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Finishing a Half Marathon (When Everyone Thinks You Can’t)

Finishing a Half Marathon (When Everyone Thinks You Can’t)

On September 24, 2017, in Paris, Colin and I crossed the finish line of our first half marathon. It was a feeling of triumph unmatched to anything I’ve ever felt. Mostly because I knew I was proving people wrong as I crossed that line, tears in my eyes, cheered on by Mickey Mouse (I did mention it was Disneyland Paris, right?) Yes, I finished a half marathon, and I did it while fat. I have never been skinny. I haven’t…

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Running Through Paris Disney

Running Through Paris Disney

In September of this year, Colin and I joined my sister Jennifer to join in our first ever runDisney event – a 5K through the Disneyland Paris parks. We were also there as moral support, cheering on my sister as she ran the half marathon the next day (she’s running ANOTHER one today – go Jenny!). I am not, by any means, a runner. In junior high and high school, I only got through the mile runs by wearing two…

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