Sunday, May 01, 2011

Third week of Couch to 5K

I can't believe that I am beginning my third week of the C25K program. For those of you that need to be caught up on all this, I decided that to accelerate my weight loss program and road to healthy living, I would begin to run. The C25K program (iPhone or Droid) walks you through a 9 week interval program of jogging and walking so that you can actually run 3.1 miles afterward in 30 minutes.

I had to repeat week one for my second week. I just was not ready to move ahead. I have run on the sunny days (1), cloudy days and two rainy days to move forward with my goal. This morning, I started on W2D1 (week 2 day one) part of the program. I was amazed that it was not as bad as I thought it would be. Am I getting used to this?

My scale at home says that this is working. My clothes are saying this is working. My body after the run says it is working. Wait.....my body screams a lot too during and after the run! It is not easy for me, but I am pushing through it. There is one thing that you have to know about me........once I am fully engaged in something, there is no one who can stop me but me.

So I am happy with the progress thus far. I am pushing forward with the program and my eating habits. I have lost 20 pounds so far and I am confident that I will drop a few more this week since I have two more days to hit the pavement.

Am I a runner now? Only time will tell.

1 comment:

CJ said...

Wow - 20lbs! That is awesome. Congratulations! Good luck with the program.