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Starting Again

We've all been there - an injury or two, a promotion or busy time at work, chasing round after kids, just life getting in the way - and suddenly, that base line of fitness that you have is just gone and you need to start all over again.
Last weekend I weighed in at that somethingty-nine-point-nine just before a round number that I haven't been since I was pregnant, nearly 10 years ago. It was a shock. Even though I had been watching the weight slowly but surely creep on, I still wasn't prepared for it to actually get to that.
Often, we need that sort of a surprise to get motivated. We think, it's okay, it's only a couple of kilos, I can sort that. But then it isn't, and we're not quite sure what happened.
As I was staggering around a local 5km circuit this afternoon, I was thinking about what I am going to do.
I don't intend to get super-fit, to compete in anything, to make fitness the centre of my life, like so many of those get fit gurus out there. That&#…