Toronto Has The Best Restaurants For Cheating

…it’s not what you think, I swear. This beeyotch is loyal to the bone. ūüėČ Anywho, enough of me being inappropriately sassy.¬†I have less than a week left in my off-season…craaaazy right!? I’ve been trying to cross off all the foods I drool over while I’m in competition prep so I’ve been busy hustling all…

#GlutesForTheBrutes: A Playlist

You want a sneak peek into the little buds screaming sweet nothings into my ears? Yeeaaaaah, you do. Here is a retrospective view into my musical tastes over the past year: April 2013 was my My¬†Lots of Cardio, No Carbs Playlist¬†(Can I laugh at people who do this now, or…? Nah.) February 2013 was A…

Ambition & My First Real Off-Season: #2014MyYear

Hello? Is this thing on? I haven’t written on this baby in over two weeks! And I can’t remember the last fitness-related post I wrote. (I’ve been a crazy whirlwhind of things and updates, so I guess this will be a¬†hefty post.) And lucky for you, I don’t really have any new material to rant…

Hey Guys, Learn Your MANners

So it’s 10 days into 2014 and I’m already feeling the need for another Festivus so I can air my grievances. (That’s a good sign for the year to come, right?!) Anyways. Remember when I expressed my feelings (vented, ranted, bitched…whatever) about dating as a fitness competitor? Via some R&D (Research and Development, to my…

The Year Ahead: My Jay-Cutler-Size To Do List (No 22-Inch Arms Though)

Happy New Year everyone! I can’t believe it’s already 2014..I remember drawing pictures of what I thought the year 2000 ¬†was going to be like and here we are in two thousand and freaking FOURTEEN. (I see none of my predicted hovercrafts and metallic clothing. ¬†The closest we have is Lady Gaga’s attire and the…

Happy Festivus!

If you know me, you know I am the self-proclaimed female George Costanza. I also am trying to post QUALITY posts over QUANTITY posts (shoutout to my main heezy, Casey Palmer, for that sweet blog advice.) Anyways. TODAY IS FESTIVUS. HAPPY FESTIVUS TO ALL!¬† Now – for the main event: the Airing of [my] Grievances….

I <3 Fitness: Inside Fitness Women’s Training Guide Launch Party

Yesterday I was one of a select group of lucky fitness-loving ladies to be invited to Inside Fitness Magazine‘s Women’s Training Guide Launch Party (available December 16!) at the exquisite Battle Arts Academy.¬†It was an amazing afternoon of sweating and getting our butts kicked by the best fitness experts in the biz (totally made me…

All I Want For Christmas Is Upper Body Gains

…Buuuut you guys can’t give those to me so here’s a list of things I actually do want for Christmas. (This post is mainly for my Mom since she asked me for a list this morning. #multitasking) I will be expecting these things in my mailbox/inbox/under my Christmas tree/couriered to my work/gym. I will also…

Catching Fire: Bellwoods Brewery & OddSeoul Toronto

Everyone loves a pop culture reference, amirite?! You’ll get the reference after I begin my tale into the hipster depths of Toronto’s food scene. So it’s off-season which means I get meals of choice/desired meals/”cheat” meals (I don’t like the negative connotation of this word, but now you know what I’m talking about!) My lion-maned…

An Open Letter to Girls Who Want to Rock a Bikini & Spray Tan

I know there are open letters oversaturating the interwebz right now ranging from Thought Catalog’s encyclopaedia to¬†ones from Sinead O’Connor addressing sweet Miley. This letter is an important one. This is an open letter to all the girls who want to compete in a bikini competition. This is an open letter to all of the…

One #Blessed Blonde: UFE North American Championships 2013

Okay so I may or may not be hopped up on my first Starbucks in a week – take a guess! – but I am feeling #highonlife! If you’ve been creeping¬†following my Instagram/Facebook feeds this weekend, you’ll know that I competed in the Elite Bikini and Fitness Model categories at the UFE North American Championships…

On Love & Loss: IDFA World Championships 2013

This past weekend, I competed in my second competition of this triple competition blitz I am going through right now: the IDFA World Championships & Pro Universe. Since I had placed top 5 at my very first competition – IDFA Novice Classic, four score and 100 years ago – ¬†I was qualified to compete in…