A Touch Of OCD Never Hurt!

If I am completely honest, I have a few OCD tendencies…just don’t ask my husband for any of the details about them otherwise you may be convinced that I have a more than a few!

Anything intense in small doses is fabulous though. For instance, 1 square of 85% dark chocolate can fill your chocolate needs for weeks and a pair of fuchsia high heels adds definite panache to an outfit. Who doesn’t appreciate  fabulous shoes and chocolate in their life?

One of my favorite OCD things to do is make lists. Sometimes I even make lists of lists that I need to make. Ok, I may have a problem, but I am just not ready to admit it yet. While preparing for my first competition, I made list upon list of things to do, learn, research, google, and people to talk to. So when I went to a competition training and prep camp put on by INBF Canada In August I was thrilled when they gave me a list of everything to have with you on competition day.

I immediately added a few things to it and followed it to the letter on October 16th. Perhaps you are a bit OCD-esque and would love such a list, so without further ado here it is!

  • Competition day food and water
  • Mirror
  • Bikini Bite
  • Pam
  • Small folding stool
  • Dream Tan
  • Make up
  • Hairspray
  • Curling iron / straightener
  • Hairbrush
  • Make up
  • Eyelashes and eyelash glue (the bigger the lashes the better!)
  • Mini sewing kit
  • Safety pins
  • Jewelry
  • Loose fitting clothes (zip up front) for over your suit
  • Outfit for after the competition….especially underwear!
  • Flip Flops
  • Nail polish
  • Camera
  • Cell phone
  • iPod and headphones
  • Vaseline (for your teeth – totally weird, I know)
  • Towel
  • Contacts
  • Eye glasses
  • Advil
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste
  • ID and money
  • Journal and pen
  • Treat for after the comp that is not food related
  • Glue
  • Chocolate (everyone needs a fabulous piece of dark chocolate when they are done!)
  • Bikini
  • Extra pair of high heels
  • Ziploc baggies
  • Half salt
  • Membership Card for the federation you’re competing with
  • Small pillow

Grab your cutest gym bag and start filling it up! It’s never too early to start preparing if you have OCD like me!

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  1. Perhaps we need to start a list makers group! I can’t live without lists either & I think that fabulous shoes & chocolate belong on any girl’s list of absolute essentials!

  2. Amy Hammond says

    Thanks Donloree! I love lists :)… Although, I think I’m going to need a duffel bag to fit all of those essentials!

  3. I am also a listaholic. Interestingly enough, I’ve been so overly anxious about all the details running through my head that I haven’t been able to even make a decent list yet, this one is a MAY-JAH (a la Posh) help! Thank you for sharing! xo

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