I'm a Couch to 5K graduate!
It's been a while since my last post! I had to stop running for three weeks because of a groin injury. It really sucked! But I'm back and I was able to pick back up right where I stopped.
Last night I finished week 9 day 3 of the C25K progr... Read more
Finally done with W6D2!!!
I finally did W6D2 last night!
I actually did it last week but I had trouble with my app and I couldn't track the workout correctly. I did it again two days after but it was hot and humid out and I had the stroller and I just wasn't able to... Read more
Weigh-in was yesterday and I was 173.6. That's a 0,6 lbs loss, for a total of 19,8 lbs. AAAAAARGH! Why can't I get to 20 pounds already!!!! So close...
I'm happy about the loss, considering I had three different meals out with friends or fa... Read more
Body, we need to talk
Weigh-in this morning was a disappointing 0.2 gain. It's really not the end of the world, except that I've been losing and gaining the same pound for the past month. I'm so close to the 20 pound loss mark too, it makes it even more discouraging!... Read more
I ran for 20 minutes
It feels weird to write it: I ran for 20 minutes straight. When I started C25K, I could hardly run more than 1 minute without feeling like I was going to die. And now here I am, running for 20 minutes.
The only disappointment is my lack of ... Read more
W5D2: i did it!!!
So last night I felt like going for a run so I thought I'd try Week 5 Day 2 again. If you've read my last post (thanks to everyone who left a comment btw, I really appreciate them!), you'll remember that I wasn't able to finish the second 8 minu... Read more
C25K: Failed W5D2
Today was Week 5 Day 2 of Couch to 5K and for the first time, I wasn't able to finish the whole run. Today's run was: 5 minute warm-up, 8 minute jog, 5 minute walk, 8 minute jog, 5 minute cool down.
The first 8 minute run went fine, though ... Read more
Goodbye to 10% of my body weight!
Weigh-in today revealed that I'm now 174 pounds. That's 19,4 pounds lost and 10% of my body weight gone. I also realized I've lost more than my six month old's weight and that kid is heavy!
Yesterday I started Week 5 if the Couch to 5K prog... Read more
Week 4 is DONE!
I went out with the jogging stroller yesterday afternoon, ready to finish week 4 of the Couch to 5K program. I started the first 3 minutes run and something didn't feel right. I thought I was going to die halfway through, which is weird because ... Read more
C25K and weigh-in
It looks like i forgot to update the blog this past week! I've been busy!
I'm still doing Couch to 5K and things are going well even though it's getting harder. I did Week 4 Day 2 today, which means I ran 3 min., walked 1.5, ran 5, walked 2... Read more
C25K - Week 3 Day 2
The weather was fabulous today and I happily went out and did Week 3 Day 2 of Couch to 5K. The more I use this program, the more I like it. I remember when I began I looked and what was in store for week 3 and it seemed like an almost impossible... Read more
19 pounds down, 49 to go!
Monday is weigh-in day and I have to say I was very happy to see the number on the scale this morning. 174.4 baby! That's a two pound loss! I hadn't gotten two pounds in like a month, so I'm very very happy. All my good work seems to be paying o... Read more
C25K - Week 3 Day 1
I did W3D1 today, even though i ran yesterday. I usually run every other day but we're getting a snow storm (!!!) tomorrow and then rain all weekend so who knows when I'll be able to run next.
Week 3 is HARD!!! I was doing ok on Week 2 with... Read more
Running when sick
Do you run or work out when you're sick?
I have a bad cold right now but I really didn't want to skip a running day. So I went for it and did C25K Week 2 Day 3. And it went pretty well. It wasn't my fastest run but it wasn't my slowest. The... Read more
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Weigh-in and C25K Week 2 Day 2
Today was weigh-in day. I was 176.4 this morning. It's a 0,8 lbs loss, for a total of 17 lbs since the beginning of January.
I decided in January that I would try to lose slowly, because a quick weight loss has never worked well for me in ... Read more