When I began running, it took me two years to get to the point where I could run 5 miles. It took me almost a year to lose 35 pounds.

The entire process was excruciating and superhuman.

This past New Year, my husband decided that he’d lose 35 pounds, too.

It took him five weeks.

Ten days ago, he took up running.

He got like… five yards, the first day.

Today he ran seven miles.

So. Not. Fair.

Just between you and me, I put extra cheese in his chili tonight.

Kidding. Really; I’m kidding. It’s actually really inspiring to see someone transform like that. I think it’s rubbing off on my boys.

Now if only I’d taken a before picture of my family…

(Mom? Rex?)


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