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Sin sin..i haven’t posted here for a month and I feel i have so much to report that Im not even sure how to title the post for it.

Lets start with the quitting sugar and how thats going, a little recap;

Week 1: I cruised through the first 2 days then hit Wednesday…I won’t forget that day, it was awful and i could have been found in the bottom of what felt like a black hole, you could have kicked the dirt over me and i was done. It was tough. I go to work and am this vibrant bubbly go getter person, I had to paint that face on on that Wednesday as I was awful…i won’t forget that day. But i made it to the Friday and thought…I feel alive…I had energy and it was good.

Week 2: The detox began, I couldn’t have my x50 green tea…or fruit, for 4 weeks. Was this program insane, 4 weeks..no way was i going to manage. Nothing stood out in week 2 that was painful or had, the food was great, i love the menu plans and its seemed to coast along this week..

Week 3: Following along the same path as the week prior, all good here

Week 4: Clean week..an extra detox, as if the 4 weeks wasn’t enough lets throw in no alcohol, no gluten & no coffee….*insert scratch the record noise and stand to attention* no coffee…because on the Sunday of week 3 i felt pretty good, surely i could do 5 days of this. That was until about 12pm on Monday…it wasn’t fine. I was EXHAUSTED, i have felt tired sporatically throughout the program but here this Monday topped the Wednesday in the first week. It was worse than ever. Who said the day before i didn’t think it would be that bad, WRONG. I needed sleep, i went to sleep at lunch for nearly 3 hours, i then woke to carry on with my day and work but made sure at 7.30pm it was lights out and i wanted to sleep for an eternity and wake up cinderella. Well i woke better, no fairy tale on the Tuesday morning, but it was better than the day before, i hope there is no topping that worst day, ever. But i managed the 5 days, how….hhmmm support. I have an amazing support group where we bounce off each other, but the program is so amazing you can’t go wrong, there is questions on EVERYTHING and an answer for ANYTHING. Im already saying i will do the program in January again..why not, knowledge is power! On the Sunday i decided it was 28 days and time to weigh in, measure and re do photos. Mr CF and i agreed the photos didn’t replicate what we both see in real life, the scales were welcomed with open arms and a nice result and measurements were pleasing also. So Welcome the new week.

Week 5: This is now, so I’m only one day into it. Today i started to clean out my pantry..bit of label reading went on and i started cleaning it out..no more need for a lot of that stuff..and i don’t think i have ‘bad stuff’ anyway. Watch this space on how this week ends 🙂

But moving along, what else has been happening…

There has ben a few tweaks to the Timetable in The Studio, The Studio is hosting a cooking evening on how to make a few items (one being fudge & chocolate) with DoTERRA Essential Oils and then we are having an Intimo Fundraiser for a local cause in town to help raise funds. There is also an open day that myself and a few of the natural practitioners out the back in the clinic are hosting, a great opportunity to grab any Christmas Presents (vouchers) for loved ones, help them to look after there health and wellbeing!

Im am about a week off being signed off on my Pregnancy & Post Partum Qualifications, thats super exciting and I have loved the journey on that course! I have a few more courses planned for 2016 🙂

On Friday night I hosted a ‘Girls Night In’ which was a huge success and i thank everyone who attended, helped and donated time or product to make it such a success. Currently the raised funds are sitting at $1700, amazing.

I wanted to touch base also while I’m here on how lucky I am with the clientele that enters my doors. The men and women that attend classes are supportive, caring and such selfless people. They bring each other up and build empires amongst themselves, I am so lucky to have these clients that I am surrounded by day in day out. I don’t take things for granted ever, I know at times i truly don’t know how much of an impact commitment fitness has had on peoples lives, But I do see the support of one another and my eyes are wide opened to that. Thank you all, that is so comforting to see day in and day out.

Your Trainer,

Bec

Quitting Sugar…

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So this image says it all…Hey everyone Im quitting Sugar…look how happy Sarah Wilson is here..perhaps this is meant to be my face right…I am a tad concerned i will end up like this. Note: googled crazy hair lady to get this image.

Furious woman

But lets back up a bit ok. I am not a sugar addict, my nutrition is not woeful, BUT after extensive research into my own health..I have realised i need to quit sugar. Incase you weren’t aware sugar is EVERYWHERE. Its in majority of foods you eat. In my busy schedule I need to have a plan, I prep a lot of food so we always have ready made snacks or dinner prepped if not made in advance and I LOVE meal plans. This works well for me, i enjoy structure and routine and this is exactly what ill get. Sugar makes me bloat, I can look 5 months pregnant after 1 meal off the rails…it makes me tired, i know my life is exhausting on its own, but sugar makes me tired.

So i start on Monday and i will document my journey as i know my clients will enjoy following this as well as perhaps some people who are thinking about quitting sugar. I know for me it will be great, but I also want to do this for my family. I have a family member who is addicted to sugar, I have monitored this and I can see how pronounced it is. But i will fix this for myself and my family.

Until next time,

Bec