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ninepaw
05-30-2010, 04:53 PM
Guys, I don't even know how to contain my awesome feelings right now. I am SO super stoked, and I can't pretend to hide it!

Yesterday, after much contemplation and a bit of reading, I decided that I want to try to do the C25K program. Everyone seems to rave about how wondeful it is, and I've always wished I was better at running.

Today... I did Week 1, Day 1...

AND I FEEL AWESOME!!!!

I did it! I really, really did it! Day one is a five minute warmup, followed by 60 seconds of running alternating with 90 seconds of walking, and a five minute cooldown. Comes out to 31 minutes, and I freaking DID it!!!! :carrot: I ran the entire time when I was supposed to, I made great use of my walking time to even my breathing out if I needed it... And I got home more sweaty than I think I've ever been in my freaking life! :lol: So happy right now. SO, so happy!


fcmonroe
05-30-2010, 05:01 PM
That is awesome!!! I read what you do for day one, so I know how much work you did today. Keep it up!

Onederchic
05-30-2010, 05:22 PM
:woohoo: Congrats!


Raichu
05-30-2010, 05:32 PM
Ninepaw, what a FANTASTIC job! I have never heard of C25k until now. You are so inspiring! I know what I'm doing Monday! Please keep us updated and let us know how it goes!!

Liliann
05-30-2010, 05:36 PM
:bravo:

MissKelly
05-30-2010, 06:20 PM
You go girl!!! :cheer2::cheer3::cheer2:

Staci816
05-30-2010, 07:12 PM
Great job! Know that every Mon, Wed and Friday morning I'm at my gym, doing the same thing! So excited, yet nervous, to try the next week's workout!

missnerd
05-30-2010, 07:24 PM
Woo! So happy for you! Keep it up! I am sure we are all interested in hearing how this works out for you!

jamsk8r
05-30-2010, 07:28 PM
Awesome! I started with C25K, also, and remember what an accomplishment it felt like, doing that first workout. :celebrate: Congratulations!

LotusMama
05-31-2010, 12:56 AM
Nice work! Congratulations!

Cheers,

J

KateMG83
05-31-2010, 08:58 PM
Way to go! Congrats :)

MosesMom1
06-01-2010, 10:20 AM
That is awesome!!!!!! Great job, keep it up! :D

Passionista
06-01-2010, 10:31 AM
Good job! I'm looking at the library to see if any of these are available!

sbweezy
06-01-2010, 01:51 PM
that is sooo awesome! My DH convinced me to do that in Jan. Before then I couldn't run one minute without needing an oxygen mask!!! I remember being so scared of the 5 min run *gasp*...then read ahead and saw there would be a 28 min run.. what? are you kidding me?

now i have to say running is one of my fav things. I even ran a 4.2 mile run in April with a friend and now we are training for the half marathon in Jan 2011. It really can change you.

I am very proud of you..since only a few months ago I was in your same shoes! WTG!!!

KayNicole
06-01-2010, 01:55 PM
Great job! I started the C25K training maybe a week and a half ago but I am repeating week 1. I have had problems with running in the past and don't want to over do it. Congratulations and keep it up!

Aw man if you were just a bit closer I would say we should do our c25k training together! :D I am in Davis though.

RoseRR
06-01-2010, 03:22 PM
That's is great!!! Hope you are able to complete the whole program.

ninepaw
06-01-2010, 11:10 PM
Thank you everybody for the support! I'm planning on doing day two later this evening when it gets a little cooler out. :) I'm excited!

KayNicole, such a bummer you're in Davis!!! Having a buddy would be fun. Maybe down the road we'll meet up for a 5k when we're both through with this. ;)

My Body in Motion
06-01-2010, 11:14 PM
Yay!!! I'm so proud of you!!! You'll be a runner in no time!

A year ago, I couldn't run 1/4 of a mile without stopping to walk. In December, I ran a half marathon!

It's amazing what we can do when we put our minds to it!

KayNicole
06-02-2010, 07:56 PM
KayNicole, such a bummer you're in Davis!!! Having a buddy would be fun. Maybe down the road we'll meet up for a 5k when we're both through with this. ;)


DEAL!! :D I would love to have a 5k buddy!! even if we are just walking/running. lol

ninepaw
06-04-2010, 04:14 PM
An update for those of you who might be wondering! :D I just got back a little bit ago from running W1D3! That's right... I finished week 1! :woohoo: I'm feeling awesome! And I will probably start week two on Monday, since I have plans for the next two days sue to my birthday being Sunday. ;) Thanks for all of the support, guys!!!