Sunday, May 20, 2012

NEVER say never !!!!!!!!




  • I smoked a pack a day for 23 years,
  • Two years after I quit, I was diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer,
  • Eighteen months ago, at the age of 49, I decided to learn how to run ...
Today ... I finished a half marathon in 2 hours 45 minutes and 19 seconds ... it wasn't fast by any stretch of the imagination, my husband finished almost an hour ahead of me ... but I ran 13.1 miles and I finished!!!!!!!!  Feeling a little proud right now ;-)

NEVER say never.

Lisa

15 comments:

  1. Congratulations sweetie! Well done!!

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  2. Congratulations! You are awesome!

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  3. Way to go, Lisa! And that's a very respectable time for a first half marathon!!! You rock!!!

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  4. Congratulations -- well done!!

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  5. Congratulations! That's awesome.

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  6. Hi, I'm Cheryl from England and I just wanted to congratulate you. Awesone achievement

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  7. Oh Well Done You Lisa! Woot!
    (am still trying to give up the evil weed, 'tis hard :-(

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  8. Wow! Go you! You're an inspiration. Hope you're recovering well from the run!!

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  9. Way to go, good for you!!!! You should be very proud.

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  10. YOU. GO. GIRL!!!!!!

    My cancer scare was at age 23 (cervical) but I continued to smoke pack/day until very recently (total of 18 years). I started running about 1 year ago. I ran my first Ragnar in January, my second will be in September. I'm hoping to do a half next February. I know how hard it is to kick the habit, survive the diagnosis (mentally and physically) and become a runner. You are amazing!!!

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