I always loved running. My little 5 year old Kian also loves running. I think we get a great sense of self satisfaction when we run!
Three years ago I was preparing for 14k City2surf. Although a bit overweight at around 93 kg but I was able to finish 7k.
June 2nd 2014 was my first day at a new job. I was starting at Cubic Transportation Systems as a senior developer. On the way to work I had a little bike accident and torn a ligament on right knee. There is nothing worst that could possibly happen on your first day at work!
The whole dream of running was gone up in the smoke. I had to undergo a surgery and go through physio, etc…
Early 2017, three years after the accident I decided to give it a try again. Went on a diet, lost around 10 kg and managed to run my first City2surf in 1 hour 25 minutes with pace 6:09. I had to stop for a toilet break and lost a good 2-3 minutes but overall not a bad result for a person like me who was suffering from laziness and some extra baggage since I remember!
I have been on numerous diets, tried many methods but was never able to lose any weight. I was carrying extra weight since maybe 2004 after uni graduation!
Next target: half-marathon!