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When you get your better half onto your post workout meal- weetbix, pb and banana with protein ๐Ÿ’ซ๐Ÿ’ซ
When you find people who not only tolerate your quirks but celebrate them with glad cries of "me too"! Be sure to cherish them. Because those weirdos are your tribe.๐Ÿฆ„๐Ÿคธ๐Ÿผโ€โ™€๏ธ . . . . . . #runnergirls #psl #jesusgirl #marylandgirl #runningwomen #targetislife #tuesdaytransformation #bacheloretteweekend #alwaysthebridesmaid #alwaysthebridesmaidneverthebride #eatyourveggies #outdoorgirls #bbgmaryland #targetisbae #pbislife #tacolover #weirdisthenewnormal #weirdosforlife #weirdisnormal
Our annual girls day at the Barn Festival, and it was a beautiful day for it! Tried an amazing and unique lunch spot in downtown Hastings too (Back Alley Bakery)! #greatday #goodfriends #sunshine #shopping #girlsday #hastings #barnfestival #thebarnfestival #memories #nebraska
โ€œIโ€™m a fan of the word selfish. Self. Ish. When I say I have gotten a lot more self-ish, I mean I am less concerned with what people think of me. Iโ€™m not worried about how Iโ€™m perceived. Selfish has always gotten a bad rap. You should do for you.โ€ โ€“ย Matthew McConaughey . I took this afternoon for myself, and unplugged. I put my phone on silent, turned the TV off, Rhett was sleeping, and I just tuned into this speech, and absorbed it! . Working on your mindset should be your number 1 priority. When you're in a good space mentally, you're able to pour into other people, and everything else just seems to come together. . I know I for sure have a lot to work on, but at least I'm working on it. Mindset is everything and we all start somewhere. So start now! โœจ . If you haven't listened to this speech by Matthew McConaughey at Houston University- do it NOW! It's on YouTube. It's literally about everything and I feel it will resonate with every person. โค๏ธ . #DoYouForYou #Unplugged #Mindset #FillYourCupFirst
The kids destroyed the house this morning, already. . But, they're happy and playing nice together. I get to spend my mornings with them. My coffee is hot. Life is good. โค๏ธ . I woke up feeling extremely grateful today. Just looking around and really appreciating all the small things. โค๏ธ . Happy Friday, everyone. โค๏ธ
HAPPY FRIDAY!!! ๐Ÿ˜‹ Itโ€™s been a pretty good week. ๐Ÿ˜Š long, but good! which is nice because the next two weeks are gonna be rough with exams. ๐Ÿ˜… oh well thatโ€™s a then problem. actually did some abs this morning (itโ€™s been a while ๐Ÿ™ˆ) so Iโ€™ll probably be real sore tomorrow. ๐Ÿ˜ฌ came back to this bowl and off to school! โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€” Raspberry overnight oats with @gardenoflife vanilla plant based protein, topped with banana, granola, & a creamy pb swirl (my favโค๏ธ)
If you don't have Peanut Butter...what do you have?! #PeanutButter #PBIsLife #Apple #Food #WhatIsLife
HOLY UNICORNS ๐Ÿฆ„๐Ÿฆ„ Today is the day!! caffeinating up for our 4 hour drive ahead #yikes But if it means I get to spend a couple days by the beach with my team, Iโ€™M THERE ๐Ÿ‘ฏโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ‘ฏโ€โ™€๏ธ Also, Thursdays are paydays for coaching and would you believe me if I said I forgot to check yesterday? #truelife BUT this morning I was shocked to see the HIGHEST weekly amount yetโ€ฆ To say I feel blessed is an understatement. I inspire ladies to a healthier life along with mastermind with amazing girl bosses AND earn a supplemental incomeโ€ฆ Itโ€™s safe to say Iโ€™m entering the weekend with a grateful heart. ๐Ÿ’— Find what you love doing and NEVER give up going for it. Happy FriYAY babes. ๐ŸŽ‰ . . . . . . . . . . . #ladiesweekendaway #ladiesweekend #girlsnightout #virginiabeach #ineedcoffee #ineedcoffeenow #givemelife
#pbislife whereโ€™s my pb lovers at? I could eat my weight in pb! I feel sad for those with peanut allergies! #lovepb #peanutbutta #allthepb
So, I stepped WAY outside my comfort zone today had (in my husband's words) some "voodoo hippie shit" done. ๐Ÿ˜‚ . Reiki. I had #Reiki done. Now, I still don't really know anything about it. But what I do know, is it was the weirdest and coolest thing ever. The release sensation was effed. ๐Ÿ˜ณ But anyway, she received A LOT of messages from my session, and this one particularly stood out to me today because today was a HUGE and exciting day in my coaching business. This is the message she received: โ†“ . EVERYTHING YOU DREAM AND WISH FOR, CAN TRULY BE A REALITY. . Yes it sure can. You know why? Because I am going to make it freakin happen. ๐Ÿ‘Š๐Ÿป Today was huge for me, and I am going to celebrate tonight with a virtual wine date with my coach (seriously, how freakin cool is that! ๐Ÿทโค๏ธ), and eat some ice cream. Then tomorrow, it's right to the drawing board so I can set my next goal. ๐Ÿ‘Š๐Ÿป . My goal is to build a life I don't need a vacation from. โค๏ธ
Do you know that feeling when you achieved a goal that you have worked so freakin hard to get to?! . I woke up so excited and so happy today, because I finally did it! It's just one step closer to my HUGE goal, but I achieved the next step, and I am so freaking proud. โค๏ธ . I know so many people have expected me to quit coaching by now. Because that's what people do with MLM's, they stick with it for a bit, don't see big enough income fast enough, and move on to the next. Which is why so many people get annoyed with MLM's because people are jumping around all the time. This is a legitimate business- not a get rich quick scheme. I see the potential, I just have to put in the work. I WILL prove every single person that has doubted me/this business, wrong! ๐Ÿ‘Š๐Ÿป . No, I have not quit, nor do I have any plans to. I believe in this company 100%! Not only has it changed my health completely, it is also helping us financially, and it WILL keep me home with my kids. โค๏ธ . I FREAKIN DID IT!! ๐Ÿ’Ž
Sooo a few REALLY EXCITING things going down: 1. Its day FOUR of our September bootcamp and ladies are staying strong and already feeling great! 2. Its an exciting day in our coaching fam - Thursdays we celebrate coaches hitting goals and growing their business AND itโ€™s payday (pretty insane to be paid for doing something Iโ€™d do anyway... ๐Ÿ’•). 3. Itโ€™s my FRIDAY and FOUR day weekend ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿผ 4. Our Faithfu11yfit team retreat kicks off tomorrow and I CANNOT wait to spend the weekend laughing + growing with some of my favorite ladies ๐Ÿ‘ฏโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿค— 5. Our EXCLUSIVE sneak peek into coaching (team retreat edition) starts tomorrow! So excited to go live all weekend to share alllll the details about coaching and how you can join our uplifting tribe ๐Ÿ˜ want to be a fly on the wall and listen in? Heres to having positive Thursdays and remember to Focus on your BLESSINGS and youโ€™ll start to feel the gratitude surround you. life doesnโ€™t happen to you, it happens FOR you. . . . . . . . . . . . #runnergirls #psl #jesusgirl #runningwomen #targetislife #bacheloretteweekend #alwaysthebridesmaid #alwaysthebridesmaidneverthebride #eatyourveggies #bbgmaryland #targetisbae #pbislife #tacolover
You cannot spell "Challenge" without "Change"! Some days are a definite challenge (or full of challenges), whether it's an issue at work, with a individual, health, our thoughts, or maybe having to just push to get through a workout...keep pushing and allow that challenge to change you into a stronger and better person! ๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿปโ˜บ๏ธ#positivechanges
Whoever said โ€œPatience is a virtueโ€ had clearly never tasted Jif. #pbislife #ralphurrito #rlph #miniaussie #nolamade #dogsofthe504 #nolapup #miniaustralianshepherd #dogsbeingbasic
60 second Kodiak Cake Mug Cake video! SWIPE to watch and see how easy it is! Yโ€™all are hilarious, I donโ€™t think Iโ€™ve ever received so many DMs over something ๐Ÿ˜‚ โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € Cake ๐Ÿฐ cake ๐Ÿฐ cake ๐Ÿฐ โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € You can add anything you want to it, options are endless ๐Ÿคค butttt PB/almond butter is life so... โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € If you make it, tag me and use the hashtag #cakewithcait so i can see your beautiful creations ๐Ÿ˜ โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € #cake #macros #countingmacros #kodiakcake #pbislife #fatloss #weightloss #diettips #keto #highcarb #lowcarb #nomorediets #rn #nurselife #officelife #cleaneats #foodfreedom #healthysnack #mugcake #healthymugcake #sweaterszn
This Cherry Chocolate snack bar just came in clutch ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿซ๐Ÿ’starved and on the run and found this baby in my (overloaded) purse ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿผ These have become an obsession and I LOVE sending them to clients to try. Less sugar then most granola bars, 10gs of protein, and 150 caloriesโ€ฆ but forget all of thatโ€ฆ they taste AMAZING. If you havenโ€™t tried them already, you NEED too! ๐Ÿค— happy to give ya details. || #chocolateislife #chocolateislove #granolalover #chocolate ๐Ÿซ
@perfectsportstm isnโ€™t just for your protein shake! Lots of fun and delicious ways to bake with it. Come purchase it in-store and try @mandy.fitnessevolution โ€™s Post Workout Peanut Butter Protein Balls ๐Ÿคค ๐Ÿฅœ ๐Ÿซ Open until 4PM tonight! #Repost @mandy.fitnessevolution ใƒปใƒปใƒป Happy #foodiefriday ๐Ÿ˜‹ Thereโ€™s not too many things that make me happier then peanut butter, except Peanut Butter #protienballs These little suckers are delicious and perfect for a post workout snack. . PB Ball Recipe 1/2 cup ground Almonds 1/2 cup ground Oats 5 scoops of your favourite #dieselprotein *mix all dry ingredients in one bowl 1 cup of peanut butter 1/2 cup of honey *combine wet and dry ingredients Form into balls and refrigerate #peanutbutteraddict #pbislife #postworkoutsnack #foodforfuel #friday #friyay #fitness #fitnessmotivation #healthylifestyle #personaltrainer #durhamregion #brooklin #fitnessevolution
So grateful for where I live! I hope I can make an impact through giving back in a variety of ways throughout my lifetime. ๐Ÿ’› I would encourage you to get involved or give back and support your local community! #makeadifference #communitymatters
You're killing yourself for a job that would replace you within a week, if you dropped dead. Take care of yourself. . If you're interested in building something for yourself, working for yourself, working on your health, while helping others do the same, then join my FREE sneak peek into what I do group (What the EFF is Coaching?!)! It starts on Monday! โค๏ธ . Click the link in my bio to add yourself! ๐Ÿ˜Š
Demolished leg day from my gym.. no fancy equipment, no lines, no shoes, and more importantly no commute ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿผ Oh and I also crushed it alongside 20+ ladies working on their own goals ๐Ÿ‘ฏโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿฝ Some mornings I hop on our teams muted video call for a little extra inspiration ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿฝ Whether youโ€™re a coach or client working on your health, business, or just personal development we have daily meeting calls if you need accountability. I have alllll the self motivation I need but powering through every move is where I struggle. Hopping on calls with motivated boss babes does exactly the trick to power me through ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿฝ Ready to join us too? You know what to do ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿฝ || #legday ๐Ÿ‘ #happyhumpday #youareworthit #youareworthy #togetherwerise
Change comes when you make a DECISION.ย  A decision to change your life, attitude, and actions.ย  Easiest way to do that? Be a part of the biggest support system of ladies holding each other accountability towards crushing goals. ๐Ÿ‘ฏ๐Ÿ‘ฏ๐Ÿ’• When you pair being apart of an inspiring community + having all the necessary tools, you set yourself up for success. ๐Ÿ“ฒStream hundreds of workouts from home. . ๐ŸŽHave access to meal plans + recipes + nutrition guides. . ๐ŸMonthly superfoods shake (liquid gold). . ๐Ÿ‘ญ1-on-1 accountability from me. . Be apart of my next accountability group and letโ€™s conquer your health goals TOGETHER. ๐Ÿ“ฉ๐Ÿ“ฉClick the link in my bio and I'll email you info on how to receive all the accountability + motivation you need to get started living a healthier & happier life. All you have to do: DECIDE. Are you worth it? ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿฝ || #youareworthit #youareworthy
G O A L J E A N S . I started my second post partum journey in January, and one of my goals was to be able to fit into these jeans comfortably again. . Well, now I can't even wear them. ๐Ÿคท๐Ÿผโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ™ˆ If it weren't for my booty, they would literally fall off. ๐Ÿคฃ . 9 months seperate these photos you guys. You aren't going to get to your goal overnight. I gained all that weight over nine months, so I didn't expect to lose it right away. Although, because I commited and put in the work, I did see results quite quickly, but I did it all with healthy eating (and several goodies ๐Ÿ˜‰), and exercise. No pills. No diets. No wraps. No teas. Just the good old fashioned HEALTHY way! ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿป . Long story short... Put in the work. Quit looking for a quick fix. Trust the process. Enjoy the journey. LOVE YOURSELF! And celebrate every little success! โค๏ธ . Oh! And #FuckTheScale ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿป
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4 mini whole wheat toasts with peanut butter topped with fresh ๐Ÿ“ #pbislife #healthybreakfast #toasttuesday
I want to see what happens if I don't give up!๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿป Every day we have a choice, keep sleeping with our dreams or get up and chase them. I want to be strong and healthy for me, my family and to respect the body God gave me. I am so thankful I am able to get up each morning and workout from home, that I'm part of an amazing company that works hard to bring the best fitness programs and nutrition plans to us, and for the awesome group of ladies in my accountability group who are also working hard at taking care of themselves and encouraging each other daily! โค๏ธ #blessed #youshouldjoinus
Pb Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Nana made oatmeal this morning ๐Ÿ’ช I put it in a kinda empty Pb jar and added some chocolate chips, pumpkin seeds, raw almonds, cashews and pistachios and hemp seeds and dried golden berries๐Ÿ™Œ #toddlerapproved #she #ate #more #of #mine #then #hers ๐Ÿคช #cravings #breastfeeding #appetite #pbislife #chocolateismydrug #love #nanasarethebest #oatmeal
Guess who decided to start walking tonight! ๐Ÿ˜ฎโค๏ธ . Hes taking longer steps between furniture now, and standing all by himself, taking a few steps alone, and falling. ๐Ÿ™ˆ . I think we might have a full blown walker by this weekend. ๐Ÿ˜ฌ . Still no teeth though. ๐Ÿ˜‚
Look for something positive in every day, even if some days you have to look a little harder. . Extra grateful for my virtual gym today. ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿป Definitely not in the mood to be around people, interact, have to put on a happy face or anything. I just got to crank my music and do my thing. ๐Ÿ‘Š๐Ÿป . Exercise is therapy. Though, it doesn't change the situation you may be in, it helps give you a mental break and clarity for that little bit. Take some time for yourself and for your health. โœŒ๐Ÿป
Another breakfast of champions ๐Ÿ’› Cn you see the face in my banana ๐Ÿ˜œ๐Ÿ™ˆ๐Ÿ˜ณ๐Ÿ˜ hehe Rice porridge with some peanut butter and a fresh banana! Yum x I cook my porridge with water and then I add just a dash of almond milk to make it a bit creamier xx #porridge #glutenfree #riceflakes #delicious #banana #peanutbutter #pbislife
Do something uncomfortable today. By stepping out of your box, you don't have to settle for what you are - you get to create who you want to become. โœจ . Happy Monday, friends. . Jess โœŒ๐Ÿป
Lunch goodies! This sweet potato/chicken mixture was to be part of a collard green wrap, but our small-town grocery store does not carry collard greens (and I did not have a chance to go out of town), so eating with some sugar snap peas instead. ๐Ÿ˜‹#makeitwork #smalltownlife
Good Morning Monday Because rainy Mondays deserve rainbow colours! I'm powering up for this morning's ride with a peanut butter filled rainbow bagel from @purofitfood Busy Monday, ride, physio, Cyclone24 meetings! Let's do this!
An entire store of Reeceโ€™s ๐Ÿ˜ one of the many reasons I love vegas. #vegas #reeces #flexibledieting #diet #iifym #diet #chocolate #yum #myfavorite #npc #bikini #bikiniprep #gains #carb #lasvegas #myplace #peanutbutter #pb #pbislife
The only way to eat your post leg day Sunday meal โ€” . . pancakes & @official_allamericanbutter !! . . if ya didnโ€™t know, now ya know! ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿฝ #legday #sundayfunday #pancakes #pbislife
s u n d a y . Lazy day over here. The @coorsbanquet concert last night, was probably one of the best concerts I've been to! So good! ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿป . But, time to get some work done. I love that because this "job" is my PASSION, I get excited to work on a Sunday. โค๏ธ Also, this week is going to be big for my business! ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿป (I will share later in the week. ๐Ÿ˜‰) . Hope you all had a wonderful weekend, and happy Sunday. ๐Ÿ˜Š
Pancake Sunday! ๐ŸฅžIโ€™ve gotten really good at making breakfast (imo๐Ÿ˜Ž). I would much rather stay home and cook for myself than go out to breakfast now. ๐Ÿ˜Œ anyone else?? (also more places need to have df options cuz itโ€™s a struggle๐Ÿ˜‚) Todayโ€™s agenda started with yoga & pancakes, then Iโ€™ve got a little studying, grocery shopping, and visiting a winery! ๐Ÿฅ‚ Hope yโ€™all have a great sunday!! ๐Ÿ’• โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€” Pancakes made with @birchbenders classic mix + @bulletproof collagen peptides, topped with sliced banana, @eatnuttzo peanut pro drizzle, & @myfavoriteindulgence classic granola โœจ
Fun fact: country music is my JAM! ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿป I'm really starting to open up to pop, but country music will always have my heart. โค๏ธ . We are going to the Coors Banquet #OneHorseTown concert, in Taber, tonight, and I am so freaking excited! ๐Ÿ˜€ We get to see DALLAS SMITH, TIM HICKS, and KIRA ISABELLA! ๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿป (Watch my stories to join the fun ๐Ÿ˜‰ I'll try not to be that person that records an entire concert because nobody likes that. #barf ) . But before all the food and drinks, I need my Mama Shake while I get ready (aka- five plates of salad in the form of chocolate. Aka- results in a cup. Aka- life. ๐Ÿคฃ). Get my daily dose of dense nutrition in, then it's party time! ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿป #Yeehaw
Thereโ€™s not too many things that make me happier then peanut butter, except Peanut Butter #proteinball These little suckers are delicious and perfect for a post workout snack. . PB Ball Recipe 1/2 cup ground Almonds 1/2 cup ground Oats 5 scoops of your favourite #dieselprotein mix all dry ingredients in one bowl 1 cup of peanut butter 1/2 cup of honey *combine wet and dry ingredients Form into balls and refrigerate #peanutbutteraddict #pbislife #proteinbombs #proteinpowder #proteinpowderrecipes #postworkoutsnack #foodforfuel #fitness #fitnessmotivation #healthylifestyle #personaltrainer #Durhamregion #brooklin #fitnessevolution
Round 1 of my soulmate program! ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿป . I haven't heard a single person say they don't like this program. Everyone loves how adaptable it is to any lifestyle! Busy moms, full time worker, shift work, traveling, you name it. . When it's only 4 days a week, 30ish minute workouts, and FUN, it makes it so easy to complete. ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿป We're already done week 1 of my Fall Bootcamp- only 7 more weeks to go! And believe me, it goes FAST! . And the RESULTS! ๐Ÿ˜ฎ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿป You can still join my Fall Bootcamp! Don't wait for the new year to start your resolution (that 90% of people fail/quit by February). Start now! ๐Ÿ‘Š๐Ÿป . Drop an emoji below, and let's chat about your goals. ๐Ÿ˜Š
Fruit๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ˜ #isweartheresoatsunderthere | have to enjoy it while I can since summer has rapidly come to an end! I think Iโ€™ll be experimenting with warm & cozy food, especially if it has anything to do with pumpkin๐ŸŽƒ โœจ Happy Saturday๐ŸŒŸ๐Ÿ
OKAY, so if anybody knows me personally they know that Iโ€™m a total nutter when it comes to Peanut Butter ๐Ÿฅœ (see what I did there ๐Ÿ˜œ) and I was getting a little out of control when having my โ€œtreatโ€ and would have about 8 tablespoons of PB ๐Ÿ˜‚ which sounds great but REALITY CHECK, itโ€™s obviously suuuupperrr high in fat, sodium and oils. SO I finally decided to give @macr0mike a go, Iโ€™ve followed them on Insta for agesssss now but just never got around to ordering anything, BUUTTTT I finally got my shit together and ordered some goodies ๐Ÿ˜ป and omlllllll has my life changed ๐Ÿคค DID I MENTION THEY DO COOKIE DOUGH PEANUT BUTTER ๐Ÿ™Š I even got my mum onto it, and she doesnโ€™t even like regular peanut butter ๐Ÿ™€ Not only is @macr0mike totally delicious, they also are: โœ… VEGAN โœ… GLUTEN FREE โœ… MACRO FRIENDLY โœ… Have 85% less fat calories than regular PB So do yourself a flavour favour, and order some tubs of this magical peanut dust - your macro tastebuds will not be disappointed ๐Ÿ˜›๐Ÿฅœ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿป #macr0mike #pbislife #macrofriendly #gamechanger
โ€ข Smoothie Bowls make my heart happy โ™ฅ๏ธ โ€ข Strawberry Protein Smoothie Bowl topped with #purelyelizabethgranola ; hemp hearts ; blueberries ; organic PB. Who said protein shakes have to be boring? ๐Ÿ˜‰ Whatโ€™s your favorite smoothie bowl combo?
How I feel after I've scrubbed my house! ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿป Anyone else? . I don't know what it is about cleaning, but I find it so therapeutic. I often don't have enough time to do it, but when I do, it just feels so freeing, and puts me in a good mood. ๐Ÿ™ˆ
FRIYAY!!! People often say that motivation doesnโ€™t last, well neither does bathing, thatโ€™s why we recommend it daily. . This am I did NOT want to get up with my alarm at 4 am. A thousand excuses went through my mind, I have a headache, tired from the week, I can do it tomorrow, etc. But then I remembered how much better I would feel if I just could do 20 minutes of exercise and have some time to myself. So I did a quick 20 minute yoga sesh (thanks Netflix of fitness) and will do my leg day tomorrow. Love having 3 rest days a week, makes for SO much flexibility!! Ready to join me yet?!? . . . #54321 #miraclemorning #healthymomma #mnmom #coffeemom #targetmom #pbislife #headbandobsession #headbandoftheday #yogalover #mommytime #risengrind
Donโ€™t let my sad face fool you, today is my favorite holiday! Peanut Butter Day! ...or as my mom calls it, โ€œBath Day.โ€ #whatsabath #pbislife #goodestboi #goldenretriever #goldenlabmix #goldensofinstagram #doggosdoingthings
There's no B U D D Y like a brother. ๐Ÿ’™
It was one of those days. ๐Ÿฅ‚ . #WineWednesday ๐Ÿท
Salted Caramel and Banana Collagen Smoothie Who doesnโ€™t love a super quick and satisfying breakfast?? This is my current go-to pre workout option. It sits well in my tummy and gives me all the energy I need to power through #caffeinealsohelpsbutletsnottalkaboutthat This one is #dairyfree with my current favourite little extra...... COLLAGEN peptides!! I mean come on..... who doesnโ€™t want to give some love to their hair, skin, nails, gut and connective tissues?? #canwenottalkaboutthenewhairfluffsitutationthatiscurrentlyhappening #completelyvalidhashtag Anyhoo, here it is. Give it a try! Ingredients: 1 chopped frozen Banana ยผ - 1/6 chopped frozen Avocado (depending on the avo size, if you add too much it starts to taste avo-ey #notmyjam ) ยพ cup Almond milk 1 Medjool date finely chopped Pinch of ink salt Shake of Cinnamon ยฝ tsp Vanilla extract 2 tsp Natural Peanut butter 1 Scoop Collagen Peptides Add it all in your blender, whizz together and enjoy #protip if youโ€™re super organised you can chop your date and soak it in boiling water (not too much juuuuust enough to soften) for 10 mins before you make your smoothie so that it blends in nicely. Itโ€™ll make a difference especially if your blender is a little on the lazy side ๐Ÿ˜Š You do really have to freeze your avo and banana, it makes a world of difference to the texture/satisfaction level in the end. Itโ€™s also actually a really great way to use up your bananas or avos that a ripe and have no place to go. I usually have a stash in little bags ready to go in my freezer. My kids wonโ€™t eat banana flavoured baked goods, so itโ€™s a really #foodwaste saver in our house!
r e s t d a y. ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป . I am so sore from the two workouts this week! Also, I have some ongoing issues with my back and neck, that don't seem to be getting any better.. . I did some extra stretching and yoga today, and I decided I am going to start a 5 day yoga challenge tonight, in hopes to make me feel better, then continue with the routine. . I love having access to hundreds of workouts and paying hardly anything for it. ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿป #winning
SCHNACKS ON SCHNACKS ON SCHNACKS! ๐Ÿค— You guys asked, so here are my strategies regarding road trip snacks and staying out of the fast food drive thru! ๐Ÿž๐Ÿœ๐Ÿ”๐Ÿ•๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ—บ๐Ÿ– ๐Ÿš— Planning is key! Just like meal planning for a normal week, I plan snacks for our trips when I plan meals and make sure to set aside time to get everything prepped, and it really doesnt take long when you have a plan. ๐Ÿš— Invest in a meal prep bag or a small cooler (I bought this little guy on Amazon for only $35!). I can keep any perishable snacks and my water cold with no worries and I have easy access since it doesnt need a lot of space. ๐Ÿš— I portion out all my snacks into single portions so I can grab it and eat without any effort. Nobody wants to pull over and root around for a snack when they are #hangry . Nobody likes me when I'm hangry either. ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜ฌ ๐Ÿš— My favorite go to snacks: grapes and cherries, trail mix, protein bars, jerky, dry roasted almonds, popcorn, hardboiled eggs, and carrot or celery sticks with single serve peanut butter, guacamole or hummus. Stay tuned tomorrow for tips on healthy and yummy LOW EFFORT camping meals!
Daring to set boundaries is about having the courage to love ourselves, even when we risk disappointing others. - Brene Brown
I call this one, "Emptiness" ๐Ÿ˜ข โ€ขโ€ขโ€ข #peanutbutter #jifpeanutbutter #pb #๐Ÿ˜‹ #yum #allgone #morepeanutbutter #foodstagram #pbislife #lovepeanutbutter #thisempty #yeet
๐Ÿฅœ๐Ÿฅœ๐ŸฅœIt is safe to say they are mine! ๐Ÿ˜œ #peanutbutteronaspoon #pbislife #pieningtwins
11months postpartum with first baby โ†’ 10 months postpartum with second baby (now). . I used to to be the diet queen! Always looked for that quick fix. A pill. A tea. A wrap. Fad diets. You name it. . I also used to workout in the gym for 2+hrs, 5-6 days a week. ๐Ÿ˜ณ . Now.. I workout from home- currently 4 days a week for 30ish mins. ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿป I am most definitely not on a diet- I eat in moderation, but still get to enjoy my cookies, pizza, and donuts. ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐ŸปI don't take any "magic" weight loss pills, no wraps, no special teas, etc. Just hard work, and healthy nutritious foods. ๐Ÿ˜Š . You can still join my ONLINE bootcamp (ran through an app on your phone ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿป). Drop an emoji and let's chat. ๐Ÿค—
Thought peanut butter cups were good....how about dark chocolate peanut butter cups filled with coconut, chia seeds and cacao nibs ๐Ÿ˜
Update on our fertility journey. #forthosewhocare โ˜บ๏ธ This month has been much much easier. We also had less stress from outside factors. I've felt better, but noticed my emotions are cray cray... like crying uncontrollably and irrationally... these hormone increase and fluctuations are no joke.๐Ÿ˜ต eek! I am not normally a super emotional or irrational person, but the elevated hormone levels are bringing out a new Cass ๐Ÿ˜ We are currently sitting in our 2 week waiting period before we can take a pregnancy test. This is always my least favorite time because, if you know me, I am not patient and want action! I just need to know what the next step is whether we are pregnant or not. . This morning I went in for lab work to test my progesterone level. Just got a call that they think the test is inconclusive because it was a 3.9. It was a 28 last month and the doc just doesn't feel that it's right.... so... back tomorrow AM for a repeat test ๐Ÿ˜ซHoping by tomorrow afternoon we will know if my levels are, in fact, good or low. . Praying for things to keep going on course and for #babylandhauser 2019 to be on board! ๐Ÿ‘ถ๐ŸฝThanks for all the prayers and questions about our journey. I LOVE sharing and hearing stories from others. Keep it coming! ๐Ÿ˜
4 years ago I took a chance at entering myself to compete for the Mrs Nebraska title. I was a fish out of water, and may not have walked away with an award or title, but that experience taught me so much. Life is full of challenges! Sometimes we take them on and succeed, and sometimes we fail. What truly is important is that we chase those challenges, those goals and those dreams! That we learn through the process, and that we let whatever happens mold us into a better person. I am so thankful for this particular experience in my life, what I learned from it, the amazing people I met, and how I grew as a person. Dream big, value the process, and grow as a person through it! ๐Ÿ’œ
Sometimes you just have to scoop it right out of the jar ๐Ÿ™†๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ I โค๏ธ Teddieโ€™s PB! #protein #containsdryroastedpeanuts #nobs #peanutbutter #spooninit #nosodium #teddiespeanutbutter #yum #pbislife !
Some days I struggle to "want" to do a workout, and I'm just not feeling it the whole time. Today was one of those days.. . Truthfully, I think it's because I had too much socialization this weekend. ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿ™ˆ #IntrovertProblems not that it was a bad weekend or anything, and I don't regret it at all, it was just zero alone time. . So today, I woke up EXHAUSTED, like couldn't keep my eyes open, and I've wanted to do nothing more than sit at home and do NOTHING! ๐Ÿคท๐Ÿผโ€โ™€๏ธ But, I had to work at my parents, and today is day 1 of my Fall Bootcamp and I knew a workout would give me some mental clarity. #ExerciseIsTherapy . Definitely don't regret that workout, it made me feel a bit better, but it wasn't the best I've done. . But now, no plans for the rest of the day, and I can't wait for the kids to go to bed so I can have some quiet me time. ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿคœ๐Ÿป๐Ÿค›๐Ÿป . Does anyone else get like this? ๐Ÿ––๐Ÿป๐Ÿ––๐Ÿป
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