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!"

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Thursday -- prerace -- Mrs. F

Im starting to get a bit nervous. Not about the race itself really, but the details. Will child care at the race work out fine for our youngest? Will everyone be ready and up early enough to get out the door? The race is 45 minutes away. Stuff like that.

Its been an eating week too, so Im not sure how I will fare at the scale tommorrow. Less workouts, more junk does not equal a good combination. So time will tell on that front.

At this point, our goal is to get as much rest as possible between now and Saturday morning. So no more workouts this week.

We are still leaning toward doing one hour running and switching up our days we do it, so we have the long run on a weekend day. As well as the 100 pushup challenge. I can say with an emphasis, I am not looking forward to that one! I am looking forward to one hour runner -- I like the longer stretches of runs myself.

Well folks -- only 2 more days until the big race! I cannot wait to see the look on my sons face when he realizes his momma can run a 5k!

Keep on running
MRs. F


  1. I can't wait to hear about your son's reaction. I am so excited for the both of you. I ran my first 5K this summer and loved it. I did the c25k as well. Good luck and enjoy.

  2. Thanks for stoping by , neverending journey.

    I am very much looking forward to showing what we can do! :)

  3. I also can't wait to hear about the big revelation of the secret plan. Enjoy a lot. So happy for you both!


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