Been rather lazy for a while

Firstly illness for 2 weeks then life got in the way so it has been a month since my last run.

I say 'life' got in the way but it was all self inflicted. Firstly a boozy trip to my sister in law in Ireland, and nights out etc. this sudden surge in a social life is due to the fact that today is the big five oh! One of the things that hitting 50 has done was to make me have a bit of a think of what I want out of the next 50 years! (One can live in hope!) one thing I don't want is to go back to being fat and unfit! I'm still overweight, but nowhere near as bad as a year ago. So I'm going to do couch to 10 k, starting on Monday. I'm hoping that a month off will be much easier than starting from scratch, and if it is, I'm still going to do the full thing, but just push that much harder in the first few weeks.

Wish me luck. I start Monday

9 Replies

  • Good luck! Here is to the positive thinking and your next 5O amazing years! Happy running :-)

  • Thank you. It will be nice to get back in the swing of things.

  • I forgot to wish you a very HAPPY BIRTHDAY!! :-)

  • Happy Birthday. Sounds like you have been having a great time and now have a plan to get you going again. Good luck on Monday and have a brilliant weekend - I love being in my 50's it's a great decade :)

  • Thank you! Looking forward to making the most of this decade

  • Happy Birthday! I find being in my fifties freeing in some ways. Less worry about what others think and more focus on what you want. Good luck with your 10k plan.

  • How true this is! this will be my decade

  • Happy birthday and what a great present you've given yourself A new training plan that will keep you running which will ensure a happy , fit and slimmer you . Goodness you might have decades of running to look forward Good luck for 1st run on monday.

  • Thank you. It will be interesting to see how much of my fitness remains after a month of not much

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