I’ve lost 140 pounds, about half of my body weight. I didn’t have surgery or use medication; I lost the weight the old-fashioned way, through diet and exercise.
I understand that’s not a sexy answer. People want a quick fix, a powder, a plan, something they can purchase with monthly installments and VOILA! Weight loss guaranteed. Still, folks want something to hang their hat on.
“She RUN MARATHONS? Well of course that’s why she lost weight!” is what I often hear.
“Well I could lose weight too if I could RUN A MARATHON!” they continue, followed with all of the excuses of why running is impossible.
This got me thinking . . .
Did I run to lose weight or did I lose weight so I could run? Continue Reading →