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Monday, December 10, 2012

Monthly Measures - 5K Plans...

This is the beginning of my journey...

As I mentioned last week I plan to run a 5K in 2013 (yay me...sike!).  I seriously went back and forth as to whether I would post that I'd be running for quite some time because in all honesty there's a huge chance that I'll quit!

Yeah, I said it, I might quit!!!  I hate using the word hate (it's so strong)...but I HATE (emphasis, emphasis, emphasis) working out!  But, I really want / need to get in shape and add tone / definition to my body.  So I am going to give it my best shot, as always!  Here is my current weight...


Yes, I'm being very transparent!

Now, I seriously thank God for providing us, women that is, with the ability to breastfeed as I contribute all of my weight loss after pregnancy to that alone!  I gained 42lbs (believe me, I know that's a lot!) while I was pregnant and I actually weigh less now than I did before I was pregnant...no real exercise involved, and by that I mean I have attempted to start a workout regimen about three times since having Maddie and it's lasted for a good week (sad, very sad...).  Here is what I look like now (12/10/12)...


Today  (12.10.12):  ~9 months after having Maddie (so be nice with your thoughts!)


I'll do my best to do a monthly progress report with my weight and photos (no promises)! To get started, I will be using a plan which I got from the Cool Running website. My running days will be Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday and I plan to finally use my Brazilian Butt Lift DVDs (yeah, laugh if you must :)) to workout on Sundays.

I'll probably have to make modifications as I go considering that ever so often, if the weather is right, I might be jogging with my little ladybug :), I'm sure she'll enjoy it! Besides, I really need to fully utilize this jogging stroller...I did want it for this very reason after all!!!

So yeah, I will officially began running tomorrow (yikes!) and will try to keep you posted on every bit of this journey. Pray for me...no, seriously, I need it!  As I mentioned before, I HATE exercising :)!!!

Potentially linking up today with Molly at still being [Molly] and Carissa at Lowercase Letters!

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5 comments

  1. I did a similar running plan for my first 5K. It worked! I finished the race AND I hate working out as much as it sounds like you do :) You can do it!

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  2. Good plan, I know how hard it is to sometimes follow through, but once you put something "out there" it makes it harder to quit! Good luck!

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  3. I'm going to be thinking of you tomorrow, Nicole!!! There's no way I could run...ever!!

    I think you look fantastic, by the way. Can't wait to hear about your running adventures :-)

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  4. I ran my first one over the summer. Doing another one in January :-)

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  5. i run 15mins a day ;-)except i have a menstrualcycle.

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