So as I have indicated in past posts, I have started a new position in the company. With this new position comes some funky shifts. I have been, for the past two years, a 6 am to 3:30+ Monday to Friday kind of guy. Now my early shift starts at 8:00, a later shift, twice a week, starts at 12:30 through to 9:30 pm. That’s the shift I have today and while I have not yet worked the evening, I have to say, I like the morning. It allowed me to get up early this morning, while technically still sleeping in. I got up at 6:30 am, as opposed to 4:50 am, and did a 5k run around the pond here locally…
Check this 7:00 am view out….
It was an amazing run. More so, it was my first jog in way way too long. I wasn’t sure at first how I would respond to it, but I am happy to report I did the full 5k without any issues. I did stop once, to take the above pic, and continued on. At the end of the run I kind of regret not paying better attention to my time, I was at 30:24. If I had known, I would have pushed harder that last half k or so. I have not yet done an under 30 on a 5k…. always next time!!
Eating is going just ok. Still no drive throughs or fast food, but I am finding that I am hungrier and hungrier and I am tending to eat a little more between meals than I was. I need to adjust this, or just get tougher with myself and the decisions I make. I don’t know what it is about the winter that makes it harder for me to maintain control, but whatever it is, it’s a very real threat to me and my progress. I acknowledge that there is an issue though, and I am determined to take the steps I need to take to improve.
Also, the same demon spawn that tempts me to eat, also seems to make me not want to blog as well. These entries have become sporadic as of late, and that needs to change as well. I know I was on the road for a week or so, but it was slipping prior to that. This blog gives me accountability, and I also enjoy the back and forth chatter with you, my 2-3 readers lol.
Anyway, this run this morning is a good sign of things to come, I look forward to more of these early morning runs, as long as the weather permits. When the snow flies, I look forward to discovering a new way of working out! It’s all an adventure at this point!
I am now 112 days down on my Year of NO Fast Food Pledge.
Day 112 2543 to go!!