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JCMON67's Blogs

Wow, It has been a long time!
Sunday, December 05, 2010      5 comments

I did my first 5k in September and was on cloud nine. I immediately started looking for the next and continued to run every other day. By late September my hip started to hurt and continue to get worse. Finally, I went into the doctor and fou... Read more
My first 5K run. Woo Hoo!!!
Saturday, September 11, 2010      0 comments

Well, today was my first 5K and finished it in 35:12, I was very proud. Erik my youngest son also ran and did it in 29:10 and I was very proud of him. We trained together all summer. He was worried and kind of wanted to stay back with me,... Read more
End of week 8 Day 3
Friday, August 20, 2010      0 comments

Well I did W8D3 today. I wore my brace to give my knee the support. There was a little pain about 1/2 way through so I did a fast pace walk for a couple of minutes then continued with the run. There was no more pain when I did that so I felt ... Read more
Recovery slowly
Sunday, August 15, 2010      0 comments

I walked 2.5 miles last night with no pain in my knee. I did wear my knee brace and will continue to do so,at least for know. Today I plan on walking for 3 miles in less than a hour with knee brace of course. I should be able to withou... Read more
Healing, I hope to be back up to par.
Saturday, August 14, 2010      0 comments

Well my knee still hurts a little but I did walk for a mile and a half yesterday. Today I am shooting for 2 miles. I hope to do a little light jogging on Monday. But I am not sure if the knee will be ready I will wait and see. I started... Read more
Injury, Boo Hoo!
Tuesday, August 10, 2010      0 comments

Everything was going great. I was getting a schedule together for when I went back to work and it was looking realistic. I had a great run yesterday and was relaxing for the night. I enjoyed a good movie with the boys, then it was time for b... Read more
Summers is at an end.
Monday, August 09, 2010      0 comments

Well summer will end on Wednesday morning it is back to work. I am a little worried that I won't be able to keep up the exercise with all the things that come with back to school. After school activities, work responsibilities, family activi... Read more
Finished first 20 minute run!!!
Friday, July 23, 2010      1 comments

Today I did my first 20 minute run. Week 5 Day 3 of C25K. I was so nervous that I thought that I was not going to be able to do it, but with encouragement from my spark team members and family I completed it. WooHoo!!!!! When I first sta... Read more
Finished W5D2 and nervous
Wednesday, July 21, 2010      0 comments

I just finished W5D2 - 2 - 8 minute runs I was so nervous that I would not be able to do it or that I was not ready to do it. But I did finish and I have Friday to look forward to my first 20 minute run. Now I am really nervous. ... Read more
Week 4, 2nd Time
Tuesday, July 13, 2010      0 comments

I was on vacation last week and during my vacation I did my week 4 for couch to 5k. But I don't feel ready for week 5. As I was running during my vacation I found that I was so distracted by the scenery. I did my runs by a river. It was so p... Read more
Sunday, July 11, 2010      0 comments

Having an enjoyable vacation. I have gotten in all my C25k training runs but not my strength training days. But I feel great and know that when I get home that I will hit it all again. I have been eating good on most days but I really blew it... Read more
Still coming down from my high!
Sunday, June 27, 2010      1 comments

Still coming down from the high of spending some time with just my family, in the mountains. It was great! ... Read more
Day 12
Sunday, June 27, 2010      0 comments

Spent the day with my family up in the mountains. It was beautiful and relaxing. I did no weights, no running however I did do some light hiking it was great. I pack a lot of fruits lean turkey for sandwiches with lettuce and tomatoes. I als... Read more
Day 11
Friday, June 25, 2010      0 comments

Finished W2D3 and ready for W3. Wow. emoticon... Read more
Day 7
Monday, June 21, 2010      0 comments

emoticon The start of a new week and working on W2D1 of C25K. Just finish my walk/jog and feeling good. I really ... Read more

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