As promised, David focused on abs and calves yesterday, as my legs were still fatigued from our workouts on Friday/Saturday. Know I get the importance of an ice bath. We are going to be doing one last heavy leg workout on Saturday and I will for sure be doing an ice bath after that to ensure a quick recovery. I only have 5 more weight sessions left until the "big day." Yes, the big day. My last workout will be on Wednesday and then its rest time until Saturday. It's really hard to believe that next Saturday I will be on stage.
Everytime I laugh, cough, bend or do anything that involves abdominal stability it hurts. Thanks David. But I guess I asked for it :S
Today, I got up early morning, made breaky, studied and went to the gym for cardio - rd 1 so that I could get into the office early. This afternoon Natalie and I are meeting for a pep talk and to practice posing. I always feel better after we have our little chats and I will see her next week before she leaves for her second competition and before my competition. We are competing the same weekend in difference places. I'm sure we will be constantly texting, but one day at a time...
Natalie sent me my contest prep and it all that starts on Sunday evening with water loading. As if it wasn't enough that I have to pee every 10 minutes but I will be drinking even more water up until Friday next week. I'll keep you posted on how that goes. Other than that, it doesn't seem that bad considering everything I have sacraficed over the past 20+ weeks to give up sodium and any condiments for 5 days and on the morning of the competition I get to have half a sweet potato in the morning and rice cakes with natural nut butter throughout the day! The reason being it helps you from passing out on stage. Some girls tend not to eat during the day so they don't get bloated but I don't want to risk passing out on stage #embarassing.
After trying on my suits yesterday I have to admit that it is starting to sink in a little and I am happy with where I'm at. After my mini meltdown on Tuesday and two pep talks, I was reminded that I have to stay postive and not stress because that will not help the process. I keep repeating my mantra over and over to myself.."trust the process."
Tomorrow I'm getting my hair done! I am so excited because I haven't had my hair done in 6 months and my hair dresser is amazing. Friday I am going to the dentist to get my teeth polished and other than that I just need to buckle down and study!
Tonight I'll be doing rd. 2 cardio at the gym so I can catch the Nucks game and doing a little grocery shopping at Nesters because they never receive their shippment of lean ground turkey breast yesterday. It is important to get ground turkey breast otherwise you get all the goodies of the turkey, it you know what I'm sayin'
Anyways, time for me to get back to work. Go CANUCKS Go!
Eat. Train. Sleep. Repeat.