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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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A dream is just a wish, until you make it a goal...

If you've been following my FB or IG, you may have noticed that I've had some commitment issues with Core de Force. I tried to start it in November, but it was too soon after getting my appendix removed. So then I tried to start it again in this month, and I have my first half marathon at Disney com…

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Why my children NEED me to workout...

I don't know how many time I've heard, how many times I've SAID myself, "I don't have time to workout because... my kids need me, I am too busy between home and work demands, I'm too tired when I do have some time, I feel guilty taking time to workout, blah blah blah." If anyone understands what it'…

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The Truth Behind the After Photo...

When I took this "after" photo, I was in a store dressing room and had no intention of keeping it. I simply wanted to see how the top actually looked because I don't trust the mirror. I was pretty surprised when I looked at the photo, because I did not expect to like what I saw. I fully expected…

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How Shakeology SAVES me $$ each month...

I know that Shakeology has a stigma for being expensive.  When you look at the price tag, it does seem expensive.  I was SO close to not trying it myself for that reason, and was 90% sure I would end up returning it because I thought it would turn out to be a ripoff.  What can I say, just being hone…

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You DON'T Always Get What You Pay For...

About 9 months ago I spent $140 on a fitness program and a meal replacement shake. At least, I THOUGHT that was what I was getting for my money...

What I DIDN'T know was just how much of an INVESTMENT that $140 was, rather than an EXPENSE. The difference? An investment provides a valuable return.…

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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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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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