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26.2 Sassy project! Diamond Strong!

What a difference two years makes, thanks to Sparkpeople.

This girl is on a new mission to complete her first full marathon this fall in Richmond Va. Just two years ago I was telling everyone, how I did not want to be fat and 50! Since than I have lost 120 pounds!

I started running 2 years ago, when I started, I truly can say I did not think I would ever accomplish running down the block. I could hardly even run a minute without thinking I would pass out! I kept ...
What a difference two years makes, thanks to Sparkpeople.

This girl is on a new mission to complete her first full marathon this fall in Richmond Va. Just two years ago I was telling everyone, how I did not want to be fat and 50! Since than I have lost 120 pounds!

I started running 2 years ago, when I started, I truly can say I did not think I would ever accomplish running down the block. I could hardly even run a minute without thinking I would pass out! I kept plugging away, and 6 months later I successfully completed my first 5 k.

I never looked back I went on to do several more 5ks, 10ks, a half marathon. The future includes another half next weekend several more 5 ks are already booked. Even more exciting was the Asheville Marathon wrote an article about me, being a bubbly person on the local running scene!

The BIG one 26.2 a full marathon is signed up for and on the books for November 15, 2014! Let the 26.2/Sassy project begin! I am so excited, So stay tuned as the 26.2/Sassy project evolves! Hoping to lose those last 20 pounds during this training!

Thanks to all my Diamonds for being so inspiring, and my spark family for cheering me on Y'all Rock!

Sassy out!

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Member Since: 2/14/2012

SparkPoints: 61,628

Fitness Minutes: 39,110

My Goals:
As of March 2014,working on those last 20 pounds! Starting the 26.2/Sassy project, First full marathon in November 2014!

My Program:
I will continue to follow my spark recommended plan which is 1200 - 1500 calories per day!

Working with Killian (Jillian Michaels) She ROCKS!
Running 3-5 times a week with long runs on Sunday!

Personal Information:
My name is Lori, I live in Western North Carolina. I have a supportive husband and wonderful teen son! I have a great running community/training partners. It is a whole new world when you shake off the weight!

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My immediate family all live within 2 hours of us. Family and Friends are important to me. I believe people come into you life for a reason! I consider myself a SPARK Junkie. Who knew I would love working out?!

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FAIRY_MOON76
12/22/2014 6:52:29 AM

"Cheerfulness is the best promoter of health and is as friendly to the mind as to the body."

~Joseph Addison

Spreading some uplifting Diamond cheer to an emoticon teammate! Proud to SPARKLE and SHINE along side you while we rock this Winter challenge!! emoticon emoticon

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KLH702
12/20/2014 1:15:08 PM

I hope you have a wonderful, healthy, active, happy, amazing, fabulous, fun and dazzling weekend!!!



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RUTHIEBEAR
12/20/2014 10:00:18 AM

A big hello emoticon from another Diamond! Are you ready to make this winter challenge dazzle???? emoticon
Together we can stay strong emoticon Let's do this!!!! I believe in YOU!!!! Remember YOU are WORTH the effort!!!

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MOJO0607
12/19/2014 11:24:44 AM

"Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius, and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring." -Marilyn Monroe

Just stopping by to drop off a little Diamond love and say how excited I am to be on this journey with you and the other Diamonds!

Have a great week,
Marijo



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ANNMACP0212
12/11/2014 10:44:38 AM

Just stopping by to say hello and wish you a wonderful holiday and a fantastic 2015!! Glad to see you're doing so well!



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