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Cool Runnings

As some of you might have already started to question from my twitter post last night, the answer and speculation is true! My husband and I are starting to work through this "Couch to 5k" business that seems to be popular these days. We also are trying to overcome some weight gain from years past as well as continue to participate in the Weight Watchers program. Aside from the "Couch to 5k" addition to our weekly routine, my dh is also participating in a 10 week "Biggest Loser" competition at his work! So the plan? Whip each other into shape and try to participate in the "Commit To Be Fit" run/walk 5k and actually to RUN it!

Wish us luck!

Last night was the first attempt and as I was running I felt like it was going to be something that I could {actually} do. It was going well until the last 5 minutes and I literally thought I was going to vomit! I didn't, luckily, but I did feel good following the run/walk once it was over!!

Start today, if you'd like! I'd love to hear about your progress!


Allison said…
That's great! I got partway through the Couch to 5K program last year and thought it was fantastic :) I hope you can keep with it and achieve your goal!!
Mrs. Dirnberger said…
This is a great guys will be looking hot very soon! I need someone to kick me in the butt to do this..haha
Danica Lynn said…
Good for you!!!! I too am working on doing more 5ks this year, however I can't run because of a bad knee, but I sure as hell can power walk it!!!
Alyson said…
We will probably see you there. I think we are going to do the Commit to be fit 5k.

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