I've always "tried" to be healthy and "workout" but it was random and without enough focus. I'm a musician and business owner and am seeking to build a life that will allow us to tour more often with our band. I started my own business in April 2015 and while I've always been a hard-worker, owning my business took that to a whole new level. To keep the business moving forward I consistently work 70-80 hours a week and operate in a state of exhaustion. Over the past year I haven't made time for working out or eating as healthy as I want to. I've been saying that I WANT and NEED to dedicate more time to my personal health because I can't lead and grow my company unless I take care of myself first! A big goal in creating my business is to build a business with amazing collaborators coming together to do great work and find a way to love work + life. I want everyone involved in my company to be encouraged to live a well-rounded life and create a work environment that is supportive of that mission. I decided it's time that I start living a balanced life and be living proof of what I'm trying to create within my business. My husband told me about the BodyBuilding.com contest in early January 2016 and I knew that this is the perfect motivation to push my effort into high-gear. So you could stay that I got started working out seriously because of my band, my business and my husband and bodybuilding.com's 250k challenge was the perfect motivator to kick my inspiration into action!
Why I Love it
I seek to live a life striving toward the WHY. My why is that music touches, moves and can even save people. I know that working out is the most amazing gift I can give myself because it helps me to look and feel great and work toward optimal health so that I can be in the best physical and mental condition to continue striving toward my WHY. Being healthy and fit enables me to do more with my music, and continuing moving in the right direction.