Sunday, October 31, 2010

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Winner Announced for the PinkTogether Awareness Gift Pack

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I think it is so great to have a community where people with a common bond can come together, support one another, and share their stories. Sometimes it is very comforting just to know that you are not alone.

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Sunday, October 24, 2010

Dr. Natura's Colonix Cleanser *Giveaway*

I just completed a Review for Dr. Naturas Colonix Cleansing Kit! If you had a chance to read my post then you will know how much I LOVED the product!  

Dr. Natura was so kind to give me an extra Colonix Cleansing Kit!  So yah, I guess one of you should try it out. You can read more about Dr. Natura on their website!

What Can You Win?

A thirty day Dr Natura Colonix Cleanser Kit! Retail value $60 (at some stores)

How Can You WIN??

Mandatory Entry:  Become a Fan of Dr. Natura's Facebook!  Simple!  (make sure you comment below letting me know you "liked" Dr. Natura's Facebook Page!

Want Extra Entries??  
(leave a comment for each entry you complete)

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Please remember to leave an email address in your comment.  I will choose the winner via and notify them by email.

Giveaway Ends November 12th!

**I received 1 Dr Natura's Colonix Cleansing Kit in order to review and 1 to give away!

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Dr Natura Colonix Cleanser Review!

A little over a month ago, I was given the opportunity to review the Dr. Natura Colonix Cleanser.  My 30 days ended last week.  Phewwww...finally complete!  

First let me give you a little information about Dr. Natura Colonix Cleanser. 

What is Dr. Natura Colonix Cleanser:

"The Colonix Program gently but effectively cleanses the colon of toxic waste, detoxifies the liver and restores regularity while helping you to gain more energy and a flatter stomach. There is one simple reason behind the success and popularity of the Colonix colon cleansing program: It not only works but also makes you look and feel better!"

 Here are the facts:

**The Colonix® Intestinal Cleanser is a fiber supplement that cleanses the colon of accumulated toxic build-up. Colonix contains both soluble and insoluble fiber and it keeps the digestive tract from getting clogged up with mucus, toxins and metabolic waste. It helps to keep the colon clean and waste matter moving freely and efficiently by creating a spongy, gelatinous mass in the bowels. By swelling and absorbing fluids, it breaks down and moves toxic waste matter stuck in the folds and crevices of the colon.

**The Paranil capsules contain 18 detoxifying herbs that have been successfully used for many years by naturopaths and other health professionals to purify the colon and liver. It is powerful yet safe and well tolerated by adults.

**The KleriTea herbal tea for Regularity and Detoxification works in synergy with the Colonix fiber by ‘kick-starting’ bowel movements in the morning while maintaining regular movements during the day. It has a crucial role in assisting in the detoxification process. It also has a soothing effect on the nervous system, making it an ideal beverage before bed. It contains no caffeine.

Symptoms of When you need to Detoxify:

You can take a Colon Cleanser Quiz here!

  • Frequent tiredness and low energy
  • Flatulence, gas & bloating
  • Impaired digestion
  • Irritability, mood swings
  • Bad breath & foul-smelling stools
  • Occasional constipation
  • Protruding belly ("pooch")
  • Powerful food cravings
  • Skin problems
  • Metallic taste in mouth
What Do I Think?

I noticed immediately within days of starting the Colonix, that my body was cleaning itself out.  Anytime you start a cleanse you worry that it will be one that causes you to be visiting the bathroom every 10 minutes.  Thankfully, Dr Naturas Colonix Cleanser did NOT have that affect on me.  In fact, I went the same time everyday.  And it was pretty natural.  I did not have to go running to the bathroom, no horrible stomach cramps, just an increased bowel movement.  I know I know..who wants to talk about this, however, the benefits of a Colon Cleanser are amazing.

One thing I mentioned in my 2 week check in review post, was that I was starting to feel more energectic. I really couldn't believe the change.  I actually started noticing a real change a week into the Cleanse.  Lighter, more energy, and not so bloated.  

I had to remind myself to drink more water.  That is not only essential in our every day life, but a MUST when doing a Colon Cleanse.  

Paranil:  Liver & Colon Purifying Complex capsules were easy to get down with water in the morning.  They didn't have the best taste but it was tolerable.  The Colonix Intestinal Cleanser Powder was the one thing I was super worried about.  However, it is literally tasteless.  And you can mix it with orange juice or any other natural juice.  After taking both of those in the morning you only need to drink plenty of water during the day. And end your evening with the Tea.  I did find that after a couple of weeks I didn't need to drink the tea every night.  

I have heard and seen some gross Colonix stories on what people find in the toilet after going.  Yuck lol  Dr Natura Colonix really helps your body in such a natural way get rid of things in your intestines that you never knew existed.  Yes, we all have "things".  Some people see a lot more evidence then others.  But just know it is working!

Would I recommend Dr. Natura Colonix Cleanser?

Yes!  Dr. Natura Colonix Cleanser is probably the most gentle colon cleansing product I have used.  I appreciate the simple steps, and the way it treated my body.  I know for me when my body feels better, my mood is better, then I am a better mom and wife.  

Remember, everyone is different.  All of our bodies respond to things differently.  This is only my experience. I do not make any claims for Dr. Natura or any of their products accept for how they affected me.  To back that up they have a 60 day unconditional money back guarentee.  I guess they stand by their product huh? :)

Don't just take my word for it, read thousands of testimonies about this product!

If you want a chance to WIN your own Dr. Natura Colonix Cleanser Kit Click HERE!

**I received 1 Dr Natura's Colonix Cleansing Kit in order to review and 1 to give away!

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Thursday, October 21, 2010

Aloha Friday - Don't take my French Fries!

An Island Life is hosting Aloha Friday. I thought it would be fun to participate. All you have to do is answer the question I ask by leaving a comment. Then click over to An Island Life and link up to Aloha Friday with your own question!


They are at it again..Our government is once again putting it's nose in our business.

They are now wanting to ban potatoes from school lunches and from those on the WIC program. Read story here and here!

Apparently they are trying to "help" Americans eat better.

Potatoes????? Not chocolate but Potatoes.

So..What do you think? Should the government be allowed to Ban anything potato so that we will be forced to eat nasty broccoli?

My Answer:

Well, I am never in favor of the government telling us what we can and can't eat. It's our fault if we put ten cups of sour cream on our potato. Perhaps they should ban the sour cream too, and the salt, the bacon, the cheese, the ranch, the ketchup Perhaps if they ban everything I'll get skinny! Oh wait..I think I won't trade in weight loss for a socialistic society.

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Wow! Wow! Wubbzy New DVD *Giveaway*

I Love Wow Wow Wubbzy!!  Well, my kids really Love it.. I happen to enjoy the cartoon knowing I don't have to worry about what my kids are watching.  Wubbzy is cute and teaches lessons that all kids need.  

In celebration of the Brand - New DVD "Fly Us To the Moon", Wow! Wow! Wubbzy! would LOVEEEE all fans to enter the sweepstakes on to win an original, one of a kind piece of Wubbzy artwork from series' creator Bob Boyle!  

For more information on Wow! Wow! Wubbzy, official rules, and ways to enter, please visit!  You can also visit series' creator Bob Boyles Blog!  

And a word or two from our sponsor about Wow Wow Wubbzy's new DVD "Fly Us To The Moon":

 NOVEMBER 16, 2010

Preschoolers and Families Will Blast Off on Exciting Adventures With A Brand-New  DVD Set to Send Imaginations Soaring!

Beverly Hills, CA – One small step for Wubbzy…one giant leap for Wuzzleburg!  The countdown to fun for preschoolers begins with Wow! Wow! Wubbzy!, and the launch of the brand-new DVD, “Fly Us To The Moon.”  Alongside Wubbzy, Widget, Walden and Daizy, young viewers will skyrocket into outer space to help wake The Man in the Moon, prepare for a special encounter with “alien” visitors and embark on many kooky space-age adventures!  Wow! Wow! WubbzyFly Us To The Moon” from Anchor Bay Entertainment lands on shelves across the nation, Tuesday, November 16, 2010.

“Fly Us To The Moon” (SRP $16.98) is an action-packed collection of episodes featuring out-of-this-world special guests, including the Tooth Fairy, and larger-than-life superheroes like Captain Wonderpants and The Super Fixers.  In “Warp Speed Wubbzy!,” Walden thinks he sees an approaching spaceship through his telescope and enthusiastically spreads the word that space visitors are coming!  But, when Wubbzy and Widget discover that the “spaceship” is just a firefly on the lens, they fear Walden will be disappointed and decide to create their own “spaceship landing.”  In the title episode, “Fly Us To The Moon,” it’s up to Wubbzy and his pals to wake up The Man in the Moon, who has fallen asleep and left Wuzzleburg in the dark.  Preschoolers will embark on an unforgettable ride on Widget’s Rocket Racer, as Wubbzy tangles with space monsters, takes a journey on a runaway comet and falls into a spiral galaxy! "

Would You Like A Chance to Win a DVD of "Fly Me To The Moon"??

Mandatory Entry:

Head on over to Wow! Wow! Wubbzy's! site and tell me one other awesome movie Wubbzy has starred in besides "Fly Me To The Moon"!

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"Like" Wow Wow Wubbzy's Facebook Page here!

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Giveaway Ends November 1st!

**I did not receive anything to write this post just the joy of spreading Wubbzy love :)
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PinkTogether Awareness *GIVEAWAY*

October has become our month to recognize breast cancer awareness.  To remind each other..that cancer is a very real disease.  So many of us have been touched by cancer, specifically breast cancer, in one way or another.  For me, it was my Grandmother whom had breast cancer.  She was a fighter but lost her fight to cancer over 10 years ago.

We have come such a long way in ten years.  As we continue to get closer to a cure, we pull together supporting each other in all kinds of ways.  PinkTogether is in it's fourth year campaigning for breast cancer awareness. is a fantastic community.  Over 680,000 members sharing their stories, encouraging each other with comments and virtual flowers.  If you have a moment please go encourage and be encouraged at

On this site, you can also read the empowering stories from the 2010 Pink Together Survivor Ambassadors, five incredible individuals whose courage in the face of breast cancer serves as a source of inspiration: 

  • Ebony Steele - This three-year survivor serves as a National Ambassador for Susan G. Komen for the Cure´s® Circle of Promise, an effort focused on fostering breast cancer awareness, support, empowerment and action among African American women.
  • Eli Arroyo-Allen - A two-year survivor, Eli is the founder of the Loving Life/Amando La Vida program supporting Latina women with breast cancer.
  • Ginger Johnson - A mother and four-year survivor, Ginger is the director of Happy Chemo!, whose mission is to bring happiness to those dealing with the negative effects of chemotherapy and cancer.
  • Libby Pomroy - Libby is a two-time, 15-year survivor and a General Mills employee.
  • Nicole Vazquez - This three-year survivor is a Komen breast cancer activist in the Latino community.

These Survivor Ambassadors and their empowering stories will also be featured on the Pink Together Facebook fan page and YouTube channel, and on special pink packaging on your favorite General Mills´ brands like Cheerios® Cereal, Green Giant® Frozen Vegetables and Nature Valley® Granola Bars. If you or someone you know would make a great candidate for next year´s Pink TogetherSurvivor Ambassadors, please visit for more information. 

To encourage personal connections in the online community, General Mills will donate $1 (up to $20,000) to Komen for each inspirational story submitted, encouraging comment posted, or virtual flower of support sent on, and for each shared message of hope posted on Pink Together´s Facebook fan page during the month of October (up to $5,000). This $25,000 is in addition to the $2 million donation General Mills has committed to Komen to advance breast cancer research and support education and community outreach projects. 

In keeping with the PinkTogether awareness this month, General Mills through MyblogSpark is offering one of my readers an awesome "Connecting for A Cure" Gift Pack.

Includes a Pink Ribbon car magnet and key chain, travel mug, and drawstring backpack, along with coupons for free packages of one Big G cereal, Green 
Giant® Frozen Veggies, Macaroni Grill® Dinner Kits, Fiber One® Bars and Progresso®Soup. We will also provide you with an additional gift pack to give away to one of your readers.


Mandatory Entry:  

What do you find most inspiring about the Pink Togethercommunity?

Extra Entries:
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Giveaway Ends OCTOBER 29th!

***General Mills provided me with information and giveaway through MyBlogSpark.  I also received the PinkTogether Gift Pack to review.

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A little about me...

It is that time again!!!! I am thinking of attempting to lose weight for the 100 millionth time. haha. This time I know it will work :)

In November of 2007, I gave birth to my second child, a C-Section. Not only did that put me back physically, but I also developed high blood pressure. I am only 29. Talk about discouraging.

I started gaining weight in highschool. Seems to have followed me everywhere. My ultimate goal is to lose 120 lbs but I'll settle for 10 right now. haha.

There is absolutely no reason why I cannot succeed in this weight loss endeavor. I have exercise equipment. I guess that means I have to use it. Also, I am going to attempt the Carbohydrates Addict Diet. I have had some success with this in the past.

So I am thinking, with putting my progress out for the world to see.. it will force me to make the right choices. Let's hope!! Feel free to comment on anything or tell your story. It's always encouraging to hear about others successes. Join me on this weight loss journey...

My Weight Progress: