Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Very sad statistics.
So Vega One started a new revolution, #OneChange. Make #OneChange instead of overwhelming yourself with a big ol' resolution!
A little info on Vega One and what they are/do. Vega One makes nutritional shakes and bars for a athletes that are Olympic busy, or just stay at home mom busy. From their site Vega One Shakes are:
- 50% daily intake of
- 15 g protein
- 6 g fibre
- 1.5 g Omega-3
That being said...I am a Number Cruncher! And super excited to try their Shakes and make that #OneChange to make myself less of a Number Cruncher!
I count calories to the point of obsessive. I measure, weigh, and calculate everything I eat. If I can't get an accurate count it drives me nuts. I do my best to guesstimate but its never perfect.
From Vega One I received a 10 day pack of Chocolate Shake. They knew how to sway me in their favor from the get go. I love me some chocolate, and I was ready to taste that #OneChange!
The first day I was in a hurry so I just chucked my Vega One in my shaker cup with 12 ounces of 8th Continent Soy Milk, and I wasn't sure about the product. It was a little chalky, which I am not a big fan of, but the taste was great. And it filled me up. To the point I had to make myself eat the rest of the day.
So I decided to take my time with it the next day. And I made up a yummy recipe for my Vega One Shake:
1 pouch Chocolate Vega One
1 Tbsp Peanut Butter
12 ounces Soy Milk
2 packs Stevia in the Raw
Told you I love me some sweets! And it was awesome!!! Totally loving this #OneChange Campaign!
That being said I am stuck on my recipe...I couldn't brave trying any new ones. I still have a few packs left so I am going to scour their recipes and see if there isn't anything that peaks my interest.
I definitely recommend giving them a try, their products are good, and we all know I am an honest blogger.
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As you may know I have two very beautiful and perfect reasons for getting healthy and changing my life. I do it not only for myself but for them, and Dustin, so that I am around to see all their great milestones and achievements in life.
When I began this journey, I was the only one involved. I made myself separate meals, worked out alone, and didn't push to make it a family change. Then I began to realize that it was making it ten times harder for me. All the bad food laying around tempting me. Seeing them soak into the tv and couch. I knew if I didn't make this a family thing, Scarlett would be like me in 20 years. Overweight and trying to figure it all out via Google.
I started slowly weeding junk out of their diets. We never allowed her soda or much candy anyways, so thankfully I didn't have to kick those bad habits. I started cooking more healthy meals with lots of veggies. Introduced her to quinoa...which she loves. Included her in the cooking process. And poor Dustin he just coped and was supportive because he too realized that even though he is tall and slim he has high blood pressure and cholesterol. And I don't. And I have 30 pounds on him.
This started almost a year and a half ago. Now eating healthy and exercise issue second nature to Scarlett. Dustin still won't exercise, but he does have a very physically demanding job as a diesel mechanic, but he doesn't complain about the lack of junk food anymore. Scarlett will eat a green bell pepper over a chocolate bar any day, and her favorite meal is anything I'm eating. She's always stealing my protein shakes.
Evan is still too young to eat, but I do strap him on and include him in our walks. Starting him earlier than I did Scarlett. When I watch her now, I don't have that fear she will be overweight and underactive anymore. I know this is her lifestyle because I have made it so, and it is second nature to her.
No more fretting mommy!
Monday, January 13, 2014
So my blog isn't just about my weight loss journey, as roller coaster as its been lately, but life as a mommy in general.
I crib trained Evan!
It was easy. I was just being dramatic. With Scarlett we lived in a smaller house. Her bedroom was right next to ours. I could hear her through the wall.
This house is much bigger and they're rooms are on the other side. I was so nervous about having my babies so far away. Especially since Evan is so tiny. He's only 3 months old.
Its flown by.
My mom kept saying he needed to be in his room...daddy agreed...and I caved.
I worried he wouldn't be comfy in such a big open space, but I laid him down and he went right to sleep.
Score for mommy!
Such a big boy already...where is the time going?