• Week 4 Updates…Happy New Year!

    Cut Phase Jan. 1- Jan. 7 The holidays are over, and I survived! Now it’s time to really crack down on this prep. Week 4 is done, and this upcoming week is week 5/11 weeks out from the show. I am changing my macros a bit, as well as my workout schedule. Increasing cardio…yay! The holiday week kind of messed me up a bit with my workouts and eating. I didn’t get a workout in on Wednesday or Sunday due to traveling. Eating was a bit of a challenge when…

  • Hello/Goodbye Christmas…Week 3 Updates

    Week 3 done! And Christmas has passed. Yesterday, Christmas Day…I managed to get in a killer shoulder workout in the basement (see below). Catching up with my mom’s family was a great time and I didn’t splurge horribly on the desserts sitting around. Below is what I ate throughout the day, which allowed me to stay within my macros/calories and not feel too disgusting. Breakfast: 1 bagel thin, 1 tbsp PB, 1 banana Post-Workout/Snack: 1 sc Quest protein, ½ banana, 1 c almond milk, ½ c Greek yogurt Christmas Dinner: 4 oz…

  • Prep Has Begun…

    Prep has begun and finals are over! I am entering my 3rd week of prep and feeling great. The first week had a few bumps in the road, but that’s okay. Classes and finals are over and I will soon be a UNH graduate and into the real-world O.o I think the hardest part of the last 2 weeks has been having enough food prepared. I would make it through half of the week with meals ready to go, and then the other half of the week was a free…

  • Prep Starts TOMORROW!

    Tomorrow marks the start of my 15-week prep. Biggest question others and myself are asking…am I ready? Deep down, I know I am ready but also on the surface I don’t feel like I am. For years I have been thinking about competing and now is the time to do it. I have amazing friends and a community that is supporting me. And I will not feel accomplished until I step on that stage. I think the hardest part for me is going to be the diet. I’ve been working…