21 DFX – Week 2 recap

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Well I wish I could say that I nailed week 2…but truth be told it was not my greatest…I let me excuses get the best of me and I didn’t like it, not one single bit! It was “that time” of the month, I was tired, I was short on time, I was just going to have “one bite” which we all know always leads to more…and so on and so on!!!

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Let’s talk about the good —> I started off strong…new workout gear on Monday morning, a solid week’s worth of healthy meals stocked and ready to be grabbed and a few new things to try out like the Turkey Meatballs and the PB & Strawberry Oatmeal along with a favorite from week 1 – the Veggie Egg cups!

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I had opted for the ultimate upgrade package when I ordered my 21DFX and I added in the Power Strength Extreme (in lieu of Plyo) on Monday along with ABC Extreme (in lieu of Dirty 30) on Saturday and the workouts went great!!!

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Even though I missed my first workout in almost 1 YEAR on Sunday…the rest of my workouts were pretty on point!!! I can tell that my 8s are getting “light” and its time to up to 10s. I can feel different muscle groups being sore so I know I am working my body right…

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It wasn’t so much what I didn’t do but rather what I did do…

An unplanned trip to the grocery store Tuesday morning had me grabbing a bag of cinnamon roasted almonds, and it was a BIG bag! I knew I was in trouble as soon as I opened it but one handful led to another and I consumed the entire pound in less than 3 days…which equates to 48 blues…FORTY EIGHT BLUES – that’s 7 weeks worth of blues in just 3 DAYS!!! Ugh I get disgusted just thinking about it.

But just like I tell my challengers all the time-you can’t change the past! Its time to focus on the the week ahead!!!

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My week 3 is off to a great start and I’m looking to add in some cod this week (last week’s planned cod was replaced with tilapia – I was nervous to try something new!!!) and the very popular chicken fajitas. I’ve been chugging water like crazy and its definitely helping me steer clear of the mindless snacking along with lots of sugar free gum!!!!

I’ve laid it all out and joined in with Autumn Calabrese, our CEO of Beachbody, Carl Daikeler and 2000+ additional Beachbody coaches to kick up my own accountability and NAIL the week!

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Yes, even as a beach body coach, I need that accountability as well!!! Are you holding yourself accountable??? If not, I can help! Join me – we can do this together…THERE’S POWER IN NUMBERS!!!!

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Peaches-n-cream crunchy oatmeal

Did you know Chambersburg is known for its peaches?!? Well, I for one I had NO IDEA! However my amazing Coach, Deidra, just so happens live in Chambersburg and just so happens to be from the town I currently live in. Lucky for me she was visiting her family this weekend and brought home a bunch of peaches and shared with me!!! We got a little visit in and I got some fresh peaches – win win!!!

I’ve ate fresh peaches before, liked them, made them into baby food when my youngest was just starting out on fruits but to be honest I grew up on the canned stuff. The fuzz on an actual peach kind of scared me and I never quite knew how to cut around that pit?! Every time I tried I butchered the peach! Turns out…I just don’t think I ever had the right/ripe peach! This was easy peezy – slice all the way around and pull apart! DONE!

These peaches Deidra gave me are AHMAZING! They’re so juicy and have the perfect sweetness.

So now, what to do with my peach???

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What to do with my peaches?

I typically start my day the same exact way everyday. Wake up, drink my E&E, do my workout, have my Shakeology and get started with my day…but I’ve decided to switch things up – insert – Peaches-n-cream crunchy oatmeal for breakfast! And no, not the artificial prepackaged stuff either!

WHAT YOU NEED:

(I’ve added the coordinating 21-day fix containers for quick reference)

  • 1/2 Cup of rolled quick oats (or your favorite oats) – 1 YELLOW
  • 1/2 a Peach, diced – 1/2 PURPLE
  • 4 Halved Walnuts – 1/2 Blue

Optional:

  • 1/4 – 1/2 Scoop Vanialla Protein Powder – This would count towards your reds…One serving of Whey Protein powder is considered to be 1.5 scoops – so depending on how much you put in would determine how to count it for your containers. I used about 1/4 and it was plenty!
  • tsp Honey

WHAT YOU NEED TO DO:

  1. Cook the oats according to package directions (I combined 1/2 cup oats with enough water to cover the oats completely and microwaved for 1 minute)
  2. Add your protein powder and/or honey, walnut pieces and diced peach – mix and enjoy!

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Perhaps the best part was – my toddler loved it! I left the walnuts out and didn’t use any sweetener but rather cooked his oats in almond milk and topped with the peaches…after the fact I thought cinnamon would have been a great add too – perhaps tomorrow!

Here’s to hoping you and your little ones enjoy!

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Fresh, clean and toddler approved Oatmeal