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Old 01-27-2013, 02:50 AM   #1
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Smile Just wanna share a few milestones!

I reached the 1/3 mark to my ultimate goal of 180 lbs. Over 60 lost!

I started running, I always wanted to be a runner! Began with c25k in August when I was still over 300 lbs. Did my 1st 5k race last month and another last weekend. This week for the 1st time I ran 10k. Not an official race, just on my own. I can't believe I ran 6.3 miles!

And since June 2012 I've lost 4 clothing sizes and over 50 inches from all over my body.

I still have a long way to go but my progress is so encouraging. Of course I'm looking forward to my goal, but I'm also enjoying myself along the way. I wish I had made these lifestyle changes so much sooner!
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Old 01-27-2013, 02:54 AM   #2
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Amazing progress! And I love that wedding dress in your signature- you'll look beautiful!
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Old 01-27-2013, 02:42 PM   #3
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Running is such a great way to lose weight and gain more muscle and I am super impressed with your progress! I am sure you will look lovely on your wedding day!
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Old 01-27-2013, 03:00 PM   #4
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Awesome progress so far, yay!! So happy for you!

Is that your wedding dress in your ticker?? It's GORGEOUS!
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Old 01-27-2013, 03:44 PM   #5
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CONGRATS from another C25K graduate!!!! Excellent progress...pat yourself on the back. You deserve it.
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Old 01-31-2013, 12:42 AM   #6
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Congratulations!! That's amazing progress. Bravo!
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Old 01-31-2013, 10:16 AM   #7
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WOW! You are an inspiration to me because I started a lot further along in the 300s and am just getting to the point where I can walk on the treadmill for 2 8 minute sessions. To think that when I lose another 70 pounds that I'll be able to at least walk a lot further just seems impossible. Thanks so much for sharing and congratulations!
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Old 01-31-2013, 11:10 AM   #8
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Congrats - wow on running 10K, that's fantastic!
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Old 01-31-2013, 03:04 PM   #9
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Great job!!!

Awesome on the 5k and 10k!! It feels incredible doesn't it? To know that you did the one thing you thought you couldn't?
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Old 02-01-2013, 12:41 PM   #10
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Thanks ladies, it does feel wonderful! It would've been unfathomable to me when I started last June that I would've come so far. Running over six miles straight didn't seem possible. 7 months ago I couldn't run for 2 minutes.

Betsy- I find the treadmill harder, so you are doing awesome. Keep up the good work!
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Old 02-01-2013, 12:47 PM   #11
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Wow u are truly in inspiration to me, I really envy your ability to have run that 10 k. I don't think at any weight have I been able to run more than 2 miles. Congrats on the weight loss from one chubby girl to another !
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Old 02-01-2013, 09:08 PM   #12
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Congratulations to you on your running. Love the dress. Know you will be looking great in that dress if you continue as you are doing.
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Old 02-03-2013, 06:56 AM   #13
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You are such an inspiration! Congrats!
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