Overweight Is Not a Life Sentence

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When you gain weight or if you are overweight just know that it’s not a life sentence.

Hey I’ve been there, battling my weight since I was 12 years old.  I have the ‘pear shape’ figure and always dreamed about looking like a runway model.  So you may inevitably be left wondering how it happened. You may even feel bad that you didn’t watch your eating, and regret why you overindulged in the first place.

However, that is not going to help.

Since being overweight is not a life sentence, there is something you can do to change it. The best way is to simply forget what happened in the past, and start working on yourself and on your body today.


Decide, Commit, Succeed


The first step to ensuring that you are no longer overweight DECIDE that you finally want to do something about your weight and healthy lifestyle. This decision will largely be informed by your desire to change how you look and feel. 

One way to make to help you decide to change is simply follow people on social media. Find a couple of individuals with the body of your dreams. Check out how they look and make a conscious decision to change your body, think of it as your personal challenge that will help you decide to change.

Making a decision will activate your mind and give you the motivation, push and drive you need. It will also show you that it is much easier for you to start living a healthier lifestyle. For instance, after you decide, it will be difficult for you to overindulge on food that is bad for you. The decision you make will force you to wake up early every morning and start exercising even before you have had breakfast.

Exercise Couple Jogging


Once you know that being overweight is not a life sentence and you decide to do something about it, you need to COMMIT.  Find a routine that you can follow. If possible, get a personal coach or join an exercise program. Currently, the Clean Burn and Shape program is designed to help you lose weight in a quick, effective, and affordable way. And the cool thing is you can even follow up on this weight loss regimen over the internet with their online smart system. 

As of this posting…I’m on the CBS 10-30 program and have lost 12 pounds & 6 inches!

When you have decided what you would like to do about your excess weight, commit to the program, fitness coach or routine. Commitment, more than anything else, will determine how successful you are at losing those extra pounds, exercising daily and eating healthy.

By committing, you will always be in the right state of mind. Therefore, when you feel like you do not want to work out, you will find yourself getting out there and hitting the gym, doing those core exercises, some cardio, pumping weights, or jogging in the great outdoors.

Laptop Salad Water Healthy


With the right motivation, push, and drive, you should be able to SUCCEED and achieve your weight loss goals faster and with minimal effort. Where possible, get a couple of self-motivating and positive books, audio files and videos. Alternatively, consider joining a team that will help you. Whether it is an exercise team formed by your neighbors, friends or a weekend cycling program, your commitment and decision to your goals will make you more successful.

Just know and believe that being overweight is not a life sentence.

Irrespective of how overweight or out of shape you are, you can still work towards losing all those excess pounds. When you “Decide. Commit. Succeed.”, you will have an easier time finding success and getting that body that you have always dreamed about and living that healthy lifestyle. Get started today and work your way to the core. 

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4 Tips Getting Back To The Healthy You

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Oh sure we say it, think it, do we accomplish it? 

It’s possible to getting back to the healthy you!

On a personal note, I have struggled with weight loss since I was 12. The ups and downs, the tons of pills, diets, the shakes and gym memberships all promising me to have that skinny, model look. 

This simply showed me that fad diets and eating plans never worked. Over the years I’ve learned more about the balance of eating, exercising and living a more healthy lifestyle.


Let me share these 4 tips to getting back to the healthy you. And how you can apply them to your routine :
(in no way am I a diet or health professional, I’m just sharing from my own personal experiences.)

#1 – Eat Healthy

The first step to becoming healthy revolves around food. I use to be a ‘fast food’ junkie!  I’ll admit I still grab something quick without thinking, but certainly have curbed that for a while now.  In today’s world it’s all about instant gratification.  Well that food, those high calories and all the junk that is in fast food, had to be the first off my list!

To lose weight and maintain a healthy, shapely body, you really need to learn why and how eating healthier is key.  Recently, I discovered a 14 year old company and their health and wealth programs.  (I introduced Orenda International in my previous post)  has these amazing vegan shakes that work well with their unique weight loss plan. The more of these shakes you make and drink, following first their 10 day detox plan, which incorporates healthy eating education, videos and exercise, and then the 30 day plan, you soon see how well it can help you get on the path to start eating right and making healthy choices from the start!  You will be able to discover the real life answer to living and looking healthy.

Healthy Eating Thumbs Up 

#2 – Take Action

Can you relate to thissit down, take a moment, and think. Have you ever had this revealing experience where one day you look at yourself in the mirror and you simply cannot recognize the person looking back at you? Chances are high that you have done this before, am I right? 

Maybe it was in the evening just before you went out with the girls or on a date with your significant other.  Or it was in the morning right before you stepped into the shower. Additionally, even though you had looked at yourself thousands of times before, that one moment in time was frozen and you just stopped and stared at the reflection.

You were so surprised by how you had let yourself go that you just squinted your eyes in disbelief. You thought, “is this really how I look? Oh my God! How did I get here? I used to be so slim, so lean, and so fit. Goodness!”

All of a sudden, you realized that you no longer wanted to look like that. The extra pounds added unnecessary strain on your frame. (lol!) You also looked years older than your actual age. 

Perhaps you have been packing on that extra weight for so long that you have started forgetting what it feels like to be slim and fit. At that very moment, you decided there and then that you would have to do something to change your looks. The only solution – and you know what it is – is to take action. Start eating right, exercise, and keep away from anything that will get you looking that bad ever again.Overweight Man Admiring Himself In A Mirror


#3 – Getting Back

Almost every overweight person has had this kind of experience, and this is from my own personal experience as well, or something similar at the very least. You looked at your reflection and could no longer identify yourself. You asked yourself how you got there and decided that enough was enough. 

With this resolution, the natural next step is to try and get back to the healthy you – who would jump, and skip, and hop, and run, and never feel like they had just carried two sofas up the steps. 

So, how will you get back to the healthy you? Deep down you know that the best version of your body exists. At least you have realized that you must take action if you are ever going to get back in shape, eating right and being fit like you were before, or at least close to it!


#4 – Compare and Contrast

Look for a photo of yourself… where you looked absolutely stunning or for guys, when you were buff! Maybe it is a photo of your wedding day looking all fabulous, hopeful, healthy and slim. On the other hand, it might be in your old college football uniform holding your helmet and smiling with your peers. It might also be one of you standing right outside your first home, or the shots you took a couple of weeks into your new career where the world was literally at your feet and you know that there was no limit to how far you could rise.

Whatever the case, just dig around for that photo and decide that you are going back to that old, healthy you. The great thing about finding such a photo and setting such a goal is that it is not based on some unrealistic, photoshopped and airbrushed ideal that you just saw on Instagram. It is you. Simply you. 

You have been there before and you can go back there again. If you feel like you are no longer the body you used to be, the first step to correcting the situation is using your old photo to motivate yourself.


At the end of the day, with the right help, mindset, and industry, you should be able to uncover your old self. Sure, you might look a bit older. However, there is no denying the fact that you will go back to a slimmer, healthier, fitter, and better looking version. You can do it. Just get started today and get back to the healthy you!


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The Orenda Review: Which Industry Makes More Money Than Hollywood

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Recently I decided to focus on my health and weight…And in doing so, learned about the biggest industry that makes more money than Hollywood! 

Do you know which industry it is?

You got it…Weight loss

Did you know that the weight loss industry made sales of over $672B last year? That’s billion with a B!

This is one of the biggest and the most visible industries today. In fact, celebrities have taken to promoting some of the better-known weight loss companies. Recently, Oprah even signed a deal with Weightwatchers. Therefore, you can be sure that this industry has more money than Hollywood – which is why people are so interested in the affiliate marketing programs now run in the weight loss industry. 


My Review Of Orenda® International


Introducing Orenda

One of the mosst outstanding weight loss programs available today is Orenda.  The name of the company was derived from an Iroquois word for the invisible magic power they believed to pervade (as a spiritual energy) through all natural objects. 

Orenda reveals that excellent results begin with the highest quality products, made without compromise.  All their products are manufactured in facilities that comply with strict good manufacturing practices, testing for purity, potency and holding them to the very highest standards.

Disclosure: This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.  This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.


About Orenda

Not too many people even know about this company, unless you are in the medical profession.  Orenda has been helping people meet and exceed their weight loss goals for more than 14 years now.

Essentially, they run an online no-gym weight loss program. When you enroll, you will receive virtual assistance, recipes and recommended exercises complete with video tutorials. Therefore, you can rely on this program to clean your body, burn excess fat and shape your figure. 


The Orenda CBS Promise 

In just the very short time I started with the Orenda products, I have lost 5 pounds in 9 days! 

How did I do it?  People get started with Orenda with the CBS program.  It’s simply an acronym for what they will help you achieve – Clean, Burn and Shape your body.

Their clean, healthy and organic detox and weight loss management plan focuses on cutting edge organic cleansing all natural tools and real food along with delicious vegan chocolate or vanilla shape shakes. This combination will rid your body of all harmful toxins while helping you shed pounds and inches.  

Touted by certified health professionals all over the US, this healthy approach will deliver the total body makeover you need to plunge yourself into ultimate health. 


How It Works

Essentially, Orenda works through a number of steps, including but not limited to:


1. 10-Day Cleanse 

With the program, you will start feeling and seeing actual results in the shortest period of time. For the first 10 days, you will have an exciting and rewarding time going through a total body cleanse. This will detoxify your system and body so that you can brace up for supreme weight loss in an industry that makes more money than Hollywood.  For this step, focus on allowed fruit and vegetables, plus a cup of beans for dinner and lunch and 1 tablespoon of nut butter or an ounce of nuts.


2. 30 Day Fat Burning

Next up, you will get into an adaptable program to meet both your lifestyle, and health goals. You will follow a specific exercise and diet regimen during your Burn days, plus a healthy mix of 4 clean days and 2 off days.


3. The Products To speed up the rate at which you clean your body, burn fat and shape up, Orenda also offers an amazing array of products. These products include, but are not limited to:


- Orenda Clean™  

- Orenda Burn™  

- Orenda Shape™ 



So to sum it upthe Orenda promise really works. With strict discipline and following the program, you should be able to awaken, cleanse, and feed your body to support full-body synergistic wellness. You can try this program today, with all their products having 30 day guarantee, and enjoy starting to have greater health and wellness.  It ranks among the most effective weight loss programs in an industry making more money than Hollywood. 


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Weight Loss Tastes So Good Lynn Brown Chocolate Shape Shake Recipe

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Maybe you didn’t know that weight loss tastes so good?  

I’m going to share my chocolate shape shake recipe along with other amazing things since starting my weight loss journey with a company called Orenda® International.

Not only have I seen tremendous effective results, it is also delicious and wonderful to the tongue. Why reach out for that tub of ice cream when you have more delicious and healthier options from Orenda?  

Now don’t get me wrong.  I still love my Baskin Robbins pralines ‘n cream ice cream, however, I decided that since I’ve been focused on building my laptop lifestyle, I let myself go and the pounds have inched there way onto the scene!  

Funny thing is I wasn’t looking to lose weight but a good marketing friend of mine wrote an article I came across and it got me thinking about shifting my focus to both my online business and my health!

In the process, not only have I discovered a great way to lose weight, some healthy nutritional options and a company that I can share the products and earn an income at the same time. Right up my alley as an online entrepreneur!  So let me share a little with you…



My Experience with Orenda® 

Since I started on the Orenda weight loss tastes so good program, I have lost 4 pounds. The amazing thing about this is that I was able to accomplish this remarkable feat in just 5 days while following the Clean, Burn and Shape 10 day cleanse program.  I haven’t been able to lose weight or inches for almost 5 years now.  I chalked it up to getting older, not exercising enough and not choosing the right foods to eat.  But soon I learned there was something more to this weight loss thing.

This program comes with a number of recipes that I have come to absolutely adore. So I created my own Chocolate Shape Shake!  It’s vegan, tastes delicious and you can whip it up in no time:


 Lynn Brown Chocolate Shape Shake Recipe

- Orenda Chocolate ‘Shape’ shake formula, 1 scoop Shape Choc Shake2

- Water, 14 oz. 

- Almond ‘unsweetened’ milk,2 oz. 

- Raspberries, 5 

- Blackberries, 3 

Simply toss in all these ingredients into your blender, add 2 ice cubes and run the machine for about a minute and you are good to go, ENJOY!

The great thing about this shake is that it is super easy to make, pretty affordable and will cleanse your body and brace you for proper weight loss.

Who knew weight loss tastes so good?

I turned myself into a guinea pig to find out whether the Clean, Burn, and Shape program from Orenda works and I was astonished at the results. I, therefore, highly recommend that you try it out today, and the best part, you can do just that by getting a FREE sample! 


The Complete Weight Loss Program 

Essentially, Orenda® International ultimately aims to help you lose weight, get rid of harmful toxins from your body and shape up by providing you only the highest quality products, online exercises, recipes and other essential nutritional products.

To achieve these goals, the plan allows for a maximum of 9 servings of vegetables and fruits and 1 to 2 servings of legumes per day. When you implement these healthy eating habits into your daily diet, you will routinely feel more satisfied, and less likely to fall prey to binge eating. Additionally, these habits will eventually help you maintain your long term weight loss goals.


One of the great things I have to admit I really have fallen in love with is the Orenda Shape shakes in chocolate and vanilla. They really are delicious and not only creamy but really has no hints of chalkiness. I can also have it on the go, which is really convenient with my busy laptop lifestyle. Unlike preordering packaged meals, fast foods or microwaving frozen foods, this is a healthy alternative that you will also really like.


Orenda has a number of other amazing recipes that I am sure you will also have great fun following. Most of these recipes are easy, do not require complicated ingredients and can be followed to the tee in a couple of minutes. Therefore, if you lead a busy lifestyle, they will work perfectly for you too.


Join the CBS Program 

Interested in joining me on this wonderful weight management program? Want to know why weight loss tastes so good?! If you do then just take a few seconds to watch this video, and start enjoying your new, healthier, leaner, slimmer and awesome YOU! 

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