Stage Rush and Stage Blues…

There are so many tips out there for beating the post competition blues.  Any competitor will tell you about these and how truly challenging they can be!!  Follow these tips and it will help you along your journey. The big event arrives — and...

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Time is always an issue…

Quality time... Well we are on the road again headed to the next job. As I ride, feet up studying my NASM (finally scored a PDF version of my textbook and learned of an app for watching flash videos on the iPad) and thinking...

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Catching up…

Well it has been almost a month since I have written... Sorry for the absence but there were last-minute wedding items to be planned, the wedding of course and the relaxing time after (that was cut short by work.) Although, my husband (eek) and...

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What does ‘beautiful’ mean to you?

Let's get real here.  Let's talk about the elephant in room.. the elephant in every room.. in society.  Body image, weight, size.. all of these terms.  Every day all over the world men and women are told how they should look, what size they...

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The Simple Way of Life…

Well.. as you may notice my last post was quite a while ago. I have switched jobs, cities and so many other things. Actually not sure anything is the same in my life as it was at the beginning of the year other than...

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Overcoming negativity…

As I browse Instagram today, I came across a post that hit home for me and couldn't be better written. This will stay with me for some time and I will use the negativity and opinions of others to fuel the fire to be that...

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How bad do you want it…

How much hard work, dedication, time and effort does it take to prepare for a competition? The answer to this is one simple question. How bad do you want it? Think about your answer... If you only want it a little bit then you...

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Close to the heart…

Happy Father's Day to all of the wonderful dads out there! Today is usually a difficult day for me but this year was different from the ones before. As the events in my life unfold I think about how much I want to share...

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I’m Overwhelmed…

Life has me overwhelmed.  As I dive deeper into my fitness and career goals, gaining my certification, and looking to what lies ahead - I am overwhelmed.  When you add these to my busy work schedule and planning to marry my best friend in just...

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