W7r2 + done!!

Well that was a lot better than my last run! I was going to say "wow, it was great!" But that wouldn't be entirely true!! I feel GREAT now, and have done since I got back 3 hours ago, but actually my run went through a number of phases: 1) I hope it's better than last time, I was a bit disappointed with myself 2) it's going to be just like last time 3) pull yourself together, it's mind over matter 4) this is ok, I can conquer the world! 5) God this is tough I need to slow down if I am going to do 25 mins! 6) I am going too slow, I was further than this when this song came on in my last run 7) GOD this is TOUGH! 8) ooh, this feels quite good! 9) yes, speed up (a little!) For the last minute 10) I don't want to stop! I will run the warm-down 11) yay I ran for 30 mins! Stopping now to turn off map my run and walk for a few minutes. 12) hmm, about 10 mins walk from home and the podcasts finished. Think I'll put some music on while I walk 13) I want to run! Yes, I am running! That hill was easy! I Feel great! I ran home!

Remember this next time you're struggling and feel you just can't go on - I know I will! I came so close to stopping at points 2, 5 and 7 but am so glad I didn't! Map My Run gave me an average of 6.30 mins per km and I did 4.94 km in 32.05 mins, which included a couple of minutes walking at the start and a tiny bit at the end while I was fiddling with my phone to stop the workout! I so want to crack 5k in 30 mins by the time I graduate!!!

Keep going all, we can all do this, no matter how hard it feels at the time!!!####πŸƒπŸƒπŸƒπŸƒπŸƒπŸƒπŸƒπŸƒπŸƒπŸƒπŸƒπŸ˜πŸ˜‰


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  • they are probably conversations we have all had at some point and continue to have , overcoming them is what makes it feel so dan good when you complete a run and the program and beyond.

    keep at it, you doing great :D

  • Thanks Rob!

  • Well done!! Really enjoyed reading your post. Had to chuckle. As Slow Rob said, your internal monologue sounded very familiar;-)

  • Lol thanks, great to know I'm not going doolally alone!!

  • I'm expecting the same chat with myself tomoz although I don't quite run extra yet lol! You are doing brilliantly Sandi!! X

  • Thanks Pam, but you may be surprised at how you feel tomorrow! Enjoy it anyway!!

  • Well done Sandi πŸ˜ƒ you are going great guns.......the only thing I want to do when Laura tells me to stop is call a taxi ....not carry on running lol......keep up the good work.......just did my run .....whoop whoop xx

  • Yay, well done Dawn!!!! Look how far we've come!!!!

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