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Well I guess it is my turn. I work nights so I am posting this now. I might not get back to it until tomorrow afternoon.<br><br><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><b>QUESTIONS</b></span><br><br>
1. Why do you run? <span style="color:#008080;">I started running for fitness, and discovered I enjoyed it.</span><br>
2. What is your greatest accomplishment? <span style="color:#008080;">So far my greatest running accomplishment was a 7 mile walk/run combination. It let me see how far I have come since I started running. Work wise - getting through training in my new department with out making any errors. No one before or since has managed that. Personally - coming to terms with the fact that I am a wonderful person with a lot to offer. I had/have self-esteem issues and it took me a long time to be able to say that and really feel it.<br></span> 3. What is your motto/theme song? <span style="color:#008080;">I don't really have one.</span><br>
4. How do you deal with bad runs? <span style="color:#008080;">I tell myself that at least I am running and the next one will be better.</span><br>
5. Do you reward yourself for good runs? How? <span style="color:#008080;">I don't reward myself for each good run because that is a reward in itself, but I will reward myself for each milestone I pass. I will buy myself a new gadget or book to celebrate.</span><br>
6. Who do you admire most? <span style="color:#008080;">People who put their lives on the line to benefit others. Police officers, fire fighters, and of course members of our Armed Forces.</span><br>
7. What is the greatest advice you have ever received? <span style="color:#008080;">To be myself. To like myself. To embrace this life I have and live it to the fullest.</span><br>
8. What do wish you had learned younger? <span style="color:#008080;">See above. I could have saved myself alot of heartache if I had learned that lesson years ago.</span><br>
9. What do you wish you could do but can't? <span style="color:#008080;">I actually try to focus on what I can do instead of what I can't do.</span><br>
10. How would your friends describe your personality? <span style="color:#008080;">Loyal, kind, friendly, an introvert with a dry sarcastic sense of humor. *grin*</span><br>
11. What do you wear running? favorite outfit? <span style="color:#008080;">In my house just a sports bra and compression shorts. The 2 times I have ran out side I wore a sports bra with a tech shirt over it, and compression shorts with looser running shorts over them.</span><br>
12. What has been your favorite race? <span style="color:#008080;">I have yet to run one so I don't have a favorite.</span><br>
13. Do you have a goal race right now? <span style="color:#008080;">I have a goal to finish the Eugene Half-Marathon. Even if I have to walk some of it, my goal is to finish.</span><br>
14. What makes you happy? <span style="color:#008080;">running, reading, my dog, my friends, the 30's and many other things I don't have time or space to type out.</span><br>
15. Tell us one interesting thing about you that you haven't said (at least not often) on this forum in the past. <span style="color:#008080;">I am pretty open about everything, and I am not really all that interesting. I guess I will have to go with the fact that I am an avid reader. I read at least 2 books a week and I carry a book in my car for the long red lights at the train crossing. *grin* I have taken books to football games (my dad hassled me the whole time) and to weddings.</span><br>
16. Tell us one interesting thing about another user of this forum that has not been posted (at least not often) on this forum in the past (make sure the other person will not object to posting the info!).<br><span style="color:#008080;">Ummm I don't have an answer to this one.<br><br><br><span style="color:#000000;">Well that is the list of questions. Feel free to ask more if you like. I do want to say, that I have been reading the POTD's when I get a chance and I have enjoyed them all. I feel like I have gotten to know this group a lot better and I am glad I ventured out of the 30's threads to lurk/join you all here.</span><br></span>
 

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Hi Dankinia, that was a great POTD post<br><br>
I disagree with your answer to #15<br>
Anyone who reads 2 books a week, is introverted and has a dry sarcastic sense of humor <i>must</i> be interesting.
 

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Dankinia... just as long as you don't bring a book to the Eugene Half... that might get a reaction.<br><br><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.kickrunners.com/forum/images/smilies/wink.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Wink"><br><br>
I used to read books while walking down the street, as did my brother. The neighbours found that hilarious. I didn't see the humour.<br><br>
Thanks for the post!
 

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I like how you deal with bad runs.<br><br>
And I like that you are loyal, kind and friendly and an introvert with a dry, sarcastic sense of humor.<br><br>
It must be common to those of us with "Dan" in our screen names. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.kickrunners.com/forum/images/smilies/wink.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Wink"><br><br>
It was nice to get to know you a little better, Dankinia <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.kickrunners.com/forum/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Smile">
 

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Kini,<br><br>
I am happy that you have ventured out of your book time to share stuff with us. oh and I hope that you venture outside to run more. It's a beautiful world and should be seen on foot with a fast heartbeat and quickened breath.<br><br>
your pal,<br><br>
oache
 

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I agree with JackDuggan's disagreement. I found your POTD quite interesting.<br><br><br>
What are you reading? Mainly fiction or nonfiction?
 

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Kini -<br><br>
I love your answer to #2 for your greatest personal accomplishment. That is a victory to be celebrated!!<br><br>
And, I'm going to have to also disagree on #15. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.kickrunners.com/forum/images/smilies/biggrin.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Very Happy"><br><br>
It's been wonderful to watch your progression into running and I'm so pleased to get to know you a little better!!!
 

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I don't think I have ever encountered you in this forum before your POTD; must be out posting times! Very nice to meet you.
 

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I agree with Orange Shorts' agreement with Jack Duggan's disagreement. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.kickrunners.com/forum/images/smilies/biggrin.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Very Happy"><br><br>
Very nice POTD, Dankinia and it's nice to get to know you! Hooray for your greatest accomplishments. Each of the three are impressive milestones!<br><br>
And I think it's fascinating that you read so much! There have been books I didn't want to put down, but I never took them anywhere, I just found ways to not go anywhere until I was done.<br><br>
What types of books do you read? What are your favorites? Do you buy/keep all the books you read? Are you the PRT Library? <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.kickrunners.com/forum/images/smilies/wink.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Wink">
 

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<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.kickrunners.com/forum/images/smilies/icon_cheers.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="cheers"> great POTD!
 

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excellent POTD <b>Dankinia</b>! love the answer to #4.
 

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Thank you all for the positive comments on my POTD.<br><br>
lol I would run into something or get hit by a car if I tried to read while walking.<br><br>
I would love to run outside more, but my work schedule makes it a bit hard. Now that it is getting cooler here I am going to try to get in some afternoon runs on the weekends outside.<br><br>
The ones I take with me are the paperback romance novels. Very easy to put down. I read a lot of Women's Fiction (Janet Evanovich, Jennifer Cruise, Lori Foster etc.....) I also like westerns and mysteries. It just depends on my mood. I will read non-fiction books if the subject interests me.<br><br><br>
Thank you all for taking the time to read this.
 

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Thanks so much for a great POTD. I really like what you had to say about a great run being reward in itself!!!<br><br>
I agree with Jack, you sound very interesting!
 

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<b>kini -</b> thanks for the POTD post. I also think of you as kind hearted, honest, trustworthy and (since we have never met) a would-be-in-person rock-solid friend.<br><br>
not interesting...hurmmph. my foot.<br><br>
same message as oache - hope to see you take that running outside. there's nothing like taking a full breath of fresh air after accomplishing new milestones.<br><br>
cheers
 
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