High Five Friday #114

by Meg on April 18, 2014

Good morning!

Before we begin Easter weekend, let’s celebrate with High Five Friday! :D

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We have a lot of fun and excited high fives this week from readers that submitted their high fives to me via email. If you’d like to appear in next week’s HFF post please email me at adashofmeg@gmail.com! :D

Meg - Happy Easter Weekend! I’d giving myself a High Five this week for posting about my struggles being bullied as a kid. I had no clue how much it affected me until I found a school photo that triggered it. We are stronger than we think!

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Lori - I’d like to give myself a high five for something I’ve been working on for a few months now. A few months ago I began taking pole fitness classes as a fun form of exercise. My sister has been doing pole fitness for a few years, and it amazed me how strong she had become, and all the crazy tricks she could do. As soon as I started, I was hooked! I have never felt so passionate about any type of exercise before. I’ve never had a sport I’ve wanted to cross-train for so badly, so I could have the strength to get the next move. And to boot, the changes I have seen in my body in 4 months are incredible, I have muscles!!! I’ve never been so proud of my body for being so strong. I would like to give myself a high five for having dedication to the sport, practicing hard every week to try and perfect each move, and for getting my extended butterfly this week!!!!!

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Katie - Today I’m giving myself major high fives for registering for my first FULL marathon! This is a huge step for me and while it’s only the beginning of many months of training, I’m so proud of myself for taking that leap and trusting my body that it’s ready.

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Sara - This week I have decided to train for a 5k at the end of the month. I have not run in years but do love the activity. I had a bad injury in college which kept me away from even running a mile. I got into weight training, which is awesome , but missed running. Recently I decided to get back into it and train for a 5k! So proud and happy I finished my first week of training

Kate - I give myself a high five for my first book, Healthy Living Redefined – Live It. Share It. which came out on Monday! I wrote the book to guide busy women in creating a healthy lifestyle that allows them to look and feel the way they want to without dieting and deprivation! I am also excited to be donating $1 of my royalties for each book sold to support my passion for health and nutrition education for children. You can find my book here.

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This week I will be giving myself a high five for two things:

- Working really hard at school this week and finishing a few assignments much before the due date!

- Setting a new deadlift PR!

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What are you giving yourself a high five for today? 

I hope you all have a great Easter weekend! I will see you again on Monday morning! xoxo

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