I am Stephanie McDaniel and this is my LIMU Experience.
Ever wanted to meet someone who is completely normal and satisfied with her life? Well, I was that girl. An ‘A’ student, athlete, hard worker, and a home-owning, debt-paying woman who married her true love and had her first child. I balanced a busy upper management career with family and marriage. I even managed to eat well and exercise sometimes. I was fine. I was good! I had darn near the perfect life. When people asked how I was, the answer was “good” or “I can’t complain.”
That was, until I had my second child, my daughter Eden. Something occurred to me and I realized what I had wasn’t perfect, instead it was perfectly dysfunctional and not at all aligned with my new focus as a mother.
While working, I only saw my family an average of 15 days a month! And I counted “seeing” them as getting home an hour before bedtime so I had time to get a quick snuggle before it was off to sleep. Fifteen days a month! I was missing life.
What about watching your babies grow into functional children, then teenagers, then adults? What about having hobbies? What about having a conversation with your spouse that wasn’t centered around bills, parenting or laundry? Heck, what about date night?
None of that was happening because I felt I had to work crazy hours, show up early, leave late, and give them my best. I felt I was abandoning my coworkers if I failed them and chose my family first. It was a difficult decision, but I decided then and there to change. I changed my mind about returning to work and called in my resignation.
You see, to change your mind, all you must do is change your mind! Work and money were no longer my priorities. Being the “best” employee and boss was now trumped by being the best mommy and wife. And it felt better, but still not all the way good. I had worked so hard for a career for so long that it was part of my identity. I enjoyed making money. I enjoyed helping people who weren’t part of my family.
So, I looked for work I could do from home. Eventually I came across the LIMU Experience and went through my checklist: Good product — check. Good compensation plan for Promoters — check. Good team feel — check.
I went for it. And guess what? I am making money from my LIMU business and I am healthier thanks to the products. But the truly life changing element, the thing that makes me so grateful every day that I took a chance on the LIMU Experience, is the community of people I became surrounded with the moment I became a Promoter. It astonishes me every day!
That community truly cared about me from Day One. They cared about me, my goals and my priorities. They checked in when my dad went through a health scare and prayed even though I did not ask them to. They share their successes so that I can succeed, and their failures so that I can skip making the same mistake again. Nobody is above helping anyone else because we all work as a team!
And now I know the last missing element from my life as a career woman, the reason why being just a stay-at-home mom wasn’t enough for me … it’s because I was still missing me!
I do this for me. Because I enjoy everything about LIMU, and this community has pushed me to grow emotionally, intellectually and spiritually. Thanks to LIMU, I am back to living again, back to believing again, back to knowing what is truly important and that has made all the difference!
Don’t forget who you are. To succeed in life is to be you 100% every day and in a big way, and to improve the lives of others along the way! It just so happens that’s how you succeed with LIMU also.
I am Stephanie McDaniel, and I am LIMU!