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Claim your journey!

Sunday, July 01, 2012

Earlier today I posted a blog on the ICEdot Athletes page bearing the same title. In that post I talked about how we take for granted how far we've come. It's important that we celebrate our victories no matter how small. Where do you want to be? Are you going with the flow or have you claimed your journey? To read the post in its entirety and see a nice video, click on the link: icedotathletes.com/2012/
06/30/claim-your-journey


SparkPeople is a place that has many success stories and journeys. Do you consider yourself to be a success? I sure hope so! You may be going through a rough time or recovering from injury, but you must claim your success! If you haven't, this is the perfect time!

I will be sad to see June go. It was a special month for me. I celebrated my 2-year Runiversary, volunteered at 3 races including one on National Trails Day, enjoyed National Running Day with friends, ran my first race in Louisiana, and became President-Elect for my running club on my birthday. What a month!

They say I was preaching on National Running Day


Crossing the bridge


Hell's Hills Half Marathon logo


Representing Team MARATHON Bar with Andrew


This is what I'm talking about! (after Hell's Hills)


Ready to cheer on people at the Go! Mile at packet pickup


I'm rockin' a skirt at the Go! Mile! You got to have fun!


Taking in the view on a nice trail run

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BOPPY_ 5/25/2014 3:19PM

    Nice!

Nice:
* Accomplishments.
* Prose
* Pics
* Viewpoint

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SHEAINTPLAYIN 2/14/2013 10:44AM

    So inspirational, you have reminded me of why I chose to put myself and my health first finally after so long. emoticon

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LDRICHEL 8/12/2012 8:40AM

    I need another Nick blog!!! Stat!

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SANDYB223 8/10/2012 7:47AM

    Great blog!!!!! I love all your photos!

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GEMINIGEM6 8/1/2012 10:06PM

    Love this blog! :)

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NARNIAROSE2003 7/11/2012 5:22PM

    Wow! I just ran (albeit with the Wii Fit) for the first time in YEARS yesterday - 2.88 miles in 20 minutes. It felt amazing!! Thanks for being an inspiration.

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ON2VICTORY 7/10/2012 9:13AM

    That's my buddy, rockin the skirt!.... Lol.... Dude, way to go on the pres elect....

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CATIATM 7/7/2012 2:56PM

    I love the photos - congrats on your awesome progress and many successes!

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MBSHAZZER 7/4/2012 12:39PM

    Happy Runniversary!! June was a fantastic month for you!

I was out of town with friends over the weekend. I was feeling badly b/c I only had time to squeeze in 10 miles on Saturday before our day started. Everyone else was impressed. So, it's all about perspective!

Happy 4th!

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LINDAKAY228 7/3/2012 9:55AM

    Wonderful month it sounds like! We each do have our own journey and we do need to claim it and remember it and cherish it, even when there are ups and downs, because the journey is what shapes us and the roads we pick into the future is what shapes the journey. It's a beautiful thing!

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GETFIT2LIVE 7/2/2012 6:44PM

    We do need to claim our journey! Life truly is an adventure, and you exemplify that to me. WOO HOO for a great month--make July even better!

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GODIVADSG 7/2/2012 3:32PM

    Inspirational! emoticon

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WOLF-SPIRIT 7/1/2012 10:59PM

    Wonderful accomplishments and great memories. Am happy for you and wishing you a great July, 2012.

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DRB13_1 7/1/2012 6:33PM

    Congrats on being president elect of your running club - they know quality when they see it!
Hope your birthday was ESPECIALLY happy!
Keep spreading the run gospel.

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JANETRIS 7/1/2012 4:57PM

    So much progress and victory for you to claim! Great inspiration here...thanks!

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NATPLUMMER 7/1/2012 9:08AM

    Looks like June was a fabulous month!!
Excellent article :-)

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SBNORMAL 7/1/2012 8:40AM

  Wow!! Looks like fun!!! I would love to run, but I am working on walking first.

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BTWCOACH 7/1/2012 8:32AM

    I love your perspective on life. I hope that stays with you for a very long time!!!
Congrats on your run in Louisiana! Did you write a blog about it?

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GOODGETNBETR 7/1/2012 3:09AM

    emoticon and emoticon on a great month. May July be just as successful.

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LUCKYDOGFARM 7/1/2012 12:38AM

    Woohoo Nicholas! Great photo bloc and success story.

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RUN_BAKE_BLOG 7/1/2012 12:24AM

    Too cute...seriously.
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TAMPATINK67 7/1/2012 12:01AM

    Awesome!

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