Voluntary Discomfort is the secret cornerstone of strength. We build our whole lives around increasing comfort and avoiding discomfort, and yet by doing so we are drinking a can of Weakness Tonic with every morning’s breakfast. ~Mr. Money Mustache 5K PR: 23:40 10K PR: 48:57 HM PR: 1:59:37 30K: 2:57:44
Hi! In December, I got some medical news that got me off the couch and walking. I remember telling a friend that I had to quit jogging 17 years ago when I developed a back problem so would "never be a runner". In April, I walked my first 5k race on a very hilly course. In May, I started adding running intervals to my walks. Now I can run 3/4 mile before I have to take a walk break. I'm training for a 10k in September so last weekend I ran 5 miles and loved every minute of it.
I've dropped over 50 pounds and my family says I got my "sparkle" back.
First 5k -April 2013 10k - Sept 2013 1:23:00 May 18, 2014, 1:00:26 Sept 7,2014 55:21 May 17, 2015 52:23 Half Marathon - Oct 5, 2014 2:10:32 Oct 4, 2015. 2:05:44
10k PR - 52:23 May 17, 2015
Initial goal weight reached Dec 10, 2013 (80 pounds lost) 90 pounds lost as of Feb 18, 2014. 100 pounds lost as of May 2014 Maintaining at 97 lbs lost as of May 2015.
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