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Competition Cheesecake

I just concocted a recipe on the fly (I was hungry). I’m sure someone else has thought of this first, but I don’t care.

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1/2 cup greek yogurt, plain
4-5 strawberries sliced
1/2 scoop protein powder (I use vanilla syntha-6)
2 tablespoons of ground flax
A little water or milk of your choice to thin it (I used unsweetened vanilla breeze)

Mixed together and enjoy!

250 calories, 9 grams of fat, 26 grams of carbs and 21 grams of protein, and 10 grams each of protein and sugar

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Carb Cycling

I’m trying this carb cycling thing this week, so the amount of grams each day for carbs is as follows:

Monday 200
Tuesday 150
Wednesday 150
Thursday 100
Friday 50
Saturday and Sunday 25 or less

Each day I have been getting 100+ grams of protein and my fat increases a bit each day as I lower my carb intake. My coach warned me of the effects and that I may be forgetful and a bit fatigued. So far other than craving carbs, I’ve been ok.

I’m still sick with this sinus infection, so I’m at home today. I am going to at least walk my dog this evening and possibly get a mile or two in running.

Oh btw shoutout to my new fit friend Emily over at http://competitionbody.wordpress.com/ she’s keeping me sane 🙂

These are my confessions part 1.

1. I’m stressed. I’m not losing weight, I’m not motivated to workout, and there are other things I’m thinking about.
2. I need to get focused.
3. I’m tired
4. I’m being whiny
5. I need a fitness friends circle. I don’t have anyone nearby that has the same goals in mind and it kinda sucks. Sure, I have some support, but most ppl just look at me like I’m crazy.
6. I’m confused about my macros
7. I don’t know if I want it bad enough.
8. Any bikini girls out there who aren’t instagram stars, that just wanna build a network? Hit me up. Lol
I’m 9 weeks out btw.

The Under Armour What’s Beautiful Campaign

I am really excited to be apart of this movement. I am all about empowering women and fitness and this ties in both in a really cool and major way.

Join here! : http://bit.ly/ffwhatsbeautifultracking

The description:

Declare a goal. Then show us how it’s done.

Together we’re redefining the female athlete by setting epic goals and pushing past where we’ve ever been and where we thought we could go. Join us. Set your own personal goal. Then document your journey by posting videos and photos that tell your story from start to victory.

We’ll continuously post challenges for you. But that’s just the beginning. Show us your journey. Show us what makes your story the one that stands out from the rest. If you meet your goal, set a new one. Make it even bigger. Prove to everyone, and  yourself, that you have more than what it takes.

The Competition.

Every week we’ll give away Under Armour Swag Bags full of gear to women who are seriously getting it. We’ll also feature profiles on our home page and in the “Top Performers” section of women who are really setting an example for all of us.

After 8 weeks, we’ll announce the 10 finalists who’ve documented the most impressive, motivated, monumental stories.

Winners will be announced mid-July.

The Prize.

Three winners will be flown to Costa Rica to attend a four-day yoga and surf retreat. In addition to the lessons led by world-class instructors, winners will be treated to transformative massages, spa treatments and healthy, locally-sourced meals prepared by personal chefs. All while staying in plush accommodations looking out at the ocean. A retreat worthy of the women  who earn it.

May Progress

Here are my measurements today, compared to last month:
April 3

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Today

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Shopping List for the Week

Eggs
Almond Milk
Spinach
Mango
Pineapple
Coconut milk
Red Delicious Apples
Celery
Strawberries
Basil
Chicken Breasts
Carrots
Black Beans
Whole Wheat English Muffins
Avocado
Bananas
Flax or Chia Seeds
Peaches
Oranges
Kale
Greek Yogurt
Cheese

This week I will be juicing and making smoothies for a majority of my nutrition. I am excited!

Goals for this Week

1. Cardio every damn day: I have not been doing my cardio like I should, this week, NO EXCUSES
2. Workout in the AM: when I workout in the morning, I feel better and it’s easier to get it out the way. Plus it keeps my supplements from keeping me up at night.
3. 6+ hours of sleep each night, I go to bed around 11 or 12 each night so I need to be up by 6am.
4. Yoga/stretching 4-5 days this week: I never stretch like I should, and that’s an issue. My muscles are getting the treatment they deserve to grow.