“I have suffered on and off from occasional sadness and mood swings my entire life. My marriage ended after 2 years, yet the custody issues regarding our daughter went on for 10 more years didn’t help. This took a toll on my health and my career in more ways than I can count. I was out of control and had no motivation and no desire to change and was simply embarrassed of my weight. I needed my ‘Why’. And I found it after attending a team retreat. I want to be around to see my 14-year old daughter married someday.” And at the rate I was going, I wasn’t going to make it. Read More
“As a mother of 6, I gained weight with each pregnancy and struggled to lose the weight in between each pregnancy. I was tired and run down – with no hope. I also suffered numerous health issues that could fill an entire catalog not to mention the 17 major surgeries—one that left a 12 inch scar running up my rib cage. This made me feel unmotivated and unhappy with myself. It got to the point that I didn’t understand why my husband loved me – I often questioned; ‘how could he love me when I look like this?’ He would tell me I was beautiful but I saw myself as hideous. At just 29, my marriage seemed doomed and I worried that I wouldn’t live to watch my children grow or become a grandma.Read More
How many times have you heard someone say, “I’m doing a detox” or “I need to detox my body?” Especially over the past few years, the word detox appears to have become a hip buzzword, or something you’re supposed to do, because it’s cool.
With so many different detoxes out there, trying to keep up with half the trend seems more tiring than practically doing something about it! So if you’re not sure where to even begin with this word, or what it means–we get it!Read More