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eyesontheprize
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Btw, about the salt. my last show i didnt cut it out completely but i didnt use it liberally either. Moderation was the key it seemed until the very last week or so when it was cut out and then added in strategically.
Rebound water retention wasnt bad at all even with the post comp cheat meals.

Show before that i did the absolute no salt thing and then did a load n deplete and rebound was AWFUL!!! I think keepin some in til right before worked best for me.

But whatever u try, id test it out a nice bit beforehand :)

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Danielle Reutter
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Thanks!

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katie betty
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hi DANIELLE,

well new to this so need bit of help lol

i am going into competition for figure BUT really need some help can anyone help me ??

i need strip fat fast !!!! ......just started taking t4,tiromal, clenbutrol and reductil ......

I HAVE 4 WKS TO DROP 18 POUNDS ????

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Hi Katie - I would HIGHLY suggest picking a later competition if you feel you need to lose 18lbs in 4 weeks! You are playing with fire putting all those drugs in your body at once - did you actually have a doctor write you a prescription for those? I don't even know what tiromal and reductil are. I've never taken clenbuterol, but I've read about it - and as for the T-4, I was on that for a period of time because my thyroid was actually low, and that alone I think did more harm than good - my hormones got all messed up and my anxiety was through the roof! It has taken me a year and a half to recover. TRUST ME - it's NOT WORTH IT! You can absolutely get super lean for a show and step on stage looking fabulous without having to take such extreme measures - but you need to give yourself adequate time - especially if this is your first one.

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Danielle Reutter
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Rest day today.

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Danielle Reutter
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Keto Pizza

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Danielle Reutter
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Keto Pizza with Kale and Portabello Mushroom Salad -- who says No carb means No Fun? :)

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Danielle Reutter
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Feeling very peaceful today.

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eyesontheprize
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Just caught up. I think you made an awesome decision to focus on the later show. What a great feeling to know that you are in the exact place you need to be and be able to keep a healthy balance in your life! Girl, i have a hunch you will be well rewarded :)


Sending u a PM :)

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Danielle Reutter
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Thank you!

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Have a great weekend everyone!

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SullyGirl
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Danielle,

I've been reading your blog as you update it. I feel like I know you and you don't know me haha. I have been reading about your fitness training and nutrition for awhile now. We are "friends" on facebook and I love to see you do well. My fiance teases me about all of my fitness reading materials. I have plenty of resources and tools, but its hard for me to get motivated to stay consistent with my training and nutrition.

I live in WV and have no friends in the new town I am in to work out with. I just moved a few months ago and miss my girlfriends at my old gym. Reading your blog helps me feel like I have someone who likes what I like. WV is not a very fit place to live. The girls at my new gym are either skinny fat or really bulky looking. I think the owner trains people but I have a sneaky suspicion she used to use "juice" when bodybuilding. I am not all about that at all.

So, thank you! Thank you for being a great role model and giving me insight into your life.

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SullyGirl - thank you for such kind word! I hope you can make some good new friends at your gym! I know how that is being new in town.

Well not much is new, still training away! This Saturday is our 6 year anniversary so we are getting away for the night! Our friends are watching Bear for us - it will be nice to have a whole night to ourselves!

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Danielle Reutter
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Thank God for amazing chiropractors! lol -- I was out again so I saw my chiro today, amazing how much better it feels to be aligned!

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Danielle Reutter
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So tomorrow is our 6 year wedding anniversary! We have a sitter for the night and we are getting away! I am so blessed to be married to my soul mate, who has taught me what love really means. He has stood by me through Hell and back multiple times - and as time goes on, our relationship continues to grow in ways I never knew possible. I don't know how I got so lucky. I thank God everyday for giving me such a wonderful husband and family!

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We had a great weekend. It was nice to have a night all to ourselves! We ate at Anthony's - which is a seafood restaurant right on the water, and we got a table right by the window, so it was awesome - and so was the food :)

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eyesontheprize
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How is the dog hunting going? You found one yet? My kids would love one too, but I'm not sure we (I'm) ready for one just yet. ;)

It sounds like life is going well for you guys. Congrats on your aniversary! What a gift to be married to someone who is truly your soul mate. I have a feeling that even with the upcoming deployment the love that binds your family together will just become stronger and stronger. You are an amazing woman, Danielle, this site is blessed to have you share your journey.

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Oleena
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eyesontheprize wrote:
You are an amazing woman, Danielle, this site is blessed to have you share your journey.




I concur! I'm one of the people who's been reading along without commenting. You're a great inspiration!

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