Bitter Sweet: My Top Five Lessons I’ve Learned from Being a Mamavation Mom

5. Stress can do funky things. Even if you are doing everything perfect with nutrition and exercise, stress can really affect how your body responds to it all. Figure out some ways to take care of your mental health, first and foremost. 4. Don't sweat the small stuff. Do what you can. Forget the rest. [...]

March 14th, 2012|Featured, Fitness|10 Comments

Balance and Consistency Week 4 Mamavation Mom

This week was all about finding a way to balance everything and being consistent. I learned how to get as much done as I can and not sweat the rest. I had to let go of some control and realize that I cannot be perfect every day. I have to do what I need to [...]

February 23rd, 2012|Featured, Fitness|9 Comments

Spinning Wheels—Mamavation Week #3

So, here I am in week three. I am feeling spent. I feel like there are important aspects of my life that are suffering right now because I am being pulled in so many direction---spinning my wheels, but not really going anywhere. Honestly, I feel tired and run down. I do not feel like there [...]

February 15th, 2012|Featured, Fitness|10 Comments

Mamavation Mom Week 2—It’s All About the Planning

The first week of the Mamavation Mom campaign was a bit more stressful than I anticipated. There was a lot of information to process and I found myself feeling a bit overwhelmed. It's almost the end of the week and I am feeling a bit more secure about what I need to do. Today is [...]

February 9th, 2012|Featured, Fitness|10 Comments