I am hesitant to post about this because it’s something I JUST kind of decided I wanted to do and who knows if I can actually stick to it…
I want to get into running.
I know. The girl who walked the mile every year for PE class, yet was able to complete them during cheerleading practice. (Also, why do cheerleaders need to run THAT far?)
Anyways, yes. Over the weekend, I decided I wanted to get into running. I need to do SOMETHING to keep off this baby weight now that Kenley is only nursing twice a day. I have relied on breastfeeding for far too long to rid myself of those extra calories, and I just want to be fit. I want to be able to run. I want to lose some weight and tone up. I want to make better eating decisions. But mostly, I just want to feel good about myself and keep up with my busy kids!
I have been inspired by several ladies… Ruthanne, Leah, Ashley, and Katie- reading their blogs about running and how much progress they have made is truly awesome. It makes me feel like I can really start from nowhere and no matter how fast or far I can run, I am doing something awesome for my body, my mind, and my overall well-being.
Sunday night I started out using the Ease into 5K app on my iPhone. It was recommended by a friend, and I really like it so far! I stretched and completed 2 of the 3 reps that was required to pass that level. Unfortunately, I didn’t complete because the lack of support from my sports bra combined with my already sore girls from ending nursing- let’s just say OUCH. BUT I am proud to say that I did better than I expected. I ordered a new sports bra so that will help!
The hardest part for me will be making the time, but I really, really need to do this. So it will become a priority, and maybe, I will actually get to the point where I love it.
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