Saturday, November 10, 2012

Morning Run...

Some of you have expressed interest in some pictures of myself running. I don't really see the need but here we go: moi in my new winter running outfit!


After 8 minutes of running I thought my head was going to explode of heat so I pulled of my cap. Much better after that but it was nice for those first few, very chilly, minutes. I didn't run too far today ('only' 2.5 miles = 27 minutes) because both my ankles are hurting a little, especially the one that I broke three years ago. The weather was too gorgeous though to stay inside so off I went...

How did this happen, this (almost) addiction to running? Well, never mind how it happened, it happened and that is the most important part of this all. Now, when I'm driving around in our area, I'm looking at potential running stretches, mapping out runs online and I even get a little bit excited over it all. Who knew? Me, the teenager who had to go to extra P.E. (gym class) after school and who has never enjoyed any physical activity whatsoever?

Since I started this running lark in September I've lost about 5 pounds and that is without any dieting. Just some better choices here and there but still eating what I want most of the time. The 'muffin top' (that area around your waist) has shrunk considerably and my thighs have lost at least 2 inches! Of course I wasn't overweight to begin with, but even for people with my body type it is nice to see some results!

Anyway, give it try if you are at all thinking about getting some more exercise in your life. It might just work for you too!  {smile}

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I'll leave you with a few pictures that our lovely daughter Miss M. took early this morning. It was just an itty bitty colder than the day before so just a little bit more frost to be found. Gorgeousness!!!

(click on the pictures to see them bigger and in more detail)


3 comments:

  1. lookin' good, you skinny thing, you! :)

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    1. Haha, thanks Joanna and fellow runner! :-)

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  2. Keep going! Just mind your knees, I ran a few years ago, but foolishly didn't get the right foot gear so did some damage! I did love it though, the running, not the pain! Now I walk, briskly when able, like a snail when I'm not! Your daughter obviously has 'the eye'! :)

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