W8R2: I finished the run today. Post-run amnesia... - Couch to 5K

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Shivani05
Shivani05Graduate
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I finished the run today. Post-run amnesia has me thinking it was great, but it was definitely hard. I'm glad I ditched the podcasts though (sorry, Laura!). I found it daunting to have Laura tell me I'd run for only 5 or 10 minutes during these longer runs, and know I had so much more to go. The change of music is refreshing. I will, sadly, graduate without Julie.

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B0bP
B0bPGraduate

Well done Shivani.

I know what you're saying about ditching Laura, I haven't missed her at all since I graduated ๐Ÿ˜€

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Ullyrunner
UllyrunnerGraduate

Well done - within touching distance of graduation now!

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vickyb5277

Wow not long to go till graduation :) well done you x

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Anaverageman
AnaveragemanGraduate

No sadness in 'missing Julie' , as for me.. I found the ' 5 minute warning' parts quite useful.. ย breaking a ย longer task down into smaller ones often makes it more ' achievable' (to me) but we are all different... ย and whatever works for you best works.. you are so close you can almost touch it now.. ย well done keep up the good work..

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Slowstart
SlowstartGraduate

Hi Shivani,

Good to see you. I agree, it's so much easier with your own music. Laura and Julie were only ever temporary friends, hopefully, the running is for life.

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sparky66
sparky66Graduate

Post run amnesia.. Ooh I have this also.. he he. I've always ran with my own music.. while following the program.. ย WTG. ย Well you are doing brilliantly and you have kept me motivated.. is that just 4 runs till you graduate now? Time has sure flown by... amazing how long we can run for now.. just look forward to the days it just may be a bit easier :) x

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boptillyoudrop49

Get there any way that suits you. You're doing great . Hey look: finish line in sight!

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Slow_Rob
Slow_RobGraduate

Well done Shivani :) 4 runs left ,you are doing just great , keep at it :)ย 

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Oldfloss
OldflossAdministrator

Poor Julie..but very well done you!

Getting so very, very close now...x

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PumpKim
PumpKimGraduate

Well done! I ditched Laura for my final two runs, I just didn't feel I needed her once I'd heard week 9 once. I've even done a 'naked' run and it was surprisingly refreshing ;)

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poppypug
poppypugGraduate

Well done Shivani , almost there ! :-) xxx

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secan
secanGraduate

You can graduate without Julie but then you will be loosing out in terms of psychological endurance. XD

Quite honestly, if you can endure two weeks of ย that stuff, you are unlikely to "hit the wall" for the rest of your running career. :D

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