I'm on the weighloss blog (week 5 of 12wk program - 2.5kgs (5lbs odd) lost) and have always wanted to be "sporty". But I'm not a natural, also not helped by the fact that I'm not particularly light either.
I always think of disaster movies and realise that I would be one of the first to go if there were zombies/aliens/vampires/tsunami's simply because I wouldn't be able to run fast enough!
I heard of the C25K on the weighloss blog and thought I would give it a go - what have I got to lose?
I have got everything prepared and my first walk/jog is tonight and I am trying to psych myself up for it.
My thoughts, I think, are my biggest obstacle, OK I am extremely unfit but it's my feelings of shame and failure (I failed so many times before) that stop me getting out that door and I need to not let them and just be brave and do it.
Also how do I explain to my husband what I am doing?
Do I say nothing and just say casually "I'm off for a walk, see you later" or do I explain I'm trying yet another exercise/diet program?
I don't feel ready to tell him about the 12 week program or the C25K, simply because we have been here before, he has supported me before only for me to give up whatever it was I was doing.
OK enough negativity - this certainly won't help me out that door!
Anyhow, it is quite helpful to read your blogs with those completing the program and being able to run for 30min without walking. This is my goal, not so much distance, for the time being, just to run for a respectable amount of time without embarrassing myself.
I just need to be brave.