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9/25/11 2:51 P

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I made a Sparkpeople shirt and wore it to my first 5K yesterday. Check out my blog!

"All our dreams can come true - if we have the courage to pursue them." ~Walt Disney

"You don't have to be thin to act thin." ~Indy Girl

"In everyone's life, at sometime, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit."
`~ Albert Schweitzer




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GIGISPARKY's Photo GIGISPARKY Posts: 324
9/21/11 9:07 P

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Janet, you are an inspriation. I love your priorities: chemo had better not get in the way of your exercise. Thanks.

Gigi

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9/20/11 2:38 P

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GIGISPARKY~ I don't know about you, but I'm finding all the walking is helping during chemo. I actually did 6 miles the other day as I'm training for a half marathon in November. I actually feel worse when I don't get in my minimum 2 miles. I told my oncologist that chemo better not get in the way of my walking and racing... lol... His reply was go for it, just listen to your body. So that is what I'm doing.

I have a 5K this weekend and plan on enjoying every step.

Janet

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SparkPeople's Official 5K Your Way Walking Program Co-Leader

I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish humble tasks as though they were great and noble. The world is moved along not only by the mighty shoves of its heroes but also by the aggregate of the tiny pushes of each honest worker.
- Helen Keller

Don't look at life as "you have to," view it as "you get to." It puts the fun back in things.


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DUTCHDAVE's Photo DUTCHDAVE SparkPoints: (23,959)
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9/20/11 9:40 A

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Good luck, you will make it

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9/20/11 5:42 A

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I just signed up and I am so excited about the great idea -- to have a virtual race. I plan to walk on October 30, wearing the SparkPeople t-shirt that I just ordered. I am walking half the 5K distance now, but I am not sure how much improvement my chemo treatments will allow, so I am shooting low and committing to only walking.

I hope that I will see others with their SparkPeople t-shirts!



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