Hi everyone! It’s Holly Barker here and today I am so friggin’ excited to be talking to someone I have been following for a while Christmas Abbott!
National Best Selling Author of “The Badass Body Diet” and “The Badass Life”, NASCAR Pit Crew Member, CrossFit Games Competitor, Weightlifter Competitor, Reality TV Star, Motivation Maker, and Transformation Guru, Christmas is not your average fitness enthusiast. Christmas has trekked through dark paths to find her biggest light, living a life worth living and inspiring others to find their light. Through struggle she found fitness and a new spirit that she came to be known as a true Badass.
Brace yourself everyone!! You are about to be inspired!
I’ve always prided myself on my ability to simply “push through” whatever I️ was going through but in all transparency, 2017 has been one of the hardest years yet. I️ have had many silent struggles that challenged me to find new ways of coping, processing, and healing instead of just pushing through. Although this year almost broke me (more than just my dang foot), it gave me reason to lean on my family and friends more than ever. I was able to enrich my life with love, support, and beautiful awareness that simply wasn’t at this depth before. I️ know the lessons of this year will become more clear as I️ continue to grow. I️ am a work in progress and believe I️ will always be bc I️ never want to stop growing, healing, and learning. I️ believe life is beautiful even when it kicks your ass for a whole year. For all of those out there having a hard time, know you’re not alone and you are worthy of finding your stride! #sitwithyourself #worthit #enrichyourlife #thistooshallpass ? @prestonsmithphotography
Up next: HOLLYWOOD ✨ I'm exploring new paths this year and embracing the awkwardness of being the new kid on the block again. I've been taking classes and ruthlessly diving into a new found passion: acting! Some might see it as crazy, silly, or whatever else but this is for me, as have all my adventures been. So I'm taking on some sizzle reels, small parts in a movie this summer (details for that later!), and becoming a student of an incredibly challenging and rewarding skill. Tomorrow holds so many possibilities. ✨
Keep your eye on the ?GOAL? I'm a firm believer that if you stay focused and continue to work towards the things you want to achieve then, eventually, things will come together. The journey and effort isn't without setbacks or challenges you would have never thought of; even disappointment and let downs. However, stay true to your passion and course and you will eventually find yourself in the dream that you created for yourself! Thanks @fitnessgurls & @lee_lhgfx for this incredible shoot!