Week 9 day 3!!!

And I done it! Today I officially graduated and it feels amazing. Yes I'm fitter, sleep better and have lost a couple of pounds but the main thing I got out of this was confidence in myself. 3 months ago I laughed when my sister challenged me to do this and tonight I ran 31.45mins because I wanted to prove to myself I could do 5km and I did. It's been tough, at some points I wanted to quit and go back to chilling on the couch but I'm so glad to have to stuck with it and this forum has been so helpful

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  • Congratulations On your graduation.

    That's a fab time for 5k, especially your first one. Well done

    Jules xx

  • Brilliant. Congratulations and keep running!

  • Thats fantastic. Well done!! ☺

  • That's a very good time ! Well done and keep it up.

  • Well done. The mental benefits are almost more important then the physical ones, aren't they?

  • Brilliant ! Many Congratulations to you on your Graduation and a extra Well done to you for reaching 5k in 31 minutes !!!! Woo Hoo - That is very impressive !!

    Oooh youve got your badge too, looks lovely ! :-) xxx

  • Many congratulations Lisa. A great achievement and a bloomin' good time too for your first 5k. Well done :)

  • Congratulations graduate!

  • Wow! Congratulations - that's a terrific graduation time! I hope you feel really proud.

  • Well done graduate. Wow, what a time!

    I used to absolutely despair at contestants on TV shows who would gush that they had been on such 'an emotional journey' - oh, honestly! Now, however I can see where they are coming from a little.

    Yep, I've lost a bit of weight too, about 6 or 8 lbs I think but the self confidence kick is the biggest thing.

    Well done again and I hope it continues to make you feel good.

  • Congrats and well done :)

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