Saturday, January 7, 2017

STOP the MOM Judgement Cycle!



Can we talk about MOM-JUDGEMENT for a sec?!

It is BY FAR the thing that gets under my skin the MOST right now!

Listen peeps: There is a BIG DIFFERENCE between wanting to offer someone advice out of love based on your own experiences and criticizing someone because the way they choose to do it is not the way YOU would choose to do it.

A.) If you have tips that you think the person would find helpful or even questions or concerns about the way they choose to do something -- DON'T POST IT PUBLICLY where it will come across as CRITICISM, respectfully PRIVATE message them! To ME, that is the difference between sharing your experience and trying to educate vs self-righteous lecturing to SHAME someone.

B.) Remember, this is SOCIAL MEDIA -- You are only seeing but a snippet of someone's life! You know but 1/20th of the story and why someone makes the parenting choices they do! Don't be so quick to assume you know the other 95% of the story by making up your own version!

C.) TREAT OTHERS HOW {YOU} WOULD LIKE TO BE TREATED!!! Come on mommies... aren't WE the ones who are supposed to be passing on and PREACHING this GOLDEN RULE??? Can we not give each other some grace, a little bit of the benefit of the doubt??? You know... assume we LOVE our children just as much as the next mom and are all just trying to do our BEST with the cards we've been dealt?

MOMMAS... I WILL NOT JUDGE YOU...

If you want to publicly breast feed your kid till they are 5...
or if you decide not to breast feed at all...

If you co-sleep until your children are teenagers...
or if you put them in a crib from the time they come home from the hospital...

If you give birth at your home using a doula all natural...
or if you get an epidural at 2 centimeters...
or If you have a c-section...

If you snap back right after having your baby... or if it takes you a decade...

If you soothe your baby skin to skin or in a swing... or with essential oils... or in a techie bassinet ;-)

If you decide to cloth diaper or use an organic brand or if you use an off-brand generic that makes them easier to afford...

If you decide to be a stay at home mom or if you have to put your infant in childcare to provide for your family...

There is FAR TOO MUCH that we as mommies can find in COMMON, one being the UNWAVERING LOVE we have for our children & the other being the experience of knowing just how CHALLENGING it is to play the role of MOM no matter HOW you choose to do so, to be focused on criticizing the few things we decide to do differently!

You wanna know what I think is the MOST IMPORTANT part of being a GREAT mom??? MODELING the behavior we'd like for our children to display as adults! Showing them BY EXAMPLE how to treat others with respect, give GRACE, exemplify what it means to build others up and add value to society! THAT is what THIS momma is focused on --- Who is with me?!

Friday, December 9, 2016

FAQs of The Ultimate RESET & my POSTPARTUM rebound!

FAQs of The Ultimate RESET & my POSTPARTUM rebound!


GUYS! I am SO excited to share some answers to questions I've been receiving since starting the Ultimate Reset on December 1st as a way to kick-off my postpartum journey towards reclaiming my PRE-BABY body (& honestly, even MORE important -- get my hormones and health back in order after enduring all of the craziness that comes with carrying a baby for 9 months!)

As much as I would LOVE to be able to answer every single question sent by each specific individual, at the end of the day, I am only a couple of weeks postpartum and have a newborn in tow pretty much all day, er'day! lol! So this FAQ is my attempt to be able to get you the answers you are looking for! I hope it helps! 

*If you have a question that is NOT answered, feel free to message me at LMatway@yahoo.com*

Here we goooooo!


What IS The Ultimate Reset?


The Ultimate Reset is the all-natural alternative to harsh "cleanses" and starvation diets that helps return your body to optimal health—naturally. It helps to restore your energy, support a healthy mood & maximize your health with a combination of supplements and a set meal plan that incorporates the use of fresh fruits, vegetables and other whole foods. There are THREE phases, each phase slowly cuts out animal proteins, grains, and dairy to give your body the opportunity to heal and return to its peak state!

I have personally completed it 4 times over the past 4 years and make it a point to do once per year because of all of the benefits that come along with it!



Can you do the Ultimate Reset while PREGNANT?

I was advised by the creator of the Ultimate Reset that it is NOT safe to do while pregnant. Your body is undergoing SO MANY changes already! Best to wait until AFTER! :)

Can you do the Ultimate Reset while breast feeding?

I am not the end all authority on whether or not doing the U.R. is a good option for YOU, however after doing lots of research and reaching out to one of the creators of the Ultimate Reset for advice on how I could complete it safely, I decided to personally do the Ultimate Reset while breast feeding, however if you decide to give it a go, there are important modifications that you need to implement in order to make it safe for your little one AND keep your milk supply up in the process.

#1 - There are multiple ALL-NATURAL supplements you take while doing the Ultimate Reset. I am taking all but ONE, the Detox solution you are supposed to take during week 2. Reason being, detoxing while nursing can cause those toxins to be released into your breast milk, which you obviously do not want! 


#2 - You need to add in extra calories to make up for the approximate 500 extra calories that breast feeding burns per day to keep your milk supply plentiful. Again, I am no lactation specialist, so I cannot tell you for a FACT that your supply will neither increase or decrease while doing the Reset. I am just sharing what I am personally doing during MY journey -- and 9 days in, has worked great! 

HOW AM I GETTING IN THE EXTRA CALORIES?

For the MOST part I have added in extra calories through consuming larger portions & adding a banana and scoop of all-natural fresh pressed peanut butter to my daily Shakeology, however I am making it a point to LISTEN TO MY BODY! Some days I am EXTRA hungry and need to add in additional snacks, which I pull from the approved food list for each phase listed in the meal plan guide included with the program.

What do meals on the Ultimate Reset look like?

Here are a few pictures of some of the meals to give you an idea! :)



Is the Ultimate Reset hard?

I am going to be COMPLETELY forthright with you, it IS challenging! It takes 3 weeks of complete commitment. You WILL have to take the time to MEAL PREP. You will have to be willing to SAY NO to temptations along the way... and you will need to have the discipline to forego eating out, the willingness to try new things, and the focus to know WHY it will be worth it for you to stick it out! 

Here's the thing... It's THREE WEEKS guys! Sure, you have to make sacrifices, but the results are SO worth it! I mean, think about it... I am doing this during the HOLIDAY SEASON -- AKA -- TEMPTATIONS GALORE! Haha! If I can do it, YOU can do it! ;-)


My Week One Results

Where can I purchase the Ultimate Reset?

You can purchase the complete Ultimate Reset kit HERE!

Want EXTRA SUPPORT while going through your Ultimate Reset journey?! Request to join this group: Lindsay's Ultimate Reset Support Group


Have other questions? Write me at LMatway@yahoo.com or www.facebook.com/LindsayMatway



Friday, November 18, 2016

Get BACK in the PICTURE Holiday Challenge!























LADIEEEEES, let's get REAL for a sec... How many of you are GUILTY of AVOIDING the camera during holidays of the past because you just didn't feel good in your own skin?

I've seen and heard it all from my friends when it comes to ducking out of life because of putting themselves and their health on the back-burner... and yes, I've even been there MYSELF. It's the reason I look back at photos when my daughter was a newborn and I'm not IN any of them! (which is totally unfortunate in my opinion!)

MY MISSION this holiday season is to get YOU BACK IN THE PICTURE!

I want my mommy friends posting proudly with their kiddos Christmas morning, I want to see pics on facebook of you attending your hubby's company Christmas party feeling like the belle of the ball! I want holiday pictures of the entire fam, not just the kids -- & you know what, I even want YOU feeling confident enough to ROCK SELFIES with a big ole smile, knowing that you GIFTED yourself the time to invest in becoming a better, happier, healthier version of yourself!

Look, I am about to have a BABY this coming week... I get that coming up with YOU TIME is a challenge, especially this time of year... but let's be REAL here... we have 24 hours in each day -- A workout FROM HOME takes 30 minutes. That is 1/48th (or 2%) of your day! I am willing to bet you could give up a TV show and fit it in if it's important to you!

I will be on the journey WITH YOU this time around, working to make progress towards getting back to my PRE-BABY bod slowly, but surely! So we are in this TOGETHER! :)

If you want to make it your mission to get BACK in the picture by Christmas --- complete this application to be considered:


Fill out my online form.









Monday, September 26, 2016

RISE UP: Faith. Fitness. Friendship.



Are YOU ready to RISE UP?!

It's my goal that this group meet people where they are at and help them discover the TRUTH about who God says they are and then have the COURAGE to RISE UP and live life as THAT GIRL. True FREEDOM found thru FAITH, FITNESS, and FRIENDSHIP!

If you are interested in learning more about this private mentorship group and would like to be considered for this initial test group, please request to join through the link below!



Fill out my online form.


Thursday, June 23, 2016

Deets on my New Coach Mentoship Academy!

 


During my recent sneak peek into coaching I shared WHY I am SO PASSIONATE about this business and continue to pay this gift forward to others! It's a huge part of what I believe my life's calling is and I don't take the opportunity to mentor someone lightly! It is what wakes me up with butterflies each morning and has me sleepless in bed brainstorming at night! That being said, I have realized over the years that I have to be selective with both the amount of people I bring on (to be able to connect and have time with them) and I also need to be sure they are in a place in their lives where they are ready and willing to do the kind of work it takes to truly change their life for the better long-term, otherwise this journey becomes unfulfilling for both parties involved!

If you would like to be considered for my next mentorship group, please take the time to thoroughly complete the application below!

I am excited to get to know you better and see where this journey takes you!

XO Lindsay


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Thursday, May 14, 2015

The 5 Rules of Coaching


By Lindsay Matway, Founder of The Bombshell Dynasty
5 Rules of Coaching:

"A Bombshell is a woman who exudes her LIGHT unto this world by actively pursues her greatest potential... and seeks to inspire others by walking the walk. A woman who is BEAUTIFUL, no matter her age, color, shape or size, but because she OWNS her life! A BOMBSHELL never lets others determine her destiny, she is a LEADER, a motivator, a LEARNER of LIFE! A BOMBSHELL's job and sole purpose is to help others to see and bring out their INNER BOMBSHELL!!!

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My decision to become a Beachbody Coach has completely CHANGED my life! I went from a new mom who was lost & stuck bartending, always finding myself in the SAME situation, flat broke after my bills we paid! Now, fast-foward & I know EXACTLY what I want in life, and have seen many of my dreams become my reality, I never have to worry about money, and BEST OF ALL... I get to help others make those same changes in their lives! BLESSED!

 

#1 RULE - Don't let anyone determine what you are capable of... because I know plenty of people who didn't believe in me... or Beachbody... but the only belief I needed to be successful in this was MY OWN!

 

#2 RULE - CONSTANTLY look for ways to serve in the lives of others (without looking for something in return!) Every job should be looked at as a SERVICE job... no matter if you are an accountant, postman, coach, or server... Give people the BEST of you... no matter WHAT you do!

 

# 3 RULE - Stretch yourself beyond what you think you are capable of every single day! If you are not uncomfortable at least 5 times a day then there is a good chance you are not growing in the direction of your dreams! You HAVE TO be willing to do the little things you DON'T WANT to do in the short-term... to get to the BIG things you DO WANT to do in the long-term.

 

# 4 RULE - Add VALUE to people's life... Leave everyone better for having known you... Listen to them without thinking about what YOU are going to say next, really take in the emotion in their words and respond with thoughtfulness! This alone sets you apart from the pack!

 

 # 5 RULE - Work on YOUR OWN problems and issues first, before you try changing others... *This was a BIG turning point in MY life* So many of us spend our time picking apart others, pointing out how easy it would be for them to turn their life around... but do NOTHING about changing our own! You want to help others change? Start living up to the potential in YOUR OWN LIFE! You cannot make someone change, but you can INSPIRE them to seek their own light... by shinning YOURS!

 

Just as a candle can light another candle without losing any of its own light... You can ignite passion in thousands without ever having to DIM your own light. So BURN BRIGHTLY, unashamed of your God given glory... Because you never know HOW MANY candles there are out there just waiting to be LIT by YOU! :)

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

HEALTHY TREAT: Banana Oatmeal Cookies!

One of THEE GREATEST PARTS about the 21-Day Fix meal plan is that you can trade out one of your yellow contains for a “treat”... be it a small glass of VINOoOoOooo or ---- even a "fix-approved" COOKIE (like the ones featured below!) 
Banana Oatmeal Cookies
Banana Oatmeal Cookies(Makes 8. Serving size is 2 and replaces 1 Yellow container on the 21-Day Fix)
Ingredients:
Nonstick cooking spray
1 cup Old Fashioned Rolled Oats
2 tsp ground Cinnamon
1/4 tsp Sea Salt
2 medium ripe Bananas, mashed
1/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips 
1/4 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
Directions:
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2. Lightly spray baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray.
3. Combine oats, cinnamon and salt in a medium bowl, making sure to mix well.
4. Add mashed bananas, chips and coconut, mix well.
5. Drop by heaping Tbsp onto your baking tray. 
6. Flatten the cookies with wet fingers (so they don’t stick) or a silicon spatula.
7. Bake for 14-15 minutes, or until they are firm.
8. Cool and Enjoy!
For more options ----> Check out this HEALTHY PEANUT BUTTER COOKIE recipe!