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Just an update!

Wednesday, October 15, 2008

So nothing major going on. Just chugging away. Back on track - most days. Pita chips have my number and I have a hard time portioning and resisting. I am back to making progress, slow, but steady.

Training for the 1/2 marathon is keeping me focused and busy. Also seems to be increasing my! luckily it seems to have sparked the weight loss again. Except for a slight set-back last weekend of 2 back to back bbq's and my self-control going into hibernation for the 2 days I've been excited to see the progress. Not sure when I thought of a 5k as a "short run" but that's how I felt about the Race for the Cure - oh it's just a short one - but it is short now and I am loving the way I feel running more and more. Saturday I ran 7 miles heart rate at a steady 145 and I loved every second of the run. Did I just say I LOVED running? holy smokes last year I would have said it's a means to an end - now somedays there is nothing better than getting lost in thought during a long run or pushing myself hard on a shorter one.

Trying not to let outside influences (boys, work stress, economy) get me off track. This time last year I was majorly focused...this year it is much more just a lifestyle choice and not such a conscious effort but the results are slower as well. Trying not to let that keep me from pushing forward. One day, one meal at a time...
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  • NYDIA07
    I wanna run like you too!! I just went for a run yesterday. I'm not much of a runner... more of an elliptical kinda girl lol but yesterday was nice so I did a little research and decided I'll give it a try again today!

    Good luck and congrats! I hope to call a 5k a "short run" too one day :)
    3528 days ago
  • MARLIE13
    I've been in that lull before where you're pretty comfortable with the amount of weight you've already lost, so definitely don't stay there. Not that you're going to...but it can sneak up on you if you're not comfortable and you'll wonder where another year went. SO DON'T DO IT!! loL! superstar runner...holy smokes! I'm so jealous. You used to be concerned about running as fast as me...uh but look at your distance and your HEART RATE! That rocks! You're my inspiration and I wanna run like you!
    3534 days ago
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