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Wednesday, June 01, 2011

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Make the best of everything

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

All around me I hear people complaining about their weight, money, kids, jobs, school, marriage and friends. My advice to them is always the same. Make the best of it. The complaining of how they are gaining weight and have no energy to do everyday things. Well, friends put down the ice cream and chocolate cake 3AM in the morning and resist the temptation and get a wonderful nights rest. Make exercise a lifestyle not something you do when summer is approaching, and after that you quit. Do it to stay fit, to stay healthy and to live a longer life. You will find yourself with more energy, radiant skin, and a body that everyone wants and envies.

There is nothing that cannot be worked out without trying. Need extra cash they say. There is nothing wrong with having a garage sale or selling stuff on eBay. There's a lot of people who quit there jobs and have a full time business on eBay despite the fees. Who cares what your neighbors think about you having a sale, you are doing this for you not them. They don't pay your bills and put food on your table.

Kids are here for a reason. I believe they are gifts from heaven. They teach you things that you never knew was possible. They make you a better friend and a great parent. They make you grow more as a person. I can't live without them.

Everything else as I said before we can make the best of it if we try. We tend to give up so easy. That's just an excuse for quitters. Put your mind into it, and you will and you can do it. Want to lose the weight? DON'T EVER say the word CAN'T. Think positive and believe in yourself. Know why you are doing it in the first place. You can do all things. Have your mind made up. Buy a bikini in the size you want to achieve and have it stare at you let it be your motivation. Or a picture of a loved one who you are doing it for and let that sink in your mind and heart and always tell yourself I CAN DO THIS. The only thing stopping you is YOU. You CAN get your life back. You CAN have the body you've always wanted. You CAN do whatever makes you happy. The people around you who says you CAN'T should take a backseat. Do it because you CAN. I believe in you, and you CAN do it.

Enjoy your day!

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VENISEW1 3/15/2011 7:18PM

    dh says something very similar. He says "Don't complain, do something about it" I completely agree w/you both :)

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Losing the baby weight

Thursday, November 04, 2010

First off you have to be motivated to lose the weight it will not disappear in the morning when you wake up. Give yourself 2 weeks to heal after a vaginal delivery and about 2 months max for C Section. I have my own little gym at home so there is no need to go out and spend extra money to lose the weight. You can look around for exercise machines which are in good condition around your area (craigslist). I use the ab circle Pro and I also use a Elliptical trainer.

Remember to never stick to just one routine because this will only work for about 2 weeks and you will stop seeing results. It's best to change it up a bit. For Example on Mondays I jump on the Elliptical Trainer for about 30mins. On Tuesdays I go light (take a stroll in the park with the kids or the mall and look at the things that you will buy once you get to your desired weight) on Wednesday on the Ab Cirle. on Thursdays rest and just have fun with the children. On Fridays bring out the workout DVD's or simply use the ones the cable company provide.

You also have to change the way you eat. Can't eat cake, cookies, juicy burgers, french fries and wash it down with a Diet Coke. Instead eat fruits, vegetables, drink lots of water (great for skin too) and instead of eating big meals portion it out. Before you know it you will be looking like your old self again.

I usually would make myself a fruit smoothie in the mornings (every morning). I use as much fruits as I can peaches, pears, nectarines, mangoes, bananas and add a yogurt to it with a splash of juice and some ice. I find this energizing and refreshing (kids love it too). You will notice changes in your face. It will become smoother and less blackhead and just a glow. Off course you will have to drink water and lay off the soda a bit.

I am proud to say from 130 to 110 in 1 month is worth it. I can say I am 90% satisfied with the way I look the other 10% is working on tightening up my stomach a little more. Hope this helps.

Ladies know that you can do anything you put your mind to do. You have to believe in yourself and keep going, keep pushing thru it. Have a visual in your head what you will look like when you are done. Have a picture on your mirror or fridge, and please no late night snacks :)

All the Best