Day 89 & 90 of CHALLENGE!!!!

We did it!!!  We completed the 90 Day Challenge!  How did you do?  What did you learn?  What worked?  What didn’t work?  I hope you got some new tools and convictions about your healthy lifestyle.

Sometimes we have this regret of what we could’ve, should’ve, would’ve done differently in the last 90 days.  We can get discouraged because we are not where we think we’re supposed to be.  If you focus on what didn’t happen, you will go backwards and continue to spiral down.  If you focus on what new habits you formed, the victories you experienced, the food that doesn’t tempt you as much, the clothes that fit differently, etc…you will get more of what you focus on.  What you put your focus on will flourish.  Make sure you’re focused on the right things:)

 

I thoroughly enjoyed being with you in the last 90 days.  I have definitely seen the biggest growth in my healthy lifestyle in the last 90 days.  I think it finally happened when I truly surrendered.  I decided I was going to do this because I want to be healthy, I want to be around for my kids, I want to feel great, I no longer wanted to be a slave to my emotional eating, my negative thoughts, I was going to live this way unconditionally regardless of the results.  When I no longer cared about what the scale said, and stopped obsessing about calories, the pounds melted off and I totally exceeded my expectation of weight loss. Of course the temptation of self sabotage crept in and at times won.  Like when I ate all those brownies and ice cream:)))  See, it’s not about perfection.  It’s about balance.  It’s about being forgiving when you blow it and starting over.  I get it.  I’m living it and I’m so excited about helping as many people as possible stop the crazy cycle and enjoy the journey.

If you’ve been following us, thank you for your participation and encouragement.  We are going to move on to our January Detox Challenge group that is going to take us to another level.  I want to encourage you to keep going with the program.  We are not meant to do this alone.  We need each other for support and encouragement.

 

Love you guys and see you Monday 1/7/13!!!  It’s not too late to register. Click here!

 

 

XOXO!
Judy Thureson

Day 27 & 28 of 90 Day Challenge!

Day 27 & 28!

It’s the weekend!!!  Remember to stay focused.  This can be a challenging time and we can lose control.  There’s a lot of fun parties and activities that are usually loaded with yummy goodness.  Don’t give in.  Stay clean and remember the goal!!!

 

1. Saturday- This is your day to work out with your loved ones and try something new and fun!  I love workouts that don’t feel like workouts:)))

Sunday- Don’t forget to REST!  Take a rest day:)  You need it to replenish your energy!

I love seeing kids do yoga:)  Check out my son and daughter doing yoga:)

 

2.) Food- Super Food of the Day!!! -WATER!!!
OK…technically, not food but we need water, water, and more water!!!
Here’s a good tip.  Calculate your weight and cut it in half.  Then drink that number in ounces.  For example, if someone weighs 150 pounds, they will drink 75 ounces of water.  If you’re not a water drinker, here’s another tip!  Add fruit to your water.  Cucumbers, limes, lemons, strawberries, or mint.  It tastes like spa water and you won’t get enough of it!!!  Check out this gorgeous, refreshing pitcher of water!!!  Drink up:)))

 

 

3. Mantra of the Day!!! – Encourage Each Other!

One of the reasons for our amazing success in this program is the fact that we are encouraging each other to succeed.  In a society where women can be competitive, catty, conniving and jealous doesn’t it feel great to be encouraged?  This should become the norm in our world.  Women are powerful beings.  We need to speak kindness and do good to those around us.  Do it!  You will be empowered when you realize that what we give we will get back. All of the women in the program are so amazing, funny, strong, inspiring, courageous, and full of love. Tell someone how much they mean to you today.  You guys are beautiful and I’m so proud to know you.

 

Love you guys and I’m rooting for you:)))

Day 20 & 21 of 90 Day Challenge!

Day 20 & 21

I’m so proud of you guys! All the hard work, dedication and commitment are paying off.  This is the time where we can tend to let up.  Don’t look back or to the side to see what everyone else is doing.  Keep your eye focused on the goal!

 

1.  Saturday- Family fun day!  Incorporate your friends and family for a fun activity!    Whatever you decide to do today, make sure it’s fun!  Enjoy:)))
Sunday- Make sure you take a rest day and rejuvenate your body:)  RELAX!!!

2.  Food- Weekends tend do be the hardest time to stay on track.  If you haven’t heard of myfitnesspal.com you have to sign up today!  Its FREE and so easy to use.  They have an app that you can use right on your phone.  It will track your calories, exercises and even scan food items to let you know if you are within your limits.  It’s a really handy tool.  Use it when you’re out at dinner.  You would be surprised at how much bigger the meal portions are at restaurants!  Some meals are 1500 calories per plate!!!  Hmmmm…and we wonder why there’s an obesity epidemic! If you join, add me…judythureson:)))

 

3. Mantra for the day: “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act, but a habit.”– Aristotle

This is such an awesome quote!  Our daily habits are what brings us success.  I know that sometimes life can be a little boring, we can be sick of eating the same things or doing the same exercises but as you’re working little by little everyday you are inching your way closer to your goals.  You may not be where you want to be yet, but at least you’re not where you started!  Enjoy the journey.  Don’t get so impatient and freak out when you’re not seeing results.  Do the work daily and you will get there.

 

Have a beautiful day! I love you guys and I’m rooting for you:)

 

Day 10 of 60 Day Challenge!!!

Day 10!

Wow!  That went fast!  Just remember, it took small steps of eating unhealthy and not exercising to get you where you are, it’s going to take small steps of eating well and exercising to get you where you want to be!  If you’re consistent and keep it up, you will be at your goal before you know it!

 

1) Thursday- Yoga Day!!!  Take this time to commit to your yoga practice.  Even if you don’t like yoga, do it just a little at a time.  Start with fifteen minutes and work your way up.  Yoga is an acquired taste!  You will learn to love it in due time:)))

 

 

2) Sugar Fact #2- Sugar promotes inflammation. Inflammation, which is part of the immune response, is not always a bad thing. But eating sugar foods can fuel excessive, inappropriate inflammation that serves no useful purpose and actually promotes aging and disease. Cutting back on sugary foods will help you avoid excess inflammation.

 

3) Mantra for the Day! FOCUS!
If we focus daily on what we are trying to accomplish, we will be successful.  If you start looking at all the things you have to give up or do then it’s easy to get overwhelmed!  Just start where you are and keep it simple.  Follow the food plan, exercise, and set you mind to do it everyday.  That’s it.  You can do this:)))

 

Love you guys and I’m rooting for you:)))  XOXO!!!