Thoughts on books, family, and life in one impressive package.

The scale still sucks. I don’t know what to do about this now. I gained even more weight this week. I’ve even started looking at the newly updated Weight Watchers plan; I have had excellent results following the plan in the past. I’ve also failed spectacularly. This may be the way I go after the holidays.

On the plus side, I continue to keep plugging along with my Couch to 5K mission. I have finally broken my week 4 barrier and crossed into new territory. I’ve discovered that as long as I rest in between runs, my shins stay pain-free. I was bothered last week with random muscle pain and joint aches, especially in my legs. It was quite uncomfortable and one of the reasons I did not run for three days in a row – well that and the fact that my shins were screaming after running two days in a row, and I was not going to push the issue. The random aches and pain did not quite disappear but running seemed to help on Thursday. I’ll continue to watch the situation to see if it warrants a trip to the sports medicine clinic. I also need to get better about drinking water. I suspect a lot of the aches and pains would disappear with more hydration. I know it would help my itchy skin too; two showers per day in winter weather is not helping my skin any!

I’m looking forward to pushing myself as I run farther and longer. I feel SO good when I finish; it is such a sense of accomplishment to know that I can actually do this. I definitely need to find a race to run after I finish the program to celebrate!

Friday – Rest
Saturday – Couch to 5K Week 4
Sunday – Couch to 5K Week 4
Monday – Rest
Tuesday – Rest
Wednesday – Rest
Thursday – Couch to 5K Week 4
Friday – Rest
Saturday – Couch to 5K Week 5 Day 1
Sunday – Rest

Bookmark and Share
Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...

%d bloggers like this: