Strong to the Finish Challenge – Week 12

Well, I guess my self-care routine yesterday worked, because today I am back to my usual awesomeness! I got a really solid sleep last night and I woke up feeling bright and light. I had a feeling it would be a better morning for photos, and thankfully it was! It’s been 12 weeks of intense […]

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Strong to the Finish Challenge – Week 11

Hey hi hello there! I came to the realization today that this challenge is so appropriately named. It really is about being strong to the end, and I am nearing it. Week 11 was the hardest, in part because my diet has become increasingly difficult, and in part because I know only a tougher road […]

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Strong to the Finish Challenge – Week 10 

Hey beautiful babes, I hope everyone’s week is off to a great start! At the moment I’m a bit swamped with work, and it can be easy to get to be feeling overwhelmed. But there is a light at the end of the tunnel! My boyfriend and I have the weekend off and are going […]

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Strong to the Finish Challenge – Week 9

This post is going to take me forever to write – I am officially brain dead after the crazy leg workout I just had! Does that ever happen to any of you? You work out so hard you exhaust all of your brain capacity? Quite a funny thing really! Perhaps I’m just exhausted in general. […]

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Strong to the Finish Challenge – Week 8

Well, being that I had the realization last week that I actually have 4 more weeks to go on this challenge, I didn’t end up having the “week 8” that I thought I would! I didn’t feel the pressure I anticipated. Rather, this week was one of deep introspection. I keep waiting for this challenge […]

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Strong to the Finish Challenge – Week 7

Readers, I will be the first to admit that I am not the best at following instructions. That is why I have always found baking to be much of a challenge – it so often needs to be precise, and I have never been one for looking at the details. ALL that being said: I […]

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Strong to the Finish Challenge – Week 6

Hello to all you wonderful people, it’s time for another update on my fitness challenge… I am TWO WEEKS away from the end – isn’t that crazy? It seems like just yesterday I was searching for that new adventure, that new challenge, that spark of passion and this challenge so graciously crossed my path. I […]

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Strong to the Finish Challenge – Week 3

I was wondering when this challenge would really start to feel like a challenge, and my question was answered this week. The week started off as it usually would, me embracing the low-carb diet, high-intensity workout life. Then on Saturday, it hit me. Like a ton of bricks. I was tired, cranky, and hella irritable. […]

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Strong to the Finish Challenge – Week 2 

I can’t believe it is still so early on in this challenge, not because I feel like it has been dragging on for eons, but because I am making progress I am so genuinely proud of. Since my diet has changed to almost 100% clean eating, I have noticed a really positive change in my […]

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Why you need to pursue your goals for YOU

Beginning any new challenge in life is so exciting. Motivation is at its peak, the fire inside you is burning. The people around you are your cheerleaders, they support and encourage you. Heck! Some might even join you on whatever it is you are venturing into. Excitement is brimming! But, as time goes on, motivation […]

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