I went to my first body competition (to watch). Oh. My. Goodness. What have I gotten myself into. There's a possibility that I didn't realize that you're up there in this tiny bikini under high school auditorium lights trying to walk in 4 1/2 inch heels. Every little extra ounce of fat jiggles. Not cool. And this is on girls who look amazing. Fingers crossed that I can make it in 5 weeks and 5 days.
I stopped nursing when Sophie turned 9 months. She also grew two teeth and thinks it's funny to bite. So not funny. Anyway, now I am taking some supplements. I take pyruvate, amino acids, CLA, essential fatty acids, fat burner, and Blitzz (energy). I'll be honest. I don't like supplements. It's too soon to tell if they are working and they make me nauseated after I take them. Plus, swallowing like 10 big pills is not fun.
I now weigh around 130 lbs. Once in a while I hit the 129's but it usually bounces back up. I don't care about weight and I would love to gain some more muscle.
I'm 10.8% body fat. I have another 2-3 to go for the show. It's getting so close!
I've been able to run a couple of 5Ks. The first was The Color Run (so much fun!). If you have the chance to do it, DO IT!
The next was for Leamarado Days. That's the celebration of the town next to the town I'm from. I always run the 5k and this year I took 2nd while pushing Morgan in the jogger. It's a small race but fun to be there.
You know I'm planning what I'm going to eat the night of the show (when it's over). Right now I'm thinking of sharing a pork burrito from Cafe Rio then going home to have milk chocolate chip cookies/dough. Not just a cookie. A batch. And my mom said she'd make some of her delish frosting for me.
It's been pretty hard lately to not be burnt out. I am doing low/high carb days. That is 3 days of low carbs/calories and 1 day of high. On the low days I don't get fruit and I really have no meals to look forward to. I mean, there's only so much to do with chicken and rice, especially when you can't add salt (which I am not supposed to do anymore -- and for me that has been the hardest of this whole thing).
Here are a whole bunch of shameless selfies for you:
|With just the right posing and lighting, I've got cut abs!|
|Before's in June (top left). Then end of July (ish).|
|End of August|