It seems like we all want to lose that extra something. But I also needed a reality check about my daily BAD habits that were making me sluggish and bloated: the daily chocolate, coconut yogurt, and well I like my cocktails! I wanted to start by learning how to cut all that stuff out and then learn to only have them in moderation. I will only do it if it's good and as clean as possible. I did lose the weight, but I gained knowledge and the confidence to say no to the cheese and the sugar and the booze when in the past I didn't want to be "that Person". To me it's not worth eating crappy food.

I thought I was a pretty healthy eater before but now I am more aware and more dedicated to my nutrition goals. I continue to work on it, but I have gained healthier habits from the Food and Lifestyle program. When I really started reading labels I was blown away that so many things that I thought were good, but had high fructose corn syrup in them. I now obsessively read labels before consuming. I guess you can say the coaching created an overall awareness of what I consume. An awareness about what I put into my body, not just to lose weight but to be healthier. I think about what I put into my mouth and how it's going to affect me in the long run and whether or not it's really worth it.  If I end up eating a  really delicious burger and fries from red bird one night I'm not going to sweat it but I’m also not going to do that every night and I try to plan it so that all my other meals that day are super clean.

I also realized that I don't really need to lose weight that most of my extra was just bloat from eating and drinking crappy stuff. Eating clean leaves me with more energy, less bloat, and clearer skin. in fact, Friends noticed my glow after my first month.

I have tried things on my own before and but never made it a whole month without cheating. Having a coach made me accountable for my decisions and I wanted to make my mamma proud! Hahah...seriously though It was someone to talk to about what I was doing, share recipes and just to have that support really helped me. I literally did not cheat once in the entire 30 days. I don't think I could have done that without Deanna Coaching me.

Monique