Wow,look at me !

Just done week 9 R2 and I am buzzing. The 1st 10 - 15 minutes suck, to the point of wanting to quit and go back to bed, but today I actually found a rhythm of sorts ( dont know where thats been hiding, same place as my missing buzz the other day I think ! ) Graduation on Sunday same time as want2run2 , who I call duck lady. going to try and do a 5 k , very slow gentle 5k and finish with a bang. Can't begin to tell you how proud I am of me , can't find the words, but let's just say I am beaming ! I have had one small break today I must share, my 1 year old great grand daughter turned up at 7 15 am just as I finished my run, sucks for her but she's teething and she prompltly fell asleep in my arms, now I couldnt wake her could I , wouldn't be right, so we both had a nap, her for an hour me for 10 minutes. My grand daughter arrives at noon and shes here until after tea tomorrow night, I will have no rest then, the child doesnt stop, talking or moving !!

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  • Well done GJ. Start preparing the graduation celebrations. You should be proud - to quote our US cousins you are AWESOME!

  • Fantastic! Enjoy the time with your grandchildren xx

  • Wow, just look at YOU GrannyJudes!!! I am very excited for Sunday. I hope all goes well. I'm sure it will as you are so positive, happy and proud with your progress, which is not surprising as you have done brilliantly. I hope it's not too warm out there for you on Sunday. We'll be there at the finish line cheering you on! Yaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay!!!!!!!

  • That is brilliant GJ! You are SO close now and you should be very proud of yourself. What an incredible, super-fit great grandmother you are, and need to be, by the sound of it! Have a great weekend and I look forward to hearing about your graduation run on Sunday :)

  • Well done, it's so inspiring to read your story. Good luck for Sunday and enjoy your time with the grand kids. Your children must be very proud of their mum.....woohoo.

  • Wow - thats such a great achievement - really inspiring! Just one run left - slow and gentle 5K sounds perfect! Enjoy your time with your grandchildren and great grandchild.

  • Sounds like you are really getting the buzz now. Well done on your great run and good luck for Sunday, I am sure you will ace it.

  • Well done you have every right to be proud of yourself you have done a amazing thing. Enjoy the time with the grandchildren and good luck for the graduation run

  • Well done, look forwards to your graduation post

  • Enjoy your weekend with your family! Shall look forward to reading your graduation post, good luck x

  • I am off to Argos to get an mp3 I cvan actually use, then I can finally run to music on sunday !

  • I use my husband's sony, which is old but still small and thin and slips into my back pocket nicely

    I hope you get what you're looking for

  • Well, we are preparing the bunting and putting the champagne on ice. That extra morning nap will hold you in good stead for Sunday. We can't wait to hear your news. Good luck and enjoy it, you've deserved it by being such a dogged and tenacious runner and providing such inspiration on this forum. Good luck GJ.

  • Hear hear! Good luck GJ!

  • Oh well done. I remember how excited I was too. Enjoy your buzz and so you should be proud of your self you have achieved an amazing accomplishment!!!! You have kept going even though it has not been easy. I think you are truely inspirational as many people just say 'Oh I could never run' . I wish my mum would try. Enjoy your time off with the family and I truely hope you have your best run yet on Sunday!! Looking forward to seeing your grad badge on =D .Congrats!!

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