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Old 04-07-2013, 10:12 PM   #1
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I just want to say thank you for all the support I've gotten from this community all along the way from 265 lbs. Today I ran a 5K, which has been a goal of mine since I started losing on Christmas of 2011 and maybe even before that, although I wouldn't have admitted it.

I actually started training around 255 and couldn't finish. I fell out of the exercise habit and focused on eating right until 210 lbs. At 210, I started other types of exercise and around 200 I started jogging on a treadmill and then outside. I am still doing walking and jogging intervals and using my own version of the Couch to 5K program.

I am here to tell you that if I can do it, anyone can!

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Old 04-07-2013, 10:15 PM   #2
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That is awesome! Well done!
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Old 04-07-2013, 10:51 PM   #3
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Get it gurl!!! That is awesome!
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Old 04-07-2013, 10:51 PM   #4
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WOOOOOHOOOOOO!

You look so great! Congrats - I'm totally doing a 5k now.

Well ok not "now" but as soon as my knees can take some running.

Congrats again!!!
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Old 04-07-2013, 10:57 PM   #5
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Awesome!!! Congrats!! You look amazing!!
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Old 04-07-2013, 11:30 PM   #6
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Awesome accomplishment; you look amazing! I always had the impression that running was empowering, and often envied those that were able to do it. I had a few false starts but found my body simply wasn't ready until I reached down to the 220's.

I'm also doing my own version of C25K and plan on returning to intervals soon. I couldn't even run 10-15 seconds at first but can currently do half a mile non-stop. I can't wait to reach your level!

Once again, you're doing awesome!
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Old 04-07-2013, 11:31 PM   #7
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AHHH this is amazing!! Congratulations!!!!
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Old 04-08-2013, 12:05 AM   #8
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Awesome accomplishment!!! You look so great! I can't wait until the day I do a 5k. Congratulations!
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Old 04-08-2013, 01:08 AM   #9
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Old 04-08-2013, 02:07 AM   #10
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Fantastic!!! You look great. Really great. And look behind you! That girl is heavier than you and she's chugging along, too!
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Old 04-08-2013, 03:24 AM   #11
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Old 04-08-2013, 07:35 AM   #12
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Congratulations!!! As others have said, you look amazing!

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Old 04-08-2013, 08:37 AM   #13
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Fantastic!!
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Old 04-08-2013, 08:42 AM   #14
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Hoooooray!! You are looking SOOO great! You look awesomely adorable and athletic in your picture!

You are an athlete!!
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Old 04-08-2013, 08:55 AM   #15
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Awesome and spiritual !!!
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