From smoker to marathon runner

September 20, 2011
I love the way running changes people! How it makes them healthier, more confident and happier. In this inspiring movie you see how a guy changes from a smoker into a marathon runner!

Or rather, fírst you see him as a marathon runner, and then you see him 'before'.

14 comments:

  1. I love this!! Just about brought tears to my eyes. As a former smoker, I now look back and think WTH was I doing to myself?!?! Ugh... Running was the final trigger that made me stop for good. Sunday I become a marathoner.

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  2. I love this too. I think its great. I know a lot of smokers and I've heard every excuse under the sun as to why its no big deal, like for example, "Everyone has to die some day" excuse. I usually just look at them and say, well I guess mine might not be as long and drawn out as your death could be. But this is definitely inspirational!

    P.S. I am a new follower from the Totally Tuesdsay Blog Hop. I'd love for you check my blog out sometime.

    Heather From and Mommy Only Has 2 Hands!

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  3. Very inspiring. I love look how far I've come from where I was stories.

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  4. WOW, what a great video! Just shows you that staying active really changes how one looks, and well stopping to smoke helps as well! :)

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  5. Hey, Erin here, from Indiana Coupon Savings. Thanks for stopping by the TOT Blog Hop. I am your newest follower! If you have not already done so, I hope you can return the favor. I really enjoyed your site:o) Keep up the good work!!

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  6. Glad you’re a part of Timeout Tuesday. I’m a new follower hope you come by for a visit and follow me back http://mavesfaves.blogspot.com/ . Have a great week. Video speaks volumes.

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  7. Hi!! I'm stopping by from the Super Stalker Sunday Blog Hop! Thanks so much for linking up with us this week! Hope you are having a great week!!

    See you again next week for more fun Super Stalking,

    Kortney @ Kortney's Krazy Life

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  8. Wow! As a former smoker, I totally HATE the "Quitting Sucks" commercials, because it's too negative! This is WAY better! Love that!

    New follower from TOT blog hop! Please follow back. Thanks! :)
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  9. This is super cool!
    Enjoyed your blog and following.
    Come do the same!
    Xo
    Frenchy
    http://lechateaudesfleurs.blogspot.com/

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  10. Thanks so much for dropping by the Be-Bop-A Blog Hop! I'm a follower and I hope you'll stop by again soon! Have a great day! :)

    http://www.mommylivingthelifeofriley.com

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  11. Quitting smoking is hard BUT it most certainly can be done :) Love the post. I'm a new follower and I would love it if you could follow back! have a great rest of the week :)

    www.ifonlylifecouldbethatsimple.blogspot.com

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  12. My husband's a smoker - makes me sick, crazy, sad, frustrated, angry, hopeless, tired..... all at the same time.

    Thanks for sharing on the Tuesday Train!

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  13. Having lost an otherwise healthy husband to lung cancer due to his smoking habit I love seeing this! Kicking the cigarette habit is difficult but it is do-able! Thank you for sharing this video! I am hopping through on Wednesdays hop! Follow back please Parga's Junkyard Blogand on facebook!

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  14. Hi - I wanted to post this video to my FB page but can't seem to. Great video.

    I'm visiting from the Facebook Like-You-Back hop!! and wanted to say hi! Would love a follow back. =D Tina

    I'm following you on GFC =D

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