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Every Moment is a New Beginning...

Every Moment is a New Beginning...

At this time of the year, I always find myself, like many of us, with a heart full of love and a head-full of thoughts and memories..

I ran the last run of 2017 yesterday morning... a sentimental journey, over part of my Graduation route of 2015...just me and the thoughts tumbling around my head...

A couple of years ago.. I posted this..as a Christmas Wish.. and unapologetically, I have tweaked it to post again..because, two years on...it still holds true.

The first day of a brand New Year

For this Forum Family

The running path leads onward

Wherever we may be

At crack of dawn, or close of day

Blistering heat or icy-chill.

Whether at home or far away

We friends are running still

In early morn, at break of day

Our runners lace their shoes

Or after work they make their way

All care and woe to lose

The winds of change may come and go

Our paths are not the same.

However hard those winds may blow

The friendship will remain.

Friends old and new, all on their way

My New Year Wish for You

Is Peace and Love and Happy Runs

Today and this whole year through.

With love, to each and every one of my running companions.

Wishing you all that you would wish for yourselves, and those whom you love.

Floss x

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Thanks a lot, Oldfloss, for this lovely, touching poem that says it all. Another great way to start the year! Many wonderful things again for this year!

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Thank you, Floss! And a Happy New Year to you, too. May you stay fit and healthy, enjoy your time with little Miss Runner in Training and continue to be a wise mentor for us all.

Two years running is incredible. Where did the time go?

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Where indeed.... but a new adventure beckons..small runner in training is walking now.... walking very quickly.... !!! :)

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Thank you x

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Happy New Year!! A lovely poem! Thank you 😀

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And all the very best wishes to you and yours.

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Lovely start to the year, thank you!

Very, very best wishes xxx

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Lovely photo and poem thanks Floss. Love, peace and joy to you and your family too and many happy running adventures. 😀

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Happy New Year and happy running.

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... Many more happy runs for you Richard..new adventures!

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Thank you so much for your inspiration (I'm still running with conkers in my pocket to remind me of the strength within).

Happy New Year to you & your family too.

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Yeay.. My conker is in the basket with my running cap and gloves!!! x

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What lovely words as always. Wishing you health and happiness for 2018. Thank you for your encouragement and motivational comments. 😀💕😘

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You too.. you are doing amazingly!

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Thank you. I’m absolutely loving it. Many more runs to come 👍🏃🏻‍♀️😀

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Beautiful photo and sentiment. Happy New Year to you and thank you for your posts of encouragement. 😀

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Aaah that’s truly lovely- I feel warmed and smiley! Happy new year to you all too.

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So pleased to have 'met' you and benefited from your wise words in 2017. You've really been an inspiration and support and wouldn't have done my first 5k yesterday without it!

Happy New Year - I hope 2018 brings you more of what you love.

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... and it goes on.. that is the best bit!! x Thank youx

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Peace and love to you and yours too, dear Flossie. C25K and this wonderful forum has been a life-changer for me in 2017. xx

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And ain't it grand ? xxx

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Wonderful wise words Floss :D 2018...To happiness, freedom, and peace of mind.

:D

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I will totally second that!

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Wishing it all right back at you lovely Floss. What a beautiful sentiment to start a new year with. We may all be far flung, yet we are close knit. Joy to the wonderful running tribe for 2018.

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We may be far flung...but, you will always, be part of my running journey. Every time I run past Rookery Wood ? :) xxx

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Thank you for your lovely heartfelt words Floss, and Happy New Year to you and your family.

Little runner in training is sure to keep you on your toes now she is walking..what a joy😊

You are always with me when I run 😊xxx

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Oh yes.. she certainly is....!!!

And you, as you know... are on every run with me x

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Happy New Year to you

Michael

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Happy New Year to you darling Floss xxxx

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... Thank you ... xx

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That is very touching old floss. Have a wonderful 2018 all the best Gary

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Thank you Floss, this is beautiful and has put a smile on my lurgy ridden face this morning.

The happiest and most positive things that happened in 2017 were finding this amazing running family and slothing my way through C25K (a miracle in itself).

So here’s to a New Year with new running adventures for us all to share.

With much gratitude and love, I wish you and yours a very happy and peaceful New Year.

Bring it on ... xxx

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Peace, love and happy runs to you too 🏃‍♀️

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Have been off this forum for a while,hectic December, daughters wedding!

Have just read your post , thank you for that and wishing you and everyone every happiness ,lots of joy and fun running.

Went back to park run this morning and more of a stroll than a run !

Got me moving again and back on track anyway 🏃‍♀️🏃‍♀️

X

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Happy New year to you oldfloss and may your wise words continue. I myself am feeling nothing for this new year as I have now left my brother in 2017. I don't have any hopes for 2018 but I do have an impending hm in April. I started with a new year parkrun followed by a mile jog home however I have a long way to go!

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You are going to get there..in all ways...:) Slow and steady ? xx

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Thank you, I will try my best.

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Run for him H.xxx

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I hope to and I hope he gives me the extra strength I will need. Thank you.

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I, too, lost my brother this year. After losing my parents in the last few years, it is unbelievable how difficult it is to lose a brother. <3

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It is difficult and I am sorry for your loss too. We will get through this difficult time to calmer waters of acceptance.

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Oh runfasterdoyle, I feel the pain of your loss. The joy of life is never so bright once you have lost someone close. Christmas only seems to heighten the poignancy and the sadness.

Good luck with the training for the hm. As said by others, carry him in your heart and think how proud of you he would be.

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I didn't think new year would be so tough but it is. Time to get back to routines with less time to think.

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Beautiful photo and fine words, happy New Year to you and yours Oldfloss. I may not post here often nowadays but I'm still in the game and never forget that it was c25k that started it all for me!

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Thank youx Glad you are still running:)

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Wow as always a beautiful inspiring poem heres to a happy new year full of runs & happiness in 2018 😊

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Thank you..yes, new adventures for us all :)

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Happy New Running Year Floss! Great poem too.

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Thank you x

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Such a great group of people here :)

Wishing you a Very Happy New Year OF :)

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Ain't they just :)

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That’s beautiful...it’s brought a tear to my eye!! I love my running family, they prop me up, spur me on & inspire every run I do...thanks Floss..& a happy, peaceful, ground covering 2018 to you 😉 xxx

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Oh you! Thank you... you just carry on doing what you are doing xxx

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Peace and love and happy runs right back at you Floss! Happy New Year and all good things to you and yours in 2018! Beautiful pic there too...

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Thank you, my very good friend xxx

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What a wonderful read for the first day of 2018. Thank you. (...and I'm off for my New Year's Day First Run of the Year!)

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Wonderful.. very well done you :) Enjoy x

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Happy New Year Floss. xx

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Thank you, my friend xx

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As beautiful today as it was then. Happy New Year Floss xxx

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... Thank you, my friend xxx

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What a lovely way to start the year! Thank you for all you do to keep us running, and wishing you a wonderful 2018.

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Once again, an amazingly poetic post, Floss! Wishing you all the best for 2018.

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You too, in the cold and snow...brrrrr.. warm wishes to you x

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Thanks. It looks like the cold snap is supposed to end tomorrow. I sure hope they are right, I've had about enough. I NEED a glorious outdoor run! 🤞

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Floss, your words are wonderful. Thank you so much for your support and contribution to this amazing group.

The happiest of new years to you xx

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Thank you.. you are so kind.. I love being here x

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That is so lovely. I hope you have a wonderful 2018 xx

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Thank youxxx New adventures for all of us x

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Happy New Year to you too Oldfloss 😀 That poem is wonderful, and a lovely thought for the year ahead! Thank you x

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Thank you... my first New Year Run was very soggy today..:) x

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A little late to respond.. but what lovely words Oldfloss! We all know where to find each other I guess, this forum is a very special place. Happy New Year and here's to the wonderful runs ahead!🙂🏃🏽‍♀️x

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Not too late, ever.. nice to get warm wishes on a dark day... Loads of happy running for you too:)

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Beautiful 😊 Happy New Year to you and your family Floss (sorry I am late, trying to catch up with lots of posts since returning home!)

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Lovely to get New Year Wishes later... I love it xx Thank you x

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How wonderful! The very best of wishes to you and your loved ones too, Oldfloss.

Thank you for all you do for us on here - you and IannodaTruffe are the best mentors we could possibly have.

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Thank you xx

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