Yearly Archives: 2013



Do you have goals? Chances are, yes!  Goal setting is an excellent motivational tool, but how we set them can make or break our success in reaching them.  Vague statements like, “I will lose fat” or “I want to compete” may get us started, but it’s important to have firm […]

Are your goals SMART? Easy steps to plan for success.




Though it’s still 90 degrees here in central Missouri, September is almost over and the season of “pumpkin everything” is upon us. I personally love pumpkin; from pumpkin spiced coffee to old-fashion pumpkin pie, and everything in between. There are many ways to add pumpkin into your everyday meals, keeping […]

It’s Pumpkin Season!



Competing has been a part of my life the past couple of years and I am currently 9 weeks out from my next NPC figure competition and wanted to share with you my thoughts on the sport and my reasons for doing it. Though very important to me, competing is […]

What’s the Deal with Competing?




Carrot Cake Protein Bars 1 cup Oat Flour                                                                               2 scoops vanilla whey protein 2 teaspoons cinnamon                                                                1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4  teaspoon salt                                                                          1/8  teaspoon allspice 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg                                                                   4 egg whites 3/4 cup splenda                                                                              8 oz. baby food carrots 4 oz. water   ·         Preheat oven to 350 degrees. ·         Mix […]

Carrot Cake Protein Bars