flex friday: a whole new me? + prep announcement!

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these pics ^^ are so old. like a few weeks after my last show old…but i couldn’t remember if i had posted about this fun gym shoot, so here’s a few of my favorite shots.
let’s just say my baby muscles have grown a lot since that day. #gainz

okay, serious time.
i’m getting real with y’all today.
i had a little change in mindset not too long ago that i think is going to totally change the game for me. i’m stepping it up a notch, and i mean business.
i hope you get something out of today’s video, because i know when i filmed this i was in the super motivational feels. i knew that i needed to get this clip before the moment passed.
but i’m not kidding. this next prep season is going to be next level, and I’M SO EXCITED.

before i go, i just wanted to thank all of you lovebugs for the continued love and support!
it means the world to me!!

flex friday: link love

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1. the new nike tech fleece line. i’m obsessed with it all, but this jacket especially.
2. i’m all about flavored water. whether it’s liquid flavor drops or naturally infusing doesn’t matter to me. i’m trying these recipes asap. pineapple & mint? rhubarb cinnamon apple? count me in.
3. because of this contest prep i am slowly (but surely) growing to like oatmeal. we’re still in that awkward “i think you’re cute but i’m not sure if you like me back” stage. but nevertheless, this overnight oatmeal looks DELISH. i can’t wait to try these after my prep is over!
4. three words. fresh. face. mask. i’m definitely no lush veteran..okay i’ll be honest, this was my first purchase and for sure won’t be my last. the cupcake fresh face mask from lush is perfection. i’m super picky about what skincare products i use and you know the whole “chocolate breaks you out” myth, so for me to even try this is saying something. let me tell you, IT’S AMAZING.
i might do a review on it. let me know.
i saved the best for last y’all…
5. arctic zero. aka LOW CAL, FAT FREE, GLUTEN FREE, LACTOSE FREE, GMO FREE & KOSHER ICE CREAM. yeah, you read that right..ICE CREAM. i’ve heard it’s delicious, and even better my trainer told me i can eat it when i get a craving for sweets. i’m hoping to pick some up this weekend and i’m way too excited about it.
and now i leave you with some words of motivation aren’t mine but good to remember.
xoxo, emily