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I didn't become active until my early 30s. After my dad passed from smoking-related cancer in the mid 1980s, I quit smoking and started swimming, as I always loved the water. That activity led me to underwater hockey, which I have played since 1991. I compete in local, regional, and national tournaments, and have even been to a world competition.

I am also a runner and a RRCA Certified running coach (feel free to ask me questions). I have completed 2 marathons, 14 half ...
I didn't become active until my early 30s. After my dad passed from smoking-related cancer in the mid 1980s, I quit smoking and started swimming, as I always loved the water. That activity led me to underwater hockey, which I have played since 1991. I compete in local, regional, and national tournaments, and have even been to a world competition.

I am also a runner and a RRCA Certified running coach (feel free to ask me questions). I have completed 2 marathons, 14 half marathons, a couple of trail races, some 10 milers, some 10Ks, and so many 5Ks that I stopped keeping count.

If I could send a message to people it would be that you are never too old to change your lifestyle, and to not expect huge changes in a short amount of time. It is a constant work in progress with backslides and progressions. Make constant, small changes and keep learning about health and fitness.
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Member Since: 3/19/2007

SparkPoints: 45,122

Fitness Minutes: 46,313

My Goals:
* Get a marathon PR
* Do a 70.3 triathlon

My Program:
* Heal from a broken ankle
* Cycle more
* Strength train
* Find a tri coach
* Read about 70.3 racing, marathoning, and nutrition to develop training plans

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SUNSHINEYOURWAY
3/9/2015 6:55:37 AM

Hi Carolyn, Just stopping by to say Hi! I hope you are doing Great!!
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PAQTEQ
1/23/2015 5:34:18 AM

Thanks for the encouragement on my Blog. I actually used to live in WPB. We have been having Marathon Bahamas for a few years now. It will be happening again in January in Nassau. There will also be Half Marathons later this year. Check us out!



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THEBLONDEGENIUS
12/16/2014 12:27:45 PM

Aw, happy birthday to your mom! My mama is 87, will be 88 in February. She's always concerned about our health and it tickles her to death when we exercise and eat healthy. Y'all enjoy your Christmas, too!
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THEBLONDEGENIUS
12/16/2014 9:01:11 AM

I saw a comment you left on a forum and notice the quote you include from your mom. Go Mom! Awesome quote!!
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