I was moping around the house yesterday after the big sneak peak weigh in. My fiance tried to cheer me up a bit...but I guess he wasn't saying what I wanted to hear. So, I went to the blogs:) Everyone at Blog to Lose was so supportive...and had helpful advice. Maria from Oh Healthy Day was super sweet and took the time out to send me a really nice and very insightful email (I'm starting to get why people like this blogging thing so much).
Anyway, I was sitting on the couch with my fiance and kinda out of no where I asked him if he would do a 5K with me. He said "When?" I said, "I dunno...September!?" He said, "Okay." He said okay!!! I was super happy.
My happiness is twofold. One, I've been trying to get the nerve up to sign up for a 5K. I did two a couple of years ago...but I didn't train at all, ran/walked the whole way, and didn't give it my all either time. This time, I feel physically fit! I feel ready! Even though, I've primarily been running on the treadmill...I figured I have a month to transition to outdoor running to train.
My second reason for being happy is that my fiance is not a very healthy person right now. His eating habits are very poor...and he doesn't exercise (He would cringe to read this...but it's true). I'm hoping committing to a 5K will give him a little jump start. He said that we could start running in the evenings. (I pray that this really happens).
So in other news, I have a little confession. Since my declaration of banishing the scale for the month starting Monday...I have hopped on the scale TWO TIMES!!! I know...I know. I figured I would get it all out before I say goodbye for four weeks...right?! Anyway, the first time was yesterday afternoon...still said 131.0.
Then this morning. Can you believe when I got on the scale this morning it said 129.something. *mouth drops open* That makes absolutely no sense! I did not burn 3500+ calories in less than 24 hours. And to make it even more interesting my body fat dropped a percentage point too!! I really don't know what to say. And of course, quiet celebrations in my head started...I felt like I looked skinnier than yesterday...and all of that lunacy. Anyway, I think that I need to re-read Maria's email. She said so many good and poignant things in support of trading the scale for a healthy lifestyle.
Okay...I promised myself only 30 minutes on the computer and then I "want to" do C210K (I read somewhere yesterday to replace "have to" with "want to" when talking about your daily workout). Thanks again blog world!!!