2 Years ago I weighed in over 300 lbs for the 2nd time in my life. I started walking and lost 40 lbs, but do to health (body issues), I had to stop walking for a little bit. I was able to keep the weight off until April of this year where I left my comfort zone and gained 10+ lbs (diet changes). New weight loss journey began a week after we moved to Kansas. So I mentioned that mom and I joined the gym…. Well this week we decided to add a 3rd trainer session every week. So now our gym schedule looks like this:
Monday – Trainer AM, Water Aerobics PM
Tuesday – Water Aerobics AM for 1.5-2 hrs
Wednesday – Trainer AM, Water Aerobics PM
Thursday – Off
Friday – Trainer AM, Water Aerobics PM
Saturday – Water Aerobics AM for 1.5-2 hrs
That gives us 9-11 hours of exercise a week! We have been doing this for 4 weeks now as far as the amount of exercise so I know we can do it.
Now that I am getting myself together on the outside, it’s time to get myself together on the inside. I mentioned that I sell doTerra Essential Oils but now I also sell IT Works!
On top of the exercise, I decided to look at what I can take that is all natural and would help me to loose weight from the inside, as well as, make sure that I am getting the vital nutrients that I am missing from my diet. I also want to make sure that I am mentally and internally healthy.
So here are the products I will be using…
“dōTERRA® Alpha CRS®+ Cellular Vitality Complex is a proprietary formula combining potent levels of natural botanical extracts that support healthy cell proliferation and lifespan with important metabolic factors of cellular energy to help you live younger, longer. Alpha CRS+ is formulated to be used daily with xEO Mega and Microplex VMz® as a comprehensive dietary supplement foundation for a lifetime of vitality and wellness.”
“dōTERRA®’s Microplex VMz® Food Nutrient Complex is an all-natural, whole-food formula of bioavailable vitamins and minerals that are deficient in our modern diets. The formula includes a balanced blend of essential antioxidant vitamins A, C, and E, and an energy complex of B vitamins presented in a patented glycoprotein matrix. It also contains food-derived minerals of calcium, magnesium, and zinc and trace minerals for optimal bone and metabolic health. Microplex VMz contains dōTERRA’s Tummy Tamer botanical blend of peppermint, ginger, and caraway to calm the the stomach for those who may have experienced stomach upset with other vitamin and mineral products. Microplex VMz is encapsulated using sodium lauryl sulfate-free vegetable capsules, does not contain wheat or dairy products, and does not include any animal products.”
Deep Blue Polyphenol Complex
“A nutritional supplement which contains powerful polyphenols to aid occasional aches and pains and support joint comfort and function.”
Womens Phytoestrogen Complex
“dōTERRA® Women Phytoestrogen Lifetime Complex is a blend of natural plant extracts that support hormone balance throughout the different phases of a womans life. Phytoestrogen Lifetime Complex includes a standardized soy extract with genistein, a powerful phytoestrogen that binds with estrogen receptors in cells, and the natural phytoestrogens in pomegranate. It also includes and concentrated extract of flaxseed lignans to help manage potentially harmful metabolites that are produced when estrogen is metabolized in the liver. Balancing hormones and managing harmful metabolites by eating a healthy diet rich in phytoestrogens and other essential nutrients, exercising, and managing weight can help reduce uncomfortable symptoms associated with PMS and the transition through menopause and supports healthy bones, heart, breast tissue, and other body structures and functions as a woman ages.”
Deep Blue Rub and Deep Blue Oil 10ml Roller Bottle
Essential Oil mix that works wonders on aches and pains
AromaTouch Essential Oil
Essential Oil mix that also works wonders on aches and pains
ClaryCalm, Clary Sage, and Geranium Essential Oils
All good for female issues such as PCOS, Infertility, and Irregular Periods
Balance, Elevation, Serenity, and Ylang Ylang Essential Oils
I will be using these to help with my depression and anxiety.
From IT Works:
“Turn back the hands of time from the inside out with New You! This one-of-a-kind longevity formula is designed to stimulate and support the production and release of the body’s own human growth hormone.
- Stimulates natural production and release of HGH (human growth hormone)
- Aids in building lean muscle mass
- Enhances exercise endurance
- Helps improve sleep quality and memory
New enhanced formula now includes natural polyphenols that help improve blood supply to the muscles and help to reduce the harmful effects of free radicals for better post-workout recovery.*”
“Boost heart health, fight minor inflammation, keep those joints moving, and reclaim that youthful glow with the triple strength blend of DHA and EPA fatty acids of It’s Vital Omega-3. Along with superior strength, fish oil-derived fatty acids, It’s Vital Omega-3 also adds a purifying rosemary-based antioxidant blend to fight the effects of free radicals—all in an easy-to-swallow softgel with a hint of lemon flavor.”
“Fire up your metabolism with this naturally based, thermogenic weight loss formula! Powered by the antioxidant superfood acai berry and the metabolism-boosting properties of Capsimax® (red hot pepper blend), Ultimate ThermoFit helps to:
- Thermogenic weight loss formula
- Antioxidant benefits of acai berry
- Promotes increased calorie burning
- Helps boost metabolic rate
- Reduces appetite
- Provides energy”
“The new It’s Essential weight loss energy bar pairs delicious flavor with powerful ancient grains to supercharge your weight loss results! Its dark chocolate raspberry taste is truly a flavor to crave, and the addition of a new, cutting-edge ingredient, SolaGrain, packs It’s Essential with dietary fiber to promote digestive health.”
“Have a sweet tooth? A carb craving? It’s okay to indulge every once in a while when you have Advanced Formula Fat Fighter with Carb Inhibitors!
Simply take Fat Fighter up to an hour after eating, and it will absorb some of the fat and carbohydrates from your food so that your body doesn’t. Powered by NeOpuntia™ (a naturally based ingredient made from the “prickly pear” cactus) and the It Works! proprietary blend, Advanced Formula Fat Fighter delivers dynamic, clinically tested results for both men and women.
- Blocks some of the fat & carbs from meals
- Helps balance healthy blood glucose level and reduce cravings
- Designed to be taken up to an hour after meals
- Cactus-based formula
- Does not contain shellfish”
“Not eating all of the fruits and veggies that you should? Feeling sluggish and off balance? Want more energy to get through your day? Help detoxify, alkalize and energize your body with every glass of Greens, now with an even better pH-balancing blend that includes an acidity-fighting combination of magnesium and potassium for even more alkalizing properties. New added probiotic support helps you better maintain that healthy balance by keeping your digestive system regular and toxins flowing out.
With multiple servings of fruits and vegetables and a blend of 38 herbs and nutrient-rich superfoods, Greens provides naturally occurring, bioavailable vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, phytonutrients, and enzymes to give your already well-balanced diet a nutritional boost. It’s maximum support for your best health.
- Detoxify, alkalize, and promote pH balance within the body
- Acidity-fighting magnesium and potassium blend
- Cutting-edge probiotic support for digestive health
- 38 herbs and nutrient-rich superfoods
- Multiple servings of fruits and vegetables in every scoop
- Free radical-fighting antioxidants”
Soon to be using…
“Expect “ultimate” results with this amazing 45-minute body Applicator! The Ultimate Body Applicator is a non-woven cloth wrap that has been infused with a powerful, botanically-based formula to deliver maximum tightening, toning, and firming results where applied to the skin.
- Tightens, tones, & firms
- Minimizes cellulite appearance
- Improves skin texture & tightness
- Mess-free and simple to use
- Results in as little as 45 minutes
- Progressive results over 72 hours
- Made with natural ingredients”
“Luxurious hydration meets contouring results with this favorite It Works! product.
Defining Gel is an intensive skin care gel that deeply hydrates while firming areas such as the abdomen, back, legs, and upper arms. When used regularly, Defining Gel minimizes the appearance of cellulite and varicose veins. It’s the perfect companion to our Ultimate Body Applicator.
- Minimizes cellulite appearance
- Diminishes appearance of varicose veins
- Improves skin texture & tightness
- Softens and hydrates
- Made with natural ingredients”
Hair, Nail, and Skin
“Be a more radiant, youthful looking you with support for stronger nails, softer and smoother skin, and shine-worthy hair! With essential vitamins, minerals, and plant-based nutrients, Hair Skin Nails enhances your own natural collagen and keratin production, supports healthy cell growth, and boosts your body’s free radical fighting defenses. It’s optimal nourishment to look your beautiful best from the inside out!
- Boosts your natural collagen and keratin production
- Supports the body’s defenses against free radical damage
- Moisturizes while enhancing skin’s elasticity and flexibility
- Promotes healthy cell growth, strength, and shine”
I hope that you follow me in this journey and I really hope that I can be an inspiration for you, whether its for weight loss or just getting healthier. If you see something you would like more information about or would like to try, let me know! I am happy to help you on your own journey.
These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
IT Works: Individual results can and will vary. These descriptions are not intended to make claims that these products can be used to diagnose, treat, cure, mitigate or prevent any disease. These claims have not been clinically proven or evaluated by the FDA or any regulatory or governmental agency. Supplements in Canada have been approved by Health Canada and have been assigned an NPN.