Monday, January 3, 2011

Herbal Cleanse - Day 1

It's a new year and time to start it off right. As most of you know I COMPLETELY took off the month of December. I usually try to take care of myself by eating reasonably healthy and exercising on a regular basis. NOT IN DECEMBER! I ate WHATEVER I wanted WHENEVER I wanted and only ran whenever I REALLY felt like it. It was a fun month. I also was working on another experiment. I stopped taking my Advocare products. It happened purely by chance at first..I missed a couple of days of products at Thanksgiving. So then I thought "Well, let's just see what happens". Well let me just tell ya...I started noticing a BIG difference in how I felt...and by Christmas holidays I was just really feeling yucky! So...today is a new day...in a new year...and I'm gonna get back on track!

This morning as soon as my feet hit the floor I took my Catalyst. After I took a shower and dried my hour I drank my fiber drink. I like to use orange juice for my drink. I didn't get a picture of the drink when I made it so I just took this one later. As soon as you mix it up you drink it and I wasn't about to stop and take a picture. So after putting on makeup and fixing hair, I mixed me up a Meal Replacement Shake to drink for breakfast while driving to work.



And this is lunch. Ok, it doesn't look glamorous or anything, but remember, when it comes to food I'm not exactly creative. Tuna and vegetables! But a perfect lunch to start scrubbing out my insides of all that YUCK I've been eating! And there is something that I am always reminded of during this 10 day cleanse. I learn that food is for nourishment. It exists to give my body the nourishement it needs to fuel the activity that I do. I SHOULD NOT rely on food to make me feel 'happy'. I should eat only when I'm hungry and NOT when there is some emotional need I am trying to fill!!





I have to say I don't really feel all that great right now. I mean, FIRST, my body is in complete shock. It's missing SUGAR and CARBS! I can't really blame it for not feeling real great. BUT..this is the process that has to happen and I really did this to myself (by eating all that junk) and SECOND, I have been off of work for almost 2 weeks and haven't gotten up before 7:00am during that time. This morning my alarm started going off at 4:45AM. So yes....my body is hating me right now. BUT...I remember how GREAT I will feel in a couple of days and ESPECIALLY when I start MNS Max3 on day 11.

Ok, gonna go mix up some SPARK to help with making it through the afternoon slump. Stay tuned.....

Sunday, January 2, 2011

Saturday, January 1, 2011

A New Year

So, in thinking about my new year commitments, this is what I have come up with:
1) always start my day by reading Gods word and worshiping HIM
2) become more focused on my family and become disconnected (no phone,
computer) when I am with them
3) journal more, either on my blog or in my diary
4) work on getting closer to being debt free
5) be a healthier me

Are these realistic? I think so!

Christina
(Sent from iPhone)

Monday, October 25, 2010

Advocare Helpful Videos


Here are some videos that I found helpful when I started out on products. Please take a few minutes to watch.

Do's and Dont's

24 Day Challenge - Cleanse Phase

24 Day Challenge - MNS Max Pack

Here are some helpful documents regarding the 10 Day Herbal Cleanse:


Thursday, October 21, 2010

Over 350 miles on the old Asics, so time for some new ones!

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Sunday, October 3, 2010

Another ice bath!

So....I FROZE this morning on our 11 mile run so then what do I do?
Come home to take an ice bath!! Well, apparently now that my
hamstring is healed up I have a piriformis hurting. Hope this helps
it!!!

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Update

Hey everyone! I know I haven't been very good at updating my blog. Life has been busy and sometimes I just forget that someone out there may be interested in what is going on in my life. I am going to keep this updated better....if nothing else than to be sort of a diary. Something I can come back to and read one day to remember this journey.

So....running. Well, my schedule is that I do a couple of shorter runs (4-5 miles) during the week and a long run on the weekend. This past Saturday I ran a personal high....15 miles!!! I still look back in wonderment! Me, really, 15 miles... NO WAY!! But I did it. I got something even crazier than that!! Below is my schedule for last Saturday. Chris was out of town in Kansas and Coop was with my in-laws so it was just me and Cambo. Cambo spent the nite with friends so I could do my long run and I caught up with him at his football game. Here goes:
3am-wake up
4am-meet girls
4:15am-begin running
7:15ish-finish my 15 miles
Get home, shower, change
8:15isham-arrive in Fairhope for the 8:30 kickoff of Cambo's game
10ish am - arrive home, get Cambo cleaned up and changed
11am - take Cambo to Mellow Mushroom for a birthday party
12:30ish - arrive back home, shower, iron, get all fixed up
2pm - baby shower in Spanish Fort
4:40pm - get back home
6pm ish - a friend brings over her boy and girl for me to baby sit
10pm ish - friend comes and get kids
10:15ish - I GO TO BED!!!!

It was a good day...but a long day! I held in there though!

I ran 4.5 miles this morning before work with Mindy and Paige!

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Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Jamboree Game

Aren't they growing up! This was taken before Cambo's jamboree game. I looove watching Cambo knock over those other boys during the game ....isn't that just horrible!! I mean, the fact that I enjoy the aggressiveness of the game!?!?!

Monday, September 13, 2010

Advocare!

I am sooo excited!!! I have had such great results taking these nutritional supplements. I feel better! I feel better about myself!! I have more energy!

I was skeptical at first. I was running one day with a friend of mine, Lydia, and I was venting to her about how I run 20+ miles a week, watch what I eat, but STILL could not get rid of those last 10 lbs and couple of inches from my waist. She suggested I take a few products from Advocare. Well, I did...and waited. I didn't want any of my friends to know at first. I mean, I didn't know what to expect. I didn't want them to think I was crazy or anything. BUT...ya know what....it WORKED!!! I am fitting back into pants that I haven't been able to wear in over a YEAR!!! Don't get me wrong...they aren't magic pills. I still exercise and eat right...but these products fill in those nutrional gaps for me. They protect my muscles when I exercise and help those same muscles recover. And I have more energy. Anyway, I could go on and on...

I love the products so much I have decided to spread the word. I want to help other ladies (and/or guys) feel as good as I do.

Check out this page and all the products. Looove them!!!!

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Stay tuned...you'll be hearing lots more......

Monday, September 6, 2010

Ice bath

Thought I would try this ice bath thing that I hear everyone talking about. Chris got a kick out of dumping the ice RIGHT ON MY LAP!!! At this point I am numb from the waist down. At least I can't feel any soreness!