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Guess who just jogged 1 MILE NON-STOP…..


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Wednesday, June 01, 2011

Me, that’s who! Yes, this girl just JOGGED 1 ENTIRE MILE NON-STOP. I am so happy I can barely control my emotions, the last 1/10th of the mile I was smiling from ear to ear and I did it in 9:59. You guys have no idea what this means to me. I logged onto Spark late today and saw that it was National Run Day so I was like I am going to jog as far and as longs as I can without stopping. Well, so far I have only been able to run .25 miles without stopping so I was going to push myself to do .50 miles, a ˝ mile came and I told myself to keep pushing just to see how far I could go….around .70 miles my calf muscles started to cramp a little but I was like I made it this far and I am going to make it all the way and guess what I DID IT!!!!! I have read so many times that it is mind over matter and I so believe that! I jogged outside up and down my street (I didn’t feel like driving to the track) so I jogged a slight hill a few times. I could not believe that I actually did it so I got in my car not 1 but 2 times and set the trip mileage to zero and drove back and forth up the street to make sure that I really did 1 mile and yep I did! I even had my husband to do it, LOL. I am in disbelief.

I have so many SparkFriends that are runners that I look up to and that have given me advice along the way, I THANK EACH OF YOU FROM THE BOTTOM OF MY HEART! I just had to share this news with you all….I feel so good I may just go out and jog another mile. Today I have learned that all things are possible, this (to me) is a dream come true! I will be jogging a 5K in no time.

Believe and achieve, I sure have.
Blessings to all.

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EYES_ON_THEPRAZ 6/1/2011 9:56PM

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DIREXTOR 6/1/2011 9:40PM

    TOTALLY FRIGGIN AWESOME!!!!

Congratulations!

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KAREN_NY 6/1/2011 9:38PM

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Congrats & Happy National Running Day!!!!! That's what I call the way to celebrate! Love, love, love your infectious enthusiasm too - thanks for sharing!
K:)

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FRECKS96 6/1/2011 9:09PM

    Congrats to you!!! Such a great accomplishment!

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THECRAZYMANGO 6/1/2011 8:55PM

    Way to go!!! Isn't that a great feeling?! Before you know it, you will be running 5Ks and maybe even a marathon. Whatever your dreams are, I know you can do it!

So proud of you for pushing your limits!

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STELA731 6/1/2011 8:54PM

    What a great accomplishment! emoticon emoticon

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ELLSKI85 6/1/2011 8:42PM

    Thanks awesome, and very inspiring! You should definitely be incredibly proud of yourself.

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FUZZYMOTO 6/1/2011 8:40PM

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Your statements that you believe that it is mind over matter is dead on and it is great that you made the decision to believe in yourself to achieve what you wanted. Way to go making the change and reaching your goal. emoticon

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JECKIE 6/1/2011 8:36PM

    awesome! That's definitely worth celebrating!

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JOYFULSPIRIT920 6/1/2011 8:32PM

    Congrats!! That is so awesome! Way to Go!! Woo hoo!!

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STANBUSH 6/1/2011 8:28PM

    Ditto what TatyPrez says... Congrats... that's an awesome speed.. Way to go

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DISP715 6/1/2011 8:25PM

    Yea for you!!!! That's awesome. HUGS!

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KARUPP11 6/1/2011 8:22PM

    Congrats! Reading your blog makes me want to go run a mile!

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KT-NICHOLS-13 6/1/2011 8:18PM

    Congrats to you!!! That's amazing!

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RUNNER12COM 6/1/2011 8:08PM

    This is SO awesome! I am super proud of you! And yep, this deserves a shout-out on my own blog!

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CIVIAV 6/1/2011 8:07PM

    Oh I know, doesn't it feel wonderful. WTG!

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SHAYGETSFIT 6/1/2011 7:55PM

    You rock! emoticon

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ABSOLUTZER0 6/1/2011 7:54PM

    Woohoo! I am thoroughly pumped! You have no idea how excited I am for you. YOU DID IT!!!! What a day to complete this feat on! You are a rockstar! Woohoo!

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BELIEVER104 6/1/2011 7:48PM

    WOO!! Way to go! I agree with TATYPREZ-- you were RUNNING! A sub 10-min mile is darn impressive... and you just motivated me to get off the couch! Keep it up :)

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TATYPREZ 6/1/2011 7:46PM

    Girl that's not a jog!!! That's a RUN! anything under a 10 minute mile for a girl is considered running. :) Congrats to you!!! That's amazing!

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