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by Carolyn Brooke-Millward on 08-25-2016

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My husband (I call him DH for Dear Husband!) and I are happy little round Pooh-bears. We potter along through life being reasonably active but avoiding any 'proper' exercise wherever possible.

However, it is a lifelong dream of mine to participate in a Disney race of some kind, despite witnessing DH's attempts in 2014 at an annual marathon in the UK called the Great North Run, where it took him over 5 hours to run/limp 13 miles. He was overtaken at one point by a man carrying a fridge, was given encouragement by a bunch of kids cycling alongside him, ("go on son, keep going!" they yelled, much to his embarrassment!), and he arrived at the finish line with severe sunburn and blisters the size of Ireland on the soles of his feet. But at least he did it, and he raised some money for charity while he was at it! More ...
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