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How I Enjoy the Little Things When Life Gets Stressful

When life gets particularly stressful and hectic, I like to remind myself to enjoy the little things. Between prepping for my first competition, traveling across country twice in one month for work, selling my condo, buying my home and living through the renovation, it’s safe to say life has been a bit… overwhelming… lately. But… Continue reading How I Enjoy the Little Things When Life Gets Stressful

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NPC Bikini Competition Update

Guys, Is this really happening? We’re getting so close! All on comp prep front is going right along. It’s funny but I still struggle with those sweet cravings. The other day I went to the grocery store for chicken and must’ve blacked out. I literally found myself in the cookie aisle just staring at all… Continue reading NPC Bikini Competition Update

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The Promise of a New Year

Your mistakes are not who you are. They are what you’ve done. Care for a little background? Yesterday concluded Rosh Hashana – the Jewish New Year. We believe it is during this holiday that our fate for the coming year is decided. Next week during Yom Kippur, our fate is sealed.  I realize many of… Continue reading The Promise of a New Year

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NPC Bikini – 6 Weeks Out Update

Although at times it sure doesn’t feel like it, were getting close folks!! I’ll be honest and say this is where it’s getting tough. I mentally debate quitting every day, but thanks to the awesome support I consistently receive from friends, fellow competitors, and amazing coaches, I’ve been able to power through.So let’s cut to the… Continue reading NPC Bikini – 6 Weeks Out Update

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NPC Bikini Prep 7 Weeks Out… and How to Quell Overthinking

53 days. There are 53 days between a stage, tiny bikini and me.I vividly remember a conversation with my girlfriend Beth back in May. She said two months before my competition she’d start “giving me space” because I’d probably be tired and hungry. Well, thanks to the power of Advil PM, I’m no longer tired.… Continue reading NPC Bikini Prep 7 Weeks Out… and How to Quell Overthinking

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I’m Alive… a New Homeowner… and 8 Weeks Out

It’s been awhile, I’d say!  As life has seriously picked up steam lately blogging just seemed like such a daunting task. Where do I begin?! There’s just so much going on – most days I feel like I’m doing all I can to keep my head above water.  As mentioned in my previous post, I… Continue reading I’m Alive… a New Homeowner… and 8 Weeks Out