Tag Archives: comp prep

February 13

11 Weeks Out: On Weight, Faith + Chicken

My pants got a little tighter this week. One of the misconceptions I had before becoming a competitor was that preparing for a show would require me to lose weight and feel tighter every single week on a gradual path to becoming teeny tiny.  And reversely, gaining weight would be a sign of  complete failure […]

April 29

3 Days Out: Video

Almost there! The week is flying by and I am so, SO excited to step on stage! Here’s my 3 days out video update:

April 29

4 Days Out: Video

Oops! I meant to post this on the blog on Monday. Anywho, here’s my 4 days out check-in!

April 26

1 Week Out: Peak Week!

1 week (well, actually 5 days) out!! Last go ’round, I published daily video check-ins in lieu of blog entries to keep everyone in the loop. I’ve decided to keep the tradition going; here’s my first video check in of Season 2!

April 19

2 Weeks Out: Tiny Wins

The days are racing by – I can’t believe we’re here already! My week: Tiny Wins: I came across a quote this week that really resonated with me: “Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after the other,” (Walter Elliot).  Think about that for a second. Thousands of tiny wins. Every day. […]

April 12

3 Weeks Out: On Being A Chromie

Happy Sunday! We’re already 3 & 4 weeks out from the spring shows! Overall, I’m feeling awesome – my diet is on point, my training is still intense and the mirror is strutting her stuff, y’all! Prep life is GOOD! Here’s a recap of my week: Team Chrome: As I sit down and reflect on […]

April 08

Round Two: 4 weeks out

Welp, I think its fair to say I’ve been in blogosphere hibernation. Like, my last post was in November?! Yikes! The good news is, spring has sprung, folks! Yep, jumping back on the blogging wagon in an effort to capture the ins and outs, highs and lows of my second season of competing. You may […]

September 21

Week 12: Operation Lean Out

You guys! WE’RE ALMOST THERE! All day, whilst doing chores & errands, I’ve been buzzing around with excitement for this very moment: the opportunity to sit down and write about the incredible week I had! Here ya go: Lean Out!: This was another week of being completely mystified by my body’s ability to transform. My coach […]

September 14

Week 11: Low Carb Character

The last 7 days have been a roller coaster in every sense of the word. The lows were tear-jerkingly low and the highs euphorically high. Here’s the weekly rundown: Low-Carb Character: On Thursday morning, I woke up in tears. It was 4am and the hunger in my stomach would not let me go back to sleep. […]

September 07

Week 10: The Great Pancake Experiment

I’m proud to say I’ve officially smashed 10 full weeks of comp prep! WOW! If you read last week’s post, you’ll know it was one of the toughest I’ve battled yet. I’m bursting with energy right now to announce: this week was SOOO much better! I’m back and unequivocally better than ever! Here’s how my […]