Project Christopher is adding a new big facet to the Project and that's getting healthier. As I told my doctor at my last physical, if I'm doing it for myself, then myself can talk me out of anything! If I'm doing it with or for someone else, then I'm far more driven to complete whatever it is.
Given that, I will be starting the AIDS Marathon Training Program next weekend and will be running in the Amsterdam Half Marathon on October 19. I have to raise a good bit of money to qualify, but oddly, I'm more worried about my lazy ass actually learning to run well enough to complete a half marathon.
Here's a funny part... I don't actually know how many miles a half marathon is and i think I like it that way for right now. It dawns on me that I don't think the Training Program literature mentions it either which may actually be intentional and a smart move!
Anyway, I have a website for donating that takes credit cards so it's simple! Every little bit helps. I'll keep the link over there to the right and if I can figure out how, will have one of those handy thermometers that show my progress.
Also, I'll be double duty blogging to show my progress in training.
Wish me luck! Maybe by the time I cross the finish line I'll be skinny...