I can’t believe another week has passed by already! This leaves me only 1 month until stepping on stage for my first NPC bikini competition. This week has been challenging, yet beneficial. I met with a posing coach at the beginning of the week. She gave me great feedback and recommendations. Although, she completely tore apart the posing I was practicing and had me do a completely different routine. This was stressful at first, but I have plenty of time to practice this new routine and make it habit! She is a bikini/figure competition judge herself, so she really knows what the judges are looking for! After practicing her routine in front of the mirror, I could tell how much it really highlighted my features and made my waist appear thinner. I still do not feel very graceful in the heels. So now it is just practice, practice, practice!
This week in nutrition has been a little bit stressful. It didn’t help that it was my boyfriends birthday so he had a giant delicious pizza around the house and I made him a nutella frosted donut cake.
I attempted to cut down on carbs (even limiting fruits) and calories (staying around 1700-1850 calories), but I ended up miserable by Thursday. I was MIS-ER-A-BLE. I came home from night shift and ate a nutella whipped cream covered donut (part of that birthday cake I mentioned previously) and a pint of Artic Zero with Nutella on top. Continue reading