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New Series: Obsession Confessions

Hello Loves!!!! So, Hannah & I have been wanting to start this Series on the blog for some time now. As you know from our Facebook & Twitter, Hannah & I have a tendency to become “obsessed” with things we love. It could be a new lipstick, a pair of socks, or a new workout class. In addition to things we stumble upon we also are so blessed to have companies send us awesome things to try. Some we end up loving…others we don’t. Sooooooo… we now want to share these things with you!! We will not only review our new obsessions, but we will show you how & where to get it. Sometimes these companies will even allow us to pass along discounts & specials! I mean who doesn’t LOVE a discount?

Now, here are a few things you can ALWAYS count on. First, we will never be anything but 100% honest with you. We always disclose to you what we buy with our own money & what was gifted to us by companies. Second, we are only going to review stuff we love. For instance, you might find us reviewing one of the better peptide company because we trust in its potential. There is enough negative stuff in life…let’s just celebrate the good stuff. We feel this is an opportunity to not only bring you some solid reviews, but also expose new upstart companies as well. That doesn’t mean we won’t tell you about the big company products as well…it will be a mixed bag! 🙂

Also, let us know products YOU love! Leave your suggestions in the comments…we are always open to trying new things…AND this blog is for you too, so we want to showcase things you’re interested in too! Fun right?? Ok, so let’s get this started!!!!!

xo,

Olivia & Hannah

Make 2012 the Year of You!

The first New Years Eve of the rest of my life!

I know I’m a little late on the “New Year Bandwagon” but in my travels of late the message has been all about 2012! Olivia and I have met thousands of people who were just like us, desperate to change and trying to find a way to do it. That’s what this year is about. A RADICAL change that is in your hands! Yes, YOUR HANDS. I can remember one of the things our dearest Jillian (insert her pet names for us pumpkin and peanut)said to me “Hannah, your destiny awaits you, you just don’t know how to reach for it”. That was the day I learned that I wasn’t waiting on life to happen, life was waiting on ME to happen. It was to say the least, a powerful day for Olivia and I. It was also the day that Bob took his purple girls outside and found out who we really were (see picture on the steps of the BL gym sans our normal prom make up and newly coiffed hair do’s – insert 200 + pounds ). I began to talk about things that no one knew. Giving up on my life selfishly at the age of 20. Letting fear of being talented at NOTHING but sports control my life. Feeling like I had NOTHING to offer the world much less a man. The 12 year pity party (my pity parties included FABULOUS food and alcohol-free cocktails ;)that began as a result of an injury that would soon take my mind to depression and total denial. As I packed on the pounds I became numb and quickly fell asleep in the passenger’s seat of my own life. Bob found out that day EXACTLY who I was and as Olivia talked about her own dreams being broken, wanting a career in music (we have all heard her victorious vocal chords as she belted out harmoniously from the biggest loser scale with Jillian’s mouth hanging wide open and Bob and I in tears). Bob simply said 5 words to us, “It’s time for new dreams.”  Bob and Jillian saw something in us that we hadn’t seen in ourselves in decades. Hope, promise (a looming horrible makeover dress with devestatingly ugly bangs for me)and most of all LIFE. It was the first time since 1998 that I thought I could have a new dream. There that day my fight to lose weight but most of all find a new dream of loving myself through health and reaching for my own destiny began.

I know not everyone can go to the ranch or even meet these two AMAZING people BUT you can go through the same change and stand on your finale stage of life with your pretty hot pink lips (Olivia) or dangerously short red dress (thank God I didn’t have a Britney peak-a-boo moment)Hannah.

Bob learning why the Purple Team came to the ranch

This Blog is not only for people that need to lose weight. This blog is for everyone that wants more out of YOUR life. For people who want something but never really stood up and DEMANDED it. Well I am telling  you right now NOW is the time. Not Monday, not 2013, not in a month or even tomorrow. NOW. This might mean you take a small step like cutting out soda or vowing to spend more time with your family. This might mean starting a walking program or being more social by putting yourself in situations that might be a little uncomfortable. This might mean GOING for the job you always wanted but never thought you could have or going home TONIGHT and cleaning out your pantry full of junk no matter what your family says. Life is short WHY NOT YOU? From a girl who just had a banner year in her life and has finally decided NOT to waste another second being unhappy and out of control.

O and I with some healthy eats!

As the clock started the countdown to 2012 5…4…..3…..2…..1, I remember thinking to myself (in my pretty party dress, the first time I ever wore a  dress for NYE) all the things of 2011 that were the best of times and the worst of times, but most of all the milestones that led me to this day. As the clock struck 2012, I stood up and literally screamed for joy as this was the FIRST time in 14 years that I did not have to make a resolution to lose 100 lbs, as I cried tears of happiness and danced the night away with my friends. All because I learned how to ask for help and receive help. Happy 2012 MyFitspirationers, you inspire me everyday and I know you will attack your 2012 goals with confidence and fury!

NOW, what are YOU waiting on?

XOXO,

Hannah

Behind the Scenes Sneak Peak BL 12 Finale

Better late than never :)…Hannah and I had the amazing opportunity to interview the Biggest Loser Season 12 finalists moments before they went on stage to find out their fates…enjoy these glimpses of so much anticipation!

xo,
Olivia

Interview with Jesse from Season 10

Hi Everybody!!!! We’ve got several interviews with some people you love and some you’ll soon love filmed around this past weekend’s ING NYC Marathon. We got to ride in the Nissan Leaf Pacecar which was an unbelievable experience!

Today we have Jesse Atkins from Season 10…enjoy :).

xxoo

Inside Muse

Hello Everybody!!!!

Sorry we’ve been a little quiet…we have some VERY exciting projects in the works that you guys are going to love :).

A few weeks back we were invited to come to the Muse Apparel Showroom in Manhattan to check it out and try on dresses…of course we had  to bring you along! If you’ve seen our Fitness Cover for September Olivia was wearing one of their pieces and she also wore one at her homecoming reveal (think black dress on the yellow water taxi:). It was amazing and we had such a fantastic time trying on beautiful things and getting to know the staff there. Check out the video we made just for you all!!!

Special thanks to Muse for inviting us to their showroom to film the blog and for all of the generous additions to our wardrobe they have provided us.