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Fabulous has New Kit for a Treadmill Run!! 😯🤔❤️

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My last run was on Saturday, but I packed my kit to run while I am away. I got home yesterday pumped up and excited as it was still light, getting my kit out, thinking 💭.......happy days😍!! And then what? Trainers ✅ 😁 Top 😁 ✅ ......dig.....dig....💭, “where’s my leggings”? 😵.....yep!.....AWOL! 🤦🏽‍♀️

So making light of my plight (we won’t call it stupidity! That’s not nice! 😂) I decide, well it looks like there’s no running until I get home on Friday. I go for dinner and let it go!

However this morning, I was thinking 💭 (I know...again! 🙄) I might be able to buy some later, but is it worth doing that? To cut a long story short, a couple of my VRBs had suggested running in undergarments! Yes.....you know who you are!! 😶😏 And they were duly advised ‘Not a chance in H’! Besides, I’d be escorted off the Island!! 🤺🤺🤺😊

I took a short trip into town at lunch time and browsing the sale rack, I find a pair of old school leggings. No price tag, but thought it would do the trick!! Guess what?........50p!! Weeeeeelll, now that’s a gremlin busting bargain and a half!! 🙌🏽🙌🏽😍 So, I know my run is on! I have a spa and gym where I’m staying this week 😁, so I decide to go and take a look, face “the machine” and see how it goes 😬.

I did W1R1 on the treadmill, but never been back since! It wasn’t one of those virtual running screen ones like today, so this was different and kind of fun. I definitely prefer to be outdoors. I really didn’t understand how to operate it either, so it was a flat 7.1 pace all of the way. There was no straight forward up and down buttons to vary the pace. That said, it’s done!! I did 3k! Not so much buzz for me today, as I had to focus quite a bit, but I’m glad I got there and had another new adventure!! My 50p leggings made it possible and it’s in the bag!! 🙌🏽🙌🏽🙌🏽😍😁❤️

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Where there’s a will there’s a way Fabulous. 😀

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Thanks Dexy!! Yep, I agree! What’s there to lose. I spent 50p and if I didn’t like it, I could stop at any time! But I didn’t!! 😂😂 Nice!! ❤️

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You are now officially addicted to running and nothing will stand in the way of your next fix. Respect!

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Thanks Tartancat!! Getting beyond those self made obstacles really does feel fantastic!! 😁❤️

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💪💪💪👍 another problem busted!!! Nothing can stop a runner from running!! 👍😁😉

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Thanks JoJo!! 😍 You really can’t have any excuse when you find the perfect replacement!! 😁😁❤️

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Bargain! Still don’t fancy running on a treadmill, but any port in a storm I guess.

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Thanks Mike! I wasn’t sure how it would go, but as it was on the doorstep, so to speak, I thought it was the ideal time to try it. I think I can cancel my gym membership now though. I much prefer the outdoors. Even if it’s cold and dark, there’s nothing like running in the fresh air for me. 😁😁❤️

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I dunno who you’re referring to!

Good job getting on the dreadmill.

For future reference you could ask at your hotel reception if there’s a nudist beach, then you could pack real light 😂

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🤣 Oh...really UNM!! I now like packing a lot more, all of a sudden!! 😁😁❤️

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Just trying to take the stress out of it 😀

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You’re too kind!! 🤗❤️

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Now you have spares so never any excuse! Well done for commitment 🙂

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Thank you!!! 😍 I know Faith. Probably too many spares though. I’m getting quite a collection, but they won’t go to waste. Not much chance of that at 50p!! 🤣🤣❤️

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50p leggings!! Get in Fabz 👊🦋👏

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Thanks Flar!!😍....I know, what a find!! Clearly it was meant to be!! 🙌🏽🙌🏽😁😁❤️

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We want a photo!

What do 50p leggings look like?

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🤔🧐 50p leggings look like a heavily discounted, (hanging on a packed sale rack, just not selling in the sale, because it’s waiting for Fabulous to forget her running essentials, while she’s on her travels, £12, black good quality leggings, that a lot of ladies wear everyday! 💭Phew 🤓. Not me though, never thought I had the legs for them 😅, but I’m changing my beliefs on that one these days! 😁😁❤️

📸 Photo? ☺️😯 I’ll see what I can do OF!

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We all know your legs are fabulous.

❤❤❤

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Im working on it OF!! 😍😁❤️

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Bargain!

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I know!! An emergency solution that didn’t cost the earth. 👌🏽 😁❤️

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50p leggings! 😅😅😅 That’s a bargain if ever I heard one!

How wonderful that you felt the need to source some though - if you’re anything like me, in the past that would have been the perfect excuse not to exercise until you returned home!

And a treadmill! 😳 Hubby and I have joined a gym and I’ll be testing it out before too long. Scary!!

Well done Fab, you always inspire me! Go you! 😀😀😀😀😀

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Ah thank you so much! 🤗 Great quality ones too Cheeky!! 👌🏽Enjoy the treadmill experience. It's definitely different. 😉❤️

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well done Fabsy, needs must :) xx

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Thanks Flick!! 😍 Oh yes.......I was perusing the rack 👀, prepared to go bright too, but it didn't need to happen in the end. 😁❤️

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Love a bargain ..well done fab nothing will stop you ..another one in the bag ..go you ...🏃🏃🏃😀

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Thanks Myrar!! I see you’re well into a nice flow with your running too!! Go you!! 😁😁😍❤️

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Thanks trying to do my best 😋🏃

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You're doing brilliantly! 😉🤗

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Everyone loves a bargain. I’m not convinced by treadmills either - tried it at the gym (not C25k) and felt I’d trip up any minute!

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Thank you. 🤗

🤣 I hear you Sybilw! I had to focus quite hard on that machine. 😯❤️

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Well done! 🤗 Bargain had! I checked out the treadmills at the local leisure centre the other day, now the nights are drawing in and the weather is getting colder it might be an option. Only ever run on a treadmill once - for gait analysis 🤣

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Thanks Equi! 😍 That was my thought in trying it while I’m away, but I’m really not sure. My head torch might be my best friend this winter. I wouldn’t rule the treadmill out, but it was complicated to set up too!! 🙃😁😁❤️

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Yes, I can't see myself preferring a treadmill TBH. I've ordered a chest torch as I already tip my head forwards too much! I'm probably going to start cycling in the gym until I feel confident enough to hit the roads. Might also be useful for doing the first few bricks, practicing running immediately after cycling. :)

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It’s our first winter Equi! So I’m sure we’ll fathom something out. 🤩❤️

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