Active Lifestyle

Remember when I shared with you about my 130 pound transformation? Well I want to tell you today how I stay active and keep that 130 pounds off.
First of all let me tell you that it is not easy! It is a lot of straight up hard work. Do I get tired? Yes. Is there days I want to say f*ck it and give up and eat whatever the hell I want? YES! But do I?


I have worked too hard to get to the point that I am at right now to give it up and to be honest with you I don’t WANT to give up the lifestyle I live.
{Mom and I in Red Rock Canyon in Nevada I had already started to loose weight but was not where I wanted to be}

When I was heavier I used to eat whatever I wanted or craved. McDonalds? Sure I’ll have a double quarter pounder with cheese. Would you like that super sized? SURE! Nikki wanna go for ice cream? Sure! I’ll have a extra large chocolate chip cookie dough sundae with sprinkles whipped cream and a cherry on top. Thanks! We are gonna watch a movie wanna have some chips? Sure! I’ll also have some cookies with that.
{you could see the unhappiness in my face because even though I was loosing weight I was still not happy because I was still fat in my eye.}

Yeah that was me! I never said no to food and I ate everything and anything.
I remember one day looking in the mirror and thinking to myself “Wow I am FAT. Not just overweight but straight up FAT! It is time to do something.”
Yes I called myself fat and I am not ashamed to admit it. 
Something I did. I started walking on my breaks at work. I started to see results. I changed the way I was eating and started to eat healthier. I remember thinking “Hey this ain’t all that bad after all. I can do this!” I was on a mission.
Now I look at myself and say “I’m never going back to where I was.”
On any given week you will catch me walking at least 14 miles a week. Usually about 2 miles a day if not more. On top of that I hit up BodyCombat 2 to 4 times a week either teaching or actually taking the class. 
I also mix in some TRX training
Source: via Nikki on Pinterest
and weight training
 then there is running
and last but not least hiking.
I LOVE it. I can not go a day with out working out.
I remember when I first started working out. OH MY GOD I wanted to die. I didn’t think I would ever make it through my first hard work out. I did and ya know what I LOVED the way I was feeling! I have become addicted. It takes hard work and determination to get where I have gotten but ya know what if I can do it I sure as hell can assure you YOU can do it if you WANT it.


I will never go back to where I was. I am too happy where I am! 

  Hugs, Nikki

I have 14 Lovely Comments, I would love to have yours... on Active Lifestyle

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    Sinead says:
    May 17, 2012

    This is so awesome! Such an inspiration. You go girl!

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    Jess says:
    May 17, 2012

    You are such an inspiration to me!

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    Melissa says:
    May 17, 2012

    It’s funny that I remember you being overweight and then…. not really. You’re definitely a sexy chick now 🙂

    You’re an inspiration to us all!!!


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    Amanda says:
    May 17, 2012

    WOW! Thanks for Sharing this! You are such an inspiration and PROPS to you for keeping it up and living the lifestyle! And thanks for the love yesterday!! Xoxo!

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    J and A says:
    May 17, 2012

    As always, you rock. You look so fab now!!

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    lil desiqua says:
    May 17, 2012

    Wow, that’s incredible! Thanks for sharing! You look great!

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    Nichole says:
    May 18, 2012

    Wow! Thanks for sharing your story. I have always (always!!) struggled with my weight and some days I know it just takes work and time. And some days I’m looking for a quick fix, lol. But you are so right. Thanks again!

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    Bubblymuppet says:
    May 18, 2012

    This is awesome! Congrats on your weight loss, you look amazing 🙂 Definitely an inspiration!

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    Janna Bogert says:
    May 19, 2012

    That is amazing girl! Your story makes me think of a book called “The End of Overeating”. It explains the science of the brain and craving food. It’s so awesome that you beat those cravings <3 I know I have been eating bad lately, and it just makes me feel like poo. I LOVE feeling good from the inside out!

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    May 22, 2012

    wow, look at you! that’s awesome and probably not easy to admit all that. good for you!

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