Archives for September 2014

Bikini Competition – Recap

This past Saturday I participated in my first ever fitness event in the bikini category.  As many of you know, this wasn’t about winning for me, or even placing.  This was about doing something I had always wanted to do.  It was about taking on a challenge and seeing it through to the end, through hard days and doubt. I can finally say, I DID IT! Here is a stage shot from the event: All made up and ready to go! It was such a great experience and it just felt amazing to step on stage and show off my hard

Keep reading …

Bikini Competition Update – Taking Down A Giant

Last night there was a battle of epic proportions.  As some of you know, I’ve had a bikini fitness competition on my to-do list for a long time.  My brother knows how long exactly.  I’ve started and stopped.  I’ve talked myself out of it.  Downplayed it.  Called it vain, dumb, silly, judgmental and yet I’ve been drawn to it like a magnet the entire time.  Turns out I’m one of those people who is drawn to my fears like a moth to a flame.  I don’t like having any fears.  It bothers me.  It pisses me off when I feel

Keep reading …

Go RAW for September!

It’s a new month! Let’s make healthy choices together! Go RAW for September! Whether it’s high-raw, 100% raw or just one meal a day raw. Start today! If you are just starting out, fruit or a green smoothie for breakfast and a big salad for lunch are a great way to begin. Do what you can. Every small change adds up and makes a BIG difference! No need to flip a switch overnight. Use this new month to build some new healthy habits and eat more veggies! Post your meals, it will inspire your family and friends! If you make

Keep reading …