Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Shock the Monkey...

...to life!

The circus is in town:


They have monkeys too. And makes it a bit more crowded on my running path. Don't they know it's my path, where I run?  Geez.

After a big bushwalk yesterday afternoon, my calves were feeling it. I nearly didn't get up and run, and I certainly didn't get up early. But I got up and I ran/walked. Yay me!


About the same as Saturday. Slow and steady avoids the injury and keeps running!

And loses some weight!!

76.7kg - that's 169 pounds. 
It's not much (less than a kilo), but I'll take it. I would be happy just to see those numbers trending downward.

Started up on the CSIRO diet this week, so hopefully that will make a difference. It's all science-based and the recipes are yummy and easy. Missing my carbs though! (sobs).

Met two teachers I used to work with - they completed a whole triathlon this morning. They were in the group that inspired my to get off the couch and start walking/running in the first place. The thought I was looking good. It's the Lululemon top, I'm telling you! 

"Cover me, when I run..."


3 comments:

  1. OK. You've inspired this ex-runner and current fatty to download Ease Into 5k where it takes pride of place on my home screen. Now the next steps.....

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  2. Yay for the weight loss! If it's any consolation, 76 kg sounds so very light to this person whose brain is wrapped around pounds.

    After being pregnant 4 times to monster babies, no one sees my belly no matter how hot it is. Even if I WERE buff...which I ain't.

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  3. Damon - I've found I just need to shut up and run. Nike were on to something when they said "just do it". If I think about it too much, it doesn't happen! You know what to do...

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