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I did it :) :) :)
Wednesday, October 25, 2017      2 comments

Today I went for m first run at the gym!! I'm so proud of myself - I was a bit panicky when I got there and felt like I'd stand out but I don't! I turned my MP3 player up really loud to drown out all the gym music and the exercise class and... Read more
Then and now
Friday, October 20, 2017      3 comments

I've been looking at photos of me on facebook. I haven't really lost any weight with my little bit of running although I knew my clothes were looser. But looking at my photos from May until now, I can see a difference - my face is less red... Read more
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Tuesday, October 17, 2017      39 comments

So Saturday evening my sister and I did a 5K fun run. It was silly - neon uv paint, foam, paint dance music. We ran a bit, we walked a bit but we completed it. My sister said I was amazing because In June/July I restarted my little running ... Read more
Keep on running
Sunday, October 08, 2017      2 comments

Today i did the run I did on Friday again. The last three weeks have been a bit hit or miss - more miss than hit to be honest. On Monday i did run 1 of week 6 of couch to 5k. Friday i did run two - which is 10 mins of running 3 mins walking 10 m... Read more
Too many calories and too many emotions
Tuesday, October 03, 2017      3 comments

So after managing to keep things under control (no tuck shop) three sensible meals a day, running, work has gone crazy again. Couple that with a change to my direct line manager that I didn't want and my head is a storm of crazy emotions. I... Read more
Just a little thing
Wednesday, September 27, 2017      0 comments

So I was doing really well. I got to the end of the second run of week 6 of C25K. Then last week work went crazy. I'm not sleeping enough and I was getting queasy dizzy spells. I ate a load of rubbish. For some reason my hip is really sore and p... Read more
Running round that lake
Sunday, September 17, 2017      4 comments

Today I went twice around the lake. Week 6 run 2 of C25K. 5 mins warm up walk, 10 mins run, 3 mins walk, 10 mins run and 5 mins cool down walk. I should have gone yesterday but was feeling morose. What i've noticed is I am recovering q... Read more
A bundle of NSVs
Tuesday, September 12, 2017      1 comments

So today I counting up my NSVs to make myself feel better. 1. I ran for 20 minutes today without stopping - well lightly jogged but I'll take it :) 2. I can touch my toes. 3. I can clip my toenails (gross I know) whilst standing up and ... Read more
Thursday, September 07, 2017      0 comments

This week I am attempting to exercise some control. Knowing that in 5 weeks I have to jog/dance/walk 5k with my nephew is forcing me into the couch to 5K programme at week 5. Usually I don't get past 4 weeks of commitment to anything. BUT I... Read more
Stronger than Yesterday
Thursday, August 24, 2017      0 comments

So, as you may or may not know my ex is staying with me whilst he gets back on his feet. He's been here a few months (and yes he's still an ex) We decided to redecorate one of the upstairs rooms over the next week or so and so we cleared it... Read more
I feel a change...
Thursday, August 24, 2017      3 comments

So today I completed week 3 of Couch to 5K. I can officially run for 3 minutes at a time :) This week has been hard going. Today I got up really late and so I wasn't going to go. But if I want to be able to run with my nephew in October and... Read more
Will power and commitment
Tuesday, August 22, 2017      2 comments

I've just read a really interesting article about will power and commitment. It talks about why will power doesn't work and why being committed to a course of action means will power doesn't come into it. It said that having to use wil... Read more
In the interests of motivation...
Sunday, August 20, 2017      0 comments

I have just signed up with my sister to a 5K walk/dance/run thing in October. I've never ever done any sort of run thing so its both exciting and scary Having a goal or something to aim for is always good for me. I know I'm fit enough to wa... Read more
The hardest run yet
Saturday, August 19, 2017      1 comments

So this morning's couch to 5 k was the hardest one yet. It was the first of week 3. I did the last of week 2 last monday and then didn't get going this week on week 3. Tiredness. Rain. General excusiness got in the way. I've eaten rubbish a... Read more
What I've learned this week
Friday, August 11, 2017      0 comments

1. I I stop procrastinating I could rule the world - I am a champion procrastinator and it's not a good thing. I complain about not having enough time but when I stop thinking and start doing I get stuff done. Additionally putting things off can... Read more

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