wk1 (officially) run3

Just finished run 3 of the first week and am absolutely buzzing (not sure that the Midlands is ready for an overweight, 55 yr old, red faced, sweaty woman singing Bon Jovi on her walk home but it was close, it was close).

I say 'officially' because I did some practice runs last week before I took Laura with me. Turns out my 60 seconds counting were longer than hers, which is nice and it was so much easier without having to count. There were some tough 60 seconds but there were also some absolute joys - although, to be fair not 60 seconds worth... To everyone who struggles with their early runs: stick with it, it gets easier (having said that no doubt I'll be back next week yelling "this sucks, this sucks, this sucks")

A little nervous about next week but I guess I just have to keep on running.

Have a great week-end.


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  • Well done pollyp1 - don't be nervous- you've finished the hardest week.

    I agree, it does get easier, with every single run.

  • Thanks, it does seem like a big jump...

  • I'll be doing w2r3 tomorrow. Good to hear it went well. Thanks for sharing 😊

  • I meant week 1 run 3. Sorry keyboard hiccup there

  • Good luck. I've found each run has got easier (even tho they include difficult bits) and it was such a buzz finishing the first week.

  • The world is crammed with 55 year old, red-faced sweaty women, and much older too, all slowly but surely chewing up the miles. Don't worry about it.

    If you feel it's too hard just slow down a bit more. Have fun!

  • Too true - there are loads of us 50 somethings terrorising our neighbourhoods with our wobbly bits and red faces. People of a nervous disposition should just look away until the danger has passed.

  • Just not sure they can cope with the singing as well!

  • Thanks. I keep reminding myself that you can't go to slow!

  • Red faced and sweaty is the way to go. It shows we've worked hard 😀 Well done.

  • Thanks, it's my new look!

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