Catching Up

I hope everyone had a lovely long weekend. I took the long weekend as an opportunity to relax and go on a quick little vacation. I also took some time to plan out a few things - lots of transitions & changes happening soon (hence the quietness on the blog!) so let's play catch up:

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1. My last pre-competition workout was on Monday. It was probably one of the worst training sessions I've ever had - like cry in your coffee for 20 minutes in your car out of frustration bad. Realistically, it had pretty much nothing to do with my workout (although it wasn't where I wanted it to be) but more so the result of a LOT of stress and very little sleep. Oh well, onwards & upwards.

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2. Eating hashbrowns smothered in bacon and cheese on Tuesday more than made up for a bad day on Monday.

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3. I'm getting ready to take my CSCS (certified strength & conditioning coach) exam this fall/winter (hopefully) so it's time to start studying! One of the coaches at the gym let me borrow all of his study materials so no excuses now. (thanks again Matt!)

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4. This post about food relationships, social media, & guilt by Elizabeth from Guilty Kitchen is absolutely fantastic. So is this post by Colleen. I highly recommend reading both.

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5. My last competition of my "season" (most likely) is this Saturday. Everyone from our Strongman team is competing so it should be a super fun time. Bring on the Pedialyte...and post competition margaritas.

And that's it! I'll be back Friday with a fun giveaway - hint: it involves snacks.