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   Posted 7/12/2009 1:05 PM (GMT -6)   
I did nearly throw up at the start and couldn't sleep last nite. It was painful physically and mentally i just kept telling myself everybody is doing thier own thing and not judging or looking at what youre doing.
I came last in the group but was the only woman in my category to finish so technically i won, but i had no competition so it wasn't very hard smilewinkgrin .
It has been a huge learning curve and things are really looking up. I hope it'll keep going now that i have therapy booked agsin too.
My husband was thrilled i went with him, he races with the big boys! It was good to go out together. He's delighted i'm getting a hold on things so fingers crossed it'll last. I don't want to jinx myself by thinking too much. I have to keep the negative thoughts at bay.
Thanks for all the support.
BikeBoo, biking with my boo since 1999
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   Posted 7/12/2009 1:11 PM (GMT -6)   
Congrats, Boo! You should be really proud of yourself! You stuck with it and you finished! Things will continue looking up. But if by chance you do happen to have a setback, don't let it get to you. Setbacks show us that we've had progress. Keep your eyes forward (but not too far into the distance). Also, begin a journal and write about this experience. It will help.
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   Posted 7/12/2009 4:56 PM (GMT -6)   

Congatulations on a job well done.  Keep remembering how well you did today and how far you have come !



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   Posted 7/12/2009 7:00 PM (GMT -6)   
Good job! Congratz!
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   Posted 7/13/2009 8:11 AM (GMT -6)   
Way to go Boo!! I am so proud of you for racing and getting out there and just doing it. Just keep remembering how good you did today. Yeaaaaahhhhhh for you!!!!
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