Exercise! - Guess what?! I CAN DO IT!




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peachiee77
05-29-2012, 01:00 AM
So today marked week 7 day 1 of the couch to 5k - it was a 25 minute jog.... And I did it!! And guess what? I did it while carrying on a conversation! Oh and guess what else?! It was actually not that hard!!! Today is the first day that I actually feel like - scratch that - KNOW that I will run a 5k!!! I've had my doubts about the whole thing (even though the goal has been to run a 5k!) but today I know I can do it!!

I know this feeling and in actually enjoying running! I can't believe I actually just said that!!! Haha. I've been dreading these weeks in the program because of the long runs, but now I'm actually excited to work on my time and distance! So weird for me! Haha

Anyways, I just wanted to share that! Hope you all are doing well with your exercise goals!

-Laura


Taheetee
05-29-2012, 07:54 AM
Awesome! Slow and steady *builds* the race in this case ;) Have you chosen a particular race?

:cheer2:

peachiee77
05-29-2012, 08:55 AM
Yes! I am doing the Color Run in July in and the Dirty Girl Mud run in September in Buffalo!!! I can't wait for either one!! They are both low key, not timed, but they're going to be a blast an a chance to push myself!!! Haha


lm3898
05-29-2012, 03:13 PM
Congrats on your steady improvements!! I'm doing the color run in August in NY - can't wait!

free1
05-30-2012, 02:06 PM
Congrats. I finished W9D2 today :) Check us out on the C25K thread also.