Moving Forward (onward and upward)

I’ve made my share of mistakes in life. I’ve said the wrong thing, done the wrong thing. I’ve acted selfishly. I’ve had one too many drinks before and thanked the lord I woke up safely in my home. I’ve blown up in anger, I’ve missed opportunities, I have been stubborn once or twice in my […]

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Need a little push?

Ever just wake up on the wrong side of the bed? Of course. It happens to all of us. We all have different techniques to turn our day around. Today, I’m sharing one of mine. When I first started my health journey, I was introduced to motivational videos on Youtube and I fell in love […]

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Check in – December 15/15 

Hello beautiful people It’s the last check-in of the year and I honestly can’t believe it. So much has changed in 2015. I’ve learned more about myself this year than I ever imagined. I chased the goal of becoming a more “muscular” me. I’m proud to say that I am where I am because I […]

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“I Have Anxiety Too”

Yesterday, a man and I began talking about protein. He told me : “I can’t take that powder because it triggers my anxiety”, and was quick to apologize with, “sorry, is that too much information?” I could have said no and brushed it off. But I was intrigued. Intrigued because I know exactly what it’s […]

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Quick Personal Update && Vegas Vacation Pics!

Hey everyone! Tonight, just a short post to update whats going on with me! I was away for the weekend in Las Vegas and I had a wicked, much needed vacation. It was fun to dress up, see a couple of shows, and just let lose! I am, without a doubt, a very busy person. […]

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The One Thing That You Should Quit: Quitting

So many of us don’t meet our goals because of one reason: quitting. The harsh reality is that it often takes much longer to meet our goals than we anticipate – so what do we do? We quit. Why? Because when we create the game plan for how we are going to make our dreams […]

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How to Build your Butt!

The women in my family are blessed with great bum genetics. But last year, after going through some stressful and unfortunate circumstances, I was down to 102 lbs and struggling. Truthfully, I didn’t want anybody checking out my backside; I was ashamed because I felt like I was simply wasting away. I wanted to gain […]

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Is Anxiety a Weakness?

All of my closest friends have been hospitalized. The mental and physical wear and tear of life affects us all, no one is exempt from struggle. The only thing that sets us apart is the way in which we struggle. For some people, that struggle is anxiety. The friends I have seen fight their way […]

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Idolize Yourself

In the past couple of days I have been asked a few times: “who is your role model”? The short answer is: I don’t really have one. I used to idolize a few women in the fit community: Paige Hathaway, Dana Linn Bailey, Nikki Blackketter. Each one of those women is beautiful and strong. I spent so much […]

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