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  Week of 5/20/2010 - Featured Board Post

My Son, My Trainer
AJINMN



I was almost in tears today. The kids and I were walking up and down our 1/4 mi. driveway and I decided to jog between the telephone poles. I didn't quite make it and quit because it was "too hard" and I said, "I'm gonna die" in a joking way. Then my 12 year old son said, "Ok, next telephone pole we'll jog to the next one. I know you can do it. You don't think you can, but I know you can. If you say you're going to die you are going to live because of doing this." So, I jogged. When we were getting close he said, "Almost there! Almost there!"

When I did it I almost cried because he supported me like that. He is amazing. I even called him "Jillian 'the devil' Michaels". I also learned that I pushed myself because of him and because he believed in me and I didn't want to let him down. He helped me believe in myself too. I'm going to tell him that.




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