Not wanting to gain back any of the 70lbs I've lost. Not wanting depression to control my life....I feel better and more alive when I exercise....can't forget that! Wanting to live a long and healthy life for myself and my family!
"Have fun dancing through yesterday's limitations."
current weight: 152.0
Fitness Minutes: (15,600) Posts: 11,902 6/11/12 11:41 A
i love the feeling of "i am a runner"; i love the magnificent scenery around me; i love the feeling that even when the weather sucks, when you put one foot in front of the other, everything fades away.
live every day so the border collie is happy for a good, active life! "i run because i can" coach nicole! "I AM A RUNNER because I run. Not because I run fast. Not because I run far." john bingham "Right here, right now, right choice" cannie50!
susan WA state PNW time zone +3 hours difference from EST
SW march 25: 123 GOAL met may 15: 111.0 GOAL met june 11: 108 GOAL met august 13, 2012: 103 maintenance goal: 105
current weight: -0.8 under
Fitness Minutes: (34,306) Posts: 4,487 6/10/12 1:51 P
I need to run, I look foward to getting up early and running, or getting off work and httting the pavement or trail, or a full moon run with my dog. No matter how you slice it, I just love to run and am very thankful that I can.
"The future ain't what it used to be" Yogi Berra Life is full of obstacle illusions. -- Grant Frazier
Pounds lost: 0.0
Fitness Minutes: (7,213) Posts: 229 6/5/12 2:05 P
I love being able to run, I want to have along life for myself, my amazing 4 children, and my sexy hubby!!! I would like to have my children learn by our healthy lifestyle, and my hubby enjoys the passion of running, so I have a great running partner!!!
only because I am half crazy! the addiction is as follows: June 2003 2:12:11 PB May 2004 2:12:25 June 2004 2:12:35 May 2005 2:08:19 PB!!! June 2:39:43 (injury) 2010 JUNE 2:15:42 sept 2:09:43 2011 feb 2:16 2012 may 6 1:57:02 PR!! may 19 1:58:04 May 27 2:02 June 17 1:58 Aug 19 1:59
I know I *should* be motivated by all the right things - improved health, long life, etc. I am to a degree. But there are other things I have to draw on when I need to dig deep.
To be stronger, healthier, fitter, and in smaller jeans than my younger sister. She has always been the pretty girl of the family. Gma once told me - patting my leg in that grandma way - "It's okay dear, if you are not the pretty one then at least you are the smart one." Ouch. I was around 12.
So I am thrilled to have lost so much weight, run 2 HMs, etc, but I am selfishly satisfied to be the smart AND pretty one now...
~ Diane www.tiarasandrunningshoes.com
Pounds lost: 38.0
Fitness Minutes: (34,306) Posts: 4,487 6/5/12 11:46 A
My motivation is simple....the more healthy and balance I become, physically, mentally and spiritually, the more beautiful life becomes. It isn't always easy, but one step at at time, I'm getting there!
"Success is the result of what you do when the Woo Hoo is all through....."-ON2VICTORY (Robert)
"The miracle isn't that I finished...the miracle is I had the courage to start." - John 'The Penguin
current weight: 10.3 over
Fitness Minutes: (18,075) Posts: 1,260 6/5/12 9:45 A
My motivation is simple I have 4 kids under the age of 5 and a beautiful wife. I want to grow old and live a long healthy life to watch them grow up. I also want to be a wicked role model for my children. I do not wand them to make the same mistakes as me and have the same problems as me.
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