Thursday, March 21, 2013

Non-Scale Victory!! I finally did it!


I am participating in another new Linkup today.  This is for celebrating a Non-Scale Victory!  Life By Lex is the host and she has a really great blog, you should totally check it out!

I  had a major Non-Scale Victory yesterday! Like HUGE for me!  I have been working really hard over the course of the last year on being able to run a mile and guess what?  I TOTALLY DID IT YESTERDAY!!!  I ran a mile without stopping!!  :)

I am so geeked.  It felt so good.  Last year at this time I was just starting to walk daily and couldn't even run a tenth of a mile. I haven't ran a mile straight since high school!

I am doing The Color Run 5K this August in Grand Rapids and am hoping to be able to run most of it.  I have 4 months to work up to the 3.1 miles and I am really thinking I will be able to do it!

Have any of you had a Non-Scale victories this past week?  Whether it be mentally, physically or in weight loss! Share it with me and others!


Amy said...

Over from the link up!


I too one day will be a runner! I started last year and then got side-lined with foot trouble. The desire left but I am hoping it will return soon!

Candi at said...

That is so awesome! Good for you! I tried this last spring and never got to the 1 mile mark. I did 3/4 mile and thought I was dying. Keep going, you are doing great!

Ashlee said...

Hey girl I am visiting from the link up! Holy crap that is awesome! I have NEVER ran a mile, not even in high school!! I have always heard that once you get the first mile down, it is easy to add more, so that should be encouraging!! Great job!!

Jenn said...

WOW!!!! A mile straight is amazing!! Great NSV!! I just mastered ALMOST a half mile so hearing you say that you worked up to it gives me hope that I'll be able to do it someday, too!! Great job!!

Wendy said...

Thanks Ladies! It feels great and if I can do it, anyone can do it! Good luck!

Madalyn said...

I a visiting from the linkup and am a new follower!

Congrats on your mile! It is so satisfying to have a goal and then achieve it! Keep up the wonderful work! Pretty soon, you'll be running 5k's and beyond!


Katie J said...

Oh my gosh, what a great NSV!!! Congratulations! That is seriously so awesome! Thank you so much for linking up with me and Lex and sharing your NSV with us :)

Honeybee GB said...

Hi, I'm visiting from the link up. Congrats on your NSV this week. The ability to run a mile without stopping isn't something to be taken lightly. Pretty awesome. Good luck with your next goal.

Happy to found u and follow.