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My Run

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

When I reflect back in trying to figure out why I have gained weight it is largely tied to running. As part of my bucket list I trained and ran the Boston Marathon. In that training I failed to properly plan my diet and over compensated for the calories burned. After the marathon I was both injured and burnt out from running so I stopped. Stopped running and working out altogether. I didn't reduce my calories and so as a natural consequence my weight has climbed. My body feels under used and my mind is less focused.

I ran a couple of times last week. Those runs were much harder then they used to be. I felt my bodies decline in a concerning way. Today I ran again and it was slow and still not easy BUT it was easier then the last one. So here it begins once again, a desire to run, a feeling, a need, a desire to lace up those shoes, to feel that runners high, to see the miles increase and the speed to pick up. I am back my friend and feel good about it. My mind and body needs this.
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  • 68ANNE
    It is very hard when you do that to yourself but you realize it and are turning things around! Way to go. I'm headed out running tonight. almost made three mile last time, hope to do that soon!
    1744 days ago
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