Hi all. My challenge is to do 5k by mid October. I have very severe COPD and am on oxygen - my portable oxygen backpack weighs over 5lb which is a bit of a nuisance, but I manage. It is unlikely that I would ever be able to run 5K, so I am aiming to build up to being able to walk that distance at all. If I can eventually manage to speed walk 5K in under an hour I will be a very happy lady I already do an awfully slow mile a day, so as of tomorrow I will start timing myself. Last year I worked up to doing a Leslie Sansone 15 minute mile video walk twice daily as part of my training, but have since let things go and deteriorated. My lung disease is very much a use it or lose it one, so this will be the best medicine it is possible for me to have as well as a mental and emotional boost! Talk to you again tomorrow, Parvati
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