W9D1 - 25 down 2 to go

Last ran on Thursday and went away for the weekend for a nice relax on a Reiki Retreat - was bliss. I has all the good intentions of doing a run yesterday, but was too chilled to be getting all hot and sweaty.

I must say that I keep thinking OMG 30 mins really can I do 30 mins, as people know treadmill running can be tedious, scrapped the running music again for songs I just know so that I can sing along in my head and or mime. Happy to hear Laura's voice say 5 mins, 10 mins etc and really wondered if I could make it. I was the only one tonight on the treadmill for most of the time and it was dark outside so all I could see was me in the window!!!!!

Well I kept at a steady speed of 7 all the way through until the last minute when I whacked it up to 8.5 - I think my smile was all telling when I was told that I could walk and well done.... left the gym and did the the hands up baby hands up (its ok, been told that that is totally allowed)

Getting the balloons blown up and the glitter ready for Saturday / Sunday day 3 and hoping that I can stay focused without the program. Him indoors did not come to the gym with me today.... was sooooooooooo tempted to say I'll go another day, but cracked on and did it as I am out Tue, and Wed - hope I will keep focused when C25K gone and finished!

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  • Well done, looking forward to your graduation post! And hat off for managing 30 minutes on the dreadmill!!!

  • Thank you - I love that people call it the dreadmill hehe I am still scared of the dreadroad hehe

  • Way to go! Hands up, yelling, punching the air, all are allowed and encouraged. Graduation in sight!

  • Thank you.... I don't care how packed the gym is this weekend when D3 arrives I am punching the air in the gym

  • Well done :) 25 down 2 to go is a great way to look at it. I have run 26 tonight. See you on the flipside x

  • Thank you - well you beat me to the finish line, well done and good luck for last run, happy graduation x

  • Hi Jude.

    Very impressed!

    Nearly there (although keep going after)...

    Hoppy

  • Hehe - I am in discussion with hubby on how to keep motivated after the 9 week program, I know that I will find the transition tricky! :(

  • Yes you crack on! Don't bother what others are doing, this is about YOU!

    You're nearly there. Party poppers and pom poms at the ready!!!!

  • Purple pom poms please - and I am getting to think about ME more :D x

  • Well done! Enjoy the rest if your week 9! :D

  • Thank you Tikiczocky, I intend to make the most of my graduation build up week :D

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