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Deconstructed Shrimp Roll….and a little gratitude

This was good.  Like, really good.  I’ve seen deconstructed egg roll recipes before but when I was home this weekend my stepdad was telling me about the deconstructed shrimp egg roll he made and that spoke straight to my soul.  I made a few changes from what he did but that’s just because I wanted…

Being a Rookie in the NPC- What I Learned

It is so hard to believe the journey of prep for my first show has come to an end.  To be completely honest I actually had a hard time right after- post show blues if you will. I learned so much that I’ve actually decided to do a second show to put those lessons to…

Paleo Asian Pineapple Shrimp and Peppers

Oh hey.  Let’s talk about food.  It breaks my heart a little each time someone tells me they’re on a diet.  It also makes me a little uncomfortable when someone tells me it’s not a diet, it’s a lifestyle.  We’ve all seen the memes.  We’ve all felt the pang of discomfort over all of the…

Whole 30 Crockpot Costa Rican Chicken Wraps

Man this cold weather makes me miss Costa Rica! Well, any weather makes me miss Costa Rica. It’s seriously one of my favorite countries I’ve ever been to. I went in February of last year for a fitness vacation. Costa Rica fitness vacation is an amazing trip, run by two even more amazing people. You…

Endurance Monday! Progress Check!

Can you believe it’s been about 3 months since the beginning of Endurance Monday?! Crazy how fast time flies! This week will mirror week 1 so you can check your progress….or begin….again. Hey! It happens! Let’s just all commit to not becoming baby hippos over the holiday season. They are totally cute though. #operationnomorebabyhippo Day…

Endurance Monday! This week- we squat!

I am currently in Crystal River, Florida! Besides one meal at Lady and Sons in Savannah I’ve stayed on track. I didn’t even pack my signature starbursts for my road trip snack. Feeling like a little hippo has finally taken its toll. So let’s talk about your posterior chain. When practicing the posed running method…