Family

Is Advocare Healthy?

“I’m almost 47 years old and can drop and do 100 push ups. I couldn’t do that when I was a 20 year Division I swimmer in college. The only consistent change over time was taking the Advocare products. And the 3 kids in this pic… All took Advocare products before being born and still continue.” Zahid A. Buttar
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“Is AdvoCare Healthy? Extremely! Just ask my son who I now get to tuck in bed.” ~ Laramy Gregory

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“We have been using Advocare products for 2 years now. I had and have always eaten a clean diet consisting of fruits, veggies, lean meats and good fats. I am a competitive athlete and work daily as a heath and wellness professional. Before Advocare it was hard for me to recover from workouts, have enough energy through the day to play with my son, or avoid the constant stomach pains I

Wisdom from Yoroku

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“Let nothing bind you – live the way you want.” ~ Yoroku Ueshiba.  These were the last words that Yoroku Ueshiba said to his son Morihei Ueshiba, the founder of Aikido.  I’d say Osensei lived those words.  Never underestimate the value of the words you say to your children.  This is from the book I read here.

Freedom

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On Saturday November 16, Kim got a text from my sister that my dad had a stroke.  Kim and I were with our team on a cruise in Cozumel, Mexico and my brother the doctor (on the far right) was in Switzerland.

I didn’t think much of it because I really had no clue what a stroke was and what it means.  The next day my sister sent another text and I asked Kim if I should go to Philadelphia and she said yes.  So I went online from the middle of the ocean (technology is AWESOME) and booked a flight for Monday, which was the day we’d arrive in Fort Lauderdale.

By the time I arrived in Philly my youngest brother was also there and they were bringing me up to speed and my older brother was giving us instructions over Facetime on what he wanted to have done.  But I was completely unprepared to see my dad laying in

Posters in the kids rooms

I’m not a big fan of posters in the kids rooms so we gave them the option of hanging “good thoughts” in their rooms.

Asie picked the eagle.
Asie picked the eagle.
Aliya picked the tree.
Aliya picked the tree.
Amira picked the wolf.
Amira picked the wolf.

Thoughts manifest reality. It’s wise to channel their thoughts while we still can.