It’s show day!! They say when all the struggles and hard work show UP! I weighed in at 130, which is 2 lbs away from my high school senior weight and I look better than ever and am ready to crush it. Morning started with a fasted check in, then slowly getting to work on… Continue reading SHOW DAY! OCB Hall of Fame 2022
So last week I allowed myself to have a few treats and it’s perfectly ok. I stayed pretty close to my macros, and enjoyed some chocolate after my cheating 2 days post show! I allowed myself to have wine, pizza, mozzarella sticks, sushi, donuts, Cadbury eggs…whatever. It’s out of my system and I’m ready to… Continue reading Bikini Bodybuilding Show 2 Prep | OCB Hall of Fame 2022
The number one question I’ve been asked lately “what have you been doing?” “What are you eating?” “Send me everything you eat!” Well friends, that’s why I have this blog! It’s all here! While on bikini contest prep, I have adhered to macros, workouts and cardio tailored to me by my coach based on how… Continue reading You look amazing! How did you do it???!
Saturday Weight: 135 I kinda freaked about the increased weight but Malayna said that’s good because it means we filled out the muscles with the extra carbs yesterday. OMG. IT’S SHOW DAY!!! Breakfast: Black coffee, 2 plain rice cakes, PB, sugar free jam, 2 egg whites. Kinda getting nervy so don’t want to overdo it.… Continue reading My First Bodybuilding Bikini Competition Prep | SHOW DAY!!!!
So technically Peak Week doesn’t start on a Monday like for some reason my inexperienced brain thought it would! I’ve already been hungry at work late nights, so I was expecting to get through the weekend with the same macros I’ve had the past couple weeks….wrong! Thursday Weight: 137.6 Macro update, dropped a bit of… Continue reading My First Bodybuilding Bikini Competition | Peak Week!
Monday Happy Monday it’s check in day! Weight 149.4 still not what I’d expected because I’ve been ON track all week. Not one sip of vodka, not one cheat anything and everything fit in my macros. Coach said no changes to macros and we check in again Wednesday and then start depleting for Peak Week.… Continue reading My First Bikini Competition Prep | 2 Weeks Out!
So last week I was full of doubt and fear and for some reason this week it’s disappeared. I still don’t feel ready or like I look ready. I feel like my waist is too big and my glute on my posing side is flat and weird but it’s too late to change posing sides.… Continue reading Bikini Prep Blog | 3 Weeks Out!
So today I was having the biggest craving for my Mom’s homemade lemon squares! Normally I’d just text her and ask for the recipe, but since I’m on prep for a bikini contest….that’s a big no. So I got the new 1Up Nutrition Liquid Gold out and made a healthy version and OMG my taste… Continue reading Protein Lemon Squares!
I literally makes this like 4x a week! I’ve been on prep and obsessed with pancakes and French toast to get my sweet fix in. Add some dark chocolate chips, sugar free syrup and ENJOY! INGREDIENTS 1 Scoop 1Up Nutrition French Toast Protein Powder (Code ALICIA20 to save 20% off!) https://1upnutrition.com/collections/frontpage/products/1up-protein# Cinnamon (I eyeball it!)… Continue reading Easy Protein Pancakes!
Nothing is better than Fall crisp air, cooler temperatures and pumpkin spice!! This yummy, high protein healthy breakfast will get you in the Fall mood and fueled up for those leave peeping hikes and runs! Ingredients: 1. 1/2 C oats 2. 3 Tablespoons almond milk 3. 1 scoop pumpkin pie protein powder (I used PeScience,… Continue reading Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal \\ Fall Breakfast
Protein banana bread recipe for healthy and clean eating desserts.
Anyone who knows me knows that I love a good, quick, yummy and healthy breakfast! I could literally eat protein waffles and pancakes every meal of the day! I’ve been inspired lately to eat more plant based, and while I’m not vegan or vegetarian, I’ve been basing my diet more about cutting out meat and… Continue reading Red ❤️ White 🤍 Blue 💙 Breakfast | Clean Eating Vegan Breakfast Ideas
Today is LEG DAY on a cold Fall morning! I woke up this morning to a rainy, chilly downpour. I’ve been trying to get in the habit of doing an ab workout before breakfast, so that was first up over on YouTube to my favorite ab guru, Pamela! Here is the video I did this… Continue reading Pumpkin Spice Makes Your Boooooty Nice!
I have only recently joined on the avocado toast bandwagon and I have to say I’m hooked, especially making it this way! Macros: 258 Calories; 16 Protein, 31 Carbs, 9 Fat Ingredients: 1 small avocado 1/4C Low-fat cottage cheese 2 slices of your favorite bread (I use Peperidge Farm Lite bread, only 45 calories! Chives… Continue reading Avocado Toast!
Life update…things have been fought but the storm has passed with thankfully not too much damage. Coach says we will be ready, so WE WILL BE READY. Last weeks check in I weighed in at a high 138.6 lbs and an extra 1/2 inch on my waist. After my job trauma and trying to get… Continue reading 8 Weeks Out | NPC Eastern USA
Ok so all I’ve been posting is bikini prep and I have soooo many things fitness, food and prep related that I want to post (thank goodness I can do this from the app haha!) so let’s break it up and have some coffee!!! Fall is in the air (kinda, it’s 83° right now!) and… Continue reading 🍁Nice Pumpkin Spice Latte 🎃
WARNING: This blog post is RAW, and has triggers of drinking, eating disorders, suicide and depression. One year ago I was thriving financially, getting tons of lucrative shifts at my bar job, but I was dying slowly inside. I was working a lot, and making more money than I ever had before. I started working… Continue reading Bodybuilding Saved My Life and What Being a Sponsored Athlete Would Mean For Me
Sunday 7/17/22 Weight: 132 lbs Up 1 lb after re-feed Now it’s time to push! I had lower carbs and 90 min of cardio yesterday after working a brutal night shift that basically made me feel like I got hit by a bus. Super emotional about having no “career” and just jumping around to bar… Continue reading PEEK WEEK 2! | OCB Hall of Fame
Ok y’all we made it to PEAK WEEK! There’s been a LOT of doubt in my mind about so many aspects of my life, mostly feeling lost, sad and confused about my work and “career” (if you could even say I have one) and what the heck I’m actually doing. But the one thing I… Continue reading Peak Week Round 2 | OCB Hall of Fame Bikini Prep
So I’ve had a lot on my mind lately but first I want to start with a prep update! I did a little comparison between 4 weeks out this prep vs. last prep and OMG my mind is blown! Even though the scale has gone up this week, I’m still 13 lbs less than I… Continue reading 3 Weeks Out | OCB Bikini Prep 2022 | Certified Personal Trainer and Nutrition Coach
This past Saturday marked 7 weeks out! I started a job at a new bar and picked up a bunch of coverage shifts which is leaving me pretty sore and tired, but everyone there is soooo supportive. No one waves treats and fries in front of me or eggs me on to “just have a… Continue reading Bikini Prep Series | 7 Weeks Out
Ok so I know I haven’t been posting as much but let me tell you, I’ve been BUSY! I started a new job with longer hours on my feet leading to more hunger and extreme irritability. I’m still stressed out and behind financially, but every day I’m doing what I can to remedy that. My… Continue reading 4 Weeks Out | Second Bikini Contest
So we are back to being almost 8 weeks out! I’m still hovering around stage weight despite all of the guilty indulgences I’ve had from stress the past week or so. I had half a brownie bomb at work Friday, then cupcakes at a wedding Saturday. Glad I’m no longer drinking my feelings and stresses,… Continue reading Bikini Prep 7.5 Weeks Out | Show 2