Day 18: Push Yourself

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Last weekend, I did something I never in my wildest dreams thought I would (or could) do! I completed the Warrior Dash in Louisiana. It was the hardest physical thing I have ever done, but it was also one of the best times I’ve had in my life! I “raced” with my husband, my cousin, and my friend of 17 years! We trudged through mud pits, crossed cargo nets, climbed walls (and even fell down some), crawled under barbed wire, jumped over fire, swam through an ice-cold pond, and more! It was amazing, to say the least!

If you’d have asked me a year and a half ago if I were interested in signing up for said Warrior Dash, I would have laughed in your face! However, in that time, I have started eating much healthier and exercising (and even running), I lost about 50 pounds! I’m still not where I’d like to ultimately be (physically), but I am a work in progress! I’ve come a long way!

The Warrior Dash was hard!! But, I did it! I had to push myself to the limits and beyond, but I did it! I came out bruised and scraped and unbelievably sore, but I did it! Find something that you don’t think you could ever do, and do it! Push yourself! The feeling you will get is indescribable!

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