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Wow! hCG and AdvoCare!

July 16, 2009

I know, I was really excited when I posted last week.  Then I got quiet.  But that’s because I’ve been busy posting on all my email groups about my success and my excitement!

The combination of hCG and my AdvoCare products has been too cool.  I’m am down to 205 this AM.  I was 217 when I started and dropped 12 pounds in two days.  Then I cheated all weekend and gained a couple of pounds back.  But things have evened out.  Its Wednesday night.  By Sunday I will weight less than 200 pounds for the first time in 17 years.  That is totally something to cheer about.  

Check this out!!!!! Tonight I was out with my two daughters.  We’d been at the barn for hours hauling water because the well pump burned out.  Long story.  But I was hot, and tired, and dirty.  And pretty darn wet.  We were pumping gas at one of those little stations on the side of the road.  Some guy hollered out his window and whistled at me.  Not normally what people get excited about.  But, that hasn’t happened since I was a teenager!

Thanks for reading.  And if you like the purple paw print rescue stuff, shopping at the rescue site will feed a rescue horse.


My AdvoCare Weight Loss Story

April 16, 2009

I wanted to share just a little bit about my AdvoCare weight loss story with you all, my wonderful customers and friends and readers. I know we all turn to AdvoCare for different needs. But for those of you interested in losing weight and or gaining muscle, I think you’ll enjoy this story.

When I found AdvoCare I weighed about 280 pounds. As a 5’7″ female, that was grossly overweight. As a result of my weight, I didn’t have enough energy. But I wasn’t concerned with losing weight, I just wanted to drink Spark, because it helped me have enough energy to get through my day. I was drinking 1-2 Sparks a day, and began to lose a little weight. Not more really than just enough to see on the scales. It wasn’t like I was out buying a whole new wardrobe. Then AdvoCare released a product called Thermoplus, which was designed to increase your metabolism, but the distributors who test marketed eat said it was like a supplemental energy product. So I ordered a bottle of Thermoplus with my next Spark order. And the weight started to come off a little bit faster.

Mind you, I spent 12+ hours per day in front of a computer, so it wasn’t like I was power training or anything.

Then I went to Success School a few years ago. At Success School I began to be educated about the whole family of products and the numerous ways that I could improve my health and my life just by incorporating them into my daily life. I started to see the vision of people who had lost weight. A LOT of weight. I thought I could maybe be one of those people some day. I started using the MNS 14 day weight loss packs which included my vitamins, meal replacement shakes, and of course Spark. In addition to that I utilized the Thermoplus. And I began to add a few products from the wellness line and the performance elite line. Joint Promotion relieved a lifelong ache in my knees and my ankles so that I was able to get up from in front of the computer and off the couch to get a little exercise. And we are talking a very little. My initial goal was to walk from my house to the stop sign and back. That was two tenths of a mile each way. And it was hard at first. The reason I set the stop sign as my goal, is that portion of the road is a simple incline and decline. At the stop sign either way I turned I had to go up and down steeper hills.

I also began to take Muscle Gain before any times that I was going to exercise and Night Time Recovery any time that I pushed my body farther than I thought it could go and was worried that I would be sore the next day. For example, I got mad at a tree in my yard that was shading my day lilly bed and preventing the flowers from blooming. I thought about taking that tree down for weeks! Finally I did – with a hack saw! Crazy approach, I know. But a real sign of how AdvoCare was changing my life.

At nearly 38 years of age, I also added in AdvoCare’s Fem 20 vitamin supplement and Amplify A.T. an energy boosting supplement. I probably waited too late in life for Fem 20, but couldn’t bring myself to switch to Fem 40+. Now that I am 40, I am still struggling. I do take the CorePlex supplement, anytime that I’m not using my MNS strips or complete kit. Amplify AT on the other hand was like putting my Spark on hyper-drive. My energy was longer sustained, and I felt like getting out and moving around. In fact so much so, that I took up horseback riding again after a ten year hiatus.

And I didn’t just start riding, I joined a mounted drill team and with my AdvoCare income, purchased two un-broke horses to train. Today, my core product line includes a supplement, Spark, and Amplify AT. I do like AdvoCare’s adaptogen product, A-Supreme, but because it has to be refrigerated and my lifestyle has become more active, I have a harder time incorporating that into my life. Flast forward to 2009. I had my first spark on a camping trip nearly six years ago and weighed nearly 280 pounds.

Today I still drink Spark every day. But I weigh 206 pounds! Its been a very slow and steady process for me, but I am well on my way to being below 200 pounds, something I haven’t seen since age 22 or thereabouts. I thank God every day, that for myself and my children I can now get up off the couch and do something with myself. And for myself. I thank AdvoCare for the products. And I thank my friends and customers for the support. A body is truly a terrible thing to waste. I really, really hope that you will share my AdvoCare story with anyone you know who is struggling. I want to be a difference maker. I want to help.

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Shannan Hearne


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AdvoCare Slim

March 21, 2009
AdvoCare® Slim™
Flavor: Tropical Swirl
Servings: 12
Retail: $39.95
Related products:
MNS® Max 3
Retail: $42.95
Retail: $30.50
AdvoCare Spark® Energy Drink
Retail: $51.95

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  • A portable weight-management aid*
  • Formulated with Svetol® and Super CitriMax® – ingredients that support weight loss and fat reduction*
  • Supports appetite management*
  • Provides support for long-lasting energy*
  • Helps fight occasional drowsiness*
  • Can be used in conjunction with MNS or as a stand alone
  • Quick acting*
  • Great tasting Tropical Swirl flavor*


For anyone looking for an easy-to-use solution for weight loss and weight management, AdvoCare® Slim™ is the perfect answer.* Combining appetite suppression, energy and metabolic enhancers, this 2 oz. liquid serving not only helps you control your cravings but also promotes fat reduction and an improvement in your body composition.* Altogether, Slim has a synergistic effect, helping you manage your diet and maintain energy while changing your body from within.* It really is a system in a bottle!

Slim combines two proven ingredients, Svetol® and Super Citrimax®.


  • Anyone looking for a healthy weight-loss system that’s portable and convenient
  • Individuals who need an extra boost of energy
  • People who are looking for appetite control
  • Anyone with an aversion to pills
  • Someone who wants to add another weight-management tool in conjunction with MNS


For ages 18 and older

KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN: In case of accidental overdose, seek professional assistance or contact a poison control center immediately.


Green coffee extract Svetol (fruit – Coffea canephora robusta P.)
Garcinia cambogia fruit extract, Super CitriMax
Svetol® is property of Naturex. Super Citrimax® is property of Pharmachem Laboratories.

The Emotional Side of Weightloss

August 2, 2007

I look around me, and at me, and can’t help but be nearly sidelined by the heartbreaking, gut-wrenching, emotional side of weight loss.

On the good days the euphoria of hitting the scales and seeing a smaller number is totally empowering.  But on the bad days, reading the news about weight gain is enough to send me over the edge right down into a hot fudge brownie sundae.

I want to send out strength and steadfastness to each and every one of us working at the business of losing weight.  Whether its five pounds, fifty pounds, or 100 pounds; I applaud each of us for every pound that we’ve fought to lose and every pound that we are struggling with.

Treat yourself today to an extra Spark energy drink or a Coffeecino.  Low calorie but packs a punch of flavor and energy along with appetite suppressant.

Unless you are one of those people who can add water with lemon to your diet and drop the pounds like lemondrops, then this is hard work.  Don’t be discouraged.  Don’t give up.  For every battle you lose truly puts you one step closer to winning the war.

Here’s to 45 pounds to go.

Its All Back!

May 10, 2007

This blog came about because after losing nearly 70 pounds with AdvoCare, I utilized the products to quit smoking.  That’s a good thing, right?  Its a great thing.  Except that four months after quitting smoking, I’ve gained 100 pounds!  So, this blog is a chance for you to share in the journey with me as I continue to abstain from smoking, get back into my AdvoCare routine to lose the 100 pounds, and still struggle with dealing with life in general.

This week’s challenges include shopping for a new car, the end of the school year approaching for my kids, and trying every fruit smoothie recipe known to mankind.

Hello world!

April 28, 2007

Losing weight.  For millions of people, it is the hardest thing you will ever try to accomplish.  I know.  I have battled with the fat monster for twenty years.  I have found help!  AdvoCare has given me a level a freedom in the headlock with the fat monster that I’ve never, ever had before.   AdvoCare’s line of Trim products in addition to AdvoCare’s Spark Energy Drink are helping me create the life and the body I want.

 I’d like to share my weight loss journey and wisdom with each of you.  And I’d love to hear your stories of battling the fat monster as well.