Couch to 5K

Nailed W1 R3!

What a difference from my last attempt and my first run. My unco-ordinated body was more relaxed, less horrified and bewildered and like, "WHAT ARE YOU DOING!!!!????"

I did every interval and I managed to recover enough during every walk. I even managed to "run" slower and more relaxed. It was raining and I swallowed a beastie :( ...But I did it!

I was really tired when I go home though and didn't really feel much more awake later but I was very agitated when i went to bed.....not sure why - probably the blimmin shock of this run being noticeably easier than all the others.

I was very anxious about this run but I just told myself that there's no way of predicting how a run will go so all you can do is go for it and see how it pans out.

I have such a crazy backstory and I just cannot believe that I'm doing this. Half the fun is that on it's own - the sheer unlikelihood of it all. I keep saying it's a miracle, but this isn't something that just happened to me. I did this! :)

And each and every one of us did it too. We are all, in our own ways, warriors and I hope we all genuinely enjoy the sense of accomplishment and pride we feel - we deserve it.

BOING!

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Yippee!!!! Yes it is truly amazing - but keep following it and it works!! I've got R2Wk5 tomorrow - I am always surprised how much progress I am making and those further along than me say the same too - so we all encourage each other.

Some people I know are a bit shocked by what i am doing - my enthusiasm for it is alien to them - but "you don't know man, you weren't there!"

Keep going BOING!! x

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I love your "BOING'"s. :D Well done for getting the run done and dusted - sounds like your body and mind are now well into the swing of things. As for the beastie, just see it as extra protein for the next run!

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Well done! Not such a hopeless cause eh?

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Hahaha! Maybe not Ully..... :) Maybe not.

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You're very brave, and obviously starting to do really well now. Keep it up! Boing back at ya!

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Wow, congratulations! You're absolutely right - it is a bit of miracle, but it is a miracle that you have caused! There is every reason to feel proud!!

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Really well done for trying again and getting it done! Fab. Your post made me smile as you sound so happy. And you are so right - you did this!

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Well done x

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Your absolutely right you have now idea how a run is going to go until your out there!! Well done!!! You did it!!! Week 1 is offically done, now its week 2. The good news is I found this easier than week 1. As your body is like of this running thing again - OK then lets give it another go.

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Well done, I'm one run behind you so I'll follow your lead if I may....

We can Boing together....I need all the help I can get hahaha....

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