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The “Monarch Transformation,” Continued…

You’ve seen all my butterflies, and I bet you wonder, “Why does she do this?  What’s with all these butterflies?”  But, do you know what they are?  Do you know what they represent?  They represent YOU.  They are YOUR FUTURE.  Every butterfly that emerges from it’s chrysalis is another life being saved.  Alone, only 10% of them survive in the wild, but with the help of others, a support group, lots of love, and someone who takes them under their wing, they have a higher percentage rate of surviving, almost 98% (I wish I could say 100% but sometimes we lose a couple along the way which is out of our control).  Why is the percentage so low outside?  Well, there are a lot of things getting in the way.  Life struggles, no food, no support, weather, and no one who cares enough to help them.

Now imagine this is you….you’re outside, you don’t know where to start on your transformation, you’re just a baby caterpillar hatchling, you have no one to help support you and guide you, you’re all on your own, and you’re falling very slowly deeper and deeper into the ground.  You fall off your plant because you got a taste of some bad leaf.  You’re rolling on the ground out of pain and agony.  Now for the caterpillar, this may be fatal, because one bite of a poisoned leaf is all it can take.  BUT you don’t have to take that road.  We are bigger than caterpillars, and it takes a lot for us to fall off our leaf.  Fortunately, we have a choice to change what we’re putting into our bodies.  So what’s the hard part?  The hard part is making the choice, finding that mindset, and taking the dive into something new, something that may be difficult to maintain at first.  However, with small little improvements made over time, you will become something truly amazing, someone amazingly inspiring.  You’ll be able to help others in the process, most importanly your children, family and friends.  You’ll feel amazing inside and out.  Is it worth it?  ABSOLUTELY?  Is it easy?  No.  But it’s not impossible.

I’m giving you my hand and I’m helping you up.  You just have to grab my hand.  If you want to fly like a butterfly, you’ve gotta be willing to make some changes, and they’re not hard, they’re simple and life altering for the better.

So think about that this weekend.  Where is your life going?  Are you leading your kids in the right direction?  Remember my post about obesity awhile back….you have the power to change that.  Obesity is a killer right now.  Don’t let unhealthy eating habits take you off the leaf.  I’m here to help pull you up and guide you.  All you have to do is come under my wing and I won’t ever lead you astray.

Cortney Weiss

Cortney Weiss

Hi!! My name is Cortney Weiss, I am a mom of 2 girls, 3 years apart, and with the same birthdays!! I've been married to my loving, godly husband for over 6 years, and I love health and fitness. I raise monarch butterflies year round which the girls love, and we all learn a lot from their life cycle, the good and the bad. It is my passion to help busy mommies become healthier and fit, work one-on-one with like-minded individuals, and help them to succeed in their health and fitness goals. I look forward to learning more about YOU and helping YOU to live a happier, healthier, fitter life. :)