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VLOG #9 – 3 Days Out!

VLOG #9 – 3 Days Out!

I’m angry. REALLY angry. NO, it’s not because I’m carb depleted – in fact, today is day #1 of carb load phase before the show. Check out my VLOG to find out what I’m ticked about, and other rants… Btw, the PH strips are to check that my body isn’t too acidic. It’s important to … Continue reading

Dave Laus Photoshoot

Dave Laus Photoshoot

Here are a few choice pix from my recent photoshoot with the amazing Dave Laus. An extra special thanks to the talented – and mommy-to-be – Jill Fowlie of Polished By Jill, for my awesome hair and makeup.   A touch-up from Jill

Valuable lessons learned

Valuable lessons learned

As I near the end of the competition season, it’s time to reflect back on what I’ve learned, what I did differently from the past, and what I’ll do differently next year. First and foremost, I want to talk about expenses. The cost of competing is not cheap. But, this year, I’ve learned that saving … Continue reading

VLOG #6 – KW Oktoberfest Classic OPA Wrap Up

VLOG #6 – KW Oktoberfest Classic OPA Wrap Up

Another competition in the bag. An extra special thanks to: Melissa Shadd for putting on such a great event Colleen McConnell of The Crystal Suit, for putting up with my constant umms and ahhs in the suit design process – and for making exactly what I wanted! Sheldon Joseph and Gavin Skerritt of Organic GLO, … Continue reading

Peak Week Workouts

Peak Week Workouts

Sorry about not posting these day-to-day… It’s been a busy week! If you’re looking for a full-body workout, this may be something you could incorporate into your workout schedule. Keep in mind, there are no leg specific exercises during peak week, so include a leg day on either Thursday or Friday. Everyday I did 30 … Continue reading