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If a mother of 12 can run marathons, what's your excuse?

Monday, January 14, 2013

I was sitting in the local Barnes and Noble looking through the most recent edition of Runners World magazine, when I saw an article of a mother of 12...yes...12 kids who RUNS marathons...and runs them FAST!!!!!! It seems that she lost 75 pounds and got very speedy in only about three years! emoticon
One begins to ask...How does she manage to get in her workouts with all of those responsibilities? It seems early morning runs are the key for this superbusy mom. She had a challenge and solved the issue...So, my question for myself and for you SP friends is...........What is your excuse for not exercising, eating healthy, or tracking on SP? What WILL you do to solve this issue? If you start coming up with a bunch of I cants......remember the mother of 12 who runs marathons! emoticon

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
BARBIE1967 1/17/2013 1:27PM

  I used to be a stress eater but after starting to go to the gym and then developing gall bladder issues could not deal with stress that way anymore. I started doing stress cardio sessions and now am a stress runner. Am the mother of a 15 yr old and an 8yr old with autism and am looking forward to my first half marathon in April.

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BILL60 1/15/2013 7:47AM

    Wow!! That's the epitome of desire.

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REFINING_LIFE 1/14/2013 7:26PM

    Part of me thinks that, if I had 12 kids, I might take up distance running just for the break!!

Although, it's a great point. It's easy to say "I don't have enough time" but everyone has the same amount. Some just prioritize and use it better!

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BROOKLYN_BORN 1/14/2013 5:21PM

    Amazing! I've got to check out the whole article.

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IGSBETH 1/14/2013 2:05PM

    Very inspiring!

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ARUSHING2 1/14/2013 12:02PM

  Thoughtful and thought provoking for certainty.

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