Saturday, June 4, 2011

Colon Cancer 5K

Well, I did it. I completed my first 5K after not being able to exercise for almost a year. I didn't break any records. Well I guess I did. I set my first record as a mom (ha). This was only the second time since I was released to exercise that I ran 3 miles. My other runs have been run/walks of 2-2.5 miles. Of course I wish I could have done this 5K faster, but regardless of the time, I did it. I kept telling myself that my son and husband were there waiting on me. It was the motivation that I needed to keep moving and not walk. After coming up the slight incline, I walked about 5 steps because of leg cramps but forced myself to go on. I didn't break the 30 minute mark. I came in at 31:21, but the way I look at it.. that's a very good place to start.

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