Fast forward almost twelve months later. The jeans don't fit, the book was a little bit of a let down (sorry F. Paul), I gave up boxing out of fear of popping an ovary and I've got no baby to show for any of my efforts.
One of the things I was most looking forward to getting back to, now that "Project Get Knocked Up" is an official no-go, was boxing. I'd banked a couple of months of training at a really great boxing gym a few blocks from my house and was madly in love with it. Let me tell you, there is not much in the world that 45 minutes of punching won't make better.
Sadly, the months of
I hate running.
Trust me, I've run a marathon, and hated a good 87% of it. But... it's the single most convenient exercise I can engage in and I really, really need the cardio.
Enter the Zombies!Run 5k training program. It's an interactive audio game that takes place in a post zombie apocalypse universe (how's that for a mouthful!) You play as a refugee in Able township, and the 5k program takes you through 8 weeks of training that gradually increases in difficultly until you're fit enough to be a full fledged supply runner (and move on to their regular episodic running game).
I am having a blast with this. It's fun, and wanting to know what happens next in the story is getting me out on the road regularly. Plus, playing the role of "bad ass post zombie apocalypse supply runner" is way preferable to "sad sack post ovary apocalypse couch sitter".