Monday, June 15, 2009
Since I've been such a slacker with my blog, you may have decided that I've also been a running slacker. I'm proud to say that I've actually kept up with the Couch to 5K program! Week 5 is in the books and I'm still running 3 days a week.
Technically I did one week of the program over because I wasn't feeling very strong but it ended up being a good thing. Right now I can run the required distance each day without feeling out of breath and, best of all, with no knee braces! This is such a huge improvement from last summer. I think starting slow and not worrying about how fast I'm going has really taken less of a toll on my body. And this makes me not hate running! So far, so good and I'm still hoping to do a few 5Ks later in the summer.
Oh and a happy, happy side-note to the running thing is that I've lost 12 entire pounds and feel really really awesome about that. So, you know, yay!