BEWARE: Long journal post ahead! … Well, here it is! Day 26 of 75 hard. Today I ran 4 FREAKIN’ MILES! 4! I literally don’t know the last time I ran 4 miles straight … I think it may have been in 2015 or 2016. So, it has been a while…Honestly, I didn’t even want to post (in the beginning) that I was doing “75 hard” because I didn’t want to fail and have people see that. And that’s what has held me back from a lot of things - the fear of failure and people seeing me fail. When I started this “war with myself” I listened to tons of Andy Frisella’s podcasts and he talks a lot about the fear of failure and not listening to your inner “B**tch Voice” and how to GET OVER IT & JUST DO IT.
It’s crazy how things change, but even though I’m only 1/3 of the way through, you know what scares me the most? Going back to who I was … I’ve changed so much in the last 26 days and I really like who I’m becoming. You probably can’t see it a ton physically, but on the inside I feel like I’m a different person. “75 hard” isn’t a challenge … it’s a freaking LIFESTYLE and I am here for all of it.
Did I want to wake up and run today? Absolutely not. But I DID, and you know why I did it? Because tomorrow is TOO late to start. I was terrified of starting my garden because I didn’t want to fail and kill everything. And you know what? On Sunday, I JUST DID IT. IDC if it’s not the absolute perfect time, or that I know nothing about gardening, or whatever. I just did it, and actually, my babies are growing (swipe to 3rd pic to see). I’m learning as I go! And if they all die, then I will learn from that, too! But here’s the thing, if you don’t wake up and try every single day, you will waste your life “planning to start tomorrow”. There is NO tomorrow, only today. So, plant the garden and MOVE YOUR BUTT!!!
In 2012, I was diagnosed with Hashimoto’s and the doctor told me I might never run again, that my heart might not be able to handle it… well here I am running, lifting weights, doing yoga, biking, and doing ALL the things. I became a health coach and a certified personal trainer. I’m training for a half-marathon and I have never felt better or more motivated in my life. My body feels SO good and I feel strong! I’m cross training and trying new things I’ve never tried before. I quit all my meds in 2017 and all I take now are supplements to boost my diet. I’m not perfect and I’m not where I want to be, but I am damn sure on my way there.
So, here’s my challenge to you - JUST DO IT! Whatever it is. Just start today, right now. It’s NEVER going to be the perfect time, season, day, week, or year. Stop making excuses. Come #GetFitWithKrit this summer. Seriously, tag me in your posts and let’s build a community! LET’S DO THIS TOGETHER!!!! Summer Shred!!! LETS GO!!!!