I have been fortunate to receive tons of emails and nice letters from many of my readers. I shared a funnier one earlier in a blog and had a good laugh. Well, I wanted to share some of the others that have reached my doorstep simply b/c these people took the time out of their day to actually pen these notes. And by that I mean, they actually hand wrote them. Think about the last time you hand wrote a note to someone. Been a while huh? well, pick a friend, write a letter and mail it to them. It will make their week. Much like these have below for me. Enjoy.
"It was a true pleasure to meet you. Your advice did help a lot as I did finish my first marathon. It is so amazing what you accomplished and I truly admire you for that."
-Jason in California
"I was excited about, and interested in, your 2006 adventure. I am of the opinion that ...most people just thought about the actual running. The running part was a great achievement, but the real story was the drama of scheduling events, getting there and getting back with the possibility of illness, a canceled flight or a missed connection rearing up and spoiling the whole effort."
-Karl in Florida
"In the summer of 2007 I suffered a pulmonary embolism. I was in the hospital for 7 days. My doctor said I would never regain my lung capacity. I was devastated.
After a few weeks, I tired to run and to my dismay the doctor was right. I startd walking and the incorporated jogging. I went from 13 minute miles to running 2 back to back half marathons at a 2:05 (9:30 pace). I am not as fast as I once was but I am running! My love and my passion is to run, run & run. So thank you so much for sharing so much of the same passions in your book. I loved it!"
-Eileen in California
"As this was susie's first run since the birth of (our daughter), she's pleased to share that she was only 2 minutes off of her PR!
the book is a ture joy to read with only one comment from this reader: you should have gone with the pink tiara. after all, you were wearing a tiara". [Referencing the Shamrock Marathon where I ran as part of Girls on the Run].
-Sebastian in California
There are so many more, but I wanted to just say thank you to all my readers. I truly hope many more get to share in my experience. It is one I get to relive in the eyes of those I tell every single time and I never tire of sharing my love of the sport with others.