And just like that, I’m 2 weeks out from my first fitness competition. I am hungry, exhausted, emotional and sore in a way I’ve never experienced before. For the first time in this prep, I’m not enjoying my workouts. But I’m so close.
It’s easy to make the scale the enemy. You’re working out, you’re eating well, and then you step on the scale and “What the f-?!” Enter self loathing and judgment. I never used to be able to weigh myself without it ruining my entire day. The number always scared me. It scared me the day I … [Read more…]