Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Me, a runner?

The kids have both been napping for over 2 hours, so I'm sure they will wake up just as I start this post! My running training has been picking up, and last night I ran 10 minutes, walk 1 minute, 4 times. It was soo refreshing to run outside, awesome! It made the 10 minutes seem almost enjoyable! When I was younger I used to run a fair bit. Me and my mom even did the Sun Run (annual 10k run in mid April). I gave it up though over the years. I've always wanted to get back into it, and here I am, training for a 10k. Ultimately I want to run the sun run under an hour. But my first goal is to do the 5k. I really hope I can run the whole thing, with no walking. I don't have a definite time set, but close to 30 minutes would be nice. Randy and the kids will be doing my running with me tonight again. They got a little sick of sitting in the stroller after half an hour, but I'll just turn my ipod up really loud so I don't have to listen to them ;) Speaking of ipods....It may be mean to Randy for me to listen to music while he is running with me, but I'm so out of breath I can't talk to him anyway. I was skipping through songs on my shuffle when I got to some Christian music. At first I skipped through them because I wanted to listen to some upbeat, loud music while running. But I realized I really enjoyed the calming effects it had on me. So now I have a good mix of Hillsong and Toby Keith songs to enjoy ;)

On a less happy note....my weight loss has slowed down! I'm thinking it might have something to do with losing 7 lbs last week, but also I haven't been as strict as I was the first few weeks. As of this morning I am only down 1lb so far. Hopefully I can get back on track, and stay on track!

The kids are still sleeping, but why push me luck!

1 comment:

  1. Wow 7 pounds! That is awesome. *JEALOUS* Good job on your weight loss and running! Running is so hard, especially outside.