As I’m quickly approaching my “One Year Anniversary” of living in New Zealand, I still get asked, “SO - where are you from?” At this point, I’m quite happy to reply with the general statement, “I’m from Canada.” But then there’s those people who want to sound “worldly” and “cultural” and start asking, “Well, where abouts in Canada?” That’s when things start to get complicated.
Castlepoint is more than just a beach-side destination. It's a quiet getaway and vast departure from the daily activities of a busy lifestyle. Even during the cold and rainy winter, spending an evening at Castlepoint is one of my favourite places to unwind. Brett and I have been coming to his family’s bach* since we … Continue reading Favourite Places: Castlepoint
“Just don’t go having a baby!” This was my colleague’s reaction after I disclosed the latest happenings in my life. She told me that the three most stressful things in life are: Job hunting, Moving and Having a baby.
No matter what time of year it is for you or whatever weird food regime you happen to be following right now, here’s a list of my favourite go-to potluck recipes that’ll be sure to satisfy you and any discerning guests.
During the last couple weeks of prep I found myself thinking more about what I would do afterwards, than about the actual competition itself. I was getting burned out...
There’s a lot going on in our lives right now. I’ll soon be on the job hunt, Brett and I are currently searching for a new apartment, I’m doing a competition this weekend, and Brett’s competing soon. Our flat is basically a hub of giant water bottles, preworkout and gym gear. Opening attempts In prep … Continue reading Final training week: My first powerlifting competition
The Dilemma I’ve been on the hunt for a new protein powder for a while – since I stopped macro counting a couple of months ago, I’ve been eating noticeably less protein and know that it can help with recovery during the heavy training I’m doing leading into my competition. I’ve tried a lot of … Continue reading Review: Clean Paleo egg white protein