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TOPIC: My First 5K at 291.3 lbs!

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October 6, 2012 8:20 AM
This morning in 49 degree weather and a wind chill that made it feel 43 I completed my first 5K...not last place and definitely not first place but I completed and beat my goal time of 45 min....44:28. I knew I would walk the whole thing but, I was ecstatic when I finish and cried like a baby! In July of this year I was having a hard time of doing 2 miles in 40 min so I am very proud of my self...to top it off I lost 5.5 lbs this week as well...

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Edited by AngelaJordan712 On October 6, 2012 8:25 AM
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October 6, 2012 8:21 AM
congratulations! You'll be doing another one before you know it!!!!
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October 6, 2012 8:23 AM
Great Job!!
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October 6, 2012 8:23 AM
I would say that is a successful 5K!
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October 6, 2012 8:25 AM
Congratulations , i know how you feel i only properly started 6 days ago and i walk 40 max and that kills me at my slow pace. But i hope one day i can do a 5k walk/run . keep up the good work hunny x
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October 6, 2012 8:26 AM
Congrats! That's terrific!!
October 6, 2012 11:56 AM
Thanks everyone!
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October 6, 2012 11:57 AM
CONGRATS!!! This a great accomplishment! It only gets easier from here!! JOB WELL DONE! flowerforyou
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October 6, 2012 12:02 PM
Congratulation! Proud you should be. Keep up the good work and next I will be congratulating you on a half a marathon--step by step. My daughter is doing a marathon in New York tomorrow and this will be her 3rd one. I am very proud of her!
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October 6, 2012 1:52 PM
awesome job! awesome, awesome job!!!
October 6, 2012 1:54 PM
Congratulations!!! That's no easy thing. Keep up the good work.
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October 6, 2012 1:54 PM
Thank You! If I can anyone can!
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October 6, 2012 1:55 PM
Congrats! You should be so proud of yourself! I love the picture too. Thanks for sharing your success story!flowerforyou
October 6, 2012 1:59 PM
Congratulations!!! Just getting out there and completing the 5K is a great accomplishment - you do have much of which to be proud. Do you have another one planned? ;)
October 6, 2012 2:00 PM
This is an incredible motivation story for me. I joined over a year ago but I didn't do anything. In late Aug I decided I had to do this. I started at 321 and am down to 296 in 5 weeks. I have been walking but not nearly enough. I have pain when walking but I know I could do more. You story has given me new vigor. Congratulations and thank you!!!

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Edited by Raine1257 On October 6, 2012 2:03 PM
October 6, 2012 2:15 PM
You did it....THAT is the MOST important step of all. heart I'm so proud of you....I mean you are *doing it*...just like the commercial *just do it*....Great job and keep going! flowerforyou
October 6, 2012 5:20 PM
So proud of you!!! heart
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October 6, 2012 5:22 PM
wow you are a true inspiration! I hope someday to make such accomplishments!
October 6, 2012 5:26 PM
Way to go!! I am doing my first 5K on Thanksgiving morning. Drumstick Dash. If I can make it to the finish line....I will be happy. Not worrying what my time might be. Just making it to the finish line.
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October 6, 2012 5:31 PM
That is AWESOME!! I hope to one day be able to say that I completed a 5K, too. Good job!
October 6, 2012 5:32 PM
That's amazing!!!! I hope to do one someday as well.
October 6, 2012 6:04 PM
You are a rockstar! Keep up the good work!
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October 6, 2012 6:06 PM
you freekin rock!
October 6, 2012 6:07 PM
That's amazing and super inspiring!!!
October 6, 2012 6:11 PM
OMG! I can feel your overwhelming feeling of accomplishment! I have a feeling this is only the 1st of many challenges you will conquer! <virtual hug to you> Well done!

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