I could tolerate, but was somewhat challenging. This is a 2 circuit workout that incorporates ST moves followed by 30 seconds of cardio. I do each circuit twice without resting and then take a minute break in between circuits. Keep in mind this is something tailored to me as I am pregnant and probably not suitable to most. I really enjoyed it though. Oh, and my burpees are quite modified. I basically do a regular burpee without the pushup and the jump at the top. I was tired afterwards!

Circuit One:

jump rope and jumping jacks for a good 1-2 minutes as a warm up

30 squats

jumping jacks 30 secs.

30 lunges alternating

burpees 30 sec.

single leg dead lifts, no wts. ( I have no balance...ha)

Circuit Two:

jump rope 30 sec.

bicep curls alternating by doing lighter wts.(5 lbs)/high reps one day and higher wts (only like 10lbs.)/lighter reps

jumping jacks 30 sec.

SB decline pushups 15-18

burpees 30 sec.

chest flyes followed immed. by chest presses 15 of each (same repetition with wts. like the bicep curls)

jump rope 30 sec.

lateral raises 13 or so of what I can tolerate (5lbs)

jumping jacks 30 sec.

shoulder presses 15 of 8lbs ( wt. changing same as bicep curls)

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MICHSTATE 12/8/2011 4:28AM

    Sounds great!!!!:-)

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    Sounds like an AWESOME pregnancy workout! haha great job! =]=]

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LIL_EZZY 12/7/2011 2:57PM

    Legend..... You are rocking it as usual

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FITGIRL15 12/7/2011 11:57AM

    Good for you! You are really rocking your workouts with Baby! Keep up the awesome intensity!!! So inspiring!!! emoticon

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Our baby's gender~

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

As of yesterday, it's official we are having a boy! I was happy with whatever the outcome would be. I am just so happy the baby is healthy and I am doing well according to the doctors. The baby is a little 7 ounce healthy boy. I love to think of being the mom of 3 boys.

So, as of now, I am 18 weeks and doing well. Still walking and occassionally jogging when I am up to it. Trying to stick iwth my pushups and lunges. I have gained about 11 1/2 lbs with Thanksgiving and am definitely just starting to wear pregnancy clothes. Let me clarify, that is gained 11 1/2lbs not just over Thanksgiving but the entire pregn. thus far. ha. It was time. I could fit into my pants, but I didn't want to start popping buttons. I totally look pregnant. I am feeling good, but have to pace myself. I am terrible at that. I managed to homeschool my kids and decorate the whole place Monday, but pooped out big time. I just have th personality if I start something I have to finish it! It ALWAYS gets me into trouble being pregnant. ha.

In a few short 2 weeks Ill probably post some 5 month belly shots and these will be quite a difference from the last. I am starting to get a bit of a pregnant butt too! ha

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LIL_EZZY 12/7/2011 2:58PM

    I am a mum of 3 boys as well. I do have 1 girl which is fabulous too. Boys are so much fun.

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WANNABFIT34 12/7/2011 3:27AM

    You are braver than I thought 3 BOYS emoticon! Congrats!!!

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SHMARA 12/5/2011 5:09PM

    How great! My doc is having me wait till 21 weeks to find out and I am getting impatient. I swear I have gained most my weight in my thighs somehow. And honestly my eating habbits have not changed, go figure. Cannot wait to see the pics. Maybe I will quit being lazy and post some of my belly shots :)

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PWILLIAMS7 12/2/2011 11:29PM

    That is sooo awesome! I am more than thrilled for you guys! You are such an awesome person Molly, I swear:-)


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NISSANGIRL 12/1/2011 8:03AM

    emoticon Molly!!!! I will say it again, YOU ARE THE BEST LOOKING PREGNANT WOAMN I KNOW!!!! Keep up the awesome work!!! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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BALANCEDMP 12/1/2011 6:24AM

    Thanks everyone and atually MICHSTATE, my boys were disappointed that it wasn't a girl! ha. They are warming up to it. My little one wanted to dress up the little girl. Oh well. I'll have to keep dresses away so my little baby is not wearing dresses!

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APIRLRAIN888 11/30/2011 11:43PM

    Wow already!!!!! Time flies

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SQUINKLY 11/30/2011 11:30PM

    Ever since Iíve had my son Iíve always pictured being the mom of 3 boys. Iíve imagined how awesome it would be to be the woman of the house of so many boys. Youíll never have to kill a spider or build a book shelf and youíll be the woman that they always use to judge their future wives by. I love male energy. I am excited about having a little girl but part of me wouldnít mind trying again and would love to have at least one more boy! You are so lucky! Your house will never be boring!!!! Congratulations!

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    Yay! THREE BOYS! Man you'll have your hands full! =] Congratulations! That's VERY exciting news! I can't wait to see your newest belly shot! Whoot! =]

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FITGIRL15 11/30/2011 5:41PM

    What is a pregnant BUTT?

I am sure you look fabulous! I'm so happy for you! Another baby boy! YAY!!! emoticon

Can't wait to see more belly pics!!! :)

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MEGSMILEY 11/30/2011 4:31PM

    congratulations! Fabulous news. Little boys are so sweet (coming from the biased mother of a beautiful little boy).

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IAMZBEE 11/30/2011 4:01PM

    CONGRATS!!!!! emoticon

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MONA_MONA 11/30/2011 2:09PM

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MICHSTATE 11/30/2011 1:53PM

    Yay!!! I bet your boys are happy!!!:-) I can't wait to see more belly pics too!!!:-)

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DANISURF124 11/30/2011 1:50PM

    I bet you look so cute. Congrats on another boy. I love my boy and wouldn't mind having another. You are my inspiration for a healthy pregnancy when that time comes agian!

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KRISTINABAILEY2 11/30/2011 1:43PM

    Congrats! :) I'm so happy for you!

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ARUNNINGKAT 11/30/2011 1:30PM

    Congrats on a healthy baby boy!

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ELISELOVE1 11/30/2011 1:25PM

    emoticonon haveing boy.when's our you due?

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WENDEECOURTNEY 11/30/2011 1:14PM

    Congrats!!!! So glad that you and the baby are healthy! That is all that matters.

Can't wait to see the belly shots!!!!

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