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Kettlebell Kardio take 2

April 4, 2011

rain, tornados and wind…OH MY! hhmmmmm…i was in a pickle this morning. sirens were going off, rain was pouring, winds were blowing over furniture, and i had to do EMC! i could have braved it to the gym, but that would have been stupid since a tornado touched down about 8 miles from my house. […]

Keep on keepin’ on…3.5 weeks

March 30, 2011

The time has come. I’ve officially stopped singing! That’s how I know that contest prep is kicking my butt and my mind. Singing in my truck is my most favorite thing to do. As I was driving today and one of my favorite singalong songs came on (total eclipse of the heart. Don’t judge) and […]

“almost” stupidest dieting moment to date!

March 29, 2011

you all know when we diet and are on low carbs and calories, we aren’t always thinking straight. well, this is what i did today and it could have been  a travesty. so i just got home from early morning cardio and it was 9am, and i’m STARVING! so i’m rushing around trying to get […]


November 16, 2010

I have more than a ton on my mind, or maybe it’s heart, I get those confused sometimes. This past weekend I attended the 2010 Ky Muscle bodybuilding, figure, and bikini competition. Let me tell you. I saw some women that I’ve known for a year that have made remarkable changes in their bodies since […]

awkward moment…

September 23, 2010

this is totally being categorized under “random” in my blog. so i was just at the store, making a honey crisp apple run and i was checking out when the cashier said, ” FOUR ZERO TWO”. i stood their a moment thinking she was putting in the honey crisp apple code or something, so i […]

stupid strong shoulder day

September 21, 2010

Today’s workout with meals: 730 am: 45 minute low intensity steady state walk outside (it was gorgeous and its great prayer time!). followed by a delishes cup of coffee. 9 am meal 1: 4 extra large egg whites plus one whole egg (over medium the ONLY way to eat a whole egg). 1/2 c oats […]

Julie Lohre’s Figure & Bikini Contest Prep Camp

August 24, 2010

This camp is a must for the Figure and Bikini competitors competing this fall. The fall figure and bikini competitions are quickly approaching. You diet and train hard for months to bring your best package to the stage, but PRESENTING what you have worked so hard for is just as important and I can’t stress […]

you must be confused…

June 25, 2010

the dry cleaners is down the street. The GYM is not a stop for spot treating! Twice this week I went to the gym and while warming up I witnessed something that drives me crazy. The same two women did this two days in a row…got off the treadmill, and walked down to the inner […]

to my bff’s

June 18, 2010

I once had someone tell me that you will only have one MAYBE two real friends in a lifetime, and all the others that we say are our friends are only acquaintances. I also had someone tell me once, that the friends I had in high school would fade away and that I’ll find my […]

My Story Revisited

May 17, 2010

Before was MAY 2006. (those shorts were XXL) After was JULY 2009 i’ve had a request from a few people that don’t know, for me to tell my story and show my before and after pictures. many of you have heard this. if so, just skip this blog entry, but for those of you who […]