W6R3 -I was petrified - now I'm proud!

Hi all you lovely people - I DID IT!!!! It was easily the hardest run to date - hardest by a country mile. BUT I DID IT! I'm so so pleased. Mind you, I was like a sloth on mogadon by the end I was so slow and when Laura said something along the lines of 'if you're feeling good ramp it up and end it on a high' I almost laughed out loud! All I could do was keep putting one foot in front of the other. The last two minutes were awful but I was determined to finish. Phew!

When Laura said the magic words - 'you're officially a runner now - congratulations' I almost cried. Right there in the middle of the gym.

Thank you all so much for your support when I was worrying - it really made a difference considering how nervous I was feeling. I bought myself some fresh strawberries as a reward and they were lovely. Hurrah!

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  • Well done, I knew it would be alright!

  • That's fantastic! You're an inspiration to me. Hope I manage it tomorrow!

  • Excellent well done! you runner you! x :-)

  • Massive congratulations. I am only on week 3 but determined to get to this stage! Congratulations, runner! :)

  • I'm delighted for you. I'm sure those strawberries tasted yummy if you can even eat them through your smile!

  • I am amazed you could even think of laughing...I could barely get my breath lol!!!A big well done and you deserved more than strawberries ๐Ÿ˜€

  • Congratulations!! Feels great I agree ๐Ÿ˜ƒ

  • Aaah bless. Well done you. I can remember hanging on to the treadmill for dear life incase I fell off!!! It gets easier!! But you did it! Well done.

  • Well done!! It's a great feeling isn't it :)

  • Well done! Nearly there now! Laura does make me laugh sometimes :) (But I can forgive her anything).

  • Hurrah ! Yes it is an amaaazing feeling innit ? Well done you , youre doing great -Keep going ! :-)

    Yeah Baby ! :-D xxx

  • Congratulations! Now you have the proof that you can graduate.

  • Thank you all so much - it is indeed a great feeling!

  • Wow, well done Krups! Your sloth comment really made me laugh. Ha ha๐Ÿ˜

    Keep plugging away. You're nearly there

  • I remember having a few choice words for Laura when she suggested ramping it up a bit, but I could have kissed her when she said I was a runner! Well done you xx

  • Fantastic, well done!!! You're nearly there, be proud of yourself and keep going!! ;)

  • Thank you miss slinky!

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