Kristin Cavallari Thankful For 'Dancing' Timing After Engagement Breakup

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Kristin Cavallari attends Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim at The Raleigh, Miami Beach, on July 14, 2011 -- Getty Images
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Kristin Cavallari attends Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim at The Raleigh, Miami Beach, on July 14, 2011 …

It's been a little over a month since Kristin Cavallari and Jay Cutler called off their engagement, and the former star of "The Hills" couldn't be more excited to be throwing herself into "Dancing with the Stars."

"I'm good. I really am good," Kristin told Access Hollywood Live's Kit Hoover, following Monday night's cast announcement in Los Angeles, of how she's been doing since the split.

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"This couldn't have come at a better time," she continued. "I'm staying busy and I'm just gonna have fun."

Kristin is the second star from "The Hills" to join "Dancing," and she revealed Season 11 competitor Audrina Patridge gave her some advice.

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"I talked to her the other day, she just said, 'Have fun with it,'" Kristin said. "She said it gets really hard more towards the middle and closer to the end, but she said it's so much fun and just to enjoy it."

While plenty of stars join the show hoping to get the added bonus of dropping a few pounds, Kristin is looking forward to toning up her bikini-perfect body even more.

"I'm not here to lose weight," she laughed. "But, I'm excited to tone up. Everyone says you're gonna have muscles you didn't even know you had, so I'm excited."

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