1st run done - what a sense of achievement!

I have just started this programme and completed my first run today. I haven't run for about 4 years so it was an effort to say the least... The first effort was digging out my gym kit to see if anything still fitted. I have kit in all sorts of sizes but I was petrified that it would all be too small. My first attemp found a sports bra and running outfit that fit just fine... No more excuses. Out I went and yes it did hurt a little but now I feel great! I remember why I enjoyed it so much before... It's going to be tough because I carry a lot more weight now than I did then but I am determined to succeed.

My sister who hates running and 'doesn't run' graduated today and I am so proud of her... So perhaps in 9 weeks time we can run 39 mins together :-)

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  • A massive well done to you on making a start and to your sister for graduating. Good luck with the rest of the plan :)

  • We are similar age and I started this week too! We can do it!

  • Hey! Well done on getting that first run done and it's so great that your sister is there to run with, offer you advice, support and encouragement.

    Congratulations to you both! Truly, that first run is perhaps the most important run of all.

    Good luck and enjoy xxx

  • Well done for starting! I graduated today and can assure you it feels fab! Good luck.

  • A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. Today was your first step which is always the hardest. Well done for getting out there! :) Make sure you post here regularly, everyone here is super nice and always has advice or encouragement for you :)

  • Well done on starting. This programme really is fantastic as you'll see from all the posts here. Trust Laura and you'll do great!

  • Thanks for all your great comments, some really positive feedback I'm looking forward to my next run on Friday :-)

  • Well done! Keep going you will love it :)

  • Hey honey

    Very proud of you and will be cheering you on all the way - wonder if we can persuade our Gill off the couch too?! Lol xx

  • Welcome and well done making a start. If you ask me, that's the hardest part. It is great your sister is a runner. She'll be there to pull you through, as we all will.

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