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The Overnight Walk - I did it!


Tuesday, June 17, 2014

From Saturday night to Sunday morning I walked to raise money for Suicide Prevention. I was really nervous beforehand because I had never walked that far. I worried I wouldn't be able to walk the whole thing or I would lag behind most people. But when the time came I did really well!

I walked 18.34 miles in under 5 hours and felt really good at the end! All the hours of training were worth it. I feel really proud that I made my goal.

I met some wonderful people during the walk and heard so many stories reminding me how important a cause it is. I'm very grateful for the people who helped me raise the funds I needed to walk (I needed a minimum of 1k and raised over 1.7k!). And I'm grateful for the moral support and encouragement I received from my friends, family and SparkPeople as well.

What motivates you and how will you feel when you reach your next big goal?
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WATERDIAMONDS 6/21/2014 7:45AM

    What a lovely thing to do. Congratulations for both accomplishments--improving your health and helping others.

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MAINEALI 6/18/2014 12:24PM

    That is awesome! Thank you for walking for such an important cause!

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ERIN_POSCH 6/18/2014 10:31AM

    WAY TO GO! Keep up the great effort!

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RAYLINSTEPHENS 6/18/2014 9:25AM

    WOW! YOU are awesome!!

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RHOOK20047 6/18/2014 7:24AM

    Welcome to back SparkPeople. We are all here for the same reason, no matter what our personal story is. We are here to help each other to get to that healthy point we want to be in our lives. It is not going to be easy, but it is attainable. Make small goals and they will lead to big successes. Great job with the walk and for such a great cause! Welcome back emoticon and get active on this site.

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SPARTANJAI 6/18/2014 7:11AM

    What a good cause.
Nice job!

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LISADCANNON 6/17/2014 9:14PM

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