I've even heard that jogging is simple. If you know how to walk, then you should be able to figure out how to jog right? You put one foot in front of the other to walk, with jogging you just put one foot in front of the other faster. Eric loves to jog, so it would be cool to master it enough that we could go running together and he wouldn't get frustrated with me and all my stopping.
After reading through the proposed schedule it appealed to me because it follows my way of thinking. I assumed one got decent at running by taking it slow (the irony is not lost on me). Walk for a bit, run for a bit, walk for a bit, run for a bit. And eventually lengthen the amount of running and lower the amount of walking. Makes sense to me. Doesn't make sense to Eric, but that's why I wasn't successful with his coaching. He just thought I should run and push myself through it. Not possible. I'm too stubborn (not one of my more endearing character traits, I know).
So this weekend, I'm will be shopping for proper running shoes (I'll need them for the run in September anyway, Converse Chucks probably aren't going to cut it while I'm running for my life) and a proper sports bra (gotta keep these girls contained so they don't distract me and convince me to stop running). I am going to attempt to figure out my Ipod too. If I can figure out why it doesn't seem to be compatable on my new computer then I can upload some appropriate 'running' songs on to it. I hear music helps with the passing of time. And then I'll be all set to get started. By then I'm going to need to come up with yet another excuse to delay the onset of this program.