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Old 07-09-2009, 02:53 AM   #1
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Talking 4 miles baby!

I'm up to 4 mile walks, 3 times a week. 4 FREAKING MILES!!!! 9 months ago I weighed almost 400 pounds and now I can walk 4 miles?

4 MILES!!!!!!!

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Old 07-09-2009, 03:50 AM   #2
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Old 07-09-2009, 07:59 AM   #3
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Old 07-09-2009, 08:04 AM   #4
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YEAH! Huge accomplishment.

I remember when I first started walking 3 miles and I would be looking for the car at the end of it. Now I don't even think about it and I am done when I feel like I barely begun (this has led to some 6 mile loops )
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Old 07-09-2009, 08:09 AM   #5
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Woo-hoo! Great accomplishment and a real testament to sticking with it and pushing yourself further!
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Old 07-09-2009, 08:57 AM   #6
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How great!
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Old 07-09-2009, 09:00 AM   #7
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Old 07-09-2009, 09:10 AM   #8
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WOOOOT WOOOOOT!!!!
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Old 07-09-2009, 09:12 AM   #9
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That's wonderful! YGG! What an amazing accomplishment! You are an inspiration! You ROCK, sista!

I look forward to being able to walk 4 miles! A week ago, I was only able to walk about 8 minutes without having to sit down due to back pain....thanks to a cortisone shot in my back, I can now walk 20 minutes (a little over a mile) and am looking forward to increasing the distance and time gradually!
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Old 07-09-2009, 09:38 AM   #10
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Thats really good! Really really good! Keep going!
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Old 07-09-2009, 09:50 AM   #11
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Isn't it amazing how our bodies can recover if we just change how we treat ourselves? It's always just so amazing to me. As for walking--I've tried all sorts of exercises to do at home, but nothing beats good, brisk walking for me. Since I've started walking in mid-April, I have lost consistently for 10 weeks out of 11 (and that one gain was .2 pounds).

Congratulations!
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Old 07-09-2009, 10:11 AM   #12
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that's fantastic, congrats!

when I got up into my highest weight, walking felt like such a chore, so I know what it's like to gain that freedom of motion and endurance.
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Old 07-09-2009, 10:13 AM   #13
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That is flipping amazing! What speed are you going at?
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Old 07-09-2009, 10:16 AM   #14
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cfmama that is awesome! You must feel absolutely fantastic and that is well and truly deserved! Congrats!
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Old 07-09-2009, 10:35 AM   #15
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Fantastic! You go from strength to strength!
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