Gray – Joy

“The joy is in the journey: Boston is the reward.” – Joy Gray (April 19, 2010)

Posted on Feb 13, 2015 in 2010, F 18 - 34, Gray - Joy, Tennessee

“The joy is in the journey:  Boston is the reward.” – Joy Gray (April 19, 2010)

I started running to lose baby weight with a 2001 New Year’s resolution. My goal was to lose the last 10 or 20 pounds from my second pregnancy. I initially used running as a tool to see how ‘small’ I could get. I truly believe running saved me. One day after an eight mile run, I got very confused, and I think it was caused by an extreme low-carb diet. I was that dedicated. In the end, though, I chose running because it provided me much more satisfaction than just a low number on the scale. I was the only one of five children to earn a high school diploma. I found running made me feel...

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