Something I wish I talked more about right now is the transformation my mind and soul has gone through.
It’s REALLY easy to see a body transformation. But what is harder to see and share is a MIND transformation.
And to be honest, as a coach that’s mostly what I help people do. I help people transform their bodies by helping to transform their minds.
We talk calories and what a healthy relationship with food looks like. We talk emotional eating and how scary it can be to eat more calories because women have been taught to nearly starve themselves instead of learning how to fuel themselves to do the tough job of being a mom, income earner and still taking care of ourselves.
I wish I could take a picture and show you how far my mind has come in my relationship to food, how my mental health has changed and how truly joyful I feel in all facets of life through proper eating and exercise.
Seems a bit extreme, right? Well it is! It’s incredibly extreme.
My life has changed.
And it blows me away that I did it all through home workouts and their products. How cheesy does that sound?! To me, totally cheeseball. But it’s the truth.
Food has never been easier to me now that I know how to portion, and I love helping people do that too.
I don’t know much about macros. I can’t tell you what 45c 90p 10f looks like or if it’ll work for you. What I do know is that someone created a plan which gave me the tools to get the proper macros in my day for an average mom.
I can tell you that I’ve never had SO much energy in my entire life like I do now, and I have an 11 week old and 2 year old and I wake up at 5/6AM every day with them. But my body just fricken WORKS.
And I can’t tell you what your refeed day should look like or if you need one, but I can tell you if you’re feeling sluggish to have another serving of fruit (purple) or healthy fats (blue) and if you’re on lower calories and SUPER hungry add another veggie (green), and you won’t have to do math or weigh anything, you just use the system.
I can also tell you I drink this shake every day for micronutrients and so much more that has dramatically changed my entire existence as a mother, and you can roll your eyes because I’m “only drinking it to sell it”. I can also tell you that it’s hard to convey the depth of health I feel because my body gets everything it needs in one cup. I can’t tell you everything about the phytonutrients and prebiotics, anti inflammatory capabilities and gut healing properties, but I can tell you that it helped lift my anxiety and helps me deal with stress like nothing ever has.
The point here is that my body has changed. My mind has changed. I’m not a nutritionist. I’m not a personal trainer. I don’t have all the answers, I just have the one that worked for me and has worked for others like me.
I’m someone who’s life has changed, who wants to help see others change and has seen it, and who sometimes doesn’t know how to share her journey in a way that won’t seem yucky to you just yet, but will keep trying. Because I want you to believe in it like I do. I want you to believe in me.
Has my body changed? Yes. Am I super crazy proud and do I feel amazing in it? Yes.
Is that the point?
The point is is that I get to enjoy my kids. They get to have a mother who plays and doesn’t yell and cry all the time.
They get their mom, who was once hidden under depression.
That my friends, is the point.