Well Hello There!
I never would have imagined I would be this strong.
I started this blog to share my fitness journey. I worked hard to get to where I am now, and I still have a long way to go. I want to encourage and inspire others to push themselves to achieve their fitness goals. My story is a little different in which my goal has been to gain weight and muscle.
I am active and adventurous and currently reside in Atlanta, GA. Throughout my life, I have always been labeled as “the tiny, small girl”, weighing only 98 lbs. I’ve tried gaining weight since middle school. Nothing seemed to work.
In March 2017 I started CrossFit and I finally started to see progress. I started by strictly focusing on only gaining weight. Over time I realized that getting stronger and perfecting my form was what I should really put my effort into. On my first day, I thought this won’t be too bad. On my second day, I thought what have I gotten myself into. I was very excited to begin this journey.
In June 2017, I did my first competition. I had only been a Crossfitter for roughly 3 months. I did not think I was prepared to do any type of competing. But I did it anyway. I figured I would not place, compared to all the other competitors, but it was a wonderful experience. Many fellow Crossfitters at the gym came to support and I also had the support of my family. I learned then that I am much stronger than I believe I am. I PR’ed (personal record) that day and decided to keep the momentum going.
I am also a CrossFit Level One Trainer. I obtained my certification in February 2020. I want to be a guiding hand for others along their fitness journey. It is very fulfilling to see someone’s progression.
Being a women who lifts is empowering. It is so amazing how your body can transform if you take care of it and eat properly. Many women seem intimidated by weightlifting because they do not want to look like a man. Muscles are beautiful. I love showing off my muscles because others can see the hard work I put in to achieve my goals.
Each day, I work hard to become a stronger woman mentally and physically. I train 5-6 times a week. I make sure I eat clean everyday and stay on track to be strong and healthy.