Wow, I can't believe how much difference, and how far I've come in 7 weeks!!
I'm new to this site - only discovered it a few days ago, but really enjoy reading all your stories, and thought I'd share mine.
I'm a very overweight 30something, and have been doing weight watchers for the past year. In sept last year I tried c25k but failed with bad knees. However, 7 weeks ago - started again. Knees supported with patella straps and good running shoes, after having my gait checked.
My first run was horrid!! I was gasping for breath and legs were weak, and I was seriously doubting I'd ever run 2 mins let alone 25! however, I stuck with it and over this last week I'm doing fab!
I'm so proud of myself. Week 6 run 3 I had to do on my own, so armed with laura and a bottle of water - was off on my usual route round the local lake. I was so determined I was going to complete my lap, that when laura told me time was up, I ran for an extra 2 mins!!
This has happened quite a few times, recently as I really want to complete a circuit of the lake (approx 2.6km).
I'm loving the program! Today is run 3 of week 7, and I'm hopiong the rain will hold off. On thurs run's we got caught in the rain and got absolutely drenched!! It was so much fun!! Cold though!