There are SO many things that have contributed to my weightloss transformation. Getting my head in a place where I could mentally be up for the challenges and sacrifices it would take was one of the first steps I took. With the help of Dr. Black at Core Wellness I was able to work through many obstacles holding me back in getting healthy.
The second thing I did was learn about how I could use Essential Oils to help get my body healthy and working right. There’s a lot of skepticism behind essential oils, but I’ve done lots of research and found using Young Living Essential Oils and products were top notch for my body and a great companion in my wellness journey. We use them to detox, cook, stay healthy, and support our body systems as we go through everyday life. They have truly helped fuel my desire to be healthy and assisted in my weight loss. Chat with me if you want more info about how I use the oils to support my weight loss, I’m happy to share!
In the last year I have been a part of Core Strong Fitness and taken up strength training with an awesome coach, Mark Campbell, using the TRX. Here is what I shared on his Core Strong Fitness page:
I have spent majority of my life overweight. I’ve tried many programs, diet plans, gyms, you name it, but nothing was helping me successfully take off and keep off the weight, and after having three kids, I was really struggling. Two years ago I sought help from Core Wellness and my eyes were opened to realizing that I was an emotional eater, and that many activities in my life were centered around food. I spent an entire year (not intentionally) working on my relationship with food and transforming that relationship so food was no longer my friend, but simply fuel to get me through my day. I failed many times along the way, but I learned SO much.
Finally, about one year ago I decided to check out this TRX class that Mark had been talking about. I had no idea what it was, or what we would be doing in class, but I was ready to make a change for myself. It didn’t take long for me to discover that this form of exercise was exactly what I needed. I have worked hard over this past year, and have been able to succeed with movements I couldn’t even do when I began. I’ve gained lots of muscle, confidence, and a drive to keep getting better. I’ve lost weight, inches, and self-doubt.
What has been the best part about being a member of CoreStrong? The friendships made, the accountability to show up, and the best coach around! It is a family, and without Mark’s direction and encouragement, I would NOT be where I am now with exercise and fitness. All of this has propelled me to have a healthier lifestyle all around, and now I’m bringing my entire family on this journey with me. You can check out our family’s journey and like our facebook page, we’d love to have you along. https://www.facebook.com/wellnessmommaof3/
I’m still working on myself, but I have achieved a lot by focusing on all the ways I can help my body be its best!