I'm a graduate again

I'm a graduate again

I've graduated in turkey , yesterday on a very lovely ( but warm) morning . A cruise ship was coming in with the mountains as a back drop . Wouldn't stop to take a pic lol but u get the picture , but here's one of me , I asked a Turkish lad to take it ha ha I was as high as a kite . So happy to be getting back into it again , this was yesterday I'm back in soggy u.k now .


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  • Congratulations! What lovely scenery to do it in as well :)

  • Thanks astilla, I'll miss the scenery but not the heat when running

  • Congratulations Rockette. Sounds like a great run. Don't go mad now, take it steady - don't want any more injuries.

  • Thanks ullyrunner , yes I intend to take it steady this time round . I've learned my lesson

  • Fantastic Rockette, well done! Take things easy and keep injury free! Welcome back to our lovely weather I bet you will feel the cold today x

  • Thanks no excuse , hope I can stay injury free going to try my best to

  • Congratulations! What a fantastic place to graduate! If I don't get my ass in gear I may have to graduate in Greece!!

  • Thanks mightdietrying, but don't rush things & get injured , graduate in Greece if needs be you will love it

  • Congratulations! What a great place to graduate... and you look fantastic and rightly proud! Happy running!

  • Thanks aussietc, I was so happy lol I went running up to this lad on beach sorting sunbeds out , for him t take my pic, I bet he thought , crazy English woman lol .

  • Congratulations, what a fab pic and memory of your graduation!

  • Thanksgreenofthesouth , I'll remember my second graduation , it was lovely running out there , could a done with it being a bit cooler for it though

  • Woohoo Rockette!!! Well done mate! A lovely place must have helped though ey. No soggy old England for you. It's been that wet hereabouts mate it's just so annoying. I've not been dry for days. Got the dog in tow and my clothes aren't drying from one walk to the next. Grrr

    I should stay indoors a bit til you get acclimitised. You might have to dig out your winter jumpers! I was out this morning with a jumper on with a fleece over that and then my waterproof. Tsk

  • Thanks misswobble, I've just come in from walking my dog , & had a expected a nice stroll but ended up sprinting some round lake coz the little sod went chasing a other dog ,I can run fast when I have to lol . Hope your on the mend .

  • Well done Rockette, you're now a double graduate! Congratulations.

  • Thanks ancientmum , I hope I don't have to make it a treble lol

  • YAY! What an incredible journey ROCKETTE! From graduation - to injury - to being down in the dumps - to getting better - to starting again - TO GRADUATING IN BLOOMIN' TURKEY!!!! What an inspiration you are to all newbies on here who get down in the dumps about stuff and wonder if they'll ever do this program. You have proved that you can do it TWICE!

    Hooray! And welcome home.

  • Awwh thanks danzargo

  • Well done and what great scenery to graduate in

  • Thanks shivashin

  • Bravo - really well done. Totally memorable!


  • Thanks ruperlebear

  • So good she graduated twice!!! Nice one Rockette. Nice and easy now.

    Keep running, keep smiling.

  • Will do iannodatruffle , thanks .

  • Congratulations You rock girl Now remember easy does it cos you don't want any more injuries

  • Thanks fitfor60

  • Now when you run in England, will you be dreaming of Turkey and sunshine....?

  • Brilliant! Many congratulations to you!!! Looks gorgeous out there too :-)

  • I missed this post but just wanted to add my congratulations and to say you give me hope! I am still out of the game and that's been 9 weeks now. Breathing still not great but I am working on the IT bands. I plan to do the programme again as soon as I am able ( if I go really slow then the breathing might hold up) so it's great to hear you've done it. So pleased for you. X

  • Thanks Lizziebeth . It's horrible when your on the sideline , but I'm sure you won't be long hopefully before your back out there . I'm keeping my fingers crossed for you . When you do restart , take it nice & steady & before you know it you will have graduated again . Take care & all the best .

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