Once I wrote down a daily schedule designed to result in my succeeding at the challenge, it all seemed a TON less daunting. It seems more like a list of tiny tweaks to attend to daily versus huge giant goals that I don't have time for in a packed schedule. Here's my initial stab at… Continue reading Proposed Daily Schedule
Pictured below are some of the books I'll start out using for support for the challenges. Fitness and Health Soul/Spirit Some of the most helpful books I've read in the past include the following: Failing Forward by John Maxwell Boundaries by Henry Cloud and John Townsend Margin: Restoring Emotional, Physical, Financial, and Time Reserves… Continue reading Books I’m Using at the Start of This Journey (Subject to Change!)
After I complete the jump starter detox using the Essence of Vitality drink, I plan to maintain. Every morning, the first thing I plan to put on my stomach is 8 ounces of water. Then, while driving my oldest to school, I plan to drink Dr. Draxe's natural detox drink as discussed here: https://draxe.com/recipe/secret-detox-drink. That's… Continue reading Natural Detox Drink
At the Long Hair Care forum (LHCF), I encountered an informative thread about a detox drink called Essence of Vitality. Typically to get things -- *ahem* -- moving, I have used an inexpensive herbal tea called Smooth Move (available at most health food stores, stores such as Target, and so forth). Smooth Move works like a… Continue reading How I’m Detoxing to Jump Start the Challenge: Essence of Vitality Drink
I officially start my personal 5-year challenge on November 1, 2016! I'm ready! In preparation, I have done the following: Committed deeply to the challenge, informed loved ones, and prayed; Created this blog to document, stay on track, etc.; Begun a detox using Essence of Vitality (I feel GREAT!); Recorded my initial body measurements and… Continue reading Official Start Is November 1, 2016, and I’m Ready!