Anxiety Roller Coaster: The Least Fun Ride Ever

When I was 16 years old, I had my first panic attack. Not a feeling of panic, but a full blown, out-of-my-own-reality panic attack. I felt the intense weight of the depersonalization and derealization as the world seemed to slip away from me. I’ve never been the same since. I’ve been struggling with some pretty […]

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Check-in – September 2015

Well, it looks like it’s that time again! Mid-month check-in time that is.   Abs on hiatus    Improvements: I’m proud of the serious gains I’ve made in the last couple months. I think I owe a lot of that momentum to eating more and taking my nutrition more seriously. My shoulders are becoming more […]

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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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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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Tips for Staying Healthy on Vacation

Hey everyone! I just had the pleasure of taking a trip to Mexico for my big sister’s wedding, which was absolutely phenomenal. Me, enjoying the last day on the beach! Since hopping on the wellness train, I hadn’t yet taken a vacation like this. All-inclusive resorts are amazing, but they also create certain conditions in […]

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June 2015 Check-in

Hey Everyone! It’s time for my very first mid-month check-in! Being that this is the first month, my check in is a little late. Future check-ins will be as close to the 15th as possible. Nevertheless, here it is! Improvements: Obliques are looking solid, upper body is getting thicker. Current Focus: On my legs, which […]

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Should you Start Doing Front Squats?

Hello Strong Babes! I have been struggling hard for the last year to grow these legs, but they are crazy stubborn, and therefore still my weakest point. Well this week I added a new addition to my leg workouts, and I think it’s going to be a game-changer: Front Squats.  Check out these legs today! […]

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