The #runstreak has lasted 2 weeks. 14 days! Wahoo! I could not have done it without y’all. I want you to know that. You’re awesome. For realsies.
I finished 3.1 miles at 9:55 minutes per mile, but I had to push myself at the very end to keep that pace. I was running faster than that overall, but my walk breaks took my average pace down. I pushed too hard, and almost had an asthma attack on the road.
Because I work hard at keeping myself motivated. And yeah, that’s work. Especially when it gets to this point in setting up a new habit. It’s been 5 days, and this is the point where it’s easy to quit.
Mike Sweetman guest posts today to let us in on his Jedi Mind Trick to mindfulness and wellness so that we can unplug from our phones and plug into our lives.
Because there are so many things fighting against the hope I need. I’m choosing to feel the compassion and love I know is out there, that other people are projecting. I just had to be willing to let myself feel it. And I finally am. Because I choose to.
Stop making excuses. You have to carve out time for the life you want to live and the way I want to live it.
I lost 155 pounds, and I learned more than a few things that keep me fit, active, healthy, and geeky. The most important lesson, though, is this: Diets don’t work. Lifestyle changes do.
What do you really need to start running? A couple of feet and a pair of shoes that don’t hurt them!
There are few fitness lessons as important as the one you can learn from Captain Jean-Luc Picard: make it so.
When I first started to run, I used a couple of different Couch-to-5K programs. For the most part, they were awesome. Outside of a few quibbles I have about those programs' initial difficulty, I think C25K and its ilk are amazing and fantastic tools to get people...