Not-so-Healthy dose of Competition

This post speaks volumes to me! I couldn’t have put this in better words….. thanks so much for writing this!

~Jess

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We all have different goals. For some, its seeing the number on the scale going down every week, getting skinnier for the wedding, fitting into a smaller size jeans, wearing the bikini from your honeymoon, or possibly to get on stage in a sparkly bikini with a fake orange tan to be judged by strangers on nothing more than your physical appearance, etc. There is no shame in wanting those things. I was there myself.

The problem: the extreme measures taken to get there, are Not Healthy. The endless cardio, calorie restriction, carb depletion, chemical filled/processed supplements, artificial sweeteners, calorie free/fat free/sugar free crap, all of it, not one bit of it was good for my body or my soul. Sure, it rendered Results! At what cost though?

I backed out of competing due a to spinal condition which was putting me in a large amount of physical pain and…

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