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Hi Ya’ll….Dentist Appts today

Another, go, go, go day here! WE have kids dentist appts. So I’m off to the races.

I did make time to get in my fasted 20 mins of bike this morning and tonight I’ll do my full workout.

Here’s some info and inspiration for you today:

 

Making good food choices doesn’t have to be difficult. Let’s keep it simple and doable. Here’s my KISS Diet…

http://youtu.be/8ol0m-C7cQY?li…vL-oyuUbEkkAejOlj3uv

You can make it even SIMPLER by utilizing my prepared www.BUFFMEALS.com

16 Days left in 2014~ Tuesday

This week’s diet focus is to Eat More Greens! Our fitness focus for the week is increasing Strength.
Check out today’s suggested workout- 6pack of PEPSI: http://youtu.be/xcjyDsX4cMA

“6 pack of PEPSI”
Repeat this circuit 3 times
1)    P= Plank: 20 seconds
2)    E= Eccentric abs on ball: 10 reps
3)    P= Pump Ups: 10 reps
4)    S= Slip drill: 10 reps in each stance
5)    I= Itty-bitty ball crunches: 20 reps

Today’s Diet Challenge~
Eat some Fish. Each day of the week we have a set diet challenge that is meant to get you thinking about your food intake and help you get out of the “grind” of eating the same things all the time.  Variety in food intake is vital for nutritional and mental reasons.  Try some fish today!  Tuna, Salmon and Talapia are some of the fish I eat.

Today’s Personal ~
Text a lot Tuesday…why you ask. It’s a fun way to stay connected, encourage others and to quickly let someone know you are thinking about them. STRIVE to text a lot today.  My goal is to scroll down through my text list and say HI! to some of those LOWER ON THE LIST, lol

 

Have a good TUESDAY!!

The Key to your Motivation is to Encourage others!

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Nostalgic November- Catch Up

First off, I just uploaded a new video about “ENERGY ANGEL” To enter give away, comment on video and share video! I’m giving away 10 tubs of Energy Angel. It’s a killer supplement that will give you more power, focus, strength during your workouts and help you recover from them and accelerate your results!http://youtu.be/SGQqgB_HSeQ

 

It’s time for my Nostalgic November- catch up!

 

 

Travis with our tiny Cuji puppy about 4 years ago on Christmas Eve

My kids hanging with their cousins– we had a blast shopping COWBOY STYLE! in 2010

Just about 10 months ago when we awarded the winner of the 90 day Dr. Tammy transformation contest– Great job for all the “losers”

 


After a hard workout in VEGAS BABY!! with my BuffMother friends– it’s time for another BuffMother Gathering!!
— with Jen Bender Brummels and Suzi Velinsky.

 


2010 BuffMother California Gathereing, this was our group before we hit the club- DANCED the night away! AMAZING MEMORIES!!

 

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El Sucko!

El workout, El Sucko! Losing my mojo means that the first workout back has the chance to SUCK big time and it did. The thing was is I WAS fired up to workout all day long but kept delaying it and by the time I tried I was tired and torn– torn by wanting to be hanging with my family vs. in my gym.

 

Other than my workout, my day was very good! I accomplished a lot!! We even got our VERY FIRST orders on www.BuffMotherMeals.com! SOOOO EXCITING!!

 

I also voted, GO REPUBLICANS!!

 

ALSO, Things have moved forward with www.GymAngel.com…look for an official announcement about our relationship soon. Isn’t my Gym Angel t-shirt cute? And my son too?

 

Nostalgic November… this is my true #beforepic it brings back some good memories of the fattest time of my life. When I lived in Dallas before we had kids my carb cravings were insane my stress level was through the roof and I kept on packing on the pounds.
I value that time of my life greatly…so happy I’m wiser now!

 

 

Now onto today…I have a busy HUMP DAY ahead. Need to buckle down and get in a GREAT workout! Plus, I am going to get in some good PAMPER time– a massage!! YAY!!  The only bad thing about it is that I’ll have to miss our chat.

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A million and 1 things

How come I want to do a million and 1 things all at the same time? It is a constant struggle for me to “FOCUS” on one task at a time. I think it stems from the years of raising 4 kids + a husband who all demand my attention at the same time! Anyhow, today is cycle day 21 and I feel it– slow moving today, tired, scattered, body aches and such. HIF is on! But, I will overcome!

Today’s post helped me feel inspired to curl my hair and put some makeup on! 6 to Sexy~ day 17: Keys to Sizzle Today we had a good chat, just sad that more of you didn’t join in on the fun

Set your phone alarms NOW for the weekly WED Chats at NOON CENTRAL TIME!

Now if you are curious I’ll share a few of the million things I have going on at the moment. 1- diet bet 2- app 3- kiss a pig 4- supplements 5- track club 6- buffmother trainers 7- website upgrade 8- new “food” venture 9- book reprint 10- tv show I’ll expand more on all of these in the upcoming days/weeks. For now, I’ve got to work on my dreaded TAXES some more! If I can get those done this week, I’ll feel a load off! Have a happy HUMP DAY! -Michelle p.s. I did get in a run yesterday, but no leg workout- that’s on tap later today doing great on no bread (and no beer!) The Key to your Motivation is to Encourage others! www.BuffMother.com

Good start to week 2!

HI YA!!

Today’s been another busy day!  I’ve managed to fit in my workouts each day this week. Monday Bike in am then Chest/Tris/Run in pm, Tues Bike in am then Legs in pm, Wed Bike in am then Back/Sh/Bi/Run in pm. I’ve also been killing my abs and doing vacuums~ VERY SORE STILL! Now it’s time to REPEAT those 3 days to finish out a killer week of workouts.

Today, I had 3 meetings in town, got the dog groomed and also hit Sam’s Club for some food shopping. On the way home a massive storm hit, the sirens were even going off and the kids got held at school extra long because of it! It was a SCARY drive home!

I made it and have what feels like a million things to complete prior by tomorrow.  There’s no way I’ll be able to get everything done, but I still plan on trying and all the while striving to keep my SEXY FOCUS!

Today’s post is all about keeping SEX a priority in your life!

Thanks to all of you who joined in our chat! It was an AWESOME time!! I really love how we can connect like that. Please join us next week for our next one!
Time to get rollin’ on my workouts and work for today.
I love ya my sexy friends!!
-Michelle

DD Date Afternoon

HI Ya’ll, It’s so fun to have a little GET AWAY from the routine sometimes. Yesterday, I did just that…DD and I went shopping all afternoon ! It was supposed to rain so we drove the extra 20 mins to go to the indoor mall in Fayetteville. It’s been a long time since I’ve been there, crazy all the memories that cam flooding back of the days when our kids were little and a trip to the mall was our only “entertainment” we could handle with them, lol!

DD and I got lots of fun fall items and then some good eats at Olive Garden. We made it home around 6pm and then I did a short 2O min lifting workout. Bench, Inverted pull ups, Incline flys, knee ups for abs and a few other moves mixed in there.

Then we watched football, ate and chilled out as a family. It was a good solid family day!

Today, I have some “catch up” to do. Got to get orders out, Follow up on some emails, Get the 6 to Sexy workouts up for the VIP’s and scheduel the chats and conference calls for week #1!

To be honest the only reason I’m doing the contest is for myself HA! Not exactly, but I seriously need it! I’ve been in a funk for way to long and just need to PUSH past it!  Thanks for joining me on the journey to REGAIN that SEXY FEELING.  It’s easier to do it when others are WITH YOU! Synergy rocks!!

Okay, Time to get to it!!

Have a FUN FRIDAY!!

-Michelle

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Errand Day

Hey all, I hopped out of bed this morning and got going on a ton of errands. Felt good to get things crossed off my “TO DO” list.  Lots of driving and finally getting home at 3:45 this afternoon, just in time for the kids to come home!

 

At about 5 I started my workout:

I did a good warm up of lunges, high knee grabs walking and side lunges.

Squats

Dead lifts

Hip ups

Knee/Leg Extensions

Adductions

Then it was time to leave again to bring Gracie to guitar.

Just got home now and I’m exhausted but feeling accomplished.

Really looking forward to a slower “stay at home” kind of day tomorrow!

See you then,

Michelle

p.s. here’s a video from today

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What is it you really WANT?

Just finished with some fasted biking and will lift later…didn’t get in any workout yesterday.

Life is so good! I’m very excited for September in many ways…but have this question running through my brain recently… “What is it that you really WANT?”

I’m going to work on answering that for myself this September!

Fitness wise, My goals for the next 3 months are just to be HEALTHY and very CONSISTENT in my workouts.  I’ve been researching and RE-learning much about how the thyroid and insulin hormones work to regulate our bodies for a SEMINAR I’m teaching on Sept. 11th…it’s VERY TRUE that hormones affect EVERYTHING in our body! If we operate blindly without that realization we will NOT have the best results.

Mexico was a blast, Travis and I both really needed the time to “CHILL”, we needed to just escape.

The weather was very nice, a big mish-mosh but overall NICE most of the time.  We had 1 day where the sun was full blast and we made it a “TOTAL BEACH DAY”…it was fun to get in the water with the waves. Thankfully my toe handled most all of what we did great.  It continues to improve daily.  We worked out all but 2 days of the trip, played some ping pong, danced a bit and played pool volleyball too!

The most fun times were the conversations we had– we just really enjoy spending time together!!  We met a few interesting people too… One guy was from England, named Gram…we saw him spend HOURS trying to learn to windsurf. He would not give up! It was inspirational and fun to see him get after it at the age of 46 It inspired both Travis and I to keep trying NEW things in our life.

The kids and Grandma seemed very happy to see us, it’s so fun to come home to people that love you. Last night we all went to Gunner’s first game of the season.  He played mostly linebacker but also played some blocking back on offense. He’s very strong and much bigger than most of the kids on the field. He had some very nice hits and played very aggressive. It was fun to see!

Tonight the twins are going off to sleep overs, Gunner is going to the HS football game and Gracie’s got a friend coming over. There’s always action going on with 4 kids…They are awesome!

Time for me to get rolling on my to do’s…

Love ya,

Michelle

P.S. finally updated my measurements that I hurriedly took before we left on our trip. Can see the increase in bodyfat, mostly “Belly fat”.  Overall though, I am OVER IT…having the time to just CHILL in Mexico this past week really made me understand how blessed I truly am!

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Too Many Kids Tuesday

I’m out numbered…there are 7 kids in my house and I’m the only adult!!  It was a very productive day…got my nails done even.

 

4 tips to SLIM DOWN!!
http://youtu.be/zaZPE3plpHU

 

Plus another video of 100 lunges~

http://youtu.be/yATY4chDNsU

 

Started my workout with 50+ lunges

 

Pull ups

6, 4+2negatives

Inverted underhand x10

Inverted over hand x10

Upright rows

15#db’x10

45barx10x3sets

 

Bent over rows
45×10, 65x6x2sets

Bicep curls

45×10, 65x5x2sets

 

40#KB bent over one arm lat rows x10x3sets

lateral raises

15’sx7

10’sx10

 

Standing DB militar25’sx10x3sets

Crunches, ab wheel, side crunches, knee ups

 

Curl machine 70×7

run intervals in treadmill…felt good

2 at 8.8 for 1:30

1 at 9.1…overall started slow but finished strong

finished with 50 final lunges
Time for me to go check on all these kids!!Have a great night!!-Michelle

The Key to your Motivation is to Encourage others!

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Miss You!

Holy Cow, I miss you all sooooo much!! I have been the busiest that I can remember this week! I have a million and 1 things going on, it’s been fun and great, but has left me with NO time or energy to be able to spend on the computer with you!

Just to update ya, I’ve been filming my movie “phone in the attic”…the past 3 days I was STRIPPER DIEDRA– which means a ton of dance practice, wearing hells, awkward moments and limited clothing.

The 2 days prior to day that I was LOVER DIEDRA, filming a very flirty scene and a bedroom scene— HOTTTT!!!

Previous to that I was BAD DIEDRA who loves to do evil! I can’t reveal the secrets  of that portion of the movie, But let’s just say it includes Blood, suspense and FIGHTS!!

 

It’s been a TON OF WORK!!

In addition to that I’ve become a GREAT Aunt for the fist time, I’ve helped celebrate my MIL’s 70th birthday, I’ve had a bunch of remodeling work done on my house, worked on my taxes and also today I’m helping my soon to be SIL shop for a wedding dress while her an my BIL are in town from MN for the weekend~ Add to the mix 4 kids, a DH and a Puppy all wanting my attention too!

I have missed a few workouts, but am keeping up some running, and I consider much of my “activities” as workouts!

Gotta go get caught up a bit on my emails!

Love ya, Ellie (DIEDRA)

Here’s some FRIDAY HOTTIE eye candy for you– Travis Femmel from the show “Vikings”

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