Thursday, December 11, 2014


        Have you ever heard of Shakeology?? I had never heard of it until a little over a year ago. It is a nutrient dense, super food packed protein shake!! I love it!! This shake is your daily dose of dense nutrition and it is super fast and easy to make. It comes in several flavors and has many ways to make it.  They come in Chocolate, Vanilla, Strawberry, Greenberry, Vegan Chocolate, and Vegan Tropical Strawberry.  My favorite is the Vegan Chocolate and Bray's is the Vegan Tropical Strawberry...yes it is even kid approved!! Perfect way for them to get in their fruits and vegetables without even knowing it.  

Here are the Top 5 Benefits of drinking Shakeology every day:
(They surveyed nearly 3,000 daily shakeology drinkers, here is what they said)
  • 93% of Shakeology users felt healthier since drinking it
  • 81% felt it helped them reduce their cravings for junk food
  • 86% experienced an increase in energy levels
  • 82% reported improved digestion
  • 97% felt Shakeology was a smart investment in their health
 I love how this shake makes me feel, it really does help curb my sweet tooth.  My favorite is to make it with dark chocolate almond milk, vanilla, and lots of ice.  I also add some sprinkles to top it off and I have it for dessert. Yummy!! 

Would you like more information on shakeology?? You can go to my website you can also go to my facebook page and enter in my two giveaways!

Here is a recipe that sounds super yummy for this time of year!

(if you have any health issues or concerns always contact your doctor first)

Monday, December 8, 2014

Here is my giveaway!! Two packets of shakeology, Lenny & Larry's chocolate chocolate chip cookie, and Hip Hop Abs!! Go to my facebook page; like, share, and comment what your fitness goals are.  Once I get to 400 likes I will pick a random person to win! Head on over

So Much Change!!!

     It has been way too long since my last post.....we have moved to Big Spring and are staying with Matt's parents in their home.  We were suppose to be in our house by Christmas but that was a big joke!  It is a super long story so I will spare you all the details and the language....but we "should" be in the house by mid February.  I am finally seeing the light at the end of the tunnel and I am getting a little excited now to decorate and get new things for the house.  The only thing I am NOT looking forward to is moving all out stuff back in the house and put everything together.
    Brayden is adjusting pretty well but I can tell he needs his own space with his toys that he can go to.  He has his own room but he is used to having his own toy room to go to and he does not have that.  I can't believe he is in kindergarten and turning into such a little boy...he is definitely not a baby anymore.  He is learning to read which is very challenging because he does not like to sit down and study with us..he would rather do math or talk about science. I know he does not get the math part from Matt or I...I think its from grandma.  
    Matt is really loving his new job but I will tell you its hard to get adjusted back into the coaching life.  We are lucky to see him during the week and for one full day on the weekend....but it is fun to go to his games and cheer him on.  I am so gad we took this chance for him to get back into doing what he loves.  He was definitely meant to coach.
   My new job is going well, I work at a rock quarry in the office doing billing, writing tickets, and normal office stuff.  Its fun getting to meet new people daily and learning new things.  I am also a beachbody coach and it has been a lot of fun.  Over a year ago I decided I needed to change and become more healthy so I joined a free accountability group and I was hooked.  I have met great people along the way and I now call them my friends even if we have not met in person.  I now workout 4 to 6 days a week and try to eat clean.  It has helped me so much with my body issues, I am able to accept myself more...I still have a long way to go but its a start.  I plan to start blogging more about my fitness as well on here...especially because in our new barn I have my own workout room!! Right now I am having a free giveaway on my fitness page so go check it out! 

Excited to get this blog back up and have some fun!!


Saturday, August 2, 2014

Life Changes!!

We have had a major life change!! I am excited to announce that my blog title is finally true again! My husband got a high school coaching job and we are moving!! We are so excited for this change but I know it will take some time to adjust.  I feel like everything has happened for a reason because everything seems to be perfectly falling into place.  It is stressful but it could be worse if things were not going the way they are. I am sad to leave everything I have ever known, my friends, and my family but I know we will visit often and we will all keep in touch.  It is like a new journey that we will be on which is exciting to go from the city to the country.  Life will be more laid back and not so crazy with the hustle and bustle of city living.  Don't get me wrong life will be crazy with work, Matt coaching and  never being home, and Bray starting kindergarten....but we will be by Matts parents and some of his family so everything will work out.

I am hoping to blog more and share the crazy life of being a coach's wife.  Plus I am now a beachbody coach after deciding to take control and get in better shape.  Living a healthier lifestyle is my goal so I have a facebook page that follows my journey and I also have my own beachbody website.  Feel free to follow me on facebook and check out my website!

Sunday, April 20, 2014

I was THAT mom....and I am proud of it!

Have you ever been that mom that got onto other kids when they were not following rules and were about to hurt other children??  I was so that mom this past weekend at a minor league baseball game and I am not ashamed to admit it.

We took Bray to the bigger playground because he has been wanting to go but he has been too young (technically he is still too young but he will be 5 in a couple months...not a huge difference).  Now he is normally the kid at the playground that wants us to go play with him, not slide down the slide, and would rather just walk around than play.....but this time he was super excited and off he went to play!  Well....he tried too....It was like a circus in that place!  Children are suppose to be supervised by a parent but I can guarantee that was not happening!  They were also way under staffed to have that many kids playing in that area.  So all these kids were running around (not suppose to be running), climbing up slides (while kids were trying to slide down), hanging off slides, pushing kids, and jumping off slides.  When Bray finally got to the little slide he couldn't slide down because of course kids were climbing up, so I told them the slide is to slide down not to climb up....ok they listened and let the kids slide down.  Then this one kid (little brat!!) started climbing up again while other kids were trying to go down so this time I yelled at him!! It was funny because he said to me "your not my mom", then I said " well then where is your mom?!?!"....ya he ran away.  Then there was a huge kid jam up in the playground where the tallest slide is because kids were blocking it and it was crazy!! So the ONE playground supervisor, whom is about 70, has to climb up in the play area to control the kids and even then it was ridiculous.  Kids continued running around into each other, jumping off slides and climbing up.  It got so bad Matt had to physically remove a child that jumped and tried to climb up a spiral slide as another child was trying to slide down.  Now if you don't know me you wouldn't know how bad my anxiety gets and I don't deal well with situations like this because I tend to freak out a little...I mean who would let their children act like this....well obviously these parents (some that weren't there didn't know how they were acting)....I finally was pissed off and went to get someone in charge of the supervising of the playground.  I was directed to someone and had a talk with him telling him my concerns about how some child is going to get hurt and how crazy that play area had gotten and that it needs more supervision.  I was very nice to him and he understood my concerns.  I walked back to that area to get Matt and Bray because we were done playing there and before I knew it like 6 people come to that area and they got everyone off the play equipment and made the kids and the parents make a big circle. They then went over all the rules and let them resume playing with more supervision.  I felt bad for them having to stop everyone from playing but that made me feel good to know that he took my concerns seriously.  The only thing that I still wonder about is when that man was trying to get everything under control he was also talking into his walkie talkie so I know that he was trying to get some help and no one came over to help him.  I mean really....what kid is going to listen to an older person when they are that hyped up???  The only reason why I wonder is because I ran in to that man again that I had talked to and thanked him again for taking action and he said "thank you for telling me about it and I know we should have shut that down earlier" it seems like he knew it was that crazy but did not do anything about it.

Would you have done the same thing??  I feel good about what I did because someone was going to get hurt...there was already a child crying because of something that happened while he was up in the play area.  As a parent I would not want my child acting like these other children, I would be embarrassed....especially if Bray had hurt someone acting like that.  I want my child to follow the rules of the play area just as I did...I was there watching him unlike others that were not there....

We will definitely go back and let him play there but I hope they have it more staffed and under control.

Sunday, April 13, 2014

Life has been way too crazy.....

It has been way too long since my last post.  Life kind of got stressful and overwhelming, then I had a major change in my life.  I loved working at the vet but had a great opportunity to work closer to home and have an awesome schedule so I decided to change my job after being with the vet for almost 7 years.  I am now working at a hair salon close to home and I have known the owner for years.  It was the change I needed in my life to get rid of a lot of my daily stress and feel somewhat normal.  When I got to work I do not have to deal with drama which is awesome and I do not have the physical illnesses I suffered with from all the stress.  I work with a great group of ladies now and we all enjoy working together.

Matt is still not coaching but is always looking for a coaching job.  I am just glad all that crap is over with and the bad people at his school are no longer there.  He is actually appreciated by the staff and gets that acknowledgement.  He did get a job offer for last school year but even with coaching it was not enough money to be able to change jobs.  I do feel like this year could be the year he gets a new coaching job!! It is what he loves to do and I feel bad that he has not been able to do so for the past 2 years.

Brayden is getting so big and I can't believe he will be 5 this year!  Where has the time gone??  He loves playing with legos, cars, trucks, he loves to sing and dance, and still likes to snuggle.  Last year for his birthday we all took a trip to Disney World for a whole week with family and he had so much fun.  It was great to see him meet all his favorite characters and also get to spend time with family.  

I am hoping to post more often to help me with my anxiety and getting life in order.  I feel that we get so busy and have so much stuff I get overwhelmed then kind of have a freak out moment.  Posting helps me get my thoughts out there and makes me feel better.  I am reading a great book my mother gave me called "finding your happy" and I am already loving it!  I am hoping this can help me get more control and prioritize my life so I can stop having so much anxiety and just be happy and positive.  Don't get me wrong I love my life but tend to focus too much on the negative and material things and that has gotten me to worry too much and be overwhelmed with everything we have.  I need to have a major purge of the whole house.  Our house makes me have anxiety because we have too much stuff and do not always put everything away in the correct places so it get cluttered.  I understand having a 5 year old there are going to be toys everywhere but he has got to learn to pick up and if we are not doing it I can't expect him to.  Things have got to change!! felt great to get this all out and I hope to post a couple times a week.  Now that I typed that I hope it will keep me on track.  Now I am off to watch some videos for work and then read some more of my book.  Goodnight!