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10 weeks out and running

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Joined: Jul 2012

My husband is 10 weeks since his last treatment and he just ran his 22 (in a row) marine corps marathon in DC last Sunday!!! His time was better than last year. (he is not a very fast runner) I think it is because he lost 50 pounds. We got out of there before Sandy stranded us!! Those of you wondering about exercising afterwards, you can do it!

longtermsurvivor's picture
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is quite an accomplishment. The rest of us mere mortals cant run marathons on our best days, lol. But you are right, recovery proceeds at a certain pace, but resuming ( or starting) an exercise program sure helps. Tell him we r proud of him.


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Joined: Sep 2012

I will tell my husband because he belonged to a gym his entire adult life but now this has taken that away. I will tell him it is only temporary ...he will work out again. Good luck to you and your husband.


CivilMatt's picture
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Joined: May 2012

Hi newfymom,

Wow, I am impressed at 10 weeks out I still felt breakable. I think I’ll skip over marathons, but take a page from his book on exercise.

Great job, keep moving forward!



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