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LadyBigFood
08-20-2012, 08:46 AM
Every once in a while, I'll catch myself getting a little too caught up in the world of bodybuilding; obsessing over macros, grips, avoiding social food situations on a cut, avoiding social activities that will burn too many calories on a bulk, etc. It is those times when I bust out the "10 things I am besides a bodybuilder" list! It gives me a healthy dose of perspective and honestly, helps me to train and eat BETTER. Here's my list, please share yours :)

I am a bodybuilder AND..
1. An aspiring alternative healer.
2. A proud and active member of the UUA
3. A Disney movie addict.
4. A childcare provider.
5. A singer.
6. A women's rights advocate.
7. A dedicated Starbucks customer.
8. An ex-smoker who falls off the wagon every few months.
9. A die-hard Packer fan.
10. A good friend and neighbor :)

danap3681
08-20-2012, 11:29 AM
1. The lucky mother of my awesome 13 year old son
2. The wife of the love of my life
3. The youngest of 5 children and a twin to a great sister
4. An employee of the best company ever
5. A river rat
6. A tomboy who loves mud, guns, big trucks, Alabama Crimson Tide football and can still dress up and be pretty when I feel like it
7. The loudest girl in the room and the one with the smile on her face all the time
8. The daughter of the greatest father in the world
9. The one who everyone calls to fix all their problems and get advice from
10. A very strong and independent woman

kjake55
08-20-2012, 12:56 PM
It's so wild that you posted this topic. I've been feeling somewhat defeated the last couple of weeks and just yesterday in a meditation moment I thought to myself you are so much more than just an aspiring powerlifter, be happy about those things that you are. So even though I didn't make a list yesterday here it is today:

I AM:

1 - a beautiful, strong woman who sometimes has a restless soul
2 - the PROUD wife of a veteran
3 - a puppy 'mommy'
4 - an attentive daughter
5 - a good friend
6 - a great sister
7 - an office manager for a company full of wonderful and zany people
8 - a student of blues guitar
9 - a tattooed freak
10 - at peace with the world around me

karmafitness
08-20-2012, 09:52 PM
1. Best friend to a kick a$$ fiance
2. daughter to 2 amazing parents (the best ones in the world!)
3. complete goofball
4. Lover of all things Tinkerbell
5. Bargain Hunter - shopping for deals gives me a thrill
6. Grateful for the amazing life that I have
7. Canadian - best country on earth
8. Creative dreamer
9. Writer
10. Sentimental softie

Great thread....thank you for posting!

DaniGrrl
08-21-2012, 06:51 AM
What a great topic!

1. A mom to two beautiful and amazing kids
2. Talented but reluctant court stenographer
3. Good friend
4. Harry Potter fanatic
5. Shopaholic
6. Damn good cook
7. 100% Italian and proud of it
8. Coffee addict
9. Closet Golden Girls watcher
10. Cute, smart, emotional and STRONG woman

rachelily
08-21-2012, 07:56 AM
Great thread idea!

(in no particular order):
1. A fashion designer
2. A big sister
3. A girlfriend
4. A control freak
5. An avid knitter
6. Chocaholic
7. A permanent student. I love researching new random topics for weeks!
8. A total daydreamer!
9. A future rabbit owner (someday ... I want a Flemish Giant. Google image that and you will instantly be happy knowing bunnies that large exist)
10. A Burt's Bees chapstick junkie

latebloomingmom
08-21-2012, 08:11 AM
10 things I are....
1) mother to two beautiful boys
2)sister to two wonderful brothers
3)daughter
4)student
5)recovering over eater
6)aunt to some great nieces and nephews
7)strong will
8)at times, harsh
9)at times, gentle
10) a big ole wonderful mess :)

yogadancefit123
08-21-2012, 08:12 AM
1. Traveler
2. Thrill seeker
3. Little sister
4. Wind surfer
5. French kisser
6. Wave runner
7. Coffee drinker
8. Pen pal
9. Bffeaea
10. A girl who still calls herself girl and not woman at age 23

resilience5241
08-21-2012, 08:18 AM
This is a good change of pace from the norm :)

I'm a bodybuilder and..
1.) A christian.
2.) An adrenaline junkie.
3.) A gymnast.
4.) Dedicated to my immediate family.
5.) A volunteer for Camp Make a Dream and Make a Wish Foundation.
6.) An avid practical-joker.
7.) Single for life.
8.) German to the core.
9.) A traveler.
10.) A crazy Piston's and Red Wing's fan :)