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Throwing in the towel too SOON!!!(tons of pics)

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Sunday, March 06, 2011

hi all

I have been wanting to write this blog!!! and she gave me the last piece!

That is my blog in a NUTSHELL!!!!

And sorry old SP friend for recycling pics!

this is 2005 (not my current bef, don't have one)

IF I had QUIT on the first week when EATING right was sooo DARN HARD! emoticon

How did I know that I was going to EMBARK in a running Career?

IF I had QUIT because my KNEES were hurting like a B@%@!!!

How did I know that it was BECAUSE of my Weight that it hurts? ( 4 wks later pain free)

IF I had QUIT because RUNNING was HARD, lungs were EXPLODING, and Muscle ACHED!!

How would I know that I run 100% of my first 5k, only 3 wks into my running career? (44 min)

IF I was just SATISFIED with my 5k at being 44 min....

How would I know that I was going to start the c25k and end at 2nd 5k in 28 mins? (4 wks later)

IF I Had QUIT running because I FINISHED the c25k program......

How would I know that was able to run 13.1 miles 5 wks later in 2 hours!!??

At this point... I hit my MEGA 160 plateau!!! 6 monh in counting....

IF I had QUIT at this plateau...........

How did I know I would end it looking like this!!!!???

How did I know I can button and zip a tight size 4?

How would I know I would celebrate my hubby's b-day looking like this?

How would I know I would fit into a little red dress size 4!!?

IF I had stopped at RUNNING........

How would I have known that I would start p90x!!!???

How would I know that I dare buy my first bikini??

How would I know that the inspiration pic I soo want to look like!!!

IS soooooooooooooooooo CLOSE!!!!!

Here is to another 6 months!!!!!!

I will NOT THROW in the TOWEL

Because this can potentially be me after another 60+ days of p90xing

ADD since posting:

How would I know I would ever OWN a size 2!!!
NEVER in my life! Un-Real!!!!! (smallest size ever is 10!!!)

Got into size 4 after 30 day of that pic!!!

See you in 30 days Size 2!!!!!

Are you going to throw in the towel?

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
JESUSSHRINK 3/30/2011 10:42AM


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EVER-HOPEFUL 3/19/2011 6:35PM

    emoticon love,knew you could do it. emoticon

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JCWATL 3/19/2011 5:42PM

    I love that you are buying pants that are too small and KNOW that you will fit into them soon. I am not quite that brave. Way to go!

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LEALOWE 3/19/2011 12:36AM

    Congratulations. I'm still thinking about starting to run so I can be more in shape, healthier and maybe rev up my metabolism a little. Heaven knows, it needs it. You're so inspiring. Thanks for the great pep talk. emoticon

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FLY_GIRL88 3/15/2011 11:33PM

    so inspiring! love evry pic!!!

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    Great Blog, you look wonderful

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DUSTYGIRL25 3/15/2011 4:36PM

    Love the story and pictures. Thank you so much for sharing your inspiration. emoticon

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JARMOOZLE 3/14/2011 11:17PM

    LOVE IT!
So many people give up when they don't see results quick enough. The strength is in HOLDING ON and trusting the process!
You look amazing :D

(health & fitness motivation)

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MELYMEL22 3/14/2011 6:41PM

    love it! I am NOT throwing in the towel! Thank you!!!!

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BCLYMIRE 3/14/2011 11:21AM

  Fabulous, congrats

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THEIS58 3/14/2011 6:59AM

    Most inspirational! emoticon emoticon

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MICKEYMAX 3/13/2011 9:55PM

    You go girl!

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MASE72 3/13/2011 3:43PM

    emoticon emoticon

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PURPLECRACK 3/12/2011 9:14PM

    Wow! Great post. How would you know? I am especially inspired by the pain in the knees after running. I know its because of the weight and that it will soon go away. I have to tell myself that when I want to "take it easy" on myself. All of the other immediate benefits (de-stressed, relaxed, great mood) outweigh the temporary physical pain. Thanks for sharing!

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LUBAML 3/12/2011 7:56PM

    Great job! Thanks for sharing. Congratulations. See you soon thinner. emoticon Luba

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    Thank you! Very inspiring and I needed this RIGHT NOW. Your hard work has really paid off, you look fantastic.

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TONREVENGE 3/12/2011 12:41PM

    Wow! Seeing you so close to your original inspirational picture is truly inspiring to me!

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ONEDERWOMAN73 3/11/2011 9:40AM

    What an amazing journey!

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MESEATURTLE 3/11/2011 7:42AM

    Truly truly inspirational!!!

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DWILCZKO 3/11/2011 12:12AM


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ALLIEOOPS2 3/10/2011 10:59PM

    Great post. It really made me think - change may come slowly, but will come if you stick with it.

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KRISTINKP 3/10/2011 9:48PM

    This blog is definitely an inspiration. I have hit a major plateau, feeling like I am working harder than ever, but getting nowhere. These pics are great motivation...think I need my own little bathroom photo session! :-)

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LEFTY95 3/10/2011 9:41PM

    WOW,very inspiring. I really needed to see this post.

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GEEKGIRL2010 3/10/2011 9:03PM

  wow-totally needed that post

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NATASH43 3/10/2011 8:52PM

    I needed this post! Thanks!!

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GOIN4GR8 3/10/2011 8:39PM

    WOW!!! Awesome job!! I love the way you've recorded yourself at all the stages along the way. You look incredible--congartulations on all your hard work, and great post!

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NESSAM80 3/10/2011 8:30PM

    Wow, very inspiring!!!!

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DOGSHOETAT 3/10/2011 8:01PM

    You look amazing! Congratulations on your persistence!

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    You go girl! You've obviously tapped into the tiger inside of you. It's BEAUTIFUL to see and serves as an inspiration to ALL!

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WALKINWNDR1 3/10/2011 6:01PM

  Your blog says it all--by opening yourself up to change, new opportunities presented themselves to enrich your life! Way to go!

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KLONG8 3/10/2011 5:23PM

    Well, our journey knocked me out of some stagnant thoughts. Tremendously inspirational and absolutely the truth! Thanks!

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MOUSEONDNET 3/10/2011 5:07PM

  wow! those photos really tell an inspirational story! You go girl!

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BURTON79B 3/10/2011 4:46PM

    Wow...very nice! Didn't really realize it could go that far! Thanks for that!

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DEBLYNN323 3/10/2011 3:35PM

    Keep up the good work!

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AMBERLEIGHM1 3/10/2011 2:54PM

    You have a very encouraging blog. Keep up the great work, you will reach all of your goals. You look fantastic!!

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HAPPYPENNY 3/10/2011 2:16PM

    Love this blog and you LOOK GREAT!! You definitely are an encouragement to me. emoticon

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TRACSGOAL 3/10/2011 1:50PM

    Very inspiration and right on target for me today. You look amazing and so healthy - can't wait to see you in that size 2. emoticon emoticon emoticon

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TSEMAR 3/10/2011 1:25PM

  Awesome! You have a great attitude and are an inspiration. Thanks for a great post!! emoticon

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NASFKAB 3/10/2011 1:14PM

  You are great inspiration way to go

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1300MAGIC 3/10/2011 1:12PM

    very inspirational!

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LIZABETT 3/10/2011 11:53AM

    Congratulations April! With your attitude and determination no question you will get and STAY exactly where you want to go. In the meantime you are motivating others to do the same. You look fantastic! emoticon

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MRSBIGDOG916 3/10/2011 11:33AM

    Thank you for this encouraging blog!!!! I was so ready to quit until i read this!!!! RUNNING HERE I COME!!!!!!!!

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_O2BHEALTHY_ 3/10/2011 11:32AM

    Great blog!! Very encouraging!! You can do this and so can we!! emoticon

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_O2BHEALTHY_ 3/10/2011 11:31AM

    Great blog!! Very encouraging!! You can do this and so can we!! emoticon

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JODIWHITE19 3/10/2011 11:25AM

    Awesome emoticon So inspirational!! Love your blogs emoticon

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AWADAWRIGHT 3/10/2011 11:24AM

    Great post! Thanks!

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MOONBIRD 3/10/2011 10:48AM

    You have inspired me so much! I ran a mile the other day for the first time, and if I had given up, I wouldn't have done it. I want to be able to run a 5K. I will not give up! Thank you for the inspiration!! You look amazing!

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MACEWOMAN 3/10/2011 10:44AM

    emoticon And I have no doubts those size 2's will fit like they were made for you shortly. emoticon

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HOTRODSANDY 3/10/2011 10:31AM

    LOVED it. So motivational. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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