Today is the start of something new for me. Yesterday I went into my local leisure centre and rejoined. I had planned on getting just a gym membership but it worked out cheaper due to offer/staff discount to go for an all inclusive membership at least for first two months. So that's what I did, and gives me the chance to have 3 1-1 sessions with a trainer and create a personalised plan.
So this morning I woke up early, and decided it was a good time to take myself off to the gym for my first session. Finally. It was hard work, only managed 45 mins, was tired/achey afterwards but I did it. Things can only get better from here though. I loved the after feeling though, because although I am ridiculously unfit, I still did something. My main focus for now is to improve my fitness so that I can start the couch to 5k properly. I tried it this morning, but got too out of breath and caused me to have a stitch. ooops.
Its an addictive feeling and I am already planning on going again tomorrow morning, but I’m also aware need to make sure don't go in too much too fast as my poor joints just aren't used to it. I’m thinking 3-4 times a week should be enough for me. The hardest part is over, going back the first time, and it was fine, and I feel ok about doing it again.
On a slightly different note, I went to weigh in on Tuesday, and lost 0.5lb to finally get my first stone YAY and 5% award. Was so pleased!! I of course was hoping for a better loss than that, but I got the important bit, my stone award. I really hope this next one doesn't take anywhere near as long.
I am slightly nervous about this week though, because although I am being good and within my propoints I have my first training session at then gym on Tuesday morning and then a massage planned after work in the evening before weigh in. I’m slightly worried at how my muscles are going to react to the double abuse. eeeeek. Wish me luck!