I had such great intentions when I started this site. I was going to lose 100 pounds and tackle an IRONMAN triathlon before I turned 40, but here it is…4 years later, and I still have just as many pounds to lose and I’m not a single step closer to becoming an IRONMAN triathlete. But, I’m feeling motivated to try again. You know the old adage, “If at
Over the past 4 years, I’ve jumped on the weightloss bandwagon a few times and even lost some weight, only to gain it back along with some new weight. I’ve also tried Couch to 5k a few times, but never made it past week 2.
I recently moved across the country to Arizona and tried a new hairdresser. While we were doing the chatty “get to know you” stuff, she told me she’s training for a Half IRONMAN. She was just a normal lady in her 40s. She wasn’t young and super fit, but she was training to do a Half IRONMAN and she inspired me that I could still do this.
I reached out to a friend who is an IRONMAN coach and she told me the same thing my other IRONMAN friend told me, anyone can do an IRONMAN with the right training.
And so I begin again…
When I looked for a recent picture of myself, the only ones I can find from the last few weeks are of me with someone else. This picture was taken at the end of August. I’ve actually gained a few pounds since this picture was taken (go figure…I was going to enter a weight loss competition with these photos). I figured this would give us a more accurate starting point since they’re full body photos.