Saturday, July 9, 2011

I'm simply AMAZED

by ALL of you...

























I have been completely touched by all of you and your stories.

Some of weight-loss, overcoming stroke, heart disease, back injuries, foot injuries...etc.

Some are mothers, grandmothers, daughters...


I realized throughout this week, that we ALL share something in common, no matter what our story may be...we are HEALTHY WOMEN! We strive each day to make our health a top priority and we are taking others on this journey with us. Whether its a running buddy, friend, neighbor, sister, our readers...whoever.


I am SO proud to have you all as my readers and loyal followers! After hosting this race, I have realized that we are ALL in this together. This journey to the highest quality of life possible, together. I faced many obstacles on my weight-loss journey and continue to battle them each day, and with my blog, I now know that I am not alone. We all set out each day to commit to being fit. To exercise. To promote healthy living within our community and family. Although we may live far apart, we are like a support system for each other. I know that when I'm feeling lazy and don't wanna get up and exercise/run, I can visit my favorite bloggers and know they are out there pushing themselves to the limit and striving to meet or exceed their personal best! That is motivation enough for me. Knowing my family benefits from a healthy wife, mother and daugther is motivation enough for me. AND knowing that THIS blog has reached all of you in some way, that is reason enough for me to know that I AM working hard to make a difference, share my story and struggles to hopefully impact another person who seems so lost, as I once was.


Today is the last day of the Independence 5K! This race and all of you have exceeded my expectations for a virtual race! Amazing.
I have received a lot of the great giveaways in the mail the past few days! You will be SO excited to see this WaterGeeks bottle...super cute and perfect for those hot days!

Some giveaways will be mailed directly from the company, so I haven't seen those yet, but I know they'll be great too! I will draw lucky winners on the 11th, that way people have time to report their times/pictures/blog post and more for all of their entries to count!

From the bottom of my heart, THANK YOU TO ALL OF MY PARTICIPANTS!

I am forever grateful.

















6 comments:

Penny said...

Thank you Marissa. For all the work you put into this Virtual Race. It was alot of fun.

Megan said...

Aw, look at all of us!! So cool how one blog post can bring so many people together!!

jillconyers said...

Hi from a new visitor. I'm hoping to join your current 5k and any others in the future.

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kimert said...

Lovely bunch of healthy, happy and FIT women!! Way to go! Thanks, Marissa for hosting!

runningonwords said...

Hahaha, thanks for posting that picture of me trying to eat Mollie's head! And thanks for hosting this race!

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