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5K = Done

Today I ran my second 5K ever! Last time I ran was in 2007. I beat my own time by about a minute! My time was 38:23. It feels great to be able to run and actually like it. I'm not sure why but this time I'm liking running rather than hating it the entire time. I guess it is the reason I'm now able to run all the way rather than looking forward to taking walk breaks. Either way, it feels great. Now I have to decide when to do the 10K. I've never ran 10km outside and only once on the treadmill and that was years ago. The only consideration is I've got to have enough time to train for it and the race has to be early morning so that sun isn't right on top of my head.

I've been working out pretty consistently for the last many months. I started out with Jillian Michaels 30 day shred. It is an excellent program for beginner. It's only 25 minutes a day and that is all I had time for in the beginning. I finished that program in about 45 days and then picked…