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"Dear god, what am I doing? This is half a man."
Join Date: Jul 2005
The Rebels are Rarin' to Go in January
*************************************************A January thread for the Alliance Rebels. Anyone else ready for winter to be over?
Our member list:
K80K - Katie - Baltimore
wdwprncess77 - Jane - New York - 7/7
french lady - Diane
mandac - Manda - Utah
Suzann - - Seattle
scoolover - Scott - Connecticut
cwnhokie - - West Virginia
ghoulishgirl - Tiffany - California
grstink - Gretchen - New Jersey
forceword - Liam - London
RENThead09 - Pat - Vegas
jenanderson - Jen - Minnesota
CapeCodRob - Rob - Massachusetts
sailors_wfe - Christy - Virginia
luckymum22 - Barb (and Silent Bob) - Pennsylvania
G&GMom - Joy - Florida
j-sun - Virginia
deleckidesign - Michelle - Michigan
momto2littlemonsters - Shawna - Florida
krishouse - Kristin - Ontario
jwalker1 - James - Illinois
nkkilala - Nikki - Michigan
srp1103 - Stacie
disney_mommy - Andrea - Virginia
MikeofRose&Mike - Mike -
7th Annual DUI Victims Memorial 10k Run - 5th
Zooma Annapolis Half - 6th
Minneapolis Half Marathon - 6th
SH7 - 12th
Bear Lake 10K - 12th
Expedition Everest Challenge - 12th
B10 10Mi - 19th
Cypress 10K - 24th
Craig Heisey Memorial 5K - 26th
Run for the Pies 5K
Tour de Pain - 7th, 8th
Abe's Amble 10K
Twilight Trot 10K - 15th
Bronx Half - 15th
Eagle 'Hadventurish' Races
Morse Mini - 4th
Disneyland Half - 5th
Montreal Half - 5th
Virginia Beach Rock 'n' Roll Half - 5th
Bupa Great North Run - 19th
Philly Rock ‘n’ Roll Half - 19th
Children's Way 5K - 26th
Disney Wine and Dine Half - 2nd
Lewis & Clark Marathon - 3rd
Hershey Half Marathon, Relay - 3rd
Luckymum22 (with Silent Bob) (Recap)
Race for the Cure
Lewis & Clark Marathon - 3rd
Boston Half - 10th
Baltimore Half - 16th
GO! St. Louis Halloween 10k - 17th
Stoudt's Brewing Distance Classic 12k - 23rd
1st Annual Just for Kicks 10k - 13th
Jingle Bell 5k - 14th
Philadelphia Half - 21st
Turkey Trot 5k - 25th
Frostbite Festival 10mile - 7th
Rehobeth Half - 11th
Disney World Half/Full Marathon - 8th, 9th
forceword - Goofy - Full Bib #2486, Half Bib #21288
luckymum22 - half - Bib #29299
Luckydad - half - Bib #29292
ghoulishgirl - Goofy
jwalker1 - Goofy
wdwprncess77 - half
grstink - half
grstink's daughter - Goofy
nkkilala - half - Bib #37416
deleckidesign - half - Bib #34534
G&GMom - full - Bib #10823
Virginia is for Lovers 14k
Disney's Princess Half Marathon and 5K - 26th, 27th
Disneyland Half Marathon
Within the DISboards, there is a group of DISers that like to talk about getting healthy or staying healthy, and all of the things that entails. They are called W.I.S.Hers. On this thread, TXBelle (Heather) shares the history of W.I.S.H. and how it all began.
You are always welcome to post on the W.I.S.H boards and ask questions, or to offer advice for someone else. Once you've posted, you are automatically a member of W.I.S.H!
Within W.I.S.H there are smaller teams of about 20 people each. You do not have to be on a team to be a member of W.I.S.H and you do not have to be a member of W.I.S.H to be on a team. They are just a way for smaller groups of people to get to know each other and to offer more personalized advice and suggestions.
How can I join a team?
Simply find the team you are intersted in (this post is a good starting place) and start posting. Introduce yourself and join right in.
About the Rebels
On February 7, 2009, windwalker asked for a volunteer to lead a new team he named Rebel Alliance. It didn't appear that there were many people eager to take on that job! Soon however, Suzann and scoolover (Scott) stepped up and offered to share the duties of heading up the new team. Back then, every team member had to announce their monthly miles and minutes and the team captain kept a team total.
Before long the team had 11 members and by June we were up to 14. One of the latest monthly threads was started in July of 2009 by Suzann until K80K (Katie) started one in September of that same year. October was skipped and a November thread was started by wdwprincess (Jane). By this time, most members of the team had drifted away. "Real life" got in the way, training slowed down, there was an injury... For whatever reason, it appeared that the Rebels had disbanded.
In January of 2010, deekaypee (Debra) started asking for opinions for the new year and scoolover (Scott) offered to re-start the Rebels. He started a thread asking if any past team members were interested in coming back, and a few did. Then jmasgat (Maura) started filling the team in with brand new people who were either new to W.I.S.H or were ready to join a team. The numbers rose quickly and before long the team had 20 members.
For personal reasons, scoolover (Scott) asked disney_mommy (Andrea) to take over as team captain in February 2010. She accepted and the team is in its current state.
Looking for General W.I.S.H information? This thread is a good place to start. It lists many DIS threads that you may find helpful.
Need general information about a variety of topics, including running, walking, programs, gear, pacing? Check out this great thread by chimera. It includes links to a huge number of resources you might find useful.
Looking for a fun way to get in some extra walking? How about joining the Walk to Disney Challenge? Keep track of your daily walking miles (by pedometer or GPS) and log them in. See how close you would be if you were actually walking to The World!
Many Rebels are signed up on DailyMile.com, a site to post your workout miles/minutes and talk about them. It could be called the Facebook of workouts. If you sign up, feel free to "friend" the Rebels listed below. Be sure to include a note in your friend request mentioning you are a Rebel!
disney_mommy - DM username "disney_mommy"
luckymum22 - DM username "LuckyMum22"
jenanderson - DM username "jenanderson"
If you are interested in getting a ticker for your signature (for a weight loss goal, or just for an upcoming vacation), the DIS has its own options now. They can be found here.
If you would like a Userbar for your signature, check out this thread. bellaDisneydncr created a bunch of W.I.S.H userbars as well as Rebel Alliance specific bars (they are on page 2, post #27, or here). Also on her thread are bars for the Disney races. If you'd like to use an animator, an excellent one can be found here.
The Rebels have several logo options, if you would prefer to have one of them in your signature. They can be found on this post. If you have any suggestions or ideas for more, please post it on our thread!
If you'd like to get to know your teammates on a personal level, please look us up on Facebook or Twitter. When you send a friend request, be sure to mention that you're a Rebel!
Want to catch up on past team threads?
and the 'first' thread is here.
My 01/09 Food Report - A Vegetarian's Perspective
"The animals of the world exist for their own reasons. They were not made for humans any more than blacks were made for whites, or women for men." ~Alice Walker
"Now sometimes you're up and sometimes you're down. When you find that you're down, well, just look around. You still got a body, good legs and fine feet, get your head in the right place and hey you're complete!" ~Jackalope
June 2003-AKL for DS's 5th birthday April 2006-7 Night Western June 2007-Surprise Disney World for DS's 9th birthday, offsite December 2007-7 Night Eastern June 2008-AK & Epcot in one day, offsite January 2009-A Diva and Her Mom Invade Disney, CBR March 2010-Princess Half-Marathon, AKV October 2010-Wine & Dine Half-Marathon, offsite (thanks Deb, you rock!)
February 2011-Girlfriend Trip, offsite (Deb, you still rock!)
Last edited by disney_mommy; 01-10-2011 at 08:53 PM. Reason: adding events
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