Between the cover page and the final word you meet Emmerentia.  BAM!  This is me!  These are the mistakes that hindered me from living an Ultimate Lifestyle and Lady, you might be on of the 97% that still do what I used to do.

I have discovered what an Ultimate Lifestyle is and I’m living it everyday. In complete, almost brutal honesty I reveal everything I do on a daily basis and guess what…. I CHANGE LIVES! MANY OF THEM!  WOW!!!

Well, that’s what I am told via e-mails, phone calls, text messages, posts… Women from all over the world can’t thank me enough because The Ultimate Lifestyle Blueprint leaves them with transformed physiques, renewed attitudes towards life, fresh perspectives on healthy living, improved relationships…saved marriages… All thanks to a SUSTAINABLE LIFESTYLE.

I sit with tears of joy, overwhelming gratitude and satisfaction because what can be better and I can’t help but think about the Butterfly effect. The theory goes that every time a butterfly flaps its wings it set air molecules in motion, which in turn move other air molecules, which causes winds and storms and ultimately a hurricane on the other side of the world.

I realize that I am here to make a difference, that I’m living a life of permanent purpose- I have been uniquely created.  I’m a limited edition and I am assigned to make a difference in this world that nobody else can. Everything I do matters.

Wow!  This is amazing.  A humble e-book that includes my Wellness Wisdom goes around the world and impacts women’s lives.  Most of them I will never meet, but you know what… I will just keep flapping my wings, because I know that somewhere on the other side of the world, or as close as the house of my next door neighbor, I change lives.

It doesn’t matter who you are, your every action TODAY will shift and shape the lives of generations to come.  You have a unige purpose to fulfill.  Be your authentic self.  Be true to yourself.  Flap your wings and fly!

Yours Passionately



Hi there Beautiful one!

A friend forwarded me this hilarious story and I just had to share it with you.


Here goes… Enjoy!

Dear Diary,

For my birthday this year, my husband purchased a week of personal training at the local health club.
Although I am still in great shape since being a high school football cheerleader 43 years ago, I decided it would be a good idea to go ahead and give it a try.
I called the club and made my reservations with a personal trainer named Christo, who identified himself as a 26-year-old aerobics instructor and model for athletic clothing and swim wear.
Friends seemed pleased with my enthusiasm to get started! The club encouraged me to keep a diary to chart my progress.

Started my day at 6:00 a.m. Tough to get out of bed, but found it was well worth it when I arrived at the health club to find Christo waiting for me. He is something of a Greek god– with blond hair, dancing eyes, and a dazzling white smile. Woo Hoo!!
Christo gave me a tour and showed me the machines… I enjoyed watching the skillful way in which he conducted his aerobics class after my workout today. Very inspiring!
Christo was encouraging as I did my sit-ups, although my gut was already aching from holding it in the whole time he was around. This is going to be a FANTASTIC week!!

I drank a whole pot of coffee, but I finally made it out the door. Christo made me lie on my back and push a heavy iron bar into the air then he put weights on it! My legs were a little wobbly on the treadmill, but I made the full mile. His rewarding smile made it all worthwhile. I feel GREAT! It’s a whole new life for me.

The only way I can brush my teeth is by laying the toothbrush on the counter and moving my mouth back and forth over it. I believe I have a hernia in both pectorals. Driving was OK as long as I didn’t try to steer or stop. I parked on top of a GEO in the club parking lot.
Christo was impatient with me, insisting that my screams bothered other club members.. His voice is a little too perky for that early in the morning and when he scolds, he gets this nasally whine that is VERY annoying.
My chest hurt when I got on the treadmill, so Christo put me on the stair monster. Why would anyone invent a machine to simulate an activity rendered obsolete by elevators? Christo told me it would help me get in shape and enjoy life. He said some other crap too.

Butt hole was waiting for me with his vampire-like teeth exposed as his thin, cruel lips were pulled back in a full snarl. I couldn’t help being a half an hour late– it took me that long to tie my shoes.
He took me to work out with dumbbells. When he was not looking, I ran and hid in the restroom. He sent some skinny witch to find me.
Then, as punishment, he put me on the rowing machine– which I sank.

I hate that jackass Christo more than any human being has ever hated any other human being in the history of the world. Stupid, skinny, anemic, anorexic, little aerobic instructor. If there was a part of my body I could move without unbearable pain, I would beat him with it.
Christo wanted me to work on my triceps. I don’t have any triceps! And if you don’t want dents in the floor, don’t hand me the darn barbells or anything that weighs more than a sandwich.
The treadmill flung me off and I landed on a health and nutrition teacher. Why couldn’t it have been someone softer, like the drama coach or the choir director?

Satan left a message on my answering machine in his grating, shrilly voice wondering why I did not show up today. Just hearing his voice made me want to smash the machine with my planner; however, I lacked the strength to even use the TV remote and ended up catching eleven straight hours of the Weather Channel..

I’m having the Church van pick me up for services today so I can go and thank GOD that this week is over. I will also pray that next year my husband will choose a gift for me that is fun– like a root canal or a hysterectomy. I still say if God had wanted me to bend over, he would have sprinkled the floor with diamonds!!!

Yours Passionately!



Yesterday was Go Wild Day!

Strategic Overfeeding is not a suggestion- It’s an order!  Bumping up food intake for 12-24 hours is an important reset. It took me a very long time to get comfortable with this “Go Wild”/Cheat day! It still sounds too good to be true that eating unhealthy stuff can assist in weight loss!

This is why my Lifestyle is SUSTAINABLE. I never feel deprived from any food.  Once a week, mostly on Saturdays or Sundays I eat to my heart’s desire. Once I had my share of whatever I craved for I feel even more motivated to get back to clean eating the next day, avoiding junk food.

Apart from this your body naturally restores all the hormonal balances to function at maximum calorie burn rate for the rest of the week.

OK, I don’t propagate long, endless cruises on the road or treadmill, simply because there are countless other ways to optimize calorie burn and fat loss. I did an early morning run yesterday for therapy that only nature can offer.  It was blissful!

Later in the morning there was more bliss- Our family outing to go wild on ice cream as part of our Strategic Overfeeding day!

So, here’s my Go Wild Diary…

05:00 English Ceylon Tea with a dash of Honey and a Low GI Rusk

06:00  14 km run on the road

08:00 USN Pure Protein Shake
3 x Dried Prunes

11:00 Coffee with Fat Free Milk

12:00 Chocolate Brownie Sundae

13:00 Water with Lemon

16:00 Glass of White Wine

17:00 Mediterranean Oven Baked Kingklip with a Sundried Tomato, Olive, Feta, Garlic and Olive Oilve Oil topping
Microwaved Spinach with onions, salt and pepper
Fresh Herb Salad with Tomato, Onions, Cucumber and Sweet Peppers

Portion Lindt Dark Chocolate

18:00 Water with Lemon

19:00 English Celyon Tea with Fat Free Milk and Honey

Water intake:  Approx 2 liters

If you have any questions or just feel like leaving a comment, please do!

Yours Passionately



The pic says it all.  I did a “Back to Basics” Leg Workout yesterday and believe me; I’m fully aware of my legs and butt today!

Stick to the basics, concentrate on perfecting your form, increase the weight, remember to breath and train from the heart!





3 x Interval Sprints @ 7 incline
•    15km/h (9.3 mph)
•    16km/h (10 mph)
•    17 km/h (10.6 mph)
Here’s my sequence:
•    Run 2 minutes at 10km/h (6.2 mph), you determine your own ‘active resting pace’, you can even walk.
•    1 Minute Sprint as indicated above.  You MUST experience a burning sensation all over your body, barely able to finish the sprint.  Adjust the incline and speed to keep it as challenging as possible.

40kg (88lbs) Barbell    1 x 15
45kg (100lbs) Barbell   1 x 12
50kg (110lbs)  Barbell  2 x 12

12 kg (26lbs) Dumbbells  4 x 24 (12 x Left and 12 x Right)

25kg (55lbs)    1 x 12
30kg (66lbs)    1 x 10
35kg (77lbs)    1 x 8; 1 x 6


DONKEY CALVE RAISES 135kg (297lbs)  4 x max reps (aim for 30)

Duration: 60 minutes

Calories Burned:  490


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