Yes, this is one of the those “I’ve been on Tumblr for (some period of time)” posts. For that reason, I’ve inserted the Read More.
I found the Ben Does Life video a hair over a year ago; I was extremely over-weight and I knew I had to do…something. I found the C25K program and thought I would try it. I’d never been a runner, but, you know, what the Hell… The worst that would happen is I add it to the list of things that I tried but didn’t like.
After a couple of set-backs, I decided to start on Memorial Day of 2011.
I found out I DO like to run. In the last 12 months, I’ve run 765 miles. Without fail, every time I ran in Singapore, I got rained on. With the exception of a bruised shin bone, I’ve stuck with it. I’ve lost almost 30 pounds since the decision to get off my ass.
A large part of that motivation has come from Tumblr.
I joined Tumblr and found support.
Thank God, I thought I was the only one that was embarrassed to run!
Over the last 12 months, I have found (to name a few highlights):
Again, you all have helped me.
I just want to thank you all so much for the pleasure of sharing your lives, for helping to keep me on track, for reading my police stories, and making this such a great community.
Looking forward to actually meeting more of you when you come to Chicago.