hekidanjo (hekidanjo) wrote in _weightwatchers,
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The best fallout of The Biggest Loser

I went for my usual lunchtime run/walk (I used to be walk/run so I'm feeling good) and I noticed something interesting. No other runners gawked, glared or smirked as I chugged my sorry butt along. I even got a smile and thumbs up from one guy who was clearly the Greek god Hermes taking the human form of a Kenyan fella.

Now this isn't my first trip to the rodeo. I've been fat for a decade or so and kept trying to lose it before I got serious and I've been to gyms and I've been out trying to walk in parks. The prevailing attitude during those times from the fit folks was clearly "go be fat somewhere else." Maybe I'm giving undue credit but clearly something has "normalized" the idea of overweight people wanting to change their lives and given people an awareness of how difficult it is.

Even better than this is a personal best average. While 13:02 min/mile over 2.3 miles isn't exactly making Samuel Wanjiru nervous, it is a personal best for me and so very close to cracking the 13 minute mark.
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