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!"

Friday, December 11, 2009

Although I haven't exercised...

Although I've not run or done my pushups in two weeks, I have some good news to report.  Simply by returning to getting a full night's rest and by being a little more careful with my food intake, my weight has dropped back to where it was on November 13! It had gone up a half pound on the 20th, about another pound on Thanksgiving week (I only got to weigh on Wednesday that week, so I cannot be certain), and was up almost two more pounds by December 3.  As of today, I'm back to 279.4! What a relief!

I won't have time to post our regular Friday Weight Check today.  Mrs. F might try to get it up later this evening.  At 2 PM, I'm off to pick up some things for our Boy Scout outing this weekend, and then two of our boys and I will head out about 5 PM.  Our eldest son, our first cross country runner, decided to wrestle again this year, so he'll be at a tournament tonight.  Mrs. F will drop him off in the morning.

Have a good weekend, all! I'm looking forward to a fresh start next week.

1 comment:

  1. Here's to a fresh start on Monday. Know that I will be starting fresh on Monday too!!! Keep up the good work. You and your wife really are such inspirations!!


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