where would we all be without Laura???

This question popped into my head while i was running this morning. It was fresh, cool, peaceful and my mind was wandering as i jogged along and it popped up to set my brain thinking of back to this time last year. I was a stone heavier than i am now, i was unhealthy, definitely unfit and thoroughly fed up with life in general. I felt like my retirement was looming and i was going to just stagnant on the sofa with the tv remote!!!!! Now i am fitter, healthier, lighter, eat healthier,have completed a 5k funrun and got my confidence back, to the point where i have also had the courage to go on my own to the local Lawn Bowls team and join the club, so playing bowls now and in my first match next month. And of course i have joined this forum where i can converse with like minded people. All in all this program of Laura's has given me so much and i am so pleased i found her!!!!! What about you, how has it changed your life?????


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  • My ankles and knees kill me! LOL

    On the plus side, I have lost weight and am somewhat more toned than I was. I can run

    10 k too which I would have never dreamt of back in October when I started C25k. Ankles notwithstanding, I shall keep on running

  • If you don't already do this, you might want to consider going to a sports physiotherapist to make sure you're not carrying an injury or something. I have really tight calf muscles that I'm having to do stretching to try and loosen them up - but because my calf muscles are so tight, my ankles and shins absolutely kill if I run too often, or for too long. I thought I had shin splints, but its just tight calf! Hope that helps.

  • Although we should all be grateful to Laura, don't forget that it is you that has really put the effort in and made it through the programme - give yourself a pat on the back too!

  • Yup, I think I have tight calves too so hopefully I can work on em to ease the pain. Hopefully that's the source of the trouble rather than anything more serious. It's doing my head in though

  • If I had not "met" Laura I would definitely not be the somewhat trimmer figure that I am compared to last year, the stress that the running helps me deal with would have worn me down further and I would not feel that I must be the fittest that I have been in the last 30 years!!!

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