If someone told me years ago I'd one day become an Independent Team Beachbody fitness coach, I wouldn't have believed them. Me, a girl who never worked out a day in her life, cheerleading others to reach their fitness goals?! Yep, believe it.
Last October, I wrote this post a few weeks after I started 21 Day Fix, and I can hear the hesitation in my own voice. I never expected this program to transform my life the way it has, but I'm forever grateful. I'm truly a different person now on the inside and out. I take care of my body the way I should have been doing a long time ago, and I feel better because of it!
When I took the leap to start the 21 Day Fix program last September, I had no desire to workout. My goal was to eat better, thereby influencing the way my family ate. I figured I could do anything for 21 days though, so I vowed to put down the bag of Doritos and commit to the program entirely.
After I completed 21 days, I kept going. I started to see changes in my body I never expected to see. By January 1, 2016, I'd lost 12 pounds and gained a whole new sense of confidence. I started to love exercise because those 30-minutes a day were devoted to ME. I realized how important self-care in the form of working out and eating better was in making me a happier wife and a more patient mom. I also developed some amazing friendships through the free online challenge group I participated in every month. These women lifted me up, supported and encouraged me, and I did the same for them. It felt amazing to surround myself with all that positive energy.
That's why I decided to sign up as a fitness coach -- to pay forward what I've learned and help my family and friends find the same success in health that I have. I'm ready to see where this adventure takes me!