The Lifting Diaries: Wut

Dear Diary, I've come up with a new way to combat staring in the gym. It doesn't bother me as much as it did before, but it's still irritating to feel eyes burning into your back...and sometimes your backside. My new battle strategy is called the "wut." It's a face, personally my favorite, and it's … Continue reading The Lifting Diaries: Wut

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The Lifting Diaries: Cravings

Dear Diary, Ever since I've been home, eating healthier and much cleaner has been a breeze. Well kind of. You see, all of my meals are delicious, yet simple and nutritious. But about once a month, around that time--alright, the period cravings. They make eating good soooo difficult. Around this time last month, I was … Continue reading The Lifting Diaries: Cravings

The Lifting Diaries: Progress Pics are a Virtue

Dear Diary, Scrolling through Instagram every morning really came to use this morning. My alarm went off at 7:00 and without opening my eyes, I hit snooze once. After my 8 minutes were up, I hit snooze about 3 more times...woops. I was pretty sore from the workout the day before, and my feet were left behind in … Continue reading The Lifting Diaries: Progress Pics are a Virtue

The Lifting Diaries: The IBTC

Dear Diary, I got a new sports bra!  It's from Target, and it's reversible! I'm totally obsessed. It fits me just right and accentuates my small boobs--wait. Scratch that, it doesn't really accentuate my itty bitty boobs, it actually makes them smaller. When I found out my boobs weren't growing any more, I learned to accept … Continue reading The Lifting Diaries: The IBTC

The Lifting Diaries: When Photoshop Meets Fitspo

Dear Diary, Much of my inspiration for getting out of bed in the morning is because of Instagram. I've turned into a follow junkie. I follow a lot of lady lifters, as well as accounts that post a lot of inspiration pictures. I guess you could say I've been submerged into the world of Fitspo. … Continue reading The Lifting Diaries: When Photoshop Meets Fitspo

The Lifting Diaries: Yes, I’m Really Pumped

Dear Diary, Just last week, I started taking a pre-workout drink by BPI Sports. And when I say it gave me a boost, I mean it. I flew around the track like Flash (uh, did I mention I'm not a runner?) After that I did some other warm ups. Working out in the mornings weren't … Continue reading The Lifting Diaries: Yes, I’m Really Pumped

The Lifting Diaries: In the Mirror Straight Flexing

Dear Diary, I think I've moved past the awkwardness I once felt in the weight room. I mean, there are times when I'm the only girl but it doesn't bother me anymore. Especially since (mostly) everyone is pretty focused on their workout. Recently I've gotten into the habit of standing in front of the mirror … Continue reading The Lifting Diaries: In the Mirror Straight Flexing