let them eat cake! …just not yet.

The lights go down.  The bikini comes off.  The contest prep is over.

You’ve done it.

You have earned your post competition meal.

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Many people have asked me what I decided to eat after months of meal prep and my final week of tilapia and asparagus.  I wanted a burger.  And sweet potato fries.  And a cocktail.  And a milkshake.  And luckily, I heard all about PARK BURGER in RiNo.

Before I start salivating over my meal, let me take a minute and tell you about the service.  THIS PLACE BLEW MY MIND!  And as someone who works in the restaurant business, that statement doesn’t come easily to me.  I called ahead to make sure that they had everything I was looking for.  The host was thrilled that I wanted to celebrate there and assured me that they would accommodate our large party.  And then, later that night, she actually hugged me when I walked in the door and congratulated me on the show.  When people choose to celebrate your victories with you, even as a stranger, it makes the world a bit brighter.  Just sayin…

Okay…but there BURGERS!  I mean…and their milkshakes!  And don’t get me started on their sweet potato fries.  This praise will have to be cut short, because I literally DO NOT HAVE WORDS!


We are now approaching a week since my show, and while everyone else is thinking that, “Now you can EAT!” “Back to real life!” “Let’s grab a drink!”, I’m starting to panic.  This time is crucial for my metabolism and I’m struggling to get back on track and transition into my normal diet.  Preparation is key and I finally was able to make some time and prep my meals.  It’s only been a few days, but I can see the changes happening to my body RAPIDLY from being off track.  Healthy and smart choices are always necessary.  NO EXCUSES.

I’m not psycho.  And I know that it’s nearly impossible to maintain a show figure year round, but I can’t stress how important it is to stay focused when you set a goal.  Even after you finish it.  Set another one.  And then another.  #alwaysevolving

Thanks for listening.  Any and all of your tips for staying motivated are welcome!  Everyone needs someone, and maybe your words of encouragement will make a difference for someone!

Peace, Love & Protein Pancakes

2 thoughts on “let them eat cake! …just not yet.

  1. Wow what a transformation! Congratulations on your progress! You can have good tasting food or even junk food, just in moderation!

    Honestly you can inspire people with your story, you go girl!


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