Wednesday, 23 November 2011

Something I am Proud Of


This week over at The Gallery the theme is "Something I am Proud of". Now this got me thinking... The first thought that came to my mind are my children. Absolutely nothing in the world could make me prouder. I would have struggled to decide between the hundreds of pictures I have of them.  I am also very proud of the unborn child I have in my tummy right now - How could I capture all 3 babies in one picture??? Time for a re-think.
What else am I proud of? In the early part of the year I was on a major fitness binge, pregnancy has slowed this down somewhat, and I decided I was going to run 5k. Me run 5k? Ha bloody ha, I was always the one that forgot their PE kit, or it was "that" time of the month or failing that I'd have an asthma attack!!

Anyway below is a picture of me just before I ran my first 5k. I went from couch to 5k in 7 weeks - I could literally only manage the distance between 2 lamp posts when I started. I am so proud of this and I aim to take part in a 10k run this year once Baby D3 had made his appearance.
P.S. Baby D3 was in that tummy too but we hadn't told anyone at that point...

6 comments:

  1. Well done you that's brilliant! I ran 3k for. The race for life for two years in a row about four years ago, and then had my two babies so need to up my fitness and try and enter again next summer (bladder permitting!) x

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  2. Now that is something to be proud of :)

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  3. Tell me about it.  If it's any consolation my physio told me that most marathon runners need to don Tena Lady (kids or no kids!)  Made me feel better anyway.

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