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Whew! I feel so much better now!

Thursday, November 03, 2011

I'm done stressing about this and I've finally made peace with it.

So, here's the plan.

I'm going to start the marathon running. If I can't run, I'll walk. If I can't walk, I'll DNF.

I mean really....will the world end if I don't finish? Doubtful. And if it did, it would be strictly a coincidence, right?

I'm going to Savannah and my husband is going with me. No matter what, it will be fun!

I feel so much better!!

Life IS Good!
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NIXXY311 11/18/2011 9:54AM

    Saw that you were able to finish. That's awesome.

Currently going through some leg problems that I hope are fixed by the Disney Marathon but I have the same goal. If I can't run, I'll walk...etc etc...

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DISPATCHER04 11/14/2011 7:18PM

    You can do this! :)

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CCSDESTINY 11/9/2011 9:47PM

    Glad you decided to go :) emoticon

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JEM0622 11/7/2011 5:35PM

    I met so many walkers (and dang were they fast!) at the Freedom's Run Marathon. Way to go, Suzette! emoticon

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GAYEMC 11/7/2011 4:56PM

    There's no failure in DNF, only in DNS

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IPA-RAY 11/7/2011 3:40PM

    Great approach!

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MARATHON_MOM 11/7/2011 2:25PM

    And you did it! Can't wait for a blog!

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TIGGER622 11/6/2011 8:15PM

    i am so glad that you can let the worrying pass and just enjoy! do what you can do and enjoy the experience, whatever that may be! love you girl!

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2WHEELER 11/4/2011 9:07PM

    Have a great time--really, isn't that what it's all about? DNF beats DNT (did not try).

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MBSHAZZER 11/4/2011 3:00PM

    Suezette, you guys are going to have so much fun! I was reading something by The Penguin a while ago - he was writing about a time when he planned to PR and instead DNF. In the sag wagon on the way back, he reminded himself that his ability to start, finish or PR at a race ONLY mattered to him - just the way you are thinking!

ENJOY IT!!!

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CANDIS799 11/4/2011 1:27PM

    Good luck! Having fun is the most important thing anyway!
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SRVFREAK176 11/4/2011 11:12AM

    ANOTHER SPARKER IS THERE...JANET MILLER. HER SCREEN NAME IS RELLIMTENAJ ON SPARK. YOU CAN FIND HER ON MY PAGE OR ON DYET! GOOD LUCK HAVE FUN, FINISH STRONG, FINISH WITH A SMILE! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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BMRBUDDY 11/4/2011 7:46AM

    WooHoo! Good for you, that is amazing! I tried running when you were doing the Couch to 4K and found that it is definitely not for me. My hips and heart won't allow it. I envy that in you and find it amazing. Lifting weights and walking is for me. I'm also adding in a little yoga. Go for it, girl!! emoticon

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SLC1989 11/4/2011 7:17AM

    Just enjoy! Don't stress. Have fun! emoticon

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MONTY68 11/3/2011 11:44PM

    Suezette,
I am so glad that you have made a decision and I love the way you presented it. You are a Winner with what ever comes at race time. The great thing you said you will have a great time with your husband in Savannah.
Thank you for sharing emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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SEYSARAH 11/3/2011 10:30PM

    Good for you, glad you have peace now and can enjoy yourself! Best of luck no matter how things happen!

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BOBBYD31 11/3/2011 10:18PM

    good luck and have fun!!! please listen to you body remember this is only one race.


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COOPSM 11/3/2011 9:55PM

    Great plan Suezette!!! Enjoy!!!

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LYNNANN43 11/3/2011 9:35PM

    Yep. Know how you feel since I walked the 5K instead of running the 10 K last weekend. ROCK that marathon however it works for you!

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JUNEAU2010 11/3/2011 9:32PM

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CHEPRBYTHEDOZN 11/3/2011 8:57PM

    I have missed something! HIP??? what's up,Doc? Please send me a note and fill me in~ I'm so sorry you're not able to run..or are you some? when's the marathon? AAACCKK!!! I feel like I'm totally out of touch~

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MIAMIA7 11/3/2011 8:43PM

    Yay Suezette! You have the right attitude! Hugs and good luck!
Anne

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MOMONTHERUN1 11/3/2011 8:38PM

    Good for you on deciding that you are going to do it! You will do great and I seriously doubt that you will get a "DNF". You go!!!

Lianne

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CASSIOEPIA 11/3/2011 7:44PM

    Coincidence???

I think not!

Good luck Suezette. I'm sure you will not get a DNF out of this, but you're right - it wouldn't be the end of the world!

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TEDYBEAR2838 11/3/2011 6:04PM

    It's all in the attitude and you are doing it

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NEWRUNNINGSHOES 11/3/2011 4:54PM

    Good luck, Suezette!

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JENN26POINT2 11/3/2011 4:41PM

    Hey, if DNF is a possibility, just hop onto Sueanne's back and piggy-back ride it to the end!!!

Best of luck! Pain free vibes being sent your way!

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MSPLACEDAGAIN 11/3/2011 4:20PM

    Great! And enjoy the trip and the adventure!
Eden

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-POLEDANCEGIRL- 11/3/2011 4:20PM

    Go and have fun!!!!

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CRZYRUNRGRL 11/3/2011 3:38PM

    That sounds like a great plan!! I am so proud of you for not beating your self up about this!!

I know you will not DNF! If I didn't DNF with a cut foot, you will not with a bum hip. Not in a can, or in a van, or with a man, sam I am.
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BILLALEX70 11/3/2011 3:36PM

    Rock it Suezette!

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IFDEEVARUNS2 11/3/2011 3:29PM

    Not a chance of a DNF!

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ZIRCADIA 11/3/2011 3:24PM

    I seriously doubt you'll DNF - but doesn't accepting the worst case scenario really relieve a lot of stress?!? :) You're going to do just fine! I can't wait to hear all about it!

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RUNTRILAUGH 11/3/2011 3:19PM

    You will knock it out of the park!

Have a blast!!!!!!!!!

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