Tag: Bikini Prep

This Above All: “Don’t Forget to Come Up for Air”

Reading Time: 5 minutes I know I’m not alone in feeling that some days I’m just keeping my head above water. I’ve said it before, and I’m gonna say it now too, every day is what you make of it. If you have an outlook that it’s going to be a good day the chances are a lot higher […]

This Above All: Pull Happiness From Everywhere

Reading Time: 4 minutes This week my manager and I were talking about my weightloss journey. He’s bulking and I’m cutting again. There’s also another employee who’s cutting for figure. We work at a supplement store so I assumed it would be common practice for the employees to be this way. I showed him a transformation photo. Actually, I […]

A week in review – week 3 of the reverse diet

Reading Time: 8 minutes Yesterday marked the last day of my third week reversing my diet since the Cutler Classic. To say this week was easy would be a lie, but to say it was hard would be a stretch too. At the beginning of the week I was traveling for work. Just like prep, I researched what was […]

One week out/first week of reverse dieting 

Reading Time: 8 minutes To celebrate the ending of prep, I went to brunch on Sunday with my boyfriend and got the most amazing pancakes ever – Blueberry Pecan and Mascarpone. I went with a large stack because YOLO and I ate the whole stack – no regrets! I did get egg whites on the side because protein is […]

Healthy choices, exercising and traveling: My trip to DC

Reading Time: 8 minutes Let’s not pretend that being healthy while traveling is easy. We all know there are many challenges we face. If we’re flying the questions you may ask yourself are: can I bring food into the airport? What restaurants are in my terminal? What snacks are served on the plane? Will I be able to drink […]

Recipe: Mexican Hot Chocolate + PB overnight oats

Reading Time: < 1 minute Updated – Like eggs, oats have a lot of diversity potential. I know that some the texture can be an issue and for others the plain taste can be problematic. This morning I made Mexican hot chocolate overnight oats, but I added peanut butter because peanut butter makes everything better. I used my basic overnight […]

Recipe: Egg-stuffed Tomato

Reading Time: 2 minutes Updated – I love eggs. I think of them as a vehicle that helps me incorporate more veggies into my day. They’re also filling and for me, that’s always been a priority because I’ve always had busy days. Even when I competed, taking time to eat multiple times a day was challenging and thinking about […]