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1 mile, 15 minutes, 30lbs

Since my last post I have not stepped on the scale. Lets just say I indulged a little during the holidays and lets leave it at that. Stepping on the scale today would only put me into a state of anxiety and gloom. While my medication helps with my mental state I don't want to push the river. This time of year is generally a 'down time' for me. Not sure if it's the post holiday crash, the lack of sunlight or perhaps both?

On an up note I've just started getting into a schedule of exercising. Last week I ran 3 x at a distance of 1 mile each time (my back has been feeling fine - fingers crossed it continues to do so). This week my goal is to run 4 x at a distance of 1 mile and to increase my actual running time from 1 min 30 sec to running for 3 mins at a time. Today I started my day with a run. I ran 3 minutes, walked 1 minute for a grand total of 1 mile in 15 minutes. Lets just say I was running at a whopping 4.3 miles per hour (barely a jog). While I was running m…