Focus......

“Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.”- Arnold Schwarzenegger
“The worst thing I can be is the same as everybody else. I hate that.” -Arnold Schwarzenegger

FIGURING OUT THE FIFTIES.... SO THIS IS WHAT IT IS ALL ABOUT.......

Sunday, 17 May 2009

16 Months...

What a difference 16 months can make...
496 days to go from 83kg to 54kg...
WAS IT WORTH IT...
HELL YEAH!!!!



















I had a fabulous day, unofficially 4th out of a class out 8, I talked to the head judge after my class and he was pretty sure that was my placing but I will confirm when the official numbers come out in the next couple of days....
If you have EVER considered doing a competition... YOU MUST!!!! It is the most amazing feeling on stage.. I am now totally addicted. It is just like having a baby, once you are up there you think... Why the hell was I ever worried??????? OMG!!! I loved the stage and thank you to everyone who came and cheered and clapped..
Ohhh and Tearose!!! It was great to see you, sorry I didn't have time to talk to you properly... And KatieP and Shelley, I got to say hello to KatieP before our class but then missed saying hello to Shelley, sorry didn't have time to track you or Selina down...

Then afterwards I went to the free food table begged for a bottle of WATER and looked at the M&M's, biscuits, chips, and then I saw the nuts and the banana's and that was me... LOL I didn't even taste the pizza, I just wanted fruit LOL then once I was home I finally had my Mocha hot cross bun and then washed off the Tan and we went to the RSL for a huge plate of Nacho's.. I just HAD to have CHEESE!!!!! Now I have a sore tummy and I am hanging out for cardio tomorrow morning LOL

The rest of the girls in team Kelli Johnson were awesome!!!! Bianca Aiono won the Intermediate Figure and Jen Foster won the Open Figure on her very first time on stage!!!!! I can not thank Kelli for all her help and Jo Stewart as well who helped me sooooo much at the start of my journey right up until February this year...
Me, Jen, Bianca


Me, Kelli Johnson, Jen, Bianca and Antoinette our fabulous hairdresser - Team Johnson!


Honestly look at my before and after shots.... If I can why the hell can't you....

14 comments:

Lia Halsall said...

Cath you look incredible, what an amazing transformation. You must be incredibly proud of yourself I know I would be if I were you. Congrats on your comp, I bet you're feeling on top of the world right now. :o) xxx

witchazel said...

Thanx Lia, yeah I am wired... dead tired but can't go to bed...hehehehe

Top End Girl said...

Congratulations Cathy, you look awesome, what an inspiration. Essie

Frankie said...

How Brilliant Cathy. What an inspiration you are. You should be SO proud. :o)

Tearose said...

omg wow cath! THAT is an amazing transformation! I wanted to tell you too you had one of the best butts there!

Vicki said...

WOW Cathy!! You look fabulous! Glad you enjoyed being up there - gotta agree with the addictive thing!! lol
Hope you enjoyed the nachos...and good luck with the next couple of weeks
Vic x

Raechelle said...

Woo hoo! Good for you girl! You look fabulous! And yeah-what a transformation!! Well done!

mq01 said...

WOW!!! you look beautiful, happy, and fierce. BRAVO and HELL YA!!! Congratulations!!! this is what life is all about, dreaming it and doing it. I can't wait to see and hear of you enjoying your passion often. you go girl!!!

LizN said...

Cath you looked incredible, just awesome. Congratulations to you and Kelli on a job well done!

Kek said...

Congratulations, Cath! I'm so glad you had a ball up there.

Nice to find someone else crazy enough to do this thing, when most women our age are taking up golf or knitting.

Me, I'd rather go swing on the monkey bars at the park.

;o)

witchazel said...

Thanx everyone!!!! having al you bloggers "watching" has made a huge difference for me too!

Kerry W said...

Amazing transformation Cathy! You look absolutely AWESOME! I saw you up on stage on Sunday, but didn't know who you were. I just found your blog.

Congratulations...you're a real inspiration! :)

ss2306 said...

Wow - you should be really proud of yourself and what you have achieved which I know you are.

Yeah, sorry I didn't get to catch you either. The day was crazy wasn't it.

Glad you enjoyed your first time on stage and hope the second is just as much fun for you.

KRISTIN said...

You look amazing Cath (sorry, bit delayed, just catching up on blogs now), you are such an inspiration, well done! Good luck prepping for the next one!