Author: Sorting Last Post on Top ↓ Message:
JMCDOWELL13 SparkPoints: (0)
Fitness Minutes: (32,785)
Posts: 3,027
7/6/08 7:00 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message

DADDY5CATS's Photo DADDY5CATS SparkPoints: (0)
Fitness Minutes: (12,002)
Posts: 968
7/6/08 1:40 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
I would be telling a big lie if I didn't say that brought tears to my eyes. It just goes to show that if you TRUELY believe, All things are possible.

No Excuses Now.

This needs to be posted to every team.


It's 2010 And I'm Back To Track Again! I STILL Have The "Power" !!!

Gotta Know Where You Come From To Get Where You Want To Go.

 current weight: 167.5 
SLIMDENNIS Posts: 2,385
7/5/08 6:23 P

Send Private Message
Thanks for the GOOD info & I know I have no more excuses. That is so informative & helpful!!

Dennis (Colorado)

Please check out the teams that I am a co-leader:
Men In Christ
50+ Males
Colorado Men

 Pounds lost: 32.0 
STEVO5O's Photo STEVO5O Posts: 3,126
7/5/08 1:54 P

My SparkPage
All I can say is WOW!!!!! None of us have ANY excuse at all not to try to do anything after seeing this amazing story. Thanks so much for posting this. stevo5o

DDOORN's Photo DDOORN Posts: 26,071
7/5/08 9:01 A

Community Team Member

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Passing this along courtesy of MRSHONEYC, from another SparkTeam...some Independence Day inspiration!:

I received this in email. It is a VERY powerful message. You can use this on your teams if you'd like:

This is the most amazing story you will ever be a part of. The next time YOU think that you just CANíT ___, remember THIS story and attached video.
A son asked his father, 'Dad, will you take part in a marathon with me?'
The father who, despite having a heart condition, says 'Yes'.
They went on to complete the marathon together.
Father and son went on to join other marathons, the father always saying 'Yes' to his son's request of going through the race together.
One day, the son asked his father, 'Dad, let's join the Ironman together.' To which, his father said 'Yes'.
For those who don't know, Ironman is the toughest triathlon ever. The race encompasses three endurance events of a 2.4 mile (3.86 kilometer) ocean swim, followed by a 112 mile (180.2 kilometer) bike ride, and ending with a 26.2 mile (42.195 kilometer) marathon along the coast of the Big Island.
Father and son went on to complete the race together.
Here's video footage of the duo - I hope it touches you like it did me:

Just brought to my attention - more on the background of the father/son duo:

Edited by: DDOORN at: 7/5/2008 (09:05)
Co-Team Leader for All Health Pros, Binghamton Area Losers & Laid Off But Staying Strong SparkTeams

Tell Me What Is It You Plan To Do With Your One Wild & Precious Life? ---Mary Oliver

Don't die with your music still in you. -- Dr. Wayne Dyer

"We either make ourselves miserable or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same." --- Carlos Castaneda

"You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection." --- Buddha

 Pounds lost: 102.0 
Page: 1 of (1)  

Report Innappropriate Post

Other 50+ Males General Team Discussion Forum Posts

Topics: Last Post:
Did You Run, Bike, Swim or Weight Train Today? 2/20/2018 5:10:42 PM
2017 Goals 1/15/2018 12:50:01 AM
How do you like retirement? 12/30/2017 5:08:22 PM
Sparkpeople Trivia Points Daily 2/20/2018 10:23:33 AM
Can you exercise too much? 7/12/2017 7:06:02 PM

Thread URL:

Review our Community Guidelines