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Old 10-18-2010, 07:41 AM   #1
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Default I have completed my first triathlon!!!

Yesterday Ive completed my first triathlon!! 750m swim, 22kms bike and 5km run. At the end, I was overflown by emotions, it was like finally leaving the 242lbs old me behind, it was an amazing proof of what the body can do. At the beginning of this journey I wasnt able to walk on the treadmill for more than 5 minutes... It was me embracing the new me.

And it was you, all of you ... that have been an amazing source of inspiration and help... this is a never ending journey, but one that, because of you, I know Ill never have to do it alone.

So, thank you!
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Old 10-18-2010, 07:56 AM   #2
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Congratulations! That is so exciting. It's so inspiring to hear about the major changes that people here have made in their lives, and you've really accomplished something incredible. Thanks for sharing!
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Old 10-18-2010, 09:26 AM   #3
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That's amazing!! Great job!
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Old 10-18-2010, 10:04 AM   #4
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Congratulations! To me, this type of thing is what weight loss is about, being able to do things that we could not do before. You are an inspiration!
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Old 10-18-2010, 10:26 AM   #5
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AWESOME! I love reading stories like yours. It reminds me that it is POSSIBLE. Stick with it and the same joy can be mine. ALL MINE!!! Congrats on your great success!!!!
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Old 10-18-2010, 10:26 AM   #6
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Wow! Impressive!!

Congrats on all your success!!!
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Old 10-18-2010, 10:33 AM   #7
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Carol how amazing!!! I am so happy for you - thanks very much for sharing your success, I totally agree with the other posters that it's hugely inspirational!!

You go girl!
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All I can say is wow!!!
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Old 10-18-2010, 11:41 AM   #9
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that is SO AWESOME!! congratulations!!
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Old 10-18-2010, 11:56 AM   #10
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I love it! Congrats! I would love to know how you trained and for how long this is one of my goals too. So inspiring!
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