TheMomBuff Competes in a NPC Figure Contest

Five years ago I watched my husband compete in a bodybuilding contest. It was his second time competing and my first time watching a show. Before he went on I had the opportunity to see women compete in bodybuilding and a figure division. I thought, hey – they sure are in shape! I’d like to do that! And that’s when my husband enrolled me at our local 24-hour gym and I went from pretty scrawny to a nice level of fitness.

Pre-Working Out – July 2009 – Ready to Start the Journey

But, like most women, I was always judging myself – wanting more definition here, more definition there. What was meant to be a 6 month journey towards a figure contest ended up being a five year one because at 35 (one month shy of 36) I finally said, “Screw it! I’m doing it!”

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I had the necessary heels and bling. I bought a figure suit. I signed up for a local NPC contest. And here you go. I did NOT place. But I am officially an NPC competitor – I have a card and everything! And I got up on stage (and left) with a smile and a lot of confidence about myself.

What’s next? I keep on truckin’! I fell in love with fitness these past five years and will continue the fit life as a girl who lifts.

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  1. Wow you look amazing! You are showing so much confidence, good for you!

  2. Stephanie says:

    you look great!

  3. Julie Wood says:

    Boy you sure are fit and I think that is so incredible that you are doing this for your health. You look great and I think you should have placed because from what I can see-you looked great!!

  4. Amazing, you don’t even look like the same person! Congrats on all the hard work to get to this point.

  5. You have came such a long way! I’m so proud of you!!

  6. Cynthia R says:

    You are in killer shape, I’ve been visiting your blog probably for about 4 years and I am amazed at the transformation, you go girl!

  7. Sarah Hayes says:

    this is so awesome!! I would love to train like the ladies do for these competitions. the transformations they make is amazing and so inspiring. you look great. thanks for sharing your experience

  8. Amanda Sakovitz says:

    You looking amazing! Congratulations! I thought I was doing good with running the lake daily lol.

  9. James Robert says:

    You look great and glad you were so determined to keep it up. Keep up the good work!

  10. shelly peterson says:

    What an awesome job you have done. Great dedication you have, you should be very proud of yourself.

  11. Congrats on the long journey you took to get where your at, it takes a lot of dedication to do what you do. So happy for you! Keep it up!

  12. Brenda Haines says:

    Keep up the great work, how amazing is that! 🙂

  13. i hope you win….looking good

  14. Kimberly M. says:

    I think it’s great when someone moves forward with their dreams or things they feel are “challenges” to them and succeeds. Good for you. You look amazing and at almost 36 I would guess you at mid-20’s. You should be proud and hold your head high.

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