The C25K programme was a huge challenge to me as I hated cross country running at school but a year on from graduation aged 53, I love running, wouldn't miss it for anything and even get up a stupid o'clock to go out before work. I remember when I was plodding through the C25K programme thinking I ran so slow, I would soon be going backwards and my little legs ached so much, the only thing that helped was lying in bed with the electric blanket on full to soothe them. I asked myself if this would ever be fun! Great advice though all the way through that a year later I still find helpful. I actually enjoy running nowadays too, my fitness is good, I run at a pace I find works for me and because I have increased distance, I can find new places to explore. Now I am being more sensible with my food, I am also losing weight too - but I know I would still reward myself with food given half the chance!