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I finished the triathlon today! No speed records, mind you, but I finished it. The final home stretch was so emotional for me, as I considered where I was 8 months ago. This would not have even been remotely possible then with 110 extra pounds and joints that were giving up the ghost. I feel so grateful for the life that has been given back to me. By the time I got to the finish line, with all the cheering, cow bells, finishing medal around my neck, I was in tears. What an amazing milestone. I will never forget this day and what it represents - a new life with new horizons I cannot yet even imagine. I feel good - not totally drained like I expected. No NSAIDs, either. What an experience. I hope everyone of us has a milestone achievement that redefines us as empowered individuals.

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I finished the triathlon today! No speed records, mind you, but I finished it. The final home stretch was so emotional for me, as I considered where I was 8 months ago. This would not have even been remotely possible then with 110 extra pounds and joints that were giving up the ghost. I feel so grateful for the life that has been given back to me. By the time I got to the finish line, with all the cheering, cow bells, finishing medal around my neck, I was in tears. What an amazing milestone. I will never forget this day and what it represents - a new life with new horizons I cannot yet even imagine. I feel good - not totally drained like I expected. No NSAIDs, either. What an experience. I hope everyone of us has a milestone achievement that redefines us as empowered individuals.

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Inspiring!!!! I have NO excuse! Well done!!!

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Congratulations! You're an inspiration! 🏃‍♀️🏃‍♀️🏃‍♀️🏃‍♀️🏃‍♀️🏃‍♀️🏃‍♀️🏃‍♀️🏃‍♀️

Where was the triathalon held?

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2 hours ago, Orchids&Dragons said:

Congratulations! You're an inspiration! 🏃‍♀️🏃‍♀️🏃‍♀️🏃‍♀️🏃‍♀️🏃‍♀️🏃‍♀️🏃‍♀️🏃‍♀️

Where was the triathalon held?

Tucson. Mighty Mujer - all women's event to support local domestic violence shelter.

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Amazing! Way to go. Be extreamly proud of what you accomplished and how far you have come. Congrats.


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2 hours ago, Healthy_life2 said:

Amazing! Way to go. Be extreamly proud of what you accomplished and how far you have come. Congrats.


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Thanks so much. I finished pretty close to the bottom, but all that matters is that I finished! My friend (who does these events all the time) told me that 90% of the U.S. population will never do any kind of endurance event, so just finishing puts me in the top 10%! I like that way of thinking!

Here is me stomping the finish line! I have no idea how so many copies got posted, and I have no idea how to get them off. Help!

image.thumb.png.251574686ed4cc27cf8f3697f8817cdc.pngimage.thumb.png.251574686ed4cc27cf8f3697f8817cdc.pngimage.thumb.png.251574686ed4cc27cf8f3697f8817cdc.pngimage.thumb.png.251574686ed4cc27cf8f3697f8817cdc.pngimage.thumb.png.251574686ed4cc27cf8f3697f8817cdc.pngimage.thumb.png.251574686ed4cc27cf8f3697f8817cdc.pngstomping the finish line

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11 hours ago, AZhiker said:

Thanks so much. I finished pretty close to the bottom, but all that matters is that I finished! My friend (who does these events all the time) told me that 90% of the U.S. population will never do any kind of endurance event, so just finishing puts me in the top 10%! I like that way of thinking!

Here is me stomping the finish line! I have no idea how so many copies got posted, and I have no idea how to get them off. Help!

image.thumb.png.251574686ed4cc27cf8f3697f8817cdc.pngimage.thumb.png.251574686ed4cc27cf8f3697f8817cdc.pngimage.thumb.png.251574686ed4cc27cf8f3697f8817cdc.pngimage.thumb.png.251574686ed4cc27cf8f3697f8817cdc.pngimage.thumb.png.251574686ed4cc27cf8f3697f8817cdc.pngimage.thumb.png.251574686ed4cc27cf8f3697f8817cdc.pngstomping the finish line

Thanks for posting your event photos and being an inspiration.

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But how do I delete the duplicate pictures??????? I try selecting and X, but that doesn't work. I'm really NOT trying to be a narcissist!

Edited by AZhiker

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BADASS!!! Way to go! You are an inspiration!

Next stop Hawaii!!!

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2 hours ago, NurseMichael said:

BADASS!!! Way to go! You are an inspiration!

Next stop Hawaii!!!

HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Wow, congrats!!!

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Aaaaah! This is so fantastic. Very, very cool. What was your training regimen like to prepare for this? So curious about all the different types of training people are doing!

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Hey beautiful!! You are inspirational!!!! So much is possible.

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