Just over 2 weeks ago I did it! I completed w9r3 and was thrilled to have graduated. A couple of months ago I struggled to believe I would ever be able to run for 30 mins. I haven't posted on here much but have been following the forum since week 3 and your posts have been an inspiration. Thank you!
On my 2nd graduation run I thought I'd try and run a bit further and was elated when I found I had run 5 k, not in 30 mins but still 5k! Then on my 3rd graduation run, disaster!! There was a couple of people walking in front of me, so I went onto the road to get past, then as I tried to get back onto the pavement I tripped over the curb and fell flat on my face in front of the walkers. When I picked myself up I was surprised my most serious injury was my pride, although I did develop a lovely black swollen chin later. The walkers were very kind, but I was so embarrassed.
I have had a week off as I felt a bit sore, and to recover my nerve. I went out my first post fall run yesterday. Was very nervous, in fact it took me all morning to persuade myself to go for it, but I managed another 5 k when I finally got out, so ,hopefully I will feel a bit more confident next time.