Can. Or Can’t. You’re right!

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Whether you think you CAN or you CAN’T — you’re right!

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So last night I went for a quick run after teaching my two yoga sessions…it was me against the daylight so I only got in about 1&1/4 maybe 1&1/2 mile under my feet. That was completely OK with me the fresh air felt amazing.

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As I was running my mind wondered to the thoughts of “wow I can’t believe I actually used to run upward of 13miles at a time….all the way to 18’s, 20+’s and that one time I ran 24miles and that one time 26+ in a single run.

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Something Im SUPER proud of myself for doing BUT GUESS where I started…I started with the initial thought of “I wonder if I can condition myself to run a 5k again”. It had been probably 10 years since I ran a steady 3miles AND I was 1 year postpartum at that time too sooo I really wasn’t sure. But I started something. I did a 5k plan and I did it. So after accomplishing that and went for a 10k. After that I thought MAYBE I could do a 1/2 marathon. Then I said to myself THERE IS NO WAY I could run a marathon. Well. I was right. If I kept that mindset.

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I was in control. Whether I said I COULD do it. Or COULDN’T do it. I was right. Here’s the thing though. I believed I could. I just had to make that happen. Happen through consistency. Through commitment. Through dedication. It doesn’t happen overnight AND THAT is the problem MANY people have!

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If it doesn’t happen fast enough — we say “I can’t do it” and toss in the towel. BUT I believe you CAN! We need to get out of our heads with this need for INSTANT attainment! It took me A LONG TIME to condition my body to run a marathon. No one said start today. Run a marathon tomorrow. *I say* Start SOMETHING today and keep at it. Build up to bigger challenges and goals! YOU CAN do it. You just have to:

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1. START

2. Stay committed!

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👏🏻👏🏻😍👍🏻✌🏻

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I am 35 yrs. old -a Wife and Mother to a Beautiful Boy and my Rainbow Baby Girl. I am a dance and fitness instructor. I own a fitness studio where I offer a variety of fitness classes in the evenings. I recently have become a FULL TIME Fitness Coach after 3+ years of working as a Day Care Assistant after having my Son and leaving my Emotionally Taxing Case Management Position. Fitness is my passion! I love to work out on my own AND with others! Throughout my both of my pregnancies I continued to work out on my own and with Beachbody programs, live my dream of being a work from home mom (for most of the day), and teach at my studio (and other locations) in the evening. After the birth of my son I have worked hard to get my pre-preg. body back. Shaun T's T25 was initial program and then Tony's P90X3 BOTH which I loved the short affective times because with having a newborn baby that was EXACTLY what I needed. I know and understand the self discipline it takes to achieve your desired goals and I am still on that path and have my struggles as everyone else does! I love to offer my support to my clientele with group fitness classes I offer in my community and I feel we work as a team all together to HELP each other. I LOVE offering my support via the web too as I REACH other people that I can't physically see. IT IS AMAZINGLY rewarding and I can't imagine NOT doing what I do! Im currently on my postpartum journey once again and so GRATEFUL and BLESSED to live this healthy lifestyle, lead by example for my family, and support others on their journey too!

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