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After 15 years of not being at all active and eating whatever I wanted (especially during my pregnancies), I could see the consequences. I was puffed out just running after the bus, I could barely keep up with my children and my elderly relatives were saying that I finally had put some flesh on my bones (a sure sign I was overweight). But a year ago, as I was approaching my 40th birthday, I decided to change my life around. I lost weight, I started powerwalking and running and then training for a marathon, and I started cooking more nutritious meals for me and my family. I am still not perfect every day, but have come sooo far in one year. Things can only get better still! Bring on 2009!
Basic maintenance mode, i.e. when not training for a half-marathon.
- Running 4 times a week - 1 long run (75-90 mins.), 1 speed session, 1 hills, 1 steady run
- 2 X a week Pilates, strength training and stretching
I love Japan, France and Brazil, travelling and getting to know people all over the world, running, reading, writing, skiing, skating, the sea and the mountains.
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| current weight: 152.0
Thanks for your comment on my page! Indeed, I did take it easy but not too easy. I ended up running the whole time and felt fine. I don't breathe through my nose when I run anyway so running with a cold wasn't so bad! Ha! I hope your half-marathon training is going well!
2452 days ago
Thank you for the nice comment on my blog. I'm sorry you missed your race on 11/22, but this is a perfect example of listening to your body! Woo Hoo for you for being humble and patient!! There will be other races in your future... and I wish you the best of luck on them!
Happy Thanksgiving :)
2465 days ago
Thanks for your comment -- you are doing GREAT too. Good luck with your goals! The Galloway training was great, I recommend it if you ever have the opportunity!
2489 days ago
Hey thank you so much!! I hope it goes well. You were definitely right - it's so different outside. I ran my final long training run last night so I'm feeling pretty positive about it. Can't wait for Saturday!
2493 days ago
I love your SP Page line (it's one I use often as my mother used to say it too!). Like you, I think that when I hit 40 - life began again! It's a whole new world and I'm so glad to continually meet amazing people like YOU! Thanks for your note on my blog! Off I go to my workout for real now lol...
2493 days ago