Friday, September 9, 2016

Don't say the "D" word!

Well, anyone who knows me knows I love to talk about being healthy, active and fit! They also know I hate the "D" word... DIET!!! I refuse to say I am on a diet. I believe strongly that we should be eating healthy for life and on a healthy fitness journey for life. It needs to be more than a fad. It needs to stick. 

I found Advocare! Or Advocare found me. 
It is not a diet! It is not a fad! 

It is real! It is something that can kickoff your weight loss or fitness journey, and help you stay on that path for life! These products not only helped me flatten my tummy, they also helped eliminate my frequent migraines while I took them. 

Thus, why I am writing today!
Click on picture for more info
I want/need to start another challenge by October 1
This is the goal. If you join, get 2-3 others to join. We can have an amazing team! I will be posting on my facebook group page with details and updates also with tips and workout ideas. 

The 24 Day Challenge consists of a 10 day cleanse. Real gentle but effective. Then you enter the 14 day max phase that puts all the nutrients in your body that we lack in our foods, along with all the energy you need to get going on those awesome workouts you want to get to. You also get a free app that will coach you through every step of the way. 
results from my first 24 day challenge
I did my most recent challenge over Christmas time! Yes! You heard me right. It isn't conventional, but I felt so great on our vacation in California. I didn't gain weight over Christmas, instead I had the energy to run more and I toned up! 

Maybe you're concerned about joining and not being able to keep it up. You can do these challenges anytime, buy product at any time. There is no obligation. 

You can join Advocare as a prefered costomer for $19.95 or a distributor member for only $59 a year and then every product is 20% off after that with the possibility of up to 40% off! Click HERE to join my team! 

Comment here or email me at I would love to help in anyway I can.

~Dani Joy

Sunday, May 1, 2016

Are you in need of a push?

Well, it's a little more than a month to summer! If you're anything like me, you may need a push to get exercising and eating healthy again, Or maybe you've been at it and just need that push to go harder and stronger. That next level.

Back in 2009, I joined a blogging friend for her Getting Fine in '09 fitness challenge. This was a huge boost for me. We blogged weekly about our progress and the winner got a $10 gift card! It wasn't much, but it made all the difference in the world to me.  I lost 11 pounds in that time... I think it was 10 weeks. It was my first big weight loss since I had had my 3 babies. I was on a roll and didn't want to break the streak. You can see my journey HERE.

There is nothing like accountability and encouragement from those who are on the same journey! We are in this together, this fitness journey for life. Something that I believe with all my heart is that we were created by a loving, holy, all powerful God who wants to equip us to care for our bodies. (2 Corinthians 6:19-20) He wants to give us all we need so that we can be our best for His glory!

Then let's get to this SWEAT'n OFF the FAT business!

I challenge you to:

1. At least 4 days of 20 minutes or more of exercise,

2. 6 days of a Healthy Eating Plan,

3.  ONE Weekly Check-in!

Do this each week and you will be entered each time for a drawing at the end of the 30 days. (TBA - Probably a gift card or Advocare product)

This sounds easy enough! Are you ready? Let's go sweat!!!

Comment here with your facebook name and I will add you to our private 30 day challenge fb page or go directly to our 30 day fitness challenge page HERE.

No facebook? no problem, you can comment on my blog post every week with your progress or email me @

Can't wait to hear from you!


Friday, November 27, 2015


Going into week 4 of our Christmas crunch challenge, we may be tempted to throw in the towel. I am here to encourage you to pick up that towel and get ready to wipe the sweat off your forhead. 

We have 4 more weeks until Christmas and that is plenty of time to keep crunching and getting fit. Along with our point system, which should encourage you to get moving and exercising for at least 20 minutes a day, I have found some great tips. 

Also, click on this picture for a great free printable at the end of the post.

The best tip, is the 24 day challenge. I did this challenge two times and saw great results! I felt so much energy and lost over 5 inches. It is a jump starter and a health booster. It is also a business opportunity for me. I would love to help you to start your 24 day Challenge. Check it out here

Don't forget to check in and let us know your progress. 

Crunching it with you,

Dani Joy

Thursday, November 5, 2015

Success = ?

We are just finishing up week one of our Christmas Crunch Challenge. It is easy to start something, but keeping with it is where the success begins. We need many components to reach success, but I believe the greatest is found in 1 Samuel 18:14 in the Bible.
 In everything he did he had great success, because the Lord was with him.
Ask God for strength to get out each day to walk at least 20 minutes, or press play on that exercise video. Ask God to give you strength to say no to that sugary treat staring you in the face. Oh, friend, I have to depend on God for my strength in this area because, I crave things that can't satisfy. I pray that I can look to God to satisfy my cravings.

Playing tennis is a great way for me to enjoy working out.  I love it! Have you found a way to execise that moves you that you look foeward too? What is your go-to exercise? Keep looking, keep reaching for your success. 

If you are just joining us for this amazing challenge, please comment and let us know. Also, go here to print our points spread sheet.

If you are checking in for your first week, please intoduce yourself and share your progress. 

Crunching it,
Dani Joy 

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Christmas Crunch Challenge 7

It's that time of the year, when we all start gearing up for Christmas. If you're anything like me, it has sneaked up on you so fast. I realized that in the past I would have already been a couple weeks into our Christmas Crunch Challenge.

Yes, a fitness challenge before Christmas is just what we need. The tendency we all have during this season is to get cozy and eat carbs! Trust me, I have been falling into this too. That is why I am in desperate need of a challenge to rev me up!

I wasn't going to invite everyone to join in because of it being so last minute, but hey, I can't keep it to myself. Being in shape and feeling good about who God made us is so important. Why should we sit around listening to the lies that tell us we can´t change? All it takes is one day at a time.

My journey started over 9 years ago, and it was just a prayer. Then one day at a time, I changed my eating habits and started exercising. Often times, it was only baby steps, but once I started, I didn't want to go back to how I was before. You can check out my transformation, here.

Now, what about the Christmas Crunch Challenge? I challenge you to track your points on our point system spread sheet, then post about your progress on our private facebook page. It is so motivating to have others cheer you on, as well as, know they are on the journey right along with you.

Facebook support group HERE.
Point System Spread Sheet Here : Copy of CCCVII

The Point System is pretty self explanatory on the spread sheet, but you may wonder what is a HEP.
You see, I am diet-phobic! I hate diets. I have to tell myself it is a Healthy Eating Plan for life. This is how I must always eat. So, let's pick a HEP that we can stick with for life. r It may be Weight Watchers points, or even your own mix and match. Whatever you choose, write it down and stick to it. :)

We get points for exercise, eating healthy, for drinking water, and for losing weight and inches. These points you can announce on the Facebook page and we can chose a winner at the end, or you can keep it to yourself just like in Weight Watchers and let it be a guide. Which ever you choose, it is the motivation that counts.

Let's do all for God's glory. A close friend just sent me Ephesians 3:16-21. Let's get our strength from the Spirit and He will do the work in us!

Please leave me a comment here or on Facebook that you are joining in with us!

Crunching it,