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Unfreeze

Flipping through a magazine, you immediately start noticing how much you wish you had her figure or his abs or that look. Then you scroll through social media and see others dripping with success. You find yourself pining over them. You wish you had this or that, you wish you looked a certain way. Y...

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The MOST Frequently Asked Question

"What do you eat?"   You probably think all I eat are veggies and protein and maybe some almonds. Don't get me wrong, I love my veggies. Broccoli, spinach, peppers, carrots. Yum!   But here's the truth: I also have a wicked sweet tooth. Ice cream is my kryptonite. I enjoy licorice, g...

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My Regret

Yesterday, I ran past MJ's Coffehouse in my hometown...a hip hangout for high-schoolers and collegians. An inviting, quaint, warm coffee joint littered with board games and an open mic night that brings a small crowd.   I really only know this much about it from venturing in once with my bro...

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I Lost…

"If you ain't first, you're last" - Ricky Bobby   This quote came up in conversation post-race with my coach. We laughed and joked about it, grinning ear to ear. We were both okay with me not being first. The progress I made in a year...in 2 years...is equal to that first place.   Brea...

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You will never be successful without this…

5 Things You Need In Order To Be a Successful: 1. Work Ethic:  It's the willingness and drive to work hard day in and day out. I failed swimming lessons 3x in a row before I joined the swim team. But I refused to give up, ever. I worked really, really hard in order to swim faster. In fact...

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