Organic Cleaning

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Health isn’t just about what you put in your body, it’s about everything around you.

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Did you know:

  • Over 90% of poison exposures happen at home?

 

  • Chlorine bleach is the #1 household chemical involved in poisoning?

 

  • Organic pollutants, found in many common cleaners and even air fresheners, are found at levels 2 – 5 times higher inside your home than out?

 

  • Common cleaners give off fumes that can potentially increase the risk of kids developing asthma, the most common chronic childhood disease.

 

  • 1 in 13 school-aged children has asthma. Rates in children under five has increased more than 160% from 1980 – 1994.

 

  • Children are highly vulnerable to chemical toxicants.

 

  • Your skin is your largest organ and the chemicals from you cleaners can be absorbed through your skin?

 

  • An average home generates over 25 pounds of toxic, hazardous waste each year. Much of this waste can be attributed to household cleaning products

 

  • The EPA says that only a fraction of the more than 81,000 registered chemicals have gone through testing for human health concerns.

 

  • A person who spends 15 minutes cleaning soap scum off a shower stall could inhale three times the acute exposure limit of some chemicals.

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While you make your home cleaner, you can make your family healthier.

Why I use Organic Cleaning Products:

“I owned and operated a cleaning business for 10 years.  Prior to using organic products, I was getting daily headaches.

It honestly took me a little while to connect the dots between the chemicals in the cleaning products and my health issues.

Once I switched to the Get Clean product line, I noticed an immediate change for the better!

My headaches were gone, my allergy issues got better, I saved money AND they worked.”       ~ Claire

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Get Clean Starter Kit:

1.Basic H:

Super-safe, organic, really powerful, all purpose cleaning concentrate.

Ultra-concentrated – 16 ounces makes up to 48 gallons of super powerful cleaner when mixed with water.

All you need for thousands of household jobs.

No rinse, no residue, streak-free formula.

Use on any washable surface – indoors or out.

2. Germ Off Wipes:

A convenient wipe to disinfect and clean all around the house

Kills 99.9 % of common household bacteria.

Cleans all hard surfaces with one quick wipe.

Streak free cleaning

3.  Scour Off:  A natural, heavy duty, scouring paste

Made from natural mineral abrasives and biodegradable cleaning agents. It does not contain chlorine, bleach, or dye.

Gently removes stains other cleansers can’t and is great for cleaning tubs, ovens, sinks, and tiles.

It will even remove rust, and is great for cleaning these surfaces: copper, grout, cement, ceramic, and imitation marble.

4.  Basic G: Concentrated Germicide

Disinfects, Cleans + Deodorizes.

Economical – one quart makes up to 64 gallons +  it’s EPA registered.

Bacteria, fungi, and viruses can wreak havoc on your family’s health and safety.

Basic G tackles over 40 of these pesky microbes, including several animal viruses.

5.  Dish Washer Automatic Concentrate + Dispenser:

A patented, super-concentrated (cleans 48 loads) formula lets you use just a little for a whole load of sparkling dishes. 

No pre-rinsing needed – removes dried on food and tough stains, so they don’t get stuck on.

6.  Dish Wash Concentrate:

Mild on your hands – special formula won’t remove natural oils in your skin, giving you soft hands as well as sparkling dishes.

7.  Fresh Laundry Concentrate HE Compatible:

Use this powerful two-for-one concentrate to prespot and wash your laundry. 

Also ideal for use in standard washers.  

Super concentrated – one small bottle cleans 32 medium loads.

Formulated to help prevent dyes in colored clothes from transferring from one garment to another during wash.

8.  Soft Fabric Dryer Sheets:

Veggie based + biodegradable. Softens clothes and helps prevent wrinkles.

Softens clothes and helps prevent wrinkles.

Effectively reduces static cling.

Safe with all washable fabrics.

9.  Nature Bright® Laundry Booster and Stain Remover + Dispenser:

Powerful chlorine-free, laundry booster – effective alternative to chlorine bleach.

Color safe and can be used with any washable fabric.

Natural enzymes and active oxygen keep whites white and colors bright while removing stains.

10.  Organizer Caddy Organizer Kit  

Windows and Mirrors, All-Purpose, Degreasing Spray Bottles

Super Microfiber Cleaning Cloth, Window Cloth, Dish Sponge + Miracle Scrubber Pad

 

 

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Cleaners have to clean! 

Bring Get Clean into your home and you can count on cleaners that are safe for you and your family – and truly leave your home cleaner.

Why Clean with the

Get Clean Kit?

  • Cleans, Disinfects + Deodorizes 
  • Bleach + Alcohol free
  • Nontoxic
  • Natural abrasives
  • No harsh chemicals
  • Biodegradable surfactants
  • No Phosphates
  • No harmful fumes or hazardous chemicals.
  • Rivals or outperforms 20 national leading brands.
  • You would spend $3400 for ready to use cleaners to get the same amount of clean found in the Get Clean Starter Kit!
  • Features Basic H2® Organic Super Cleaning Concentrate – just 1/4 tsp. makes 16oz. of all-purpose cleaner for only 3 cents.
  • Keep 108 pounds of packaging waste from landfills.
  • Eliminate 248 pounds of greenhouse gas.
  • Concentrated formulas means you use less, it lasts longer + you save money.

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Get your Starter Kit + Clean Organic

Step 1:

Select your Get Clean Starter Kit + add to cart

{ This is the best kit for your $$ }

Step 2:

Add in Basic G + add to cart

{ For all disinfecting needs }

Step 3:

Go to checkout + log in

OR

Click ‘become a member’ (if you are not already) to get your 15% savings

Congratulations! 

You are just a few days away from removing all the harmful chemicals in your home.

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{ contact Claire at claireshealthyhome(at)gmail(dot)com with any questions }

Happy Cleaning!

claire

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Women Wellness Pack

 

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* Proper nutrition and a healthy lifestyle can prevent many major diseases 60 – 90 % of the time. *

* 90 % of Americans fall short in getting essential nutrients in our diets *

Why I take the Women Wellness Pack:

“Prior to using this wellness pack everyday, I was getting daily headaches, experiencing the afternoon ‘mommy energy burnout’, had terrible allergies and needed meds. 

Since taking this pack for over a year I have more energy, more focus, better sleep, the headaches are gone AND I am off all of my allergy medications.  I have not been in over a year and have not needed any antibiotics. 

Since I am a cancer survivor, I have learned the absolute need for proper nutrition for my body. 

I am confident it is getting repaired at the cellular level and my immune system is back in working order.” ~ Claire

Women Wellness Pack

“The Ultimate Feel Good,

Energy Reboot + Body Repair” Pack

{A simple four step monthly nutrition program }

carefully designed to provide you with necessary ingredients for a life of health, wellness, and vitality.

1.  Easy + convenient daily vita-strip pack

80 bio-optimized nutrients clinically proven to increase your health and energy

2. Liquid anti-aging supplement

Contains both resveratrol and a proprietary phytonutrient blend and

has been shown to be 10X more powerful than resveratrol alone in

slowing a key mechanism of cellular aging.

3. Non-GMO soy protein. (also a whey option)

Protein is an essential building block for health. 

It is critical for muscle retention, immunity and virtually every      

    other function in the body.

4. Immune Booster

When used daily it increases the production of your body’s natural immune system.

Provides the highest level of daily immune protection.

The Benefits:

  • Increased energy
  • More restful sleep at night
  • Be more productive in your home and work life 
  • Maintain focus
  • All Natural – no artificial colors, sweeteners or preservatives
  • Foundation for a longer, healthier life
  • Supercharged vitality
  • Enhanced immunity
  • Stress Management
  • Antioxident defense
  • DNA protection
  • Heart + Brain health
  • Bone + Joint health
  • Digestive health
  • Healthy hair, nails + skin
  • Every vitamin + minerals your body needs

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Save up to 25 % !

(this is a Claire’s Healthy Home member special with my product partner)

*** not a member ??? follow the steps below to get your life time 25 % savings ***

Step 1: Select your pack

+ The Ultimate Women Wellness Pack

+ The Healthy Start Women Wellness Pack

+ The Essential Women Wellness Pack

Step 2:  Add to cart + go to checkout

Step 3: Click customize

Step 4: Click Become a Member (if you are not already) to save 15 %

Step 5: Click Auto Ship to save another 10 %

6. Click Checkout + follow instructions

{feel free to contact Claire at claireshealthyhome(at)gmail(dot)com }

claire

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Smoothee

The Pumpkin Spice Protein Smoothee was such a hit I had to make some more for you all! 

My latest creation is a chocolate peanut butter for all my fellow chocolate lovers. This one is soooo good, you will want it every morning!

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Smoothee

  • 8 oz nonfat milk
  • 2 scoops Chocolate Protein
  • 1 Tbsp. natural, creamy peanut butter
  • 4 ice cubes

Blend until creamy. YUM.

I drink a protein smoothee every morning!  I believe it starts my day and my body with the right nutrients to give me the energy I need for the day.  Plus it helps keep me on track to eating good for the rest of the day.

Do you drink smoothees?  Stay tuned for more recipes to come.

Claire

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Getting Rid of Migraines Naturally

I have talked with so many people who have suffered from migraines.  Recently, I was talking with my friend, Erin, and she shared her migraine story with me.  It really moved me and I asked her if I could share it here because I am certain it will help someone.  I am so grateful for her being so transparent here. 

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This is Erin’s story……

“My migraines started out as dull throbbing over time. I would take about 800-1000 mg of Ibuprofen at a time to get rid of them. I just chalked them up to lack of sleep, since I was working the night shift.

I remember them getting really bad at the beginning of November 2010. They always came at about 10pm when I was working. I would load up on water and Ibuprofen and just push through them. There was no way I was going to call in sick to work every single night for a migraine. And really at the time I didn’t even realize they were migraines. I just thought they were headaches. I don’t think I even realized what was to come…
On December 7, 2010, I went to work and prepared to work the night shift like I always did. I worked at a juvenile detention center for our sheriff’s department. I was working the master control room which controls all the doors and Electronic monitoring for our house arrest juveniles.

My co-worker and friend Jeff came in at about 10:15 before he got off of work. We were talking about work and what was going on and checking on some juveniles who were on GPS house arrest. I started feeling a headache come on so Jeff watched master control while I went and got some ibuprofen. I came back and he sat there still talking with me. At about 10:45 I felt my right side of my body starting to go numb. I couldn’t feel the right side of my face. I couldn’t pick up the mouse to control the computer with my right hand. It just wouldn’t work. I started to freak out a little and googled my symptoms. It came up as a stroke. I thought to myself, is this really happening? Maybe its my mind playing tricks on me. Then when Jeff came in to turn in his keys to go home I noticed I was slurring like I couldn’t talk right. I told him I had a bad headache but he still looked concerned. He went home and about 15 minutes later, I noticed it was worse. I felt nauseous and sick like I was going to throw up. I started to get really scared. At that point I still couldn’t pull it together and attempt to do my job. I knew I needed help. My boss Kelley walked by and I called her into where I was working. I told her that my right side was numb and what was going on. She is very quick on her feet, she immediately grabbed another co-worker, Mark who was getting ready to leave and asked him to take me up to the hospital. I started to realize this was totally serious at this point.

In a panic we all stepped out of the master control room and realized we locked ourselves out! The master control room unlocks all the doors in the building! haha Kelley ran to get an extra set of keys and Mark and I waited at the door. By this time the pain was coming on STRONG. My vision was blurred too.

Mark waited at me with the ER while I was being checked in. I was able to talk to a nurse and tell her what was going on. I went back and they put me in a gown, and started taking my blood pressure and stuff like that. I called my husband and he really didn’t understand what was going on but he came to the hospital. Luckily my parents were visiting at my house and stayed with the kids. I was crying and couldn’t put my words together very well. The pain was so intense at this point.

By the time my husband made the 15-20 minute drive to the hospital I couldn’t talk right. My words came out so jumbled. I knew in my mind what I wanted to say but when I would say it and listen to myself it didn’t come out the way I wanted it too. At this point I became terrified and wondered what was happening to me. I was 29-years old and falling apart. I just remember laying in the hospital bed bawling. I was so scared. And the look in my husband’s eyes I will never forget. It was terror and horror. He was so scared for me. He just held my hand and sat with me. He had to have been so tired but he stayed with me.

I remember the ER doctor coming in and telling me they were transferring me to another hospital that had a neurological wing. They believed whatever was going on was a neuro issue. I remember being so scared. I just wanted to go home and I just wanted to feel better.
I vaguely remember them giving me an MRI and CAT scan before I left that first hospital. I remember being wheeled through the hospital on a stretcher which made me feel more nauseus. I threw up a few times which made the nurses worried because of the amount of morphine that they had given me for the pain. I kept asking for more because it hurt so bad. And for those who know me, know that I do not like taking medicine. I like to do things as natural as possible. I am not a fan of chemicals.

We went to another hospital in our city. Dusty followed the ambulance in our van. Looking back I wish we would have demanded to let him drive me. That little ambulance ride for 6 miles cost us over $1,000 out of pocket. But at the time I was out of it and Dusty was so scared. We couldn’t think straight. Little did we know that the end of this ordeal, we would be over $6,000 in the hole.

 

I remember getting to the hospital and going up the the top floor where the neuro ward was. I think all I could think about was Neuro-brain and thinking that it was a crazy wing. Of course it wasn’t but my mind was everywhere and I was scared. I just wondered if this was permanent or if I was going to get better. I was 29 and had a husband and three kids. Would I ever get better?

I remember them hooking me up to an IV, and giving me lots of medication. I went to bed and couldn’t sleep because the pain was so bad. I remember having 3 babies and it NEVER hurting that bad. I remember saying I would rather have 3 more babies naturally then to have the pain that I had right then. It wasn’t even comparable. It felt like I was shot in the head. Dusty stayed with me that night and the next day. He laid with me in my hospital bed and held me. He was so great and kept it together. I felt like such a burden.

I was up there for over a week. I felt helpless. I couldn’t take care of my kids. My husband was getting the kids ready for school, going to work and taking Audrey to our babysitter. All while I was up in the hospital. I felt like life was going on without me. I would ask my neurologist what was wrong and he had no answers. I met with a second neurologist and he had no answers either. They discharged me and I went home. They gave me vicodin and said take it as needed for pain.


I went home thinking I would just need to rest up and get back to work. I felt like my bell had been wrung. I couldn’t move very fast and I was just really slow. I was irritable and sad. I wanted to be like myself again. I also wanted to get back to work. I hated leaving my shift one person short. I just wanted things to be normal again.

 

I went back to work 3-4 days after I got home from the hospital. That same night the same thing happened! My right side went numb at about 11pm. This time Dusty just got the kids out of bed, came to work to get me and took me home. I couldn’t drive. That night I threw up non-stop all over the place and didn’t know who I was. At one point my husband said I looked at him and asked who he was. The next day after this my baby sitter took Audrey and I went back to the hospital. I wanted answers. I remember crying and begging my neurologist to tell me what was wrong! And at $200 a copay to see this neurologist I wanted them NOW. He still had no idea. He fixed me up with 4-5 random prescriptions for nausea, cancer patient medications and more pain medications and sent me home. And the pain medications were ones that I heard of other people getting addicted to. They also made me so sick to my stomach. I refused to take them. There had to be an ANSWER!

I went back to the neurologist and my Dad had to come take me. I couldn’t even drive. I went in and begged. I BEGGED for him to tell me what to do to make me better. I cried. My neurologist sat there and stared at me for awhile and then he pulled out a yellow legal pad and wrote down 3 things. He said to go home and google them and take them. He said they were supplements and that his family had been on them for over 40 years. He said they were the best. He also told me that I needed to change my diet, get a lot of rest and take those supplements if I wanted to get better.

I went home and had to go back to work that night. I went to work and later that night at work I googled this company called Shaklee.
I wanted to eliminate every un-healthy product in my house that could potentially cause my migraines and seizures. I wasn’t taking ANY chances.

My neurologist gave me a huge list of everything in our house that could be playing a huge environmental factor in my migraines and seizures. Most of my hygiene products were included in that list as well as ALL of my household cleaners. On that list it also recommended to eliminate processed food in my diet as much as possible.

I got all of my Shaklee products in February 2011 and got rid of everything that was dangerous for cleaning supplies in our house.

I bought a Get Clean kit and switched everything to that.

So are you wondering what was on the yellow legal pad list that my neurologist recommended? I know you must be dying to know lol. I get asked this question daily! 🙂

It was…

Vivix
Nutriferon
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Vitalizer.

These three things were the RX for my healthier life! 🙂

I got all of my Shaklee products in February 2011 and got rid of everything that was dangerous from cleaning supplies to beauty products in our house.

By March of 2011 migraines and headaches were a thing of my past.

I still get the occasional headache if I am dehydrated but NOTHING like how it was.

My body feels so much healthier!

So we learned that prevention is the key. I wish we had known about those 3 things before this ordeal.

We would have saved thousands of dollars on medical bills and hurt for me and my family.

WOW! 

Thanks so much Erin for allowing me to share your migraine story.  This truly amazes me and I am so glad you are healthy now.

Do you suffer from migraines, too?  Do you know someone who does?  !

Email me at claireshealthyhome(@)gmail(dot)com with your questions and we can get you started on your RX for a Healthier Life too!

Claire

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TRANSFORM: I’m in! Now what?

Woohooo!!!  I am so excited for the HUGH response to Project Transform and to have all you peeps getting healthier along with me.  Some of you are starting to exercise, some of you are tackling your debt, some of you are making healthy eating changes and some are detoxifying your home.This is going to be so much fun to have a team of supporters, encouragers and doers.  You are all awesome!

I wanted to share MY Why, What & How with you for accountability and encourage you to do the same thing.

WHY

I want to be have a healthier body so that I have energy and endurance and to improve my overall quality of health. Plus, I would like to be faster than my kids! LOL

WHAT

My goal is to lose 2 pant sizes and run a 5K

HOW

1.  Change my eating by eliminating white sugar and flour and keep eating more fruits and veggies.

2.  Drink Leucine Protein shakes (2 meals) to ensure NO muscle loss

3.  Use the Couch 2 5K program

That’s my plan!  The C25K program is awesome because it tells you what to do each day.  I got the app for my iPhone.

Take the Challenge Transform

Now the next step is to make sure you follow me on

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TWITTER

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because I will be posting A LOT about project TRANSFORM to keep us all going!

This is going to be so great! 

Be sure to take pictures relating to your goals and post them often so we can cheer on your success.

What is your Why, What & How? 

Tell me in the comments below!

Happy Health!

Claire

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Monday Motivation #2

Are you on Pinterest?  I LOVE it! 

I would love to have you follow my boards HERE

I started the Couch 2 5k last week for my TRANSFORM goal so I thought I would give us all a little fitness inspiration today.  Enjoy!

 
 

 

 

 

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Project: TRANSFORM {take the challenge today!}

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Have a great day,

Claire

Tips for the Newbie Runner

Happy Friday!

There was such an HUGE response to Project TRANSFORM!  I am sooooo excited!  A big group of you are doing the Couch 2 5k as your health goal so I asked Hiker Mom, Rachelle, to pop over and give us all some beginner running tips!  She is a wife and mother of 2 active boys.  She is a certified running coach and is currently in the process of getting certified as a personal trainer. Her style of writing is fresh and witty with a healthy dose of encouragement to get you up and moving. Be sure to pop over to visit her and let her know in the comments. Thanks so much for guest posting, Rachelle! You inspire me!  She blogs over at Livin The Fit Life.

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Hey all you new runners out there!  Welcome to the club.  It is an exclusive club that only runners can belong to.  Only a fellow runner will understand what you are going through, why you would want to lace up your shoes and head out at 5am to get your run in.  Only a runner will understand why you need to get to bed early on Friday night so you can do your long run on Saturday morning.  Only a runner will understand chaffing, pit stops, race fuel, and fartleks.  Oh sorry, did I scare you?  Let’s look at it this way, only a runner will understand how you feel when you run a PR (personal record), the feeling of the elusive “runner’s high”, the accomplishment of running a distance you have never run before.  Running will help you get healthy, lose weight, gain confidence, and reach goals you never thought attainable.  How does that sound?  Do you want to be a part of this club?  I know I do!

Believe me these things will come, maybe not immediately, maybe not next month, but sometime in the near future you will understand.  So for all of those who want to join the club, here are a few tips for when you are just starting out.

1. Just do it.  Don’t wait until tomorrow or next week, or next month.  Do it today.  Run to the mailbox to get your mail, run to the end of the block, run with your dog until he goes to the bathroom and then run home.  Start today and never look back.

2. Don’t start out too fast.  This is a common mistake that new runners make.  You start out too fast, then feel exhausted, out of breath, and defeated.  We don’t want that, so start slow.  No, I mean really slow.  Slower than you think you need to.  If, after a while, you feel like you can pick up the pace, then great, go for it.  But, for now, pace yourself, you are in it for the long haul.

3. Get fitted for some good running shoes.  Find a running store and get fitted.  A good pair of running shoes will cost from $85-$110 but they are so worth it.  Take the time to get the right pair.  It will save you time, blisters, and injuries in the long run.  Here is a great resource for finding the right shoe.  Personally I wear Brooks and find that they are a great option.

4. Try not to get frustrated.  Even the most seasoned runners have a bad run.  If one day you have a terrible run, don’t give up, it happens to the best of us.  The next one will be better, I promise.

5. If you are running on the road, run against traffic, that way you see the cars and can get out of the way if they don’t see you.

6. @marathonmom10 says “Don’t compare yourself to others.”  So what if tiny shorts lady can run a 7 minute pace.  You run at your pace and that’s that.  If you want to do speedwork when you have this running thing down, then by all means do it.  But do not compare yourself to others.  Running is individual.  Run for yourself, not for anyone else.

7. Kathy says “Listen to your body!! Don’t push yourself….stop if you need to stop, slow down if you need to slow down, and eventually it will all come together and you too will feel that "Runner’s High". 😉

8. Christy says “find what motivates you whether it is getting faster or losing weight or going to new distances, set a goal and work towards it in small increments.”

Remember, running is hard, if it was easy, everyone would be doing it.  Like I have said before, I used to hate running.  I would always go out too fast and feel terrible (as referenced in #2).  As you age, you tend to learn patience, and when I needed to lose weight after my second child, I came to running and asked for a second chance.  Running agreed, and we are now best friendsJ Running has not only helped me lose 30 pounds and keep it off for over 9 years, it has also given me peace, sanity, and confidence, among many other things.  So, to those who say, “but I hate running”, I say “you can grow to love it”.  As Ed would say “don’t worry it will become fun!” and I agree.  It will be hard in the beginning, but I promise it will change your life.

It is worth it, for your health, sanity, and your booty.  Now, get off that couch, lace up your new shoes, and hit the road.  You won’t be sorry!

I am an RRCA certified running coach and have been running for over 9 years.  Please ask me anything, I will either know the answer or be able to find it. 

Have a great day and happy running!

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Thanks sooooo much Hiker Mom!!!  I am going to check out the running shoes and use these tips for the couch 2 5k.

To keep up with our Project: TRANSFORM and Couch 2 5k

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Healthy Living Steps for Moms on the GO

Are you a busy mom on the GO?  Do you desire a more healthy lifestyle for you and your family?  Do you struggle with action and committing?  Or are you confused about where to start?  You are NOT alone!  Most people want to get healthy, feel better, have more energy and look younger yet they feel they are too busy to make it happen.  Then discouragement sets in.  I know because I struggle with this all too! 

Prior to making some important changes in my life and family, I was a burned out mom.  I was feeling sick, depressed, tired all the time and had very little energy.  My role in life was changing from mommy to mom, my husband had a stressful job, we had gotten ourselves into some debt and my passion for life had seemed to just be gone.  It was time for some serious CHANGE, but even the thought of that overwhelmed me. I thought I needed a major overhaul (and I did!) but I thought I had to do it ALL at once.  That thought crippled me until I decided to change that thought.  Who says I have to do it all?  I think it was just me telling myself that.  Is this you too?  It is freeing to get rid of that crippling thought and I must remind myself of this often.

If you are FED UP with this reality, then I invite you to get serious and find some new habits that will serve you and your family better.  Take it ONE STEP at a time. 

Healthy living shouldn’t feel hard…..it should feel GOOD!

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Here are my 8 Simple Steps to get started TODAY!

1.  Drink a full glass of water first thing in the morning.

2.  Grab a few fresh fruits on your way out every day.

3.  Avoid eating out for lunch.

4.  Exercise daily.

5.  Drink herbal teas.

6.  Eat a handful of nuts around 3pm.

7.  Breath Deeply and Pray.

8.  Get enough sleep.

Commit to action and start feeling GOOD!

Which one will you start with?

A commitment is always more successful when you surround yourself with like-minded and encouraging people.  I invite you to plug in here for community support.  Start by subscribing by email to get access to our newsletter.

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How to Keep Hydrated

Howdy!!  We are in Texas y’all vacationing after a business conference took us to Dallas and it is HOT!  We come from Oregon and the climate is much different.  However, I totally dig the SUN! We are able to go swimming everyday!  Pure heaven for all of us.This is my hubby with two of our boys.  He says he was getting his ‘sonscreen’ on.  LOL

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With the days topping 100 + degrees, we have really noticed the importance of staying hydrated. Like, it is totally NECESSARY! A few years ago I had the awful experience of being hospitalized due to dehydration and it was from that experience I learned how vital electrolytes are to our bodies.

We use Shaklee Performance Pure Hydration Drink.

I make a pitcher of it every morning and all 5 of us fill up our cups.

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I love Shaklee’s proven success and commitment to purity.  In fact that level of success and purity is what allows Olympic Athletes to be able to use our Sports Nutrition products.  Any professional athlete will tell you they cannot use products with ANY artificial stuff in it or they can be disqualified in their field and event.

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There is more ‘good stuff’ too, but I will just let the bottle tell it for me.  LOL

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We love the Shaklee Performance.  We don’t need to buy juice with all the sugar…just this.  I get the big 5 gallon jug and it lasts a really long time.  You can order yours HERE.  Ask me how to save 15% too!  We are also thinking it would be yummy to make popsicles out of.  Don’t you think so?  I will let you know when we try it.  Be sure to JOIN OUR FACEBOOK COMMUNITY for more pictures and tips on living healthy.

What do you do to stay hydrated?  Have you had a bad experience with dehydration like me before?  Share it in the comments.

Have a great day!

Claire