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  • On Oct 25, 2011
    Lynne from TN Asked

    Hi, Krista! I've seen you answer several questions for plus-size people. What is advice for all the walking in the parks? How can I best prepare? Any other advice?

    Hi, Lynne! I enjoy answering the plus-size questions because I am a very plus-size gal myself (as you can tell from the Moms Panel videos). The first thing to do in advance is get a supportive pair of tennis shoes and get them broken in before your visit.  This will make all the difference!  As you're breaking them in, try to increase your standing and walking stamina.  Check out the gels made for runners that prevent and/or relieve chafing.  Plan to see shows throughout the day to give your legs a rest.  If a wheelchair is in the plans, then use it!  You should check out the WDW at Large section of the AllEars website.  It helped me tremendously in alleviating my anxiety about fitting into rides, theater seats, etc...  before my first trip. There is a wealth of information available there.  If you have any other specific questions, you can send them directly to me from my Meet the Moms page. I would be more than happy to answer them.  Don't stress! You can have a magical vacation!
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Meet the Panelist: Krista, Tennessee

My husband and I have a 16 year-old daughter and an 14 year-old son and over a decade's worth of Disney traditions and memories. We try new experiences each trip, so we have experienced many "extras" in and out of the parks. Learn More About Krista

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