Life changing 2012.

December 31, 2012 -
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I am saying goodbye to 2012 & thriving forward into 2013!
But, before I do this, I wanted to recap on how 2012 truly changed my life.

I could probably insert every single picture I’ve taken over the last year into this post;
but I wouldn’t want to take up too much of your time Winking smile

So, I’ll stick with some high lights!


I had an amazing student teaching experience.

I was very lucky to have awesome co-op teachers as well as students that I will never forget.
I believe that I truly made an impact on them in a positive way.

One Direction Zumba

Saying “see you later” to our students! – not goodbye.

I was even featured on the local news!

last day of student teaching
I then proceeded to Graduate with honors with a
Bachelor’s in Health & Physical Education



I am so thankful for my family & friends that were always so supportive of me.


I met my amazing boyfriend, Corey, who treats me like a princess.

He is the most caring, compassionate, genuine, & level headed guy I’ve ever met.

I am one lucky girl Red heart

We share a passion for health & fitness


but we are also opposite where if I need calmed down, he is the first person I go to.


It’s so nice to be in a relationship where I can be my 100% powercake self & he accepts it all.


In 2012, I also got to go to the Arnold Classic where I met so many amazing people.


Dana Linn – people judge her a lot but she is so down to earth and sweet!


Jamie Eason – She was my first inspiration ever in the fitness world.


Tosca Reno – she is so inspirational & such a huge supporter of what I do!
I was so blessed to meet her & develop and awesome relationship where I am now an Eat Clean Ambassador!

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I also met the amazing Electra & the owner of FitFluential, Kelly Olexa! – what an amazing day!


Not only did I meet new people, but I got to experience it with 2 of my best friends Sarah & Courtney.


After graduating, my initial goal was to go to school for Health Coaching.
Right before I was about to register for the program, I got asked to speak at the
Fitness & Health Bloggers Conference in Colorado via FitFluential.


This experience truly changed my life.

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It was in Colorado where I decided to 100% go for my business idea that I always wanted to achieve.

With the inspiration from my fellow FitFluential Ambassadors & the other’s I met there,

I came home & am now almost to the point of launching my business 6 months later.

powercakes TM

I’ve also been able to raise money for some amazing causes.

pgh bootcamp


I also competed in my 5th show – THE HEALTHY WAY.


You can see my Pro’s & Con’s of competing here.

Personal Competing Stories via powercakes

I got to spend part of the summer at one of my favorite places; the beach.


With my bittie.


I also decided to take control of my health & figure out the route problem of my digestive issues.

I eat about 95% plant based now & have never felt better.


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Thanks to the amazing Heather – she has truly helped me from the inside out.
I accomplished one of my goals by becoming a
Certified Personal Trainer!
With this certificate, I am able to help others which is my main goal.
At the end of 2012, Some pretty big things happened.
I got a big girl car!
& my brother got MARRIED!!
There are SO many other things that I didn’t post but am so BLESSED to have happen in my life.
Throughout this year, I’ve learned so much about myself & others.
I’ve learned to believe in FAITH & if your heart is in something for the right reason; it will eventually lead you to where you are meant to be.
I am confidnet in my abilites to start my business and be successful at what I can do.
I want to help other’s & continue to share my story.
With this all being said, I am so blessed to have my family & friends all healthy and a huge part of my life.
I am also blessed to have readers like YOU that support me in what I’m doing & continue to follow my story.
I thank YOU from the bottom of my heart!
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I’ll leave you with some quotes that I love!
Cheers to 2013 & I can’t wait to see what this year brings all of us!
What was your favorite moment of 2012?

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15 responses to “Life changing 2012.”

  1. Michelle says:

    I love this post, Kasey!! I found your site in 2012 and it had such a positive impact on my life– I feel proud of myself from the inside out more than ever. It’s not just on the outside. You glow with happiness and confidence and I’m proud you’re a role model of mine! I’m so excited for the next Plant Power challenge and to see your POWERCAKES business launch!! Wishing you the best in 2013 girl!! xoxo

  2. Brittney says:

    You are so inspiring Kasey! Thanks for all you share! I’m so glad I found your blog! It has helped so much! Can’t wait to hear about your business!!

  3. Melissa Love says:

    I absolutely love this. I think it’s also important for YOU to know how much you mean to people like me.. A random girl who found you on twitter. You have helped push me to do things and try things, and because of you I’m closer to my BIG goal 🙂 keep on being just your powercake self – we love you for it 🙂

    • Kasey says:

      Wow Melissa- thank you SO much. Your support means everything to me! I will continue to be myself and hopefully inspire as always!! Thank you!!

  4. purelytwins says:

    wow you were busy 🙂
    2012 looks like a great year for you! excited to follow you along in what 2013 will bring!
    we love ya girl!!
    wishing you a wonderful New Years Eve!!!
    lori and michelle

  5. AMAZING & INSPIRING!!! So happy you did what was right for you & took a chance! That is the one thing I would do over if I had the chance to be young again! So important to make the best of the rest of your life! YOU ROCK!

  6. You had such an amazing year Kasey and I can’t wait to see what 2013 has in store for you! Hope you have a wonderful New Year!

  7. Felicia says:

    this entire post just made me so happy and extremely proud of you. huge smile on my face- you are an amazing woman miss kasey!

  8. Katelyn says:

    LOVE YOU!!!! Going after your dreams, and sister, I LOVE how motivational and inspired and excited and just dang earth-changing we all are. It’s incredible. We are all in this together, and I am with you every step of the way. What a year. xoxoxoox to the moon and back.

  9. […] am so thankful for this &  everything else from 2012! I cannot wait to see what 2013 brings and share everything with you […]

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