Tuesday, 28 December 2010

On Closer inspection...

Good job I'm not a celebrity... this is how the front page would look tomorrow if I was!
I should have eaten less this Christmas! All my good intentions, to run over the Christmas period, failed miserably when I just couldn't shake the cough hanging around on my chest; best not to run and make it worse, I thought.

Then I ate... and ate... and ate... and just for good measure, ate a little more.

Today I ran.  Sorry, let me start that again. Today, I waddled around the streets of Manchester; barely able to shift the weight of turkey, peanuts and pringles, that have now become a part of me, along the road.

On closer inspection and in hind-sight, I should have eaten less; I should have run more.

Day one of Official 16 week magathon training... done. Eating like an elephant... done!

Distance: 5.11 miles
Feeling: ENORMOUS!
Weather: slushy, drizzley, wet, cold and miserable!

7 comments:

  1. I know how you feel! Good work on the run :o)

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  2. Great running Maggie! Love the magazine cover very funny! Hope to see you Thursday night for a run!

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  3. That's great, Mags, I love what you have done with the magazine!! I wouldn't worry about the food you have eaten, you have to get some energy built up for all the running you are going to be doing!! xx

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  4. You'd think that writing this would have put something in my mind that kinda represents moderation in the food department. However, I have just finished devouring another load of chocolate!

    Energy!!

    Pete, should be there on Thursday... If I'm not so wide by then I can't get out the house!! :-)

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  5. I think everyone eats too much over xmas :) Thankfully the active ones can mostly afford to!

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  6. On my 1st Janathon run this morning I used up calories equivalent to at least 6 quality street - just the other 50 odd to deal with now

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