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My first 5k!

Since I have been so MIA on here you might have noticed that my weekly Slimming Down Sunday entries have gone away as well.  The good news is that just because I've been off of my blog I have still been trying towards my goals of getting healthier.

Notes: The biggest change since my last entry is that I've started the C25K program and I'm loving it!  Yikes, was that me that just admitted I'm loving running jogging?  Why yes, yes it was.  I have found myself improving so much on it and really wanting to do it more.  I'm only in week 4 and have 5 more to go, but I know I'm going to be able to finish it.

The other HUGE news is that I actually participated in a 5k that was impromtu.  It was a local one here held for pancreatic cancer so I ran for me in honor of my mom.  I had the goal of a 40 minute finish, but ended with 47.  I was still very very proud of myself for finishing it.  After all I had a stomach bug that morning and was puking plus it was 82 with humidity and if you know me that is my kryptonyte.  I was so proud of myself because I still have memories engrained in my head when I was 13 and failed to do the Cooper test which was to try and run/walk a 12 minute mile.  I failed at that task miserably all through middle school and felt horrible about it ever since.  Well, at least I now know I can do a 15 minute mile and I'm happy with those baby steps and progress I've made 20 yrs. later.

I've got about 3 more 5Ks to run this year and I'm looking forward to them!

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