Tag: figure competitor

Goodbye Oregon

As I get ready to leave Oregon tomorrow and drive back home I find my mind wondering.  The above statement is so true.  Voices…the critic – the negative, over critical, guilt creator who wants to stir up fear and doubt.  Then your… Read More

Own Who You Are

What does that really mean?  To me that means own your thoughts, own your actions, be you and own it.  Trying doesn’t cut it.  I hear that phrase all of the time.  I’ve used that phrase.  What does that say?  It says… Read More

Being aware of what’s really going on inside

There are continuous changes happening every day.  Thoughts spiralling up and down.  Body weight fluctuates. Traffic at a time when there normally isn’t.  Showed up at the grocery store today and all the vegetable shelves were empty.  What?  What do you do… Read More

Staying in the present

It isn’t easy to stay in the present.  Planning, working toward a goal, fitting it all in somehow.  I woke up this morning and had thoughts of all the things I should be doing, but my body was tired.  I took a… Read More

Work ethic makes a difference

Work ethic – the principle that hard work is intrinsically virtuous or worthy of reward. I’ve been asked many times how can you do what you do for so long. The simple answer is that I haven’t reached my goal yet. The… Read More

Changing your thoughts opens up opportunities

There are so many changes being made in my life.  Changes that I am directing, molding, and straight out working hard for.  I am in a very good space right now.  I have really opened my eyes and started seeing things in… Read More

Creating what you want out of life

Today I found myself in deep thought as I was exploring Portland’s Pearl District.  Adorable downtown area with cute boutiques, coffee shops, parks, interesting people watching, and a ton of fun looking restaurants.  It finally was sunny today after 3 straight days… Read More

Hitting the road…..

Started my day at 4am this morning.  Left home by 5:30am headed to my Coach Mouss El Bakkouchi’s home town of Beaverton, Oregon.  Driving out as I am here for the next 4 weeks as I strive to reach my goal. The… Read More

Work, work, work, SLAP!

It is so interesting how you can be so motivated to work on something and are pushing for it daily.  Making conscious decisions about all you do.  You start being aware.  Aware of what you say, what you do, and who you… Read More

Time to risk it all and go all in!

Decision is made and now it’s time to take the journey.  An opportunity was presented to me that will change my transformation tremendously.  My Bodybuilding Coach Mouss El Bakkouchi told me I could come stay with him and his amazing wife for… Read More