Look out, cause changes are coming! I became a Body by Vi promoter today. I’m feeling lots of emotion right now: excited, nervous, anxious, optimistic and proud. I an always a little anxious and nervous about starting new things, but I’m excited about taking this step. I am so very optimistic about where this might lead me to. If you read my blog, or you know me, you know that this year has been one of ups and downs.
At the beginning of the year I was almost back up to my all time high weight and was at a pretty low point in my life. My health was, again, taking a turn for the worse and I was afraid that I wouldn’t make it to 40. We’ve been struggling financially, honestly we’re more than struggling, we’re fighting a losing battle. Shawn has been trying desperately to find a job, but hasn’t had any luck. I am still not physically strong enough to go back to work so I am not much help. We get a little bit of assistance and some help from friends and family and even that isn’t enough to get us through.
In January, I started changing my diet, exercising, and getting more healthy. I have lost a lot of weight and am feeling better. Unfortunately, our financial health has continued to decline. For months now, my awesome friend, Cindi, has been nudging me to try The Body by Vi Challenge. SHe said I could lose weight, feel better, AND make money. She assured me that it is just what I need to help me physically and financially. I, of course, was resistant and I kept blowing her off. (Sorry Cindi)
So there we were at the end of June. We were still struggling financially and my weight loss, while still impressive, has started to slow down. The stress is getting to me, Shawn, and our relationship. Once again, my friend Cindi pops up to say, what have you got to lose at this point? TRY IT!!! I was still totally skeptical, but I was also becoming desperate, so I did…(cue dramatic music)…AND…
I LOVE IT!!!
I wasn’t committed to becoming a promoter, but I was willing to try the challenge. I started on Sunday with 2 shakes a day and right away I felt a little different. I had a little more bounce in my step. By Tuesday I was totally feeling more clear-headed, more energetic, and Tuesday night I noticed that I was sleeping better. I thought maybe it was a fluke, but every night this week I have slept better and every day I have had more energy. The Vi Shakes are the only thing that I have changed this week so they are the only explanation. My Body Media arm band tells me every morning how I slept. It tells me how long I slept and how efficient my sleep was. Normally on a good night I get about 82% efficiency and on a bad night it can go as low as 50%. Last night I got 93% efficiency!! That is awesome! I totally am in love with the Vi shakes. I love the way that they taste, the way they make me feel and that they are so healthy! Cindi was (and is) SO right!
With all that being said, I had no choice but to become a promoter. I cannot live without these shakes. Besides, if I am going to tell everyone how awesome they are (and they REALLY are!) I might as well make some money, right? Cindi tells me that it’s possible to make lots of money and that’s cool. For me, personally, I really just want enough to get my bills caught up, pay everyone back, and maybe have a little left over for fun stuff like scrapbooking 🙂
So, that’s what’s happening. I am totally psyched to get going. I got a cool website and if you want to check it out, that would be awesome. Let me know what you think and check back tomorrow when I have my first weigh in on the challenge. I’m hoping to lose at least 3.5 pounds, if not more. I’m pretty sure that I can do it and I think you can too!