W8R3: birthday run

I am 40 today :(

But it’s all good.

I stood on the scale and am another 1kg down on last week.

My husband gave me a Fitbit (so I guess I have to keep this running lark up now)

It was cool, cloudy and drizzly (truly the running gods were smiling on me)

I went out and smashed W8R3!!

Well, that may be an exaggeration. I did it with no real problems, although it makes me work hard.

You know, those pesky French exchange kids were out again, getting back on their coach with their wheelie suitcases. I guess they’re heading home. Anyway, I didn’t stop for them this time, just ran right through them. 

Bring on Week 9, which I will do in New York City!

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17 Replies

  • Happy birthday!

  • Happy Birthday Vivster !

    Well done for nailing Week 8 , fab stuff !

    New York City ! - What a way to start Week 9 , that's amazing ! :-) xxx

  • Happy Birthday! I turned 40 in December and I've never felt fitter (actually today I feel extremely tired!) most of the time, life is just beginning as they say! Good luck with graduation week and have a great day :)

  • wow... congratulations, I remember my 40th very well. Enjoy the Fitbit and even more, enjoy New York, you lucky thing!!

  • Yeay... well done you..:)

    Watch out NY, here she comes!

    Happy Birthday too ! :)

  • Faster than a speeding bullet! :)

  • Naturally! :)

  • Yay - what a cracking way to start your 'special' year. Don't they say life begins now? New York and a new runner - brilliant!  Happy birthday ☺🎂🎁

  • Thank you everyone! The support I’ve had from this forum over the past 2 months has been just amazing. Bit of a wobble this week, but feel like I’m back in the game now, and that’s thanks to you lot. 

    Sorry… tired and emotional. Have had wine and chocolate cake...

  • Congratulations Vivster, going great, Graduation in New York thats special!    

  • Happy Birthday! And congrats on a great run :D

  • Well done! Off out in the rain tonight for week 8 run 1. Can't believe we have come so far. Happy birthday! 

  • Happy birthday! Have fun with your Fitbit and graduate in style in New York! A quick cruise round Central Park maybe?

  • Happy birthday! Spring run in New York sounds lovely 😊

  • Happy Birthday!...and a NY Graduate. Go You!

  • Well done Vivster! 😃

  • And belated happy birthday 😃

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