In our latest podcast, we chatted with Mirna Valerio of the popular blog, Fat Girl Running, to talk about her memoir book that launched in October 2017, A Beautiful Work in Progress.
She shares with us why it was so important to write the book and what she hopes people will get from it, how family influences and helps drive her to show up for her self, everyday in her athletics, plus answers some questions from social media on creating habits, managing negative self talk and makes a big announcement for 2018.
Key Take Aways:
[1:05] – Reasons for writing the book
[8:30] – The importance of taking care of yourself, whatever that means to you
[13:25] – The allure of ultra trail running
[16:10] – Creating a habit
[24:40] – Managing negative self talk
[33:20] – Learning to become self sufficient
[33:48] – Special exclusive announcement
[36:40] – Managing heel pain
About the Author:
Krista is the Founder of Born to Reign Athletics, a website dedicated to motivating, educating and celebrating plus size women who unleash their inner athlete as a means of living a healthy life. She is an award-winning multi-sport athlete in triathlon and indoor rowing, and is recognized as a global leader in plus size fitness and athletics.