I went for my first run today since I was in high school. Thankfully I had a great friend to go with me and help motivate me, and believe it or not, I survived! (I know, if I hadn’t I wouldn’t be on here writing this). We took it a few telephone poles at a time. We’d run 2-3 telephone poles and walk 2-3 telephone polls.
I headed out around 7:45 this morning (really like 6:45 thanks to daylight savings). I felt a little guilty leaving with my oldest still in bed and my hubby having spent a long night with an unhappy baby, but I kissed them all on the head (all sleeping when I left) and headed out. If I waited until the time was perfect for everyone, I could always find an excuse not to go.
We ended up going about 1.8 miles. I’m a little sore this afternoon, mostly my hips but it was not nearly as bad as I thought it would be. Yes, there were times I was pretty sure I was going to pass out from lack of oxygen, but I didn’t.
I did a great job managing to run the downhill telephone polls and walk the uphills, but I did manage to run 1 hill (not a big one, but a hill)!
Why go running today of all days? Well, I bite the bullet and signed up for my first 5k and it’s April 7th so I figured I better get to it. No time like the present!
A follow up to hiding my scale. I did really good until tonight. I had to weigh in for my diet bet…Should have left it hidden, up 2 pounds after super sticking to my diet and lots of gym time. Sigh… that’s why I hid it. I was feeling awesome this morning about all my hard work and to not see it on the scale when I have so far to go is frustrating. Oh well!