Before And After Fat Loss

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See the scar on my right knee? It’s from a reconstructive knee surgery I had to fix a chronically dislocating kneecap in 2007. I was in recovery for years after and even though I began getting healthier and losing weight in June 2011, 45 pounds and 6 months later I was still limited to walking.
On January 15, 2013 I began training to do what I’d always wanted to do: run. I started with intervals of 4 minutes walking and 1 minute running and by February 7 I was off intervals and just running. I spent most of that month running 2 miles 5 days a week and was amazed after every run because I could actually do it.
Today is March 25, 2013. Today I ran for 50 minutes straight and covered 4.9 miles. It took me six years to get to this point but today I am a runner, today I am strong, and today (and every day) I prove to myself that I can do more than I ever thought possible.
If you want to read more about my running go here (I’m training for my first half marathon in July!), or my daily run log go here.

piecesinprogress

See the scar on my right knee? It’s from a reconstructive knee surgery I had to fix a chronically dislocating kneecap in 2007. I was in recovery for years after and even though I began getting healthier and losing weight in June 2011, 45 pounds and 6 months later I was still limited to walking.

On January 15, 2013 I began training to do what I’d always wanted to do: run. I started with intervals of 4 minutes walking and 1 minute running and by February 7 I was off intervals and just running. I spent most of that month running 2 miles 5 days a week and was amazed after every run because I could actually do it.

Today is March 25, 2013. Today I ran for 50 minutes straight and covered 4.9 miles. It took me six years to get to this point but today I am a runner, today I am strong, and today (and every day) I prove to myself that I can do more than I ever thought possible.

If you want to read more about my running go here (I’m training for my first half marathon in July!), or my daily run log go here.

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