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I just started c25k yesterday. When I turned 29 this summer I realized I'm not getting any younger, now is the time to change my future. I have a strong family history of diabetes, kidney disease, heart disease, cancer. I don't want to end up like my parents and grandparents. I totally changed my family's diet (I'm married with 2 elementary school aged kids), following the real food rules on 100daysofrealfood.com, and started feeling better so I started working out for the first time since high school. I've lost 29lbs since august 1st. My son has multiple severe disabilities and this weekend we volunteered at a charity half marathon. The atmosphere was electric! I was inspired, I want to do this! I have always hated running, which is a silly thing to say, I never ran! I've always loved to walk, but now I want to run! Yesterday I completed week 1, day 1. I was pretty certain I wasn't going to make it, but I said "I can run to the next streetlight", and I did so I said "well, I can run to the next one too" next thing I knew the app told me I was done, and I was disappointed! So I kept going. I finished day one at 1.8miles, and kept going to complete my workout at 3.35miles in 45 minutes. I was disapointed with myself, but today, looking back, I don't think I did too bad! I can do this!

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Hey Jess,   Well Welcome here.   I will have to check out the 100 Days of Real Food website, sounds amazing to me.

 

Yay for beginning.   You did awesome.   Proud of you.   Do not be disappointed at all, that is a great run.  WootWoot!  You can do it.

 

Keep us posted on here.   Happy Running!

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