Wow, there’s been crickets here lately, huh?
I promise you that the silence has been neither intentional nor without good reason. I’ve spent the last few months getting adjusted to a new job, staring at two manuscripts in progress without making much progress at all actually, developing my social justice warrior skills, practicing my vocals, helping my elderly grandparents and…building my health and wellness business with Advocare.
I’m sure most of you reading this have been seeing my (incessant) posts about weight loss and health in the last few months and I wish I could tell you I’m sorry but I’m not…not in the least. I AM FIRED UP! In the last few months, I’ve grown my discount by 10%, started to build and grow my team and learned as much as I could to help my teams lose weight, get healthier and start to build businesses of their own. I’m not going to rehash my personal weight loss story because it’s well-documented both here on the blog, in my musings and on my Facebook page.
But I will say that I’ve pushed myself further than I thought I could go and it feels wonderful! The validation I feel every time someone trusts me enough to reach out for my help and the absolute JOY I feel when I see them exceed the goals they’ve set for themselves makes it all worth it.
We’re entering a cycle now to really grow this business over the next 90 days. It’s completely intentional. There is a solid plan in place. See that image above? I’m not leaving anything to Chance because it takes force to create Change. And let’s face it, nothing worth anything, just lands in our laps. We have to scratch and claw and fight for every bit of progress in all areas of our lives, so why would this be any different?
My first team of 6 lost a total of 78 pounds in 24 days. I may have coached those girls to these incredible results but they did all the heavy lifting. And you know, as those pounds and inches came off, I want to tell you what I saw:
- More positive posts on Facebook
- More positive tweets
- Genuine smiles in posted photos
- Early morning messages because of their increased energy
- Text messages with photos and filled with excitement about shopping for smaller clothes
It’s not about a number on a scale. Knowing you’re doing something good for your body and actually having it respond back with kindness is something that I didn’t know I could do. After not losing all the weight I needed with gastric bypass surgery. After stalling for almost two years and watching the scale go in the opposite direction I wanted it to. After trying Crossfit in the hopes it would transform my body. After all of that, I realized that I didn’t have to have so many gaps in my nutrition, that I didn’t have to starve myself or exercise on endless loops on the treadmill and that yes, Change requires Sacrifice, but for me, it was totally worth it.
I’m coaching my next team starting April 2nd and there’s still time to join us. I’m looking to grow from a team of 6 to a team of 10. And I’m looking to coach you all to your maximum results.
I’ll tell you what I tell my team: It’s not about perfection, it’s about consistency. Regardless of what program you’re following, you owe it to yourself, your family and your loved ones to be the best version of you that you can possibly be.