Thursday, May 20, 2010


Slept sooo well last night. To the point that I didn't want to get up this morning.
I find that on days that I work out, I sleep better which is good motivation to work out most days.
Yesterday morning, I did the dreaded Week 5 workout 3 of the Couch to 5K program - warm up walk for 5 minutes, run 20 minutes, cool down walk for 5 minutes.
I started up with the C25K program early in April. I've never been a runner. Even back in elementary school - I hated tag cause I hated running. Now running a race seems like the ultimate marker of being fit.
Every time I complete another run, it feels like an accomplishment. Fall of 2008, I could barely walk. My knees were stiff, my feet were in pain. I was doing physiotherapy at the time and my work outs than were try to do the stationary bike for 15 minutes. So when I think of how far I've come, I'm really happy.
So yesterday I managed to run for 20 minutes in one go, no stopping. It wasn't a fast run - I had the treadmill set for 4.8 with no incline. But I still did it.


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