Here's the skinny: I've been near 300 lbs. for years and need to lose weight. I'm married to a wonderful lady, and we have a family. One of our boys often asks if I'll run with him. I've always had to tell him, "No." In August of '09, my wife learned about a couch-to-5k running program, and I agreed to try it with her. This blog chronicles our progress on that training program. I hope I'll soon be able to surprise my son by telling him, "Yes, I'll go running with you!"

Saturday, September 5, 2009

Day 6 -- Mrs. F's

It was strange.

I was almost disapointed to realize I wasnt going to run today. This is spoken from a woman who has despised running all of her life. I "walked" our mile run in high school gym class. I avoided anything and everything to do with running. And to find that I actually "want" to run?? Im starting to think someone better check me into the nearest mental health facility.

I even found myself exhausted yet still having the desire to take a bike ride. Again, maybe time to check on that mental health again!

My legs are feeling fabulous!!! Even the right leg, which I was favoring a bit on Thursday and Friday feels great.

1 week down, 8 more to go!!!

Mrs. F


  1. I started week 2 today. I was ready to quit after 3 of the 6 running intervals. It was tough, but I did it.

  2. It's cool to see that someone else is doing this too!


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