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 toย 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 creepingย 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…

S.O.S.! Last Day of Carbs!

AIR HORN. AIR SIREN. WEOOOOOOOO. I have one more carb meal of the day until…. DUHN. DUHN. DUHN.ย  CARB DEPLETION. 8 glorious [sic] days of zero carbs and only eggs, tilapia and chicken breast. With my oils as “sauce”. #blessed This is my third time doing a carb deplete before a show and dare I…

Once Upon A UFE Workshop

So there were these two blonde girls. One was short and one was tall. They were like, “Yo, let’s go to this UFE Workshop, because I hear you can learn a ton of cool stuff there!” So these two girls went and these two girls DID learn a ton! I had heard good things about…

10 Days Out: A Cake-Less, Booze-Less Birthday

TODAY IS MY BIRTHDAY. So it only seemed appropriate that I write a post. It is also 10 (well, nine and a half now) days out from Fitness Star World Championships. And it is my second (out of seven) days of carb depletion. Now this is my second competition, so the end is not as…

A Different Kind of Fitspo

Happy Monday everyone! (It’s happy for me because today is a high-carb day. Don’t hate me, please.) So yesterday I had my posing workshop for my competition. I was nervous and excited: I felt like it was a first day of school, because I didn’t know anyone going to this workshop and wasn’t sure what…

I’m No Yoda, But Here’s A Little Wisdom

So, obviously if you’re a religious (or casual) reader of my blog, you know that I am embarking on this fitness journey of competing in a fitness competition. On this journey, I read a lot of fitness blogs and follow a lot of fitness Instagram accounts. And in doing so, I’ve connected with some like-minded…

11 Weeks!

This makes me sound like I’m pregnant. Laugh out loud. I AM NOT PREGNANT. Unless I am giving birth to the second Jesus (sacrilege!!!!), this is impossible. Anyways, I’m 11 weeks out to my competition. Eek! My coach emailed me my food plan for next week, as it will be changing weekly from now on….

FITSPIRATION

Good morning to my lovely followers (and blog stalkers. Just press follow. Juuuuust do it. I know you read it regularly. I SEE IT IN THE STATS.) That could have been a rap. UHN. Anyways, I stray. This post will be about – ta-da! – inspiration, motivation and other kinds of positive -tions! I am…

Week 2: Hurry Up and Wait

  Hello all! Hope your weekends were swell. No crazy updates for me on the training front. Just eating and training and sleeping and training and eating and food prepping and working and working and working. I can finally eat my breakfast with ease. This seems like a silly accomplishment but how many people do…