🛩🇿🇦3 WEEKS 🇿🇦🛩
WAY out of my comfort zone talking into the camera 🎥😂 Every facial expression under the sun ☀️😝 But I’ve really been wanting to share what’s involved in prepping for a competition for some time so thought I’d start with diet 🥗 I’m four weeks out from weigh in and have a few kg’s to shed 🙈 The weight category in SA is u64 which will put me at my lightest bodyweight since I started competing in 2016! So I have to be pretty on to it with my nutrition from now to ensure a healthy weigh in 👌🏼💯 Which means limited big ass biscuits & cheeky donuts from @bearded_bros_hq_cafe 😭😂 Just protein bars 😜🙌🏼
Current Training Day Macros;
➕lots of veggies (see my story)
Feeling nervous and excited and overwhelmed with emotion right now!!! I’m like @kristenanniebell with sloths when it comes to seeing wild African animals 😭🙈😂😬😍🐘🦒🐆🦓🦏 But also just can’t wait to see my amazing Granny, family & friends 🙏🙌🏼🤸🏼♀️ #pinchme
Okay I have something to tell you that I’m SUPER DOOPER EXCITED ABOUT, like a dream come true!!! 🙊✨ Something I’ve been exploding to tell you and I now can.....
I have joined @underarmourau as a trainer and ambassador!! #PinchMe
I’ve loved this brand for years, from folding their clothes when I worked in Rebel Sport in high school, from packing my lunch and textbooks in their bags to take to university, to training in their shoes at the gym and wearing their clothes to work!
I even modeled for them 3 years ago, and that day I walked out of the office I knew that I didn’t want to just be behind a camera, but out there making a difference, using my voice, my skills, my knowledge, my passion! 👊🏼
I received an email from UA that said this
“Monique, we believe this is you. From when we first brought you to our office 3 years ago to now – you hold such an energy that is Under Armour. Nothing stands in your way and you have proven this many a times.”
My friends, hustle and hard work does pay off, take it from me!
Today I’m only hungrier to hustle more! 👊🏼
I’m SO PUMPED for what’s to come!! 👊🏼 Thanks for welcoming me on board @underarmourau 🙏🏼💥💪🏼 #SoHonoured
Today was an absolute gift. I continue to stand in awe as I look back at the past few years and all that has unfolded to lead me to this beautiful season of life that is unfolding. I can’t help but stop frequently to take a deep breath and simply take in what God is about in this moment. All I can say is “thanks be to God.” I am overflowing with gratitude and beaming with joy as I close out my day. God is so unbelievably generous to us when we are often so undeserving. What a faithful God. Here’s a highlight: John Deere. Dreams come true friends, dreams come true. 😉 I have a feeling I am going to like year 30 of life.
When your favorite adult human picks you up from the airport after a week away on business...with your 5 favorite little humans who have made you posters for when you come up the escalator and he’s holding 2 bouquets of your favorite kind of flower....I think you might be winning. F. Yes. 😍#iminheaven#pinchme
It’s been another amazing week. These ladies were so fantastic. Absolutely nailing the Northern Lights from their perspective. It’s hard to believe it’s been almost 3 years in my first location. I have great memories here because of each and every one of you. I can’t wait to see what the future holds, thanks to my loving friends, family and customers. In about a month, I hope you get to call my Main Street location our new cozy wine shop home. #nailedit#newfriends#oldfriends#beyondblessed#pinchme#thisisreallyhappening#movingfoward#southstreetwinecellar
It’s been a day of packing and purging. Feels good, but I always reminisce as I get ready to move forward. I have had a lot of addresses in my lifetime and have always been connected to my homes, with all their many, lovely aspects. My dwellings have always kept me safe and dry, warm and content. For those of you that have been to the 60’s home, you know. I bid farewell to all the things this home had to offer. Most of all, Mt Olympus staring me down everyday, the valley view and the chiclet bathroom tile. We close on Thursday and we couldn’t be happier to move back to the hill. #capitolhillslc#marmaladedistrictslc#olympuscove#pinkandgreyisdope#doublepinksinksandatub#werebuyingahouse#pinchme
I need to be up B R I G H T + early tomorrow... but I can’t sleep!? I am way to stinking excited !
I am doing some self reflecting on the last 5 years and all the traveling I’ve done so far, thanks to RF ! #ThanksLiving
It all started in 2013, well when I said yes to RF... 10 months in...when I earned an all expenses paid trip to WINE country !
The “ARRIVE AT V”, Level V Napa 🍇 & San Francisco in 2014.
After that RF took me back to San Francisco to the Leaders & loyalty round table experience in 2015 where I was able to take a guest ! Wow! #SoBlessed#SharingTheLove
Then again back to San Fran for a unique LV experience in 2016! #Trained#Ate#Toured
I’ve also earned 4 RF Conventions all expenses paid 2015, 16, 17, and now 18
I’ve also Mexico 🇲🇽 twice 2015 where I had my first mother daughter trip!
It was a B L A S T !!! And I leave tomorrow for the Ritz ! #PinchMe
In 2016 I earned a UNIQUE trip to Banff, Canada 🇨🇦 where my breathe was taken away by its beauty!
In 2017 another business Partner and I headed out to the GORGEOUS Scottsdale, AZ !
And just this past February I was treated to an all expenses paid cruise (and my first ever!) with my 3 Top business partners !
5 years , 12 all expenses paid trips, and that’s not even why I do this business !!!!! #notEvenInTheTop10
I do this business because it excites me, makes me feel more alive, I get to help others achieve better skin, most their B E S T skin, give people things $$ can’t buy, confidence, time freedom. I get to GIVE more !
I do this business because $ can’t buy time... I get an intangible gift with RF... It’s the gift of owning my own time freedom. Owning my own business. Uplifting and empowering others.
Emotions I never knew I had I get to experience D A I LY with my RF business !
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I still can't believe how lucky I am to win the @i.am.company #delightboxlove March competition! They sent me so many goodies, you guys, it came in multiple boxes and wouldn't fit in the same overhead shot! So far I've tried the sour cherry chocolate (hello Friday night) and I'm dying to try to rest. Do you think it would be too much to dip the dark chocolate bar in the almond butter? Asking for a friend 🙄🙄 But seriously, I thought good, healthy food and high products were only made overseas. Shutout to @i.am.company for sourcing some amazing goodness!
I may soon be walking this beautiful pupper again! Today was the first pain free day I have had in over five months. I have been able to walk around my house without concern. It feels like a miracle. At the same time, it is scary and full of anxiety for me. This is not what I have been accustomed to for the last half a year. My days have spent praying for the time to go by just so I could go back to bed again. #hope#painfree#cleo#walking#igotthis#wishmeluck#pinchme#nomeds#wahoo
Got my @pinchme box today!!! I didn’t get the offer for the last one but I’m so excited to try this one!! Especially those @skittles they are a surprise I didn’t even expect!! If you don’t have a pinchme account sign up they send awesome free samples in exchange for your honest opinions about the products. The first time I got a free box of hair color, rx bar, slim fast gummies, and Garnier shampoo and conditioner!!! #pinchme
Sushi night at the Zen tonight 🤗, then Michael Jackson concert ✌🏼.
True story, #nerdalert ...I was a H U G E Michael Jackson fan back in my early years 🎤. I might be a TAD bit excited to sing along to some of my favorite songs from way back when.😆
It’s hard to believe this trip is half-way over already, but DANG. We had the BEST MASSAGE EXPERIENCE EVER today, I’m 💯 totally relaxed and feeling rejuvenated. 💆🏼♀️If you stay at a Hard Rock Resort and Spa, I highly recommended the 80-minute deep tissue massage. I NEVER would have spent almost $400 on a massage for myself 😳, but dang! When you get Resort credit to use, you get the dang massages for you AND your sis!🙌🏼❤️💯✌🏼#totallyworthit Complete with cucumber slices for your eyes even!! 😝🥒
So tomorrow I’m declaring it a beach day after double workouts to end this trip doing my 2 favorite things 🏋🏼♀️🏖👙🍹🌞. Still cannot believe this is my job, and the 5th rewards trip I’ve earned for helping people get healthy. I’m always looking for other #fitnessfreaks or #mommas like me who love to sweat, be the best versions of ourselves, and wanna make some supplemental income doing a side-hustle and helping make a positive impact on the lives of others! Hit me up, you know where to find me! 📲👀💋Link in bio to get the scoop! #thisismyjob#pinchme#rivieramaya#sushinight#bossbabetribe#beherenextyear#traveltheworld#wanderlust#beachbum
You never know when your dreams are going to come true and you’ll get to spend a few hours with a really awesome human from your favorite musical, and then watch the whole show get called from back stage. Today was the best day. #Javert#LesMis#PinchMe
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