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My First 5K

Sunday, June 23, 2013

On Saturday, I completed in my first 5k. I was not doing so good but I made it through! It was such an amazing sense of accomplishment but now, my feet feel like they are going to fall off every time I walk :(
I was pretty bad yesterday because I ended up eating 4 meals because of my schedule with the race. Then in the morning I went and had 2 CANDY BARS. I talked to my husband and asked him to make sure I kind of steer clear of the double candy bars from now on. I just need to really watch what I am doing.

He made a point in that he can't tell me which choices to make and I can't depend on him for someone to blame if I make the wrong choices. But he will support me and love me and is proud of me for all the steps I've taken so far. I've thought a lot this week about the gym and my 12 hour work days. So we've decided on Mondays, Tuesdays when I get off work at 6pm, we're going to take Bailey for a walk for about an hour, then come home and have dinner. On Wednesdays - Saturdays, I have the days off so we will be going to the gym to do strength training and swimming/or other forms of cardio. Sundays are my day off because of both of our schedules those days. So it only really gives me two days of strength training but I also have my resistance band I can take to work on Mondays to add a third day in there.

We bought a lot of groceries and I have meals planned out for the next two weeks. i'm excited for all the changes and I know I'm going to stick to it this time.

Anyway, I've also put in pictures of me and my friend Jenn before and after the Color Me Rad 5k


Member Comments About This Blog Post:
CDCSMITH2013 6/25/2013 6:07AM

    Good for you for completing the 5K!

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THE_SHAKESHAFT 6/25/2013 3:49AM

    Awesome, well done!!

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KACEYSW 6/23/2013 10:41PM

    Congratulations on making your first 5K. I will be doing mine on July 13th! I know it will be hard, but I am glad that I am going to try this. Thanks for being a good example.

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