Super excited about my trip to Nashville for work - yep, I get to come to Nashville with my closest friends all as a part of my 'job' if you can call something you love so much work (I love my job).
But it didn't come without lots of snuggles from my little guy - I said goodbye to him a day before I left as he was headed to visit Nana and Pa with Daddy!
And then it was my turn!! Here's one of my very first Team Members - we were the only ones on my team to attend last year... Now my team is up to 100 and there are seven of us here - next year there'll be even more!
I am looking forward to some rejuvenation during this trip. Since the miscarriage I've been struggling a lot with some basics including going back to biting my nails and being inconsistent with flossing. I took the trip as an opportunity to get my nails done and start fresh. It just feels so good to have that mental commitment to bettering me.
The second my feet hit TN soil my excitement flew through the roof. We picked up our recognition medals and lasses for various live workouts (yep, we get to workout with the actual trainers from the fitness programs).
And then as we waited for the team to get in, we started with a Team Workout streamed on the iPad through the hotel gym - country dancing anyone?!
And here it is, all cleaned up, half the team exploring the city!
And the whole team in one of the many amazing trainings we got to participate in!
And of course... Group workouts! Why I love this community - you are never alone - there is every shape, size, gender, age, ethnicity and we are all happy and working on our health.
The weekend also had some fun - complete with a Billy Idol concert decked out in 80s garb!
One of the things that really hit me was the saying 'be unapologetically you' - meaning by being me the world does get value - but only if I'm me and not trying to be someone else. So each day I work on being me, and being proud of it.
Here's something I'm super proud of - I got to get in front of 30,000 other coaches and be recognized for a level of leadership in our organization. When guy love what you do, the recognition follows 💕
And visiting Shaun T 😂
This is a screen shot taken from a video of our super workout - we shut down Broadway Street in Nashville and did an hour long workout. This part really hit me. A year ago I saw another coach do this move and I thought 'I won't ever be able to do that'. But then one day I tried it, and here I am a year later and the simple act of trying got me to where I can not only do it, but well!
We did so many other things, but summing it up with my food news!
Lots of drinking Shakeolgy 😜
Making it in the room was so easy with the immersion blender!
And we packed lunches each day - veggie burger, veggies and hummus on a wrap. And did you know you can cook corn in the husk in a microwave?!
Oh yeah, more Shakeology!
Another hotel trick... Scrambled eggs in the microwave! We put tomatoes, chives and eggs in a container and microwaved every 30 seconds scrambling it until it was cooked.
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