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k a t h r y n ⚡️ l e a  I'm a busy music teacher, fitness freak, foodie, and mommy! 🐳 Connect with me here ⬇️⬇️⬇️

That moment you’re going away for the weekend with the babies (and no daddy 😱) and the only suitcase you own is friggin gigantic 😅
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I really didn’t think I’d be able to fill it, but if I put Everett’s pillow in there I think it might just be!
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Wish me luck!! Traveling with two nuggets is gunna be an adventure!

My grandma is here visiting me from New Mexico and she is always such an amazing reminder to be POSITIVE. ☀️ we can’t control the weather, we can’t control (all of) our circumstances, and we can’t control anyone else. But we CAN control our mindset and our response!
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So yeah, there may be traffic. But I’m gunna bless it, believe it will start flowing soon, and enjoy this time chatting with the most wonderful grandma a girl could ask for 😍

Got a little #throwback to this super special play date last week… and I gotta tell you a little more about it.
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These ladies are two of the most beautiful and SPECIAL humans on the planet. They are sweet. They are KIND. And they both have such beautiful stories to share with the world. ☺️
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They’re both coaches on my team, but more than that, they’re my friends!! 👭 And, I’m sorry to say, friends I don’t think I would be so close with if we weren’t in this coaching gig together. 🤭
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Listen — I used to be really, REALLY lonely. I'm talking L O N E L Y. Every day, I would wake up, go to work, come home, and watch Netflix by myself until I went to bed and started over again the next day: my husband was busy working super hard like 757483 hours per day, and there I was...just -so- freaking lonely. 😩
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I felt like I wasn't WANTED. And that's a pretty rough feeling for an already insecure and anxious person. So I stopped even TRYING. I went to work, I went to the gym, I came home, I watched friends on Netflix. Rinse, repeat. 🤷‍♀️
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And then I decided to make some changes. I found an opportunity to make some income while bettering myself, and I took it.
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It didn’t happen overnight, and it took WORK — but it ultimately changed my life in SO many ways!
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I spent the time I otherwise would have been watching Netflix on building a community.
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➡️ Lonely people like me.
➡️ People who wanted to get healthier.
➡️ People who needed a reason to be inspired!
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And slowly, but surely, I started finding my PEOPLE. And all of a sudden, everything was just BETTER. ✌️
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They saved me. And God uses them in my life DAILY to remind me that I am NEEDED and WANTED and IMPORTANT. And on the days I'm feeling down, they remind me why I was put on this earth 🌏 (it was for a PURPOSE, y'all.)
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I am a PART of something larger than myself. We ALL are! And that right there is what makes our community like nothing else I've ever experienced 😍 We’re not called the #freedomfitfam for nothing! We’re a FAMILY.
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I can honestly say I don't know where I'd be without these amazing women.
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Keep reading 👇👇👇

And the REAL magic is when they find out how weird you are and WANT to stick around ☺️👯‍♀️👫👭👯‍♂️
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#truefriends #truefriendship #mutualweirdness

Whelp, I didn't get up at 5:30 this morning, y'all. Failed on day TWO. 😬
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BUT -- I have something to day before I count this as a failure. ☝️
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1️⃣ my husband was gone for work for SIXTEEN hours yesterday. He didn't get home until after 11PM. I was worried about him and couldn't sleep. So we didn't get to bed until LATE.
2️⃣ E was up from 3-5 am. Which means WE were up from 3-5 am.
3️⃣ There was no way I was getting up to work out after less than three hours of sleep. Not with the flu going around!
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So yeah. I failed on day two. But know what?? I've got a little truth bomb for ya...
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🚨THE ONLY WAY TO TRULY FAIL IS TO QUIT🚨
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And here's another one... FAILURE is the best way to LEARN!
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So... Yeah, I failed today. But I might argue that my little failure is even MORE beneficial than a success would have been. Because it TAUGHT me something. And you better believe that I'm doing everything in my power to succeed. It just takes time. Anything worth having is going to take work.
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So whatever you're working on right now... Whether it's getting up earlier, getting into a new workout routine, practicing gratitude... I challenge you -- give yourself grace. You're GOING to fail. But that doesn't make you a failure. It is just giving you opportunity to LEARN and GROW.
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Again I say -- Grace. Not perfection. ❤️
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What are you workin on today??

Remember how I had that goal of waking up at 5:30 AM every day? Read my next post… 😜

So I made a new goal for myself... and I didn’t tell anyone about it because I figured I wouldn’t follow through, even with day one 😂😬🤷‍♀️
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But guess what?? Not only did I wake up at 5:30am like I promised myself I would — but I didn’t press snooze even ONCE!!! This is a huge, huge deal for me! I have such a hard time following through with waking up early and even just crushing one day of this feels like a huge victory.
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Workout ✅
50 oz water ✅
1:1 time with e ✅
Healthy breakfast ✅
Ready for the dayyyy ✅
ALL by 8am!
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If there is one thing I’m so grateful for, it is the fact that my career as a coach forces me to step out of my comfort zone and do hard things! It’s EMPOWERING to be the one people are looking to as an example because it FORCES you to follow through or else you’ll be letting them down! I told my fit fam I’d start a new program today, and the only way I can guarantee a workout will get done is by waking up early and chugging my hype juice mom crack unicorn magic goodness immediately 😂🤷‍♀️👯‍♀️🦄
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Want to learn more about what I do? Check the link in my bio babe 😘 @kathrynlea .
I don’t know if 5:30am and I are going to be forever friends... but I reeeeally hope we are! My life is so much brighter when I can CRUSH the morning!
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But listen... all this morning juju got me thinking... is anyone else just NOT a morning person but reeeeeeally wants to be?? 👇

Ya know what?? It’s going to be a
B E A U T I F U L day.
I’ve already decided ☺️
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Who’s with me?? #blessed #nostress #justcoffee #andsmiles

Ya know what's funny??
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I just sat at a coffee shop for FOUR HOURS catching up on some work I had neglected this week... and I could sit here for another four hours EASY and not even realize time had passed!!
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I've ALWAYS been a creative person. I like to make things. I like to write. I find joy in expressing myself and helping others. And I see the VALUE in working hard for my dreams.
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I have always taken pride in hard work... but i didn't always love my job. It's pretty defeating working so hard for a degree, really WANTING to love what you do... and then realizing you can't see yourself doing this for the rest of your life. It's suffocating!! And MAN it can kill your spirit!
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So, when I found this opportunity, I knew I had to give it a real try. Prioritizing my own health and helping others prioritize theirs for a LIVING?? All while focusing on self LOVE and getting into the best shape of my life?? that sounded like a dream to this recovered self-loather.
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Maybe you think you're not cut out for this. And I get that. But here’s why I went for it:
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I saw lots of other people achieving incredible results with their own health and fitness.
I saw lots of smiling and encouraging faces.
I saw an uplifting community that I wanted to be a part of.
I saw opportunity to surpass my own expectations.
I saw potential to create more freedom for my family.
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And it has done more for me than I ever could have imagined.
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I'm offering a FREE training this week all about how I've utilized social media to change my life! If you want to learn more -- how it’s impacted my life, and how it could impact yours, drop me a DM!! OR you can follow the link in my bio @kathrynlea and attend my free social media training — where I’ll share all about how I’ve created a full time income in part time hours on my own schedule! .
Best part — you can come, watch the webinar while you sip on your favorite beverage, and when it’s over, if you decide this isn’t for you, you’ve still gotten some SOLID tips on how to utilize your social media to inspire and encourage others! .
But maybe, just MAYBE, this is the decision that changes your life like it did mine! ❤
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So, you coming!?

That trial in your life?? It isn’t an accident. It’s gunna make you better. All you’ve gotta do is make the best of it ❤️ #avettnation

Sometimes you’ve just gotta jump into a pile of cushions to remember what life is all about ☺️
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HAPPY FRIDAY!!! It’s going to be a beautiful day!

Is that so much to ask!?
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But really, yesterday Everett and I were snuggling and I told him, I love you to the moon! He doesn’t get it, but he has been telling me he loves me to various places… I love you to Kiki‘s house! I love you to the store! I love you to school! I love you to target!
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Two is just about the funnest age I can imagine! This boy is my joy and my heart and my life! Maybe my goal should be for someone to love me as much as I love him… Because I’m pretty sure I love him way more than I love coffee!
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#coffee #2yearsold #lovecoffee☕️ #freerangekids #momofboys

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