SPARKLY HATS, QUEENLY WAVES AND BUTT GLUE?! | Pageantry, why compete?

SPARKLY HATS, QUEENLY WAVES AND BUTT GLUE?! | Pageantry, why compete?

Quick news flash if you are reading this and didn't know... I used to be a beauty queen! However, once a member of the sparkly hat club, always a member. With pageant season in full swing, and my coaching/consulting starting back up, the questions always start: Why DO women compete in pageantry? Is it outdated? [...]

BODYBUILDING OFF-SEASON | The Good, Bad and Ugly

BODYBUILDING OFF-SEASON | The Good, Bad and Ugly

The cold hard truth... and soooo many weight reps to show for it. After 6 months of prep life, getting back to "normalcy" was definitely a challenge, honestly more so than I anticipated. Denying myself during prep of so many things which were previously part of my everyday life (from fun foods to the freedom [...]

SO YOU COMPETED | How’d you do?!

SO YOU COMPETED | How’d you do?!

I'm 6 days out from my second competition, so let's take a look back at the first... May 14th was my first ever (hello rookie of the year I am not lol) NPC Bikini competition! How'd it go? Well lemme tell ya! I began prepping for this in January (i.e., many birthdays and parties passed [...]

HAPPY | With 10 extra lbs?! 

HAPPY | With 10 extra lbs?! 

*Cue collective gasp!* Rarely would you hear a woman say those words!! Let me back up a bit... Last summer I was competing on the pageant stage. This summer I'll be hitting a different bikini competition stage. Weird part... I'm currently the same size in clothing, maybe even a little smaller, and yet I'm 10 [...]