🎉 I did my first 10K yesterday, and LOVED it!!🎉 I can't even tell you how big of a deal this was for me (A couple years ago I never thought I could do this)! With the medical issues I have had over the last several years, mostly dealing with panic disorder, working out was a huge hurdle for me.
Whenever my body temp and heart rate would go up, it would quickly turn into a full panic attack which made working out nearly impossible. I was determined to work through it, as my doctor said that it would get easier and over all it would help with, well, everything. It was a slow process and sometimes I didn't think it would get better---but over time, little by little it has!
Yesterday was the best I have felt running so far, and broke all of my personal times! It's still not perfect but stronger everyday!! And I couldn't have done any of it without my husband, who is unfailingly positive, cheerful, helpful, my biggest cheerleader and motivator. Even though he could have finished that race so much faster, he stayed with me and helped me to push it to the best if my abilities! It was a day I'll NEVER forget! I'm excited to break through more barriers and continue to show myself I can do anything and not let things like panic get my way! I am stronger than barriers! I was SO overwhelmed when I crossed the finish line I just started crying! Such a great feeling! 😃
I know there are a lot here who also deal with panic and anxiety, and I want you to know you can do anything! It won't come easy or right away, but whatever your hurtle is, start small, find your support and keep at it. Eventually it will get easier. Accomplishing these goals is amazing!! 😃🎉
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A personal favorite is the beautifully hand crafted music box
A fun video from 2013, the story behind the music box with Clopin, Figaro and the even watch the Tangled Tower being put into the Fantasy Faire:
Of course, no trip to the Fantasy Faire would be complete without a visit to the Royal Hall. Loved this artist rendition, that's just how my girls are when they enter the Hall. ::sigh::
Took this next part directly from Disney Parks Blog:
“After walking into our main entrance, you will first go through a garden-like setting before entering the reception hall,” said Michel Den Dulk, Creative Director of Fantasy Faire for Walt Disney Imagineering. “Once inside the Royal Hall, guests will discover a beautiful gothic interior with nice wallpaper, wall cresting, wood finishes and chandeliers.”
Passing through a series of spaces, including the Grand Hall, you’ll have the opportunity to meet as many as three Disney princesses, from classic stories such as “Cinderella” and “Sleeping Beauty.”
Dont forget to grab a sweet treat from Maurice's Treats! At the time, (isn't there more now?) the adorable cart featured 3 “Twists” and a new signature beverage: Boysen Apple Freeze.
In a tribute to the historic Carnation Plaza Gardens, a shield over the archway leading from Fantasy Faire to Rancho del Zocalo in Frontierland displays the letters “CPG.”