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Well folks..it is now October 1st! It is awesome to see so many new faces with us this month! I also love seeing some new faces who are pre op! Trust me, you will all have a blast challenging yourselves and accomplishing things you never thought you could do. Trust me, that was me last month. Welcome to you all as well as last months participants! Have fun, pace yourself and log those miles! Good luck everyone! Let the madness begin!

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Okay, I'm all in this month too!

Thanks for keeping this going Ted! Also glad your wife's surgery went well!

BTB...glad you are on the "other" side...hope the drugs are keeping you comfy! Thanks for checking in and glad your wife is participating also. :)

~Sheila

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Count me in for October! I need some motivation desperately. I'm Kathleen or Kat. Nice to meet everyone.

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I am in... i did BTBs challenge on mfp( managed 115) ... so OCT is on VST... lets see ...definately gonna try and push beyond 115.. :) :)

Sent from my GT-I9100 using VST

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oh and i am Shweta... :) Hello to all my fellow 100milers :)

Sent from my GT-I9100 using VST

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I am in... i did BTBs challenge on mfp( managed 115) ... so OCT is on VST... lets see ...definately gonna try and push beyond 115.. :) :) Sent from my GT-I9100 using VST

Hey Shweta....thanks for joining in last month on mfp. And I'm glad you're gonna log here too. This has been a fun group.

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I'm seeing everyone posting these goals and I'm getting anxious. Can I still join even if I only think I can do 40 miles? Or do I need to sit at a kids table somewhere? The one labelled with a P for wussy?

Dr U, I'm in the same boat. We'll keep each other company! I'm going to do my best to push to 100, but I'll be happy with staying motivated & active no matter the number!

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I would love to join in ! I'm Ashley , hello all ! How do we log in ? I have a fitbit I wear , I don't have mfp , but could get it if necessary .

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I would love to join in ! I'm Ashley ' date=' hello all ! How do we log in ? I have a fitbit I wear , I don't have mfp , but could get it if necessary .[/quote']

I have mfp its easy but I want fitbit... do you love it?

Shannon

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I have mfp its easy but I want fitbit... do you love it? Shannon

I do love it . Except I don't know if it necessarily calculates my strides 100% because I'm so tall . It's nice because I have the app on my phone I can track food , fluids , my weight , set goals for myself . I don't want something where I'm going to have to document my life in it if you know what I mean.

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Dr U, I'm in the same boat. We'll keep each other company! I'm going to do my best to push to 100, but I'll be happy with staying motivated & active no matter the number!

oh thank god! Yay, we can exercise "together". I'm excited :)

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oh thank god! Yay' date=' we can exercise "together". I'm excited :)[/quote']

You're on! Starting today! :)

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Hey all - here's a handy tool to convert your steps to miles based on your stride length (good way to check your pedometer, depending on what kind you use):

http://www.walk4life.com/customerservice/forms_stepstomiles.aspx

I'd like to know how many miles I cover in a day above & beyond my exercise.

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Have you guys thought of creating a beginner's thread with a 50 mile threshold? I don't know if it would be redundant or motivating? I can imagine a few people out there wouldn't want to sign up for 100 right away, but 50 is easier to contemplate for someone who hasn't been active for a long time.

Thoughts?

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