I'll never capitalize cancer

I have alot going on in my life, more than just cancer and chemo. Sure it's a big part of my life right now, but it's not the most important part of my life. You will never see me spell it with a capital "c".

I'm a Wife and Mom. I love my Family. I have good Friends. We do fun stuff and dumb stuff and sometimes we argue and then we laugh again. We go to work and to the grocery store and we go swimming and have birthday parties and get ready for the first day of school.

I keep saying that I don't want ovarian cancer to define me, but sometimes I just can't help it.

A good friend put it this way for me "cancer may be defining your life for the moment, but it is not your entire life. You seem to just make time for it." That made me feel better.

If you want to see it from the beginning, my cancer story begins in March.

The rest of my story is happening now.

Monday, January 19, 2009

Monday Business Op call

Join us for a powerful opportunity that will provide REAL ANSWERS for 7 out of the Top 10 New Years Resolutions in America.

If someone has a resolution to get out of debt or to earn more money in 2009, odds are their solution will not always come in the shape, form, or fashion in which they thought it was going to come!

Most of the positive changes our in lives that lead to advancement and promotion come through relationships and/or meeting new people. Solutions are usually brought to us in the form of "PEOPLE". Your solution could very well be packaged in this 15 minute presentation that has the potential to unlock the key to your 2009!

This is a listen only web presentation, so there is no obligation for you to talk. Just sit back, watch and listen!

Here are 2 different times to join in:

Click Here to Register for 8:38 PM Central
If you are only able to join us via the phone, here is the phone number and access code to join the listen only call: Dial In Number:773-945-1011, access code 639-284-149

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If you are only able to join us via the phone, here is the phone number and access code to join the listen only call:Dial In Number:Attendee: 773-945-1011, access code 288-261-525

Trim in 24

That's my goal. I have realized that for the past week I've been walking aroung in stretch pants and a big shirt - a sure sign that things need to change!

Great weather today, too. So I have no excuse for not at least taking a walk around the block.
Of course Advocare is going to help me do this. I need to be sure that I get good nutrition in my body so that it works more efficiently.

Here's the plan -I do a 10 day Herbal Cleanse and then Lean in 13. Lean In 13 focuses on eating clean protein, from lean meats and Muscle Gain, as well as fruits and vegetables in a "zig zag" kind of combination that helps you burn fat, cut cravings and get over that plateau.

After that I get back to the everyday routine that I learned with Commit2Fit. You know, 5 small meals, lots of water, etc.

I am doing the Citrus Herbal Cleanse. I like the "scrub ya clean" type of fiber. It's Old School, you have to stir it up & drink it fast - not for everyone. Peaches & Cream Herbal Cleanse is smoother and may be a better choice for most.

I have to remember what the Herbal Cleanse is all about - CLEANSE. So the only other supplements I will be taking are OmegaPlex and Catalyst. Of course I also will drink Spark or Slam and have a Meal Replacement Shake for breakfast.

As for what to eat, pretty simple really, just stay away from alot of fat and don't eat anything white (rice, sugar, flour). And drink lots of water.

It's just a couple of weeks, and a great way to get back to healthier eating, drop a few pounds and have more energy.

MyFitnessPal.com is an excellent free website to use to keep track of your daily foods, calories, protein & carbs.

This is a good time to get started. Advocare Success School is coming up Feb 20, I don't want to be wearing stretch pants that weekend.

Friday, January 16, 2009

Advocare Endorser Drew Brees: AP Offensive Player of the Year

Congratulations to Advocare Endorser Drew Brees
Brees named AP Offensive Player of the Year.

The New Orleans Quarterback threw for 5,069 yards, only the second time in history a player has surpassed 5,000 yards passing in one season.

Brees' performance earned 22 votes in a nationwide panel of 50 sportswriters and broadcasters who cover the league.

Click here to learn more about Brees' accomplishments and his favorite Advocare products.

Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Team Call - listen here to the recording

We had a fantastic team call Sunday night with Hall of Famer Mark Leitgeb and other Advocare leaders.

For those of you who missed it, CLICK HERE to listen now.

8 Top leaders gave their insights for exploding your business in January.

This is an enormously important training/team call. Hope you enjoy...and pass on to your new team members! You are champions, and we appreciate each and every one of you...and your contribution to this incredible company!

Monday, January 12, 2009

New Year's Resolutions

We're almost 2 weeks into the New Year, how's it going so far?

Our wonderful contributors at Advocare have some things to say about New Year's resolutions. You can read about them on our blog SupplementalScience.com and I have posted them here:

Making a New Year’s Resolution is a practice followed by millions of Americans at this time of year. The most popular ones seem to repeat year after year - you can probably guess what they are (and maybe you made some of these yourself):

Lose weight
Manage debt
Quit smoking
Eat right
Reduce stress

Such resolutions have the potential to change our lives in dramatic ways, but remaining committed to them throughout the year(s) can be difficult. Here are some tips to help you stay on track:

Try again. Everyone has made, and broken past resolutions, that does not mean that you won’t succeed this time. Start with a positive approach, including thinking about what has disrupted your good intentions in the past. Don’t discourage yourself with a negative outlook.

Don’t make too many resolutions. Trying to eat better, exercise more, quit smoking, and reduce stress is too much to tackle at once. Pick a realistic, attainable goal with a reasonable time frame.

Choose your own resolution. Make sure this is something that you want to accomplish for yourself and not for friends or family. When you attain the goal they will benefit from your success as well.

Make a plan and write it down. Plan what you’d like to accomplish in three or six months. Achieving small goals over time gives you a sense of accomplishment and motivation to keep going. Writing your goals down is a good way to keep track of your progress.
Involve friends and family. They can support your efforts, and can motivate you to keep going. Setting a personal goal is not a “promise” which can never be broken. Don’t paint yourself into a corner by overstating what can be a realistic change you plan to make.

Forgive yourself. If you get off track, don’t think that you failed. Review your plan and make adjustments.

Congratulate yourself. Reward yourself when your intermediate goals or resolutions are met.
The most important point to consider when deciding on your resolutions is to decide if you are truly willing to make the change in your life. Deciding to make the change just to have a resolution will not keep you motivated to attain your goal. Many people fail because they are afraid or don’t fully realize how the goal can benefit their every day lives.

When you decide on your resolution, make a plan of action and list the ways it will improve your life. When you can see the prize, you are more likely to keep up the fight.

Possibly related posts:
10 Great New Year’s Tips
Reinvent Yourself! 20 Tips to Accomplish Your New Year’s Resolutions
Stick to your New Year Fitness Goals!
Ring In The New Year With Resolutions You Can

Sunday, January 11, 2009

Team Call Sunday night

Sunday, January 11th 8:00 PM Central
Call in: 773-945-1010 Access Code: 381-974-948

This call will be conducted again 9:30 PM Pacific
Call in: 484-589-1010 Access code: 475-977-860

Join Advocare Hall of Fame member Mark Leitgeb and a host of other major company leaders on this dynamic team training call.

You will get insight on:
1. Daily Method of Operation
2. Next Saturday's nation wide Two Thousand and Now training day
3. Information on the next big recruiting call to get you business!
4. Insight about the upcoming, explosive NEW product launch at Success School!

This training will range from 20-30 minutes in length. If you have a desire to make money in 2009, you do not want to miss this call. Your Check growth is parallel to the amount of distributors that you have on these calls. Help keep your team in "the know" by calling and promoting the call personally....The #1 reason why people fail in this business is lack of communication.

$500 Bonus

Advocare is offering up a $500 bonus to everyone who qualifies - no limits. Believe me when I say that it could be easy - but you have to be an Advisor.

Do you know 10 people who are disgusted with their health and want to lose weight and gain more energy? Do you know 3 people who are disgusted with their financial situation and want to earn an additional income every month.

Let's go - we'll do it together. Give me a call and let's get started and put some money in your pocket now.

A No Brainer

I was just thinking about what a great deal these bundles are. Discounted retail is great, but add to that your Distributor discount, and it gets even better.

So, If you would like to get the absolute best nutritional supplement products on the market at the absolute best price, now is the time to get on board with Advocare.

Buy a bunch of bundles to reach the Advisor level and you can get alot of product for your money. And be at the 40% discount level for life.

Besides the benefit of just taking the products and looking better and feeling better. You have an opportunity to turn around and sell them to make a profit, get tax benefits as a small biusiness owner, you'll get the award winning Debt Buster program for FREE and you'll be eligible for all kinds of great incentives and bonuses from Advocare.

Now is the time to do it. The prices are fabulous and Success School is just around the corner.

Look beter, feel better, make more money - it really is that simple.

Oh, did I mention the money back guarantee.

Give me a call so that I can share with you more how Advocare has changed my life and see how it can change yours.

Thursday, January 8, 2009

Let's get this New Year started off right!

OK - No excuse - my little distraction is back to school today, Hubby's at work, got a few more 'Thank You' cards to get out, still gathering stuff for my garage sale, but right now I gotta focus, get back on track.

I need to drop a few Holiday pounds. I think I'll start with an Herbal Cleanse, and do the Lean in 13. I need to restock my Advocare shelves. This is a perfect time to do that now since Advocare is running some special pricing on bundles. Really, you need to check this out!

Advocare Trim bundle includes the new MNS Max3, Catalyst and ThermoPlus - Core nutrition, fat burning and toning, and energy for just $80! these normally retail for $104.40. And if you are an Advisor at the 40% discount level, it's just $48.

Advocare Active bundle includes a canister of Spark, Slam and Chocolate Nougat Snack Bars - that's your morning & afternoon beverage & a snack, a healthy sugar free pick me up, for $90! regularly $113.85. Advisors get the 40% discount making this bundle just $54.

A guy called me this morning, wants a canister of Spark - that's all. He's paying retail, that's $51.50 just for the Spark. I'll just order the Active bundle. So for me, with my discount, it's like I get the Slam and Snack Bars FREE.

Advocare Performance bundle includes a canister of Muscle Gain, Muscle Fuel and Nighttime Recovery - No matter your age or fitness level, feed & strengthen your muscles with this bundle for just $110! 40% discount makes this bundle $66 - about equal to the retail cost of a canister of Muscle Gain alone.

By the way, I cannot tell you enough about how great Nighttime Recovery is. If you have Tylenol PM in your medicine cabinet, you need to throw it away and replace it with Nighttime Recovery. Of course it's great for achy muscles after a workout, or anytime, like after a long day of driving or any kind of stress. And you won't have to worry about ruining your liver. Has a bit of Arginine too. Guys, try it and see what happens when you have increased circulation and try to roll over in the morning - I think you know what I'm talking about!

There's more -
including the incredibly easy way to get a $500 bonus! But it's late.

I'll finish this up tomorrow with hot links and pics. Call me if you need something sooner.