My total body transformation plan 2014

by Kim on March 7, 2014

There’s something I’ve been wanting to tell you guys about for awhile now.

A few months ago, I committed to making some pretty dramatic changes to my body. I’ve been quiet about it because I wanted to make sure it was really going to happen, but if everything continues to go well, my figure will be totally unrecognizable by the end of this summer!

I’m excited to share updates and pictures of my progress in the coming months, but for now, I just wanted to share some of the basics of my body transformation strategy.

THE PLAN:

–Focus on eating real, nutrient-rich foods.

–Work out regularly, but with slightly less intensity.

–Stop drinking alcohol.

–Manage stress through things like yoga and positive thinking.

…and possibly the biggest goal of all:

Gain at least 25 pounds.

I’m about 5 pounds up since I started all of this 16 weeks ago–think I’m on the right track so far!

pic2(Awkward dressing room/bathroom selfies–forgive me.)

Haha–yep! Baby #2 is officially on the way! I’m due August 23.

Here’s our Facebook announcement, featuring the big-bro-to-be:

big bro

So excited for our next adventure as a family of FOUR!

More details coming next week. :)

xoxo

K

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Em @ Love A Latte May 1, 2014 at 9:18 am

Just found your blog through Char Eats Greens and I’m so excited to follow your pregnancy journey. We are close to the same point – I’m due August 12th! :)
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Kim May 1, 2014 at 11:58 am

Congratulations!! Glad you found me! Heading over to your blog now. :)

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Kim May 1, 2014 at 12:09 pm

Hey Em–I just tried to comment on your blog and I’m not sure if it saved?? Anyway, just wanted to say that I loved your list of pregnancy reflections! Esp. #1. :) Hope you’re enjoying your pregnancy so far!

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char eats greens March 12, 2014 at 6:59 am

Congratulations!!!!! So excited!! And buy ‘eat nutrient-rich foods’ that means donuts, right? The bump is seriously so cute. Can’t wait to hear more about it!
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Kim March 12, 2014 at 8:33 am

Hahaha–some donuts have fruit in them, right?

Thanks friend!

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Emily @ More Than Just Dessert March 10, 2014 at 6:31 pm

Congrats Kim!! That is so exciting!
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Amanda @ Diary of a Semi-Health Nut March 10, 2014 at 2:09 pm

Late to the party but congrats!!
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Jenny March 10, 2014 at 12:11 pm

Love the creative announcement :) You are such an adorable (and beautiful!) woman with your little bump. Congrats again!!

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Katie @ running4cupcakes March 10, 2014 at 8:26 am

ahhhh congratulations!!! And cutest post idea ever. :)

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Giselle@myhealthyhappyhome March 9, 2014 at 11:41 pm

Congratulations!!! I truly am so happy for you! You look amazing!!!
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Rachel@curious runner girl March 9, 2014 at 5:29 pm

Awesome news! Very cool! And super sneaky and fun announcements :)
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Carrie March 8, 2014 at 1:48 pm

You had me for a second there!! Congrats to you! Hope you are feeling well. ( :
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Jessica @ Prayers and Apples March 8, 2014 at 8:05 am

Congratulations!! Such an adorable reveal too hehe :) Excited for you!!
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Kristin @ A Mom on the Run March 7, 2014 at 7:06 pm

So exciting!!! Congratulations!!
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lindsey March 7, 2014 at 6:40 pm

YAY!!! How exciting!! Congrats to you and Brent! (and big bro Mason!) I’m going to virtually follow along with you as I am due on Aug 30th!

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Alysia @ Slim Sanity March 7, 2014 at 6:18 pm

Congrats!!
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Tawny March 7, 2014 at 3:47 pm

Congratulations!! So excited for you! I am 20 weeks pregnant right now too!
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Ali March 7, 2014 at 2:49 pm

Congrats!! That’s awesome:)
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Kim March 7, 2014 at 2:13 pm

Congratulations!!! So very exciting and glad that things are going well so far!
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Claire March 7, 2014 at 2:09 pm

you’re looking great, kim!!! congrats again…cute announcement! :)

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Rebecca @ Strength and Sunshine March 7, 2014 at 2:06 pm

Congratulations Kim! So exciting :) XOXO
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Holly @ EatGreatBEGreat March 7, 2014 at 1:14 pm

YAY…congratulations Kim!!! I’m SO excited for you!!!! Can’t wait to hear more!
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Kelly March 7, 2014 at 1:12 pm

Congratulations!!!!

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ErikaMC March 7, 2014 at 1:03 pm

Congratulations! Love babies :) Mine was due August 23rd too – he came a week early on the 16th. Hope you are feeling well and I look forward to more details!

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Emily @ Perfection Isn't Happy March 7, 2014 at 12:38 pm

Congratulations! I’m excited for you!
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Caroline @ Fighting For Wellness March 7, 2014 at 12:38 pm

CONGRATULATIONS!!!
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Jade March 7, 2014 at 12:29 pm

That was the best announcing way ever!! I may just have to steal that when we finally announce our bundle of joy which will be due a few weeks after you.

CONGRATS!!!
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Katie March 7, 2014 at 12:19 pm

Yay!!! I was confused at first and scrolled to the top to see if I missed the announcement, sneaky to put it in the middle! Congratulations!! I’m going to guess this means no HLS this year :(
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Alex @ Alex Runs For Food March 7, 2014 at 12:11 pm

OMG I’m so excited for you!!!!!!!! Ive been wondering when baby number two was coming :) I can’t wait to hear all about this journey!
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Ashley @ My Food N Fitness Diaries March 7, 2014 at 12:04 pm

YAY!!!! I’m so incredibly excited for you and your family! I know it’s been a struggle the last several months, so this makes me so happy to hear. Congratulations! Can’t wait to hear more of the details!
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