Oh my God..so do I. Ive been running for a little while now, a few months and Im running for 25 min straight now. Im using the couch to 5K and am going to be running a 5K for cancer in Philly on Sept 13. I hope Im ready.
If I was any slower...Id be moving backwards....
Im also new to the this whole sparkpeople thing and how no idea what Im doing!
Oh, I feel right at home as I read about everyone else's running styles. I can relate! I'm getting ready to run my only race for the season, and I can't wait to be done! If you need some comic relief, here's a blog post on my adventures, "Run Like a Turtle" rnforhealthyliving.com/?p=131
I am not fond of running and when i read your post, I laughed so hard. My husband said when we first met in college, I always ran funny in our physical ed classes. He says I looked like wimpy when I ran. So when he saw our daughter run, he said she is just like you.
I only started working out diligently these last years. I may have been a lot thinner then (because of my youth) but I am more fit now.
Your post made my day!!
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Aren't we funny people sometimes! I think people are great the way they are and to accept ourselves as unique and beautiful regardless of mean comments or thoughts it's just a triumph!! Love yourself!! Have a blessed day!!
Goal: Healthier Lifesytle...toner body! Portion control and exercise!
People are not my problem they are my purpose!
John 3:16 For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. 3:17 For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved.
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Thank you for this! I was just thinking this weekend "I run like an elephant". Or a hippo. I can't decide. But my SIL runs like a gazelle....and then there's me. But you are right...it doesn't matter because we are out there moving it!!
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So glad you have come to a point where you are more comfortable in your own skin--this post reminded me of an episode of Friends (which I thought of often when I first took on the challenge of running) when Phoebe invites Rachel to go running with her--Phoebe, of course in her own unique style, runs with arms and legs flailing, and Rachel is embarrassed, until later when Phoebe fills her in on why--she doesn't care if it looks crazy to others--she's enjoying herself.
Edited by: MKELLY72 at: 8/26/2014 (06:47)
Highest weight: 248 August 2010 Reached goal weight of 148 Feb 23, 2012 10/1/14-Gained back 50-peeling it off!
You are hilarious! But I do get your point. I tried running last summer and I'm about to give it another shot with the C25k plan. I'm not sure what I look like when I run, I just know that it's probably a slightly mess! Keep up the good works.
And let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will reap, if we do not give up. Galatians 6:9 (ESV)
" I walk in the strength of the Lord God...." Psalms 71:16a (TLB)
Today IS a good day! Claim your Victory in it! #focus #move #beHappy
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