Had the opportunity to run with a friend for the first time today, and she knew where the 2.5K turnaround was. We agreed to run there, and I'd see how much of the way back I could do before having to walk. It was hard, but mostly psychological, and sheer bolshiness kicked in and made me finish. Yippee! Took 45 mins, which was maybe a little silly, as the longest run I've done so far was 33 mins, but so what. I just slowed down, rather than give up. I'm so pleased - perhaps even more pleased than when I graduated (three weeks ago). Onwards and upwards now....
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