Friday, May 20, 2011

Foto Friday, then and now


2006




2011
 

73 comments:

Mel said...

What a difference! You have the right to be proud!!! :D

TeamMancuso said...

Amazing! I love, love it!! You go girl!

Morgan said...

Pardon my french but, f*ck yeah. :)

Running Ricig said...

you are amazing!!!!

Denise said...

we have so much in common, marlene!!! be proud of yourself, you've put in a ton of hard work. you were fabulous then but now you're fabulous and a lot smaller!!

Sarah said...

Wow! Congratulations! You have come a long way!

Sarah

BabyWeightMyFatAss said...

That's so wonderful!!!! How awesome!

JC said...

amazing! you are such an inspiration!! :)

Psyche said...

I love before and after pics- you are amazing!!

Julie said...

Holy Wow!!! THAT is fantastic!

Forward Foot Strides said...

ROCKSTAR!!!

I RUN LIKE A GIRL said...

You look amazing!! Your hard work has totally paid off!!

Laura said...

So amazing..you are my slim down guru as this next training session is all about speed and leaning out...

Aneta said...

uve come so far!
u should be soo proud of urself. we all are.
the biggest difference in the 2 pix is smile. u look real happy in the second one! yay marlene!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Beth said...

Congrats! I'm a new reader, so I had no idea!

Kerrie T. said...

Amazing, lady! Congratulations!

Katie said...

That is so awesome and that marathon pic totally rocks!

5 Miles 2 Empty said...

LOOK AT YOU!!!! All your hard work is visible!! And so worth it!! You ROCK!!!

kristen said...

That finish pic is still making me smile :) And wow- what a change. Congratulations!

TMB @ RACING WITH BABES said...

freaking amazing!

Claudia said...

Wow! I was tearing up when I read your BQ race report yesterday, but seeing where you started makes this an even more awesome achievement!
Congratulations on making your dreams come true!

Shellyrm ~ just a country runner said...

I love your smile in both photos! But I know that your body is feeling so much healthier now. Congratulations on a journey that has brought you where you are today. Doesn't it make you wonder, as you look back at where you were, where the next 5 years will take you?!

So glad your journey allowed me to get to know you! Thanks!

Lacey Nicole said...

you rock marlene :)

Runners Fuel said...

I can see a diffence in the begining of the last training cycle and now. You look great!

Rene' said...

That is awesome. I would not even recognize you....AMAZING!!

lindsay said...

oooh oooh! is this one of those "find the difference" games?!?

i can't find any.

lindsay said...

now now get your panties out of a bunch. you know i am kiddinggggg and that by giving you a hard time it just means i lurv you.

Jamie said...

You are such an inspiration! AMAZING!

SupermomE12 said...

Awesome! And doesn't it feel amazing? I lost over 70lbs between Jan. 2009 now and it feels so crazy good. :) Great job!

Amy said...

It's amazing how far you've come! That race pic is AWESOME!

Allison said...

So amazing!!! Keep going girl!

HudkinsFamily said...

You go girl! You must feel amazing!

Kim said...

Wow, AWESOME!

destination262 said...

Absolutely amazing!! You like a completely new person! Way to go!!

J said...

Wow Marlene! You have come far since 2006! Keep it up skinny!

Kayla said...

Wow!!!You are AWESOME!

Nicole said...

You are amazing!!!!!!

fancy nancy said...

Awesome!!! Talk about loads of hard work paying off!!!

Bethany said...

woo hoo! amazing! hot stuff!!

yumke said...

True happiness. I see it. :)

Vanessa @ Gourmet Runner said...

Amazing transformation! Woo-hoo!
:)

Anne said...

Fantastic journey!

Thanks Marlene...that's all I needed to hear :) ...the marathon idea is out of my head!

Cara @ EAT. PRAY. RUN. said...

Inspirational - I don't really know what else to say. Well, other than GO GIRLLL!!!

dietitianontherun.com said...

And to think, you've JUST started tapping in to what you're capable of :) Enjoy the journey, and keep going! xo

dietitianontherun.com said...

And to think, you've JUST started tapping in to what you're capable of :) Enjoy the journey, and keep going! xo

dietitianontherun.com said...

And to think, you've JUST started tapping in to what you're capable of :) Enjoy the journey, and keep going! xo

RoadBunner said...

Awesome!

monicac2 said...

Wow!! Congratulations on all of your success!

Richelle said...

You look FABULOUS! :)

trifitmom said...

love it

Tricia said...

holy heck girl, you are amazing!

Nikki @ Balance and Moderation said...

WOW! So inspirational!

Courtney @ I CAN DO THIS said...

I'm in love with you. The end.

Char said...

All I can say is WOW!

ajh said...

Incredible.

Jen B. said...

What an amazing transformation!!

Thank you for sharing!

Cynthia O'H said...

Holy crow! What a difference! You are awesome!

Melissa said...

Holy crap! How awesome!!!!!

RunningLaur said...

I'm with Morgan - F*ck yeah!

Caroline said...

I have similar pics...minus the BQ!!! congrats to you. I lost about 70 lbs in a year and started running after the first 50 were off. I bet the girl in the first pic did not thing she had a BQ in her, right?

Jason said...

Congrats. You look great and are an inspiration for many.

Mark said...

Wow!!! You are an incredible young lady!!!

Thomas said...

Wow! That Is Incredible!

stoppingfordaisies.com said...

That's amazing, congratulations!!

Gotta Run..Gotta Ride said...

The pictures say it all!!! I have one those "those pictures" too.

Marissa said...

BE PROUD :) what an incredible journey!!! Be so happy about your accomplishments!!!!

Badgergirl said...

Amazing transformation!

Rachel said...

Wow way to go you look great!!! And way to go on your race ! Wow I cried when I saw the pictures of u crossing the finish line! Congrats on all you success!!!

Meg said...

You are just amazing and hey, CONGRATS on your marathon!!! OMG, you DID IT!! I'm so happy for you! I just caught up with your posts and read the great news!

Margs @ Faster Bunny said...

wow! you look so tough (and totally fit) now :). Congrats on everything!

Julie D. said...

Holy freaking cow, Marlene!!!! This is more than awesome!! Completely and totally inspiring.

Carly said...

Wow!!! Amazing!!!

Melissa C said...

What a transformation! Congrats? Did you ever think in 2006 that you would be a BOSTON QUALIFIER???WAY TO FREAKING GO!