Monday, September 23, 2013

7 Things I Learned About Running

file5211327928702A bunch of us at work are doing a “Biggest Loser” competition. We each paid $10 to join and we’re weighing in once a week. At the end of the first quarter, the person who has lost the biggest percentage of weight, takes the pot. When that happens, I’ll be using my money to shop for new clothes. Yes, it’s a forgone conclusion that I’ll win. I may hate exercising, but I hate losing a contest even more. 

 I can be found on the football field every night from 6:00 – 8:00, watching my kids practice. A few weeks ago, however, it hit me that I don’t exactly watch them per se. Truth be told, it’s really more of a glancing up at them now and then while I talk to my friends. When I admitted that, I realized I had 2 hours of time that I could use to do something a little more productive. I grabbed my friend who has been doing an amazing job losing weight, and said, “Come on, we’re walking!”

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1 comment:

Laura G said...

Forget running; I just knit! I learned years ago that knitting releases endorphins, same as running. Just goo gled it to confirm, and wouldn't you know, tons of articles! Here's an interesting one.

http://blog.gaiam.com/can-knitting-give-you-a-runner%E2%80%99s-high/

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