Fitness

I’m forever a fitness fanatic because I love feeling strong and energized. Exercise not only keeps me healthy, it lifts my spirits and helps me relax during busy, stressful days.

 

 

Bikini Contest Prep Recap | 3 Weeks Out

Bikini Contest Prep Recap | 3 Weeks Out

Hallefreakinglujah!  I’m seriously feeling like I’m starting to lose steam and I’m so happy we’re almost done with this bikini prep.  If it were up to me, I’d compete now and…

Bikini Contest Prep | 5 Weeks Out Recap

Bikini Contest Prep | 5 Weeks Out Recap

Thank you so much for sticking with me through this bikini competition prep.  Your support and encouragement has really helped me through these last few weeks.  And now we are finally in…

Bikini Prep Recap | 6 Weeks Out

Bikini Prep Recap | 6 Weeks Out

Being the first week of summer vacation had me a little off on my workouts this week.   I felt like I didn’t do that much cardio this week, but…

Bikini Contest Prep | 7 Weeks Out Recap

Bikini Contest Prep | 7 Weeks Out Recap

Today is the official start to our summer vacation!  We don’t have any major plans, maybe a quick road trip or two after bikini prep is over.  Our son is…

Bikini Prep | Chest & Arms Workout

Bikini Prep | Chest & Arms Workout

We are officially into the home stretch of the school year and our Summer Break starts at noon on Friday!  But, it hasn’t felt very summery here lately.  We’ve been…

Bikini Contest Prep | 8 Weeks Out Recap

Bikini Contest Prep | 8 Weeks Out Recap

Happy Memorial Day Monday friends!  We’re doing a whole lot of nothing this weekend and it’s nice!  We got caught up on household chores and grocery shopping and always meal…

NPC Bikini Contest Prep | 10 Weeks Out

NPC Bikini Contest Prep | 10 Weeks Out

Thanks so much for your encouraging comments and for following along on my fitness journey!  I’ve been emailing with many of you who are sharing your own fitness journeys and…

Bikini Contest Prep | The Meal Plan

Bikini Contest Prep | The Meal Plan

A critical component for bikini contest prep is the food.  It’s a super strict diet, but it’s also a lot of food.  I’m never hungry, eating 5 meals a day,…

Bikini Contest Prep | Here We Go Again!

Bikini Contest Prep | Here We Go Again!

Happy Monday friends!  I may not be operating at full speed today, having spent the last 4 days in Dallas with my blogging girlfriends (see what I packed to wear…

5 Month Post Bikini Contest Check-In

5 Month Post Bikini Contest Check-In

It’s been a little more than five months since I competed in my first NPC bikini competition and I wanted to share what life’s been like since then and where…

My Meals Calculated by My Fitness Pal

My Meals Calculated by My Fitness Pal

It’s been 7 weeks since my bikini competition where I competed at 100 pounds and now I weigh 108!  Yes, that’s over a pound a week! Yikes! I can tell…