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by Mr Nibbler
Thu May 24, 2012 8:29 pm
Forum: The Starting Line
Topic: Week 5 (mon-wed-fri) by Linda231
Replies: 21
Views: 6266

Re: Week 5 (mon-wed-fri) by Linda231

According to the nice lady on my headphones I am, as of about three hours ago, a "runner". A twenty minute non stop run (in 27C I may add). Not much to some people but to me nothing short of a bloody miracle. I am still 4.5 stone overweight (for our across the pond pals a stone = 14 pounds). I wante...
by Mr Nibbler
Wed May 23, 2012 6:48 am
Forum: The Starting Line
Topic: Week 5 R1 DONE! Is puking an option? :)
Replies: 1
Views: 1131

Re: Week 5 R1 DONE! Is puking an option? :)

Well done - I made the mistake of doing a W2 run with a hangover which was a very bad thing indeed so your delaying W5R1 can only have been a good thing. I did W5R2 yesterday along a canal path in 25 degrees C which was a shock to the system, and I scared the wildlife by wearing shorts for the first...
by Mr Nibbler
Sat May 19, 2012 12:03 pm
Forum: The Starting Line
Topic: Week 4 (mon-wed-fri) by Linda231
Replies: 11
Views: 3287

Re: Week 4 (mon-wed-fri) by Linda231

I'm eating much more carefully than I have in the past (but a large part of that is to maintain downward trend of my weight). Hummus, sun dried tomatoes, soup as an entire meal, fruit etc. I draw the line at giving up the red wine though! I do stretch Linda and it does help a great deal. A change of...
by Mr Nibbler
Thu May 17, 2012 5:10 pm
Forum: The Starting Line
Topic: Week 4 (mon-wed-fri) by Linda231
Replies: 11
Views: 3287

Re: Week 4 (mon-wed-fri) by Linda231

Just finished W4R3(+3) of C25K. Taken me time to get here due to nearly two weeks out with ligament problems and repeating W4 to be on the safe side but I've just recorded my best average speed yet. Huzzah! Bring on W5, I cry - the third run of that week does not scare me - oh no not at all (actuall...
by Mr Nibbler
Sun May 13, 2012 9:55 pm
Forum: The Starting Line
Topic: W5R3
Replies: 2
Views: 1148

Re: W5R3

Congrats. Mine is just over a week away and I am looking forward to the challenge. Even now I appreciate its psychological importance to me.
by Mr Nibbler
Sun May 13, 2012 9:52 pm
Forum: The Starting Line
Topic: Unfit and 50
Replies: 5
Views: 2957

Re: Unfit and 50

Just coming up 55, very overweight, diabetic and with high BP. Lost 13 Kg through a virus at the back end of last year and just not being particularly hungry/guzzling too much chateau collapso so I embarked on this to capitalise on it. Now W4 (again - bad ligament and knee pain meaning 1.5 weeks res...
by Mr Nibbler
Tue Apr 03, 2012 10:18 pm
Forum: The Starting Line
Topic: Sticky: Introductions!
Replies: 529
Views: 220671

Re: Sticky: Introductions!

That's me in then. Aged nearly 55, 5'6" and very overweight. Do a fair bit of walking/hill walking but haven't run in decades (OK nearly 3 decades). Diabetic and with high blood pressure but losing weight as we speak. Did my W1R1 yesterday and despite being a tad stiff today am looking forward to to...