I did it! I made 30 minutes on my run last night! I knew I had it in me, I just had to remember not to give up! I felt good mentally afterwards, running definitely releases endorphins leaving me feeling that I am heading for some good days ahead (for food and exercise that is).
For the record, I did eat those cookies yesterday, but they saved me from a bigger calorie catastrophe. . .carrot cake! I resisted the cake and ate my cookies and then I was satisfied.
Now here's the best news. . .I have officially lost fifty pounds! Nope, scratch that, fifty-one! And it feels good! I really feel like I should share my success with my friends (aka share this blog), however as proud as I am that I have lost fifty pounds, I also almost feel ashamed to admit that I had fifty pounds to lose in the first place. I should have never had those first forty-five pounds to lose, I should have never let it get that bad. I have to work up the courage to let it out there! I can't believe how personal everything feels when I look at letting other people in. I'm going to sit on it for a few days (or however long it takes) and hopefully work up the courage because I am actually VERY proud of myself for doing it!