BTW what is it with spring chickens? Do they just have some amazing superpowers?
Anyway, I did my usual running which abated the weight but then I was also able to work in some weight training which turned the corner and brought me down under 210. Of course, I lost momentum and consistency and oscillated between 209 and 213 for a few months.
Recently, I found that I was consistently at 210 or just below and this corresponds to logging 38 miles of running in May. I was able to not only cover the mileage for May (31) but also the March deficit (5) and even tack on 1 extra mile to chip away at the April deficit (18).
Today I weigh 206 lbs which would be a fluke except last week I weighed 208 and 206 on consecutive days, so I think it's safe to say I'm getting down to my driver's license weight of 205 lbs.
Today is the 21st of June (and the first day of Summer) and I have logged 21 miles, including today's 4-mile run. I'm 11 miles behind on the MPD goal. That means in the next 9 days I have to run 20 miles just to be on pace at the halfway point of the year.
There was a time when I could have easily knocked these miles out. now each run is a struggle.
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Congratulations, Michael! Every lb lost and every mile run for a busy dad and professional like you is a huge win!ReplyDelete
thank you Pat. This week I just haven't had the mojo to get out and run. Did you ever reach a point when you just said, okay, no more running?ReplyDelete