Monday, October 28, 2013

Weekly Wishes

Whitman-Walker AIDS Walk 5K Timed Run 2013
"Don't sweat thinking about the run---just sweat during the run"--Weekly Wish 10.21.13

You guys don't know how totally stoked I felt when I crossed the finish line of the Whitman-Walker AIDS Walk 5K Timed Run on Saturday. Empowered. Excited. Exalted. Man, I was amped all weekend! The high that you get from giving your fears, insecurities, and doubts a swift kick in the butt is amazeballs! Whilst, I didn't stress or freakout all last week, I was so nervous the night before that I didn't get much sleep. Ha-ha! I ran a killer 28 minutes again. Pretty good for a kid that was sidelined for years with asthma and ridiculously gross allergies! Although my super hero hubby missed the run because he had to go off and save the world--such is the life of a military wife---luckily my sister-in-law stepped in and cheered for me when I crossed the finish line. Oh and how cool is this: we raised $800! Woop! 

This week my wish is not to come down from my fear butt-kicking high. Pluck doubt and frustration. To remind myself, I put a LIME green sticky on my computer monitor. "Dear Krystal, You're Awesome! Love, Krystal" Call me weird, call me vain. But today---and all week---I choose joy.


What's your forever wish that you're beginning this week? Be it big or small---speak it into existence!
 

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Mil Besitos! 
KLP


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12 comments:

  1. Congrats on finishing the 5K in record time and for such a great cause! I think my weekly wish is to stay motivated! I've been focusing on healthier eating and am knee deep in Jillian Michaels' 30 day shred! Motivation is key at this point!

    -Courtnea @ Finally Growing!

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    1. I love love love JM's 30 day shred! That workout is hardcore yet satisfying. Thanks for stopping by doll!

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  2. CONGRATS ON YOUR RUN!! So glad you had someone out there to support you!!
    Good luck with your wishes this week!! (I also do the sticky note to myself)

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  3. Congrats KLP!!!!!!! All for a worthy cause. I don't think your note to yourself is weird , who better to motivate you than yoursefl.

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    1. Aww Tomi---you're so sweet. I've participated in the Whitman-Walker AIDS Walk for about 7 years now. I hope that one day we can raise $1k for them!

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  4. Congrats KLP! And you are not vain, i wish you Joy all the days of your life.

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