After a miserable first couple of runs in week 6, I crashed and burned ten minutes into run 3 on Saturday and walked a good 5/10 minutes in the middle. Following all the advice and encouragement on here, I refused to consider it a failure and thought of it as a learning experience and some useful exercise instead! Yesterday, on my rest day, I walked the route all the way through, and made myself think how far I'd actually managed to run the previous day - no way I'd have managed that a few weeks ago! I also saw that the hill that had defeated me was not actually impassable, and so I set off again today for attempt number 2. I'm absolutely ecstatic to report that I DID IT!! So on I go to week 7 with my head held high in the knowledge that Laura thinks I can officially call myself a runner! Now, pass the cake...r
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