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 – Β I was qualified to compete in…

My First Bash: UFE Halloween Mayhem 2013

What. A. Weekend. I honestly wanted to write a post yesterday but I was crazy overwhelmed with work and coming down from my competition high – I think they call it pure, unadulterated happiness? – so I finally have calmed down enough to post about the weekend’s shenanigans! UFE Halloween Mayhem was a freakin’ blast….

Interview w/ Fitness Athlete – Paige Mangialardi

I got interviewed by TransformationPics.com! Super blessed and honoured to have chatted with this amazing, fit and fabulous couple! Check it out!   Interview w/ Fitness Athlete – Paige Mangialardi.

Toronto Pro SuperShow: The Spark That Ignited The Fire…Again

So on Saturday, I went to the Toronto Pro Supershow to cheer on my coach Jill and my friend Stephan in the OPA Provincial Finals. For those of you who don’t know what the Supershow is, it’s a huge three- day multi-event for fitness fanatics. The IFBB and OPA Provincials were held in the lower…

Post-Competition Blues

You read all of these blogs talking about people and their journeys into bodybuilding and healthy living and those are fantastic! You get motivated and inspired and it’s a lovely sense of community in the bodybuilding and competition world. But once the competition is over, the blog posts stop completely or they change gears to…

The Most Surreal Experience

Let me warn you, this will be a long blog post. So stop reading now if you don’t feel like creeping on my life any further. (But, I mean, you’ve made it this far anyways, so you might as well.) If you’ve been reading my blog posts for the past four months, you’ll know that…

Team Bunny!

Hello everyone! Yesterday was my competition and guess what? I place third place in my division (Novice Fitness Model – Short). I AM THE HAPPIEST GIRL IN THE WHOLE WORLD. I’ll post about my competition when I’m less wiped out – waking up for work was kind of a challenge this morning after being off…

Seven Days

I can’t even believe it! I am one week away from my competition! Exactly one week from now, I will have completed my first competition ever and be enjoying a much-needed celebratory Keg dinner with my parents and little sister. I CAN HARDLY WAIT! These past five days have been an experience. I’ve been carb-less…

Dialing In: 2 Weeks!

THIS IS IT. My competition is three weeks away. I cannot even believe it. It seems like my six week mark was just yesterday! Some updates: Booked my hair coloring appointment for the Thursday before. (These roots ain’t stage cute!) Booked my two spray tan sessions at Gold TanΒ for Thursday and Friday. (I am so…

Progress is…

Being able to destroy five egg whites and two whole eggs in one sitting and be totally fine with it. (I used to struggle to eat my six egg white – 1/2 cup oats breakfast.)Β  Now it’s kid stuff! Ramped up my cardio AGAIN – two-45-mins-a-days. YAY. 5 weeks to go. Yikes! I have my…

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…

Wordless Wednesday!

Here are a bunch of progress pictures from the very beginning of my journey (Summer 2011 – the summer I started to weight train in the gym until now!)   Transformation is possible! Patience is key. You can do it! Look how far I’ve come in a mere 4 weeks or so! xx