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10/23/11 1:52 A

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Welcome to the team, I, like you, was super excited when I came across a team that seemed to accept me where I was!

Here's to being slow and fat, but doing still it!

Edited by: RISENPHOENIX at: 10/23/2011 (01:52)
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10/19/11 11:36 A

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Katrina
Saskatchewan Time Zone

You can not change yesterday - it's done.
You can only dream of tomorrow.
The only day you can change is today.
What are you going to do today to reach your goals of tomorrow?

It's supposed to be hard. If it wasn't hard, everyone would do it. The hard is what makes it GREAT

Go little Turtle Go!


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10/17/11 9:51 P

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I know what you mean - I felt like I really HAD to join, too, haha! However, I've never been a runner before so will start by improving my walking speed with jogging intervals. Good luck with your goals!

Lynda in Orange County, So Calif

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God Grant me Serenity to Accept the things I cannot change, Courage to Change the things I can and Wisdom to Know the difference!

Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out. -- John Wooden

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10/17/11 11:08 A

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Glad to have you with us, BA! Welcome!
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10/16/11 10:09 A

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Welcome to our team, BA, and hope you'll have fun here!

Yep, you're doing a lot more than most folks watching from the sidelines - and you're probably inspiring someone who IS watching you go by.
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Alysia :)

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10/15/11 4:12 P

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Welcome!

Jeanette
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10/15/11 3:56 P

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Welcome to the team! I know what you mean. I ran a marathon a 9 halves about 60 pounds ago. I gained ll my weight back and now I am trying again. Hope to run the Seattle Half Marathon on Thanksgiving weekend. Here's to both of us.

Heather

I run because I don't have to.


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10/15/11 3:19 P

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I mean, this is perfect!!!

I used to run regularly, about 8 years and 40 lbs ago. I still enjoy going to races, so I do them long and slow. :) I figure I am still doing more than anyone on the sidelines!

I can't wait to keep reading up and sharing experiences.

Thank you!
BA

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