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What I Wish I Knew When I Started My Fitness Journey...

Back in 2015, I started my real after kids fitness journey. I say real because I had made efforts in the past, but hadn't stuck to them. The summer of 2015 is when I truly made it a lifestyle, and haven't turned back since. BUT, I have learned some things along the way which, had I known back t…

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Lessons for a runDisney Newbie

There really is no place like Walt Disney World. The sights, the smells, the carefree ambience, the magic… just gives me ALL the feels!

And I learned at the Princess Half Marathon weekend that running at Disney is a whole different, magical experience in itself. It was AH-MAY-ZING to say th…

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My Solo runDisney Experience

Hi, my name is Kristin, and I am a new runDisney addict.

Ok so maybe not (because I can’t afford it!), but I’m definitely hooked and cannot WAIT to go back for my next runDisney event! It was so perfect, starting with my drive there. I went by myself, which I struggled with a bit because I’v…

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Is Your Comfort Zone really a Fear Trap?

Are you living in your comfort zone?

If you are, let me ask you this… is it really a comfort zone? Or is it a fear trap in disguise?

What I used to consider my “safe place” or my “comfort zone,” I now realize was actually a FEAR trap. My HIDING place. I thought I was comfortable, because I t…

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Treat yourself like you love yourself... even if you don't.

Treat yourself like you love yourself... even if you don't. 

I'm not going to tell you to love yourself. We've all heard it, we all know we're supposed to do it. But quite frankly, it's not that simple. If it were, insecurities and depression would be much less common. Suicide would be more rare…

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21 Day Fix Extreme - Progress Report

I am on my 3rd attempt at doing the 21 Day Fix Extreme program, according to the schedule, while following the meal plan. The first 2 attempts I did not follow through on. They were both around the holidays, I didn't have good meal plans in place, I kept getting off schedule and/or missing the worko…

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a GOAL without MOTIVATION is just a wish...

I feel more driven right now than I ever remember in my life. And in so many ways, I don't even know where to begin. But I realized that so much of this drive comes from being motivated by the reasons behind my goals. My WHYs. That has inadvertently become my motto for 2016, focusing on my WHYs. …

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What the Turkey Trot means to me...

Sometimes you have to experience the inability to do something in order to appreciate having the ability, or even to have a desire to do it when you are able to.  That's what the Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving morning means to me.

This morning I ran in my local Turkey Trot's 10K, and I literally al…

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Effective Work = SERIOUS RESULTS

Feeling super excited about some serious results today!  I am wearing jeans that I bought a few YEARS ago and have never been able to wear.  I had bought them on clearance because they almost fit and I'd be able to where them "someday."  Over the years I went through times when I couldn't even get…

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