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Pre-Flying Pig Random Thoughts from Today's Wog

Monday, April 29, 2013

Haven't blogged in ages. Fell off the SparkWagon. Gained at least 15lbs.

But had a few epiphanies today while running in the rain trying to train for the Flying Pig in Cincinnati this weekend after being so sick from a stomach virus....

~ I may feel fat, but I'm not a XL again like a thought at Dick's! (got some body issues again) emoticon

~ It's not so bad to run in the pouring down rain! emoticon

~ I have an AWESOME running playlist! ( Since no one was around from the rain, I found myself singing out loud) emoticon

~ The body is pretty darn amazing. I didn't have to start back from square one to run again. Your body just starts running (or wogging, as the case may be) again. Who ever would have guessed?! emoticon

~ Running through puddles can be wicked fun. emoticon

~ Bon Jovi & Bruce Springsteen are still gods to me. emoticon

~ I'm nervous to run the relay with Renee, Kathie & Julie, but I do think I can do it. But if not, just Walk more! emoticon Not one SparkPerson will ever make fun of you!

~ I finally picked it. Cher's "You Haven't Seen the Last of Me" from the movie Burlesque is my Power Song:D emoticon

https://www.youtube.com/
watch?v=ZOU0mvP-Xvs


~My Charity Miles App stopped working after 2 1/2 stopped working. I panicked a little. But then just enjoyed the run! I know I did at least 6 miles. GO ME!!

~ Was just going to stop running when the song, "You Can't Stop the Beat" from the Musical Hairspray came on. Just kept running (and singing out loud!) Just TRY not to run to it!

https://www.youtube.com/
watch?v=sUL835gLuNk


~ I just can't wait to see old SparkFriends & meet new SparkPeeps! emoticon

~ I haven't been wearing my Garmin since I started wogging since I don't feel like a runner any more after not running for 1 1/2 years because of plantar fasclitis issues. But when I walked past the mirror in the bathroom after my run, I thought, "Whoa! I DO look like a runner!"

Guess I can wear my Garmin again. emoticon
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SHEENADEE 5/13/2013 10:18AM

    Sorry I didn't see this sooner...but, wanted to say I'm glad to see you blogging again. And glad you are getting back to running, and glad your PF is better, and glad to see you enjoying the rain (now we know that came in handy for the Pig), and mostly glad I know you and got to spend time with you in Cincy!

Hugs & Love!


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DEBBYFROMMT 5/2/2013 11:35PM

    A fellow wogger! Way to go! (I'm trying to run more too)

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MTRACHEL 5/2/2013 8:46PM

    Way to "pick yourself up, dust yourself off and start all over again". I say once a runner, always a runner (even if it's wogging or jogging or sometimes walking) Enjoy the flying pig!

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BILLALEX70 5/1/2013 12:06PM

    Great job Lynn!

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BE-THE-CHANGE 4/30/2013 8:22PM

    You are back! Have a great time at the Pig this weekend. I will be thinking about you and looking for lots of pictures!

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_VALEO_ 4/30/2013 8:03PM

    Attagirl! Have fun at Flying Pig! emoticon

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HIKETOHEIGHTS 4/30/2013 3:36PM

    I enjoy my rain adventures also! Glad you are back on spark again. YAY FOR GHE MIRROR! Nice to admire your hard work!

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GRANDMABABA 4/30/2013 3:35PM

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LIGHTNINGRUNNER 4/30/2013 1:41PM

    Have so much fun at Flying Pig - so wish I could be there. Someday I will make to one of this Spark get togethers.

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GAYEMC 4/30/2013 9:44AM

    You go girl! Have a great Flying Pig race!

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SLASALLE 4/30/2013 9:16AM

    She's BA-ack!!!!!!!! You go, girl. You've got this made in the shade!!! Thinking of you ... have FUN!!!!

Stephanie

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JLITT62 4/30/2013 7:59AM

    I'm still running but can't say as I look like a runner, LOL!

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2BERUNNING 4/30/2013 7:57AM

    Again you are simply AMAZING! Enjoy your run this weekend and the people you get to share it with. So proud of you emoticon

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SLAYINGDRAGONS 4/30/2013 7:27AM

    Go, girlfriend!!! You spark every time we make contact!!!
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OWL_20 4/30/2013 7:02AM

    This just awesome and I'm totally jealous since the Flying Pig is only an hour from me! I think you'll do great--you have such a wonderful attitude and a good beat cannot hurt ;-). Wish you luck! P.S. I wog like heck and I consider myself a runner. Miles and effort count!

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BUFFALOKAY 4/30/2013 12:18AM

    I don't know how anyone could be nervous about running with me. The Pig is going to be FUN! I'm so looking forward to seeing you again Lynn! emoticon

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BOBBYD31 4/29/2013 10:49PM

    your gonna do fine, just relax and have fun. run, jog, wog whatever just enjoy

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CALIDREAMER76 4/29/2013 10:16PM

    I'm SO glad to call you friend~ You'll be awesome this weekend!

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CMERUN29 4/29/2013 9:55PM

    Great job! Can't wait to meet you in person this weekend.

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QUIDDITCHGRRL 4/29/2013 9:32PM

    Can't wait to see you again! Feels like forever! All will work itself out in time - you know this, you're a runner. :)

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NOVABOY009 4/29/2013 9:22PM

    You got this mom. No worries - hakuna matada.

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CASSIOEPIA 4/29/2013 9:02PM

    Have fun this weekend, and I hope you have fun with "some" Canadians, even if it's not me. I will be thinking of you SparkPeeps! Oh, and I forgot my music on my last long run, and I was surprised how often I was singing "The Highway Don't Care" by Tim McGraw (both inside and outside my head). Funny how running and tunes just go together.

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ANNERBEES 4/29/2013 8:46PM

    emoticon emoticon emoticon You never cease to amaze me!! NOTHING keeps you down and that is so awesome!!! You taught me to step out of my box and try things and I run/wog/waddle or whatever you want to call it because of YOU!!! Have fun this weekend!!! If you listen closely you will hear me cheering for you!!!! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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