Bikini Body Mommy (Intro/Progress)

Hi Guys!

I’ve decided i’m going to try to post fitness/wellness stuff on Fridays.

I started doing Bikini Body Mommy back in October/November 2017 and had great success with it, however the holidays hit and i stopped doing it.

Now i’m back at it.

So what exactly is Bikini Body Mommy?

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It’s free YouTube workout videos, however she also has a website with more stuff to offer like; meal plans, cookbooks, etc.

I’ve just been using the free YouTube videos. I’m doing challenge 1.0

I’m on day 25 of a 90 day challenge.

What i love about these workouts is that most of them are under 20 minutes. Which makes it so easy to fit into my day. I also love that they don’t require any extra equipment, just some weights.

If you haven’t heard of it before, and are looking for something to do from the comfort of your house i would definitely give Bikini Body Mommy a try. But be prepared to be incredibly sore for the first 2 weeks.

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Tip Tuesday #5

Hi Guys! I’m back with another Tip Tuesday today!

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Today’s Tip Tuesday is a little bit different.

Motivational Wallpaper!

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It makes total sense right?! You look at your phone several times a day, why not be looking at something that is going to encourage you!

Here are a few of my favs!

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So that’s my quick little tip today… Motivational Wallpaper! I hope you have enjoyed this, and all my other tips!

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Weight Loss Series – Day 5 – Top 10 Favorite Recipes

Today’s the last day in my weight loss series. I hope you have all enjoyed hearing about my favorite weight loss/fitness foods, tools, & websites.

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For my last day i’m sharing my favorite recipes.

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Peanut Butter Fruit Dip This stuff is so yummy! I love to treat myself to it with some grapes!

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Sheet Pan Steak & Veggies  We just had this the other night for dinner! It was amazingly easy and so yummy!

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Cauliflower Chowder This has been a favorite of mine for the last several years.

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Peanut Butter Granola  Every time i make this i have to make 2 batches because my kids just gobble it up! The love to eat it like a cereal, with some almond milk.

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Vanilla Chai Vegan Banana Pancakes Easy & yummy! The kids love it!

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Black Bean Burgers – This is a great recipe if you are vegetarian or vegan! So yummy too! I’ll be honest though, this recipe wasn’t a big hit with my kids. Most of my kids prefer regular ground beef burgers. I however, love these burgers!!

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Chipotle Chicken Quinoa Burrito Bowl My family isn’t big on eating quinoa, so we substitute with rice. It’s so good.

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Chocolate Peanut Butter “Ice Cream” I make this almost every morning for my breakfast. I just use frozen bananas, unsweetened almond milk, and natural peanut butter. Sometimes i’ll add in a scoop of cocoa powder. It really feels like you are eating ice cream (or in my case a milkshake because of the almond milk), but without the guilt.

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Turkey Taco Burrito Bowls  My kids love turkey taco’s, even more than original taco’s with ground beef.

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Sticky Sesame Cauliflower I tried this out last month, i was surprised at how good it tasted.

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So that’s it, those are my favorite recipes. What’s your favorite healthy recipe?

That’s also the end of my weight loss series, i really hope you enjoyed it as much as i did. I don’t know about you, but just looking at all these recipes has made me hungry.

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Weight Loss Series – Day 4 – Top 5 Favorite Websites

Hi Guys!

Day 4 of my weight loss series is here!

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Today i’m sharing with you my top 5 favorite websites for weight loss.

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1. Pinterest – Recipes, workouts, diet plans, you name it Pinterest has it!

2. YouTube*If you click the link it will take you to Bikini Body Mommy’s YouTube channel. I started taking the original bikini body mommy challenge back in November and it is such an effective workout.* YouTube has sooo many different free workouts available that require little to no equipment.

3. Diary of a Fit Mommy – She has lot’s of helpful information. I enjoy looking through her blog.

4. Instagram – There are so many different fitness/weight loss people you can follow on Instagram.

5. Shape – Workouts, healthy eating, they have it all.

What’s your favorite website to help with losing weight?

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Weight Loss Series – Day 3 – Top 5 Favorite Tools

*This post may contain affiliate links*

Hi Guys!

I hope you are enjoying my weight loss series this week. I know for me, sharing with you all has really got me motivated again with losing weight. I’ve been kicking butt this week with my workouts and diet.

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Anyways, for Day 3 today i’m sharing all my favorite tools/gadgets that have helped me with losing weight.

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In no particular order…

1. Fitbit – There is probably no way i would have lost all the weight i have so far if it wasn’t for my Fitbit. The hourly reminders to get up a move have been a great help.

2. Blender – I use my blender pretty much every day for making deliciously healthy smoothies.

3. Scale – Although most mornings i dread getting on the scale, i do need the scale to see how i’m progressing.

4. Weights – I have 5 pounds & 10 pounds weights that i use for working out with.

5. Meal Prep Containers – These are great for keeping portions under control.

What’s your favorite tool/gadget for weight loss?

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Weight Loss Series – Day 1 – My Journey

Hi Guys!

This week i’m doing a weight loss series here on my blog. I’m planning on sharing some of my favorite weight loss foods, tools, gadgets, recipes and more.

But first, i’m starting today with sharing my weight loss journey.

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I’ve written previous blog posts about my weight loss. You can read them HERE and HERE.

For those of you that don’t have the time to go back and read those posts i will give a summary.

I started out March 30th, 2017 weighing in at 160 pounds. That was my heaviest non-pregnant weight ever. My goal weight is 135 pounds.

Now i’m going to insert some horribly embarrassing photo of myself…

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Yikes, I really HATE that before photo! 

Anyways, I started watching what i ate, exercising 6 times a week, and doing a ton of steps.

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On May 6th, 2017 i was weighing in at 144 pounds, and by the middle of  June i was at 138 pounds. That’s a total weight loss of 22 pounds!

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As of today, i’m weighing in at 141 pounds.

It’s been an up and down roller-coaster ride losing weight. My biggest struggle is food. Not exactly eating too much food, but not eating the right foods. I’m also a huge fan of sweets.

I’m proud of how far I’ve come, but i still have more work to do.

Are you trying to lose weight?

If you are wanting/struggling to lose weight, i hope this weight loss series this week will help to encourage/motivate you.

If i can do it, you can do it. No more excuses, now’s the time to reach our goals. And just know, i’ll be struggling to do those push-up’s too, you are not alone.

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