Author Archives: Amanda Nelson

Amanda Nelson
I spent 17 years in a drug/alcohol addiction. When I learned how to C.O.N.N.E.C.T. my Mind, Body, & Soul together my life changed! I'm now able to handle any life adversities thrown my way! SOBER!! I want to show you the baby steps I've taken along the way to live a happy, vibrant life!
Amanda Nelson

About Amanda Nelson

I spent 17 years in a drug/alcohol addiction. When I learned how to C.O.N.N.E.C.T. my Mind, Body, & Soul together my life changed! I'm now able to handle any life adversities thrown my way! SOBER!! I want to show you the baby steps I've taken along the way to live a happy, vibrant life!

I believe I’m worth it

I think the only thing that stops us from really obtaining the greatest things in life is believing we are worthy to receive it. It’s not always easy to understand your worth, especially if you’ve lived a life of addiction … Read More

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Mow Dancin’ – Redneck Workout Tip

Summer’s comin’ on us Lil Babies and that grass ain’t gona cut itself. Get ya mowers out of the garage so I can teach you how to Mow Dance. We going to do an 8 count step then happy dance! … Read More

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Wall Backs – Redneck Workout Tip

Listen Lil Babies, I already know there’s some of us that can’t do a push-up right away. Have no fear The REDNECK is here to save the day. I have a solution…..we are going to use the same concept but … Read More

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I gave up my chicken

Most people are too scared to talk to others. I don’t even know why that is. It seriously blows my mind. Helping others is a sure fire way to be a happy person. You have to start learning how to … Read More

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I didn’t want my parents raising my child

I think people automatically assume people that struggle with addiction wake up and decide to make bad choices. We don’t dream of letting other people raise our kids. We don’t dream of having to deal with drugs or alcohol everyday. … Read More

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Easy Peasy Pasta Salad – Redneck Nutrition

The food you put in them bellies is just as important as getting the Redneck Workouts in! Living a happy life is directly linked to the foods you put in your body. This Easy Peasy Pasta Salad Recipe is yummy … Read More

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“Do you want to buy some weed?”

Lil Babies, I haven’t gotten asked to buy any type of drugs in so long, but today I did. Instead of just saying “NO” I shared with that dude a little piece of my story. I want people to know … Read More

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Critter Litter Lunge-Redneck Workout Tip

Time to work them legs and get your laugh on too. Grab ya critter litter, bear hug that sucker, and get to lungin’. We gona get 2 sets of 8 in today. Y’all that’s only 16 lunges total. I KNOW … Read More

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Towel Stretchin’ – Redneck Workout Tip

Lil Babies, sometimes your body just needs a good ole stretchin’. You’ve seen those workout bands at the Wally World haven’t you? Well guess what? You ain’t got to buy one because you have everything you need at home. Grab … Read More

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Couch talkin’ on addiction

My daughter went thru so much while I was in my addiction and she is definitely qualified to give advice to other teens. We battled this thing together for the majority of her life. She knows just how much pain … Read More

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Banana Puddin’ Frozen Yogurt

Lil Babies!!! Y’all have been working so hard lately with your Redneck Workouts, it’s time to treat yourself! Some folks call it a cheat meal, but I like to stay positive and say it’s a treat meal. You have to … Read More

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My daughter speaks on addiction

Addiction not only causes damage to the person in it, but also the folks in their life. My daughter took a brave step and shared some of the things she dealt with while I was in my addiction. We all … Read More

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Jug Lifts – Redneck Workout

Last week I showed you how to build your very own jug bar. Now if you didn’t see the “how to” video, stop what you’re doing right and watch it now because you’re going to need this thing for lots … Read More

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Be brave and share a struggle

I believe there are certain circumstances we go thru so that later on we can show a deeper compassion to people going thru those same circumstances. When I first thought about telling my story I was scared to death. My … Read More

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Jug Presses – Redneck Workout Tip

I already know you Rednecks have all the ingredients to build your very own Jug Bar. It literally takes minutes to build and before you know it you will be doing Jug Presses and showing ya mama and them how … Read More

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No more punching

I used to let situations and people get me to the point I would punch them upside the noggin’. Don’t worry Lil Babies, I don’t go around hitting folks anymore, but I am working so hard on my reaction when … Read More

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Egg Sammich – Redneck Nutrition

There’s nothing better than a good ole egg sammich. But cooking that egg in a bunch of butter isn’t in style anymore. We are going to change up just a thing or two so you can have a healthier version … Read More

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My Truth about Meth Part 2

I could spend all week telling you the things I experienced while on Meth. This video doesn’t even cover the half of it, but all this stuff I mention is REAL. So many people are too ashamed to talk about … Read More

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