Recap on my 2016 goals

The end of the year is once again upon us! This year I set out on four goals I wanted to achieve. I tried to simplify my list to make sure I had a fair chance at succeeding at achieving them. Here is the recap on the 4 goals I set in the start of 2016: Finish master's - DONE! I started my master's program in the fall of 2010 and between work, life, my extracurricular hobbies and so on I lost my way a few times. However, I set out to finish what I started this year and was officially done with Read more [...]

Taking a vacation during meet prep

I'm officially in the Bay Area for six days! I don't really consider a vacation but more a destination stay-cation. We will be staying with my family and mostly hanging out with them and catching up with some friends. When we are there we can get all of our training in, and lots of good eats. This shouldn't stress anyone out as you should enjoy the time with your family and friends but I am five weeks out from my next meet in a lower weight class as a 53kg. I will more than likely water load and Read more [...]

Mid-Year Progress!

Soo.. I've been MIA from the blog. I feel like this is becoming a theme of my blogging life. Anyway, I wanted to write a post about where I'm at with my weight loss goal but some other HUGE things that happened are I can finally cross finishing school OFF on my to-do list! I finally have my Masters of Science, and will be sitting for my board exam in August! Now back to the fitness-related stuff. In mid-August after my first meet of the year where I got myself down to a 58kg lifter I decided to Read more [...]

January Progress

January is when everyone decides to make new fitness and weight loss goals. I decided to get a head start in December and start my cut early but with traveling for the American Open and then home again for the holidays.. that didn't go as planned. No big shocker there but that put me in the same place as everyone else in January starting on my cut. Here is some progress for the month: (Kilo's like "WTF are you doing?") January 1st weight: 133.2lb January 31st weight 130.3lb -2.9lb difference Macros Read more [...]