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Old 05-26-2014, 04:22 PM   #262
ending SIX+ years of yoyo
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Join Date: Dec 2008
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S/C/G: (body fat) >34.5%/30%?/<25%

Height: 5' 6", small frame, "obese" body fat


I was too embarrassed to even look when I last posted in here... I finished the program in February, was "running for 30 minutes" occasionally - note NOT regularly - after that, and fell off the wagon completely due to illness and work travel.

Water under the bridge, to use another cliche.

I started up again today, unsure of where to begin. It has been about a month since I have run at all. I went all the way back to Week 3, and sure enough, that was the right place to begin. I totally misjudged my distance since I was used to going so much further, and I ended up with a big walk at the end.

Nowhere to go but up...

I like the idea of a graduates thread!! I have finished C25K TWICE now and never really had a followup plan after that so I ended up stopping running. I didn't feel like I fit in any of the longterm runners threads. ... I don't have any interest in running more than 5K at a time and/or more than 30-45 minutes at a time. I was thinking I needed to work on distance or speed but wasn't able to keep it interesting in the absence of intervals....

Congrats to all the graduates and keep on

BTW I was nowhere near 5K at the end of C25K , more like 3K the second time
Mini-goal #5, last one? (ala Beck Diet Solution): Lose 5 pounds AGAIN. Start date: Aug. 19,2015 (previous mini-goal took 30 days)
END OF 2015 CHALLENGE: Stick to modified IP (Started Apr. 29) until Dec. 31 ... or 25 pounds lost, whichever comes first. Start exercising!!!
>>>As of Oct. 1, 14.6% weight loss; revised goal ends up ~1619%<<<

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