Sunday, July 10, 2011

#Mamavation Monday - Happy Birthday Mamavation

Happy Birthday to you, Happy Birthday to you, Happy Birthday Mamavation, Happy Birthday to you!!!

WOW! 2 years, Mamavation! And I have been around for a little over a year of it! Mamavation has made a huge difference in my life. I have learned a lot about myself and made a lot of new friends in the past year. My sistas have been by my side in the rough patches and during my reign as a Mamavation Mom. I can not imagine a better community to be a part of to help me reach my goals. I haven't lost a great deal of weight, but I am 15 lbs less this year than I was last. HUGE thanks to Leah (@bookieboo) and all of her dedication to us. I know she has helped make a difference in many of our lives. Mine especially.

Speaking of weight loss, this week, I didn't. BUT I am sure I have gained some muscle. Thanks to @GruntStyle, Daniel Alarik, his workouts and his challenge the other night, I have gained some major muscle the past two weeks. I have been receiving compliments left and right that I am looking leaner! My pants are even a little more loose Awesomeness. So, as for this weeks gain, I am proud of it. I was awesome with my food this week, and with keeping track of it daily. I could have done better with my water intake some days, but hey, baby steps! Speaking of my weight, here is my scale pic for the week...

I am super excited for tomorrow night's twitter party! I can't wait to see who our two new Mamavation Moms are! All of our finalists (@Aries_Mommy, @Rachhabs, @NCCarterFamily, @Trica, @SalemMomma) this campaign are awesome women. They are a tight knit bunch who are very supportive of each other. 

My new running shoes are slated to arrive Tuesday! They were supposed to arrive a couple weeks ago, but due to some billing issues, the order was canceled. I am excited they are going to be here, I have been running in a pair of New Balance walking shoes, which are great for walking, but do not provide near enough support or cushion for running. I have been feeling a bit of shine and knee pain over the past few days which I am sure is coming from wearing the wrong kind of shoes while running.

Okay, now that I have rambled on, and on, and on, and on... I will see you all at the Twitter party! Good luck ladies!


Rachel said...

Thank you so much for your support! :) I really appreciate it!

I feel like wonder woman after doing @gruntstyle's workouts! :) I am ready to do some crime fighting! His workouts have kind of made me feel like a super hero .. like the incredible shrinking woman! :)

I feel your knee & shin pain :( I am going to be investing in some new running shoes myself! I would also welcome any advice/recommendations.

See you tomorrow night! :)


Aries Mommy said...

Thank you for all the support and advice. The compliments are probably amazing. It sounds like you are right on track:) I hope the new shoes solve your knee and shin pain.

Tricia said...

I want to say thank you so much for your support. You have always been so supportive towards me and the finalist. You are such an amazing women.

Doing those workouts. I know you have gained muscle.

Keep up the awesome work.

MrsFatass said...

New shoes are so exciting. And you're probably right about the discomfort. Can't wait to hear what you think of them. (Shoes are kind of my 'thing'. LOVE hearing about shoes).

Have a great week!

Lena said...

New running shoes sound like lots of fun. I gained some muscles (aka gained some weight) this week. Oh, well - muscles will make us look pretty, right?

kia said...

Congrats on Campaign 9 and I look forward to seeing where these new shoes will take you. xoxo