Well I'm still smiling, no scrub that beaming - I did it! I bound out of bed this morning feeling very enthusiastic and positive with myself, a quick glance at the figure on the scales made me more determined to really go for it!
Breakfast and lunch weighed and packed last night after dinner, all I had to do was not be tempted by everyone else's brought in chocolates / biscuits etc they were donating to the office from their cupboards after Christmas & New Year.....
My willpower held, not one morsel of badness has been eaten by me today, I have had a fabulous day knowing I was then going for my 1st run this evening.....
Kit on, hi-viz on and off I went, my first two "runs" were along the high street in full vision of lots of houses and traffic, no way was I quitting, I hadn't got my breathing right so felt like a goldfish gasping for air by the end of the third "run" and promptly bumped into my eldest son sprinting up the hill I was by then walking down! Knowing he too was running round the village and could lap me at any point spurred me on even more. During "run" 5 I bumped into my neighbours out for an early evening stroll and "run" 6 took me past the village hall just as the Pilates class was arriving. By the time I got home my legs felt a little jelly like and my face flushed, I've smiled at myself all evening,I really can't believe I did it. I enjoyed listening to Laura on the podcast, she is so very encouraging with her chats along the way.
I'm so looking forward to doing it all again on Wednesday. It won't be quite as pretty, as everyone's Christmas trees and fairy lights won't be there to see.
I know I'm only on day one but I think I'm going to really enjoy this "me time"