When I first started running, 30 seconds at a time, I found a blog by this guy named Jason who had lost over 100 lbs by becoming a runner. He was running marathons and training for ultra-marathons.
Last year, when I decided to do the Nashville Half, I thought of him often and how far he had come in his running and how if he could run and lose weight then so could I! He, in his writing and running said very loudly to me that I too, could be and perhaps even already WAS a runner.
Well, in the last year, Jason has had a pretty painful year and in my own description, kind of had to take a sabbatical from blogging and had to taper back on his running so that he could heal from some pretty painful stuff. That is all I will tell of his story, since it is not mine to share, but what I will say, is this.
I just discovered that Jason is back to blogging and back to running. He regained a little bit of his weight during but he is back at it and is back to being a loser again.
I am so excited for him. I knew he would find his way back.
Anyway, why am I writing this you ask?
Well of course I want to point you all to his blog! If you think you might be or might want to be a runner…read his blog and even read his archives. You will be inspired.
He is honest and raw. He shares his mess up and his successes. He absolutely loves running and it is infectious. And if you don’t want to run, but want to be inspired and encouraged in your own weight loss journey, read on.
You can read his journey here, at Jason’s Angle! http://run4change.wordpress.com/ (grrr why won’t wordpress let me create a hyperlink?)