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Good bye Week 7 take the gremlins with you!

Completed W7 tonight and I'm not sorry to see the back of it. I've struggled with this one, the gremlins have been sitting on my shoulders the whole time, whispering constantly in my ear and I've had to battle with them non-stop. They are not going to beat me, I may have struggled but I still did it!

Week 8 you better be kind to me .……… fingers crossed.

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So I think this might be one of your most valuable weeks yet - you proved beyond a doubt that you are in control of your gremlins. Unfortunately I don't think they go away, but that is fine because you now know exactly how to handle them!

Congrats on completing week 7 - isn't it great to know you don't need walking breaks anymore!

Rock on week 8 :-).

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Certainly one of my toughest and initially left me feeling a little defeated, even though I finished it, it was touch and go.

Have since given myself a good taking too, remembering just how far I have come. Already have achieved much more than I ever dreamed I would.

Yep, rock on week 8 😊

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Good for you! Well done and good luck with week 8 - so nearly there!

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Thank you 😊

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That's exactly how I feel about week 7. I have one more to go and I didn't complete the first two attempts so I've been on week 7 a lot longer than I had planned. Up until now I've been flying through the programme so it was a bit of a shock. Look forward to hearing how week 8 stars for you :)

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It's been a real slog. I need to steady my pace, although if I slow down too much I'll be going backwards.

Good luck with R3, you will do it. 😊

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That's the spirit - onwards!

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Only way to go. I can't let the gremlins win😊

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Great going Pushing60 . There's nothing to stop you now. The gremlins might hang around, but you clearly know how to defeat 'em.

Onwards, upwards :)

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Yay well done you - I just fin week 7 this morning and yes it was hard! I had to do treadmill today after weeks of running outside and felt like it was never going to end!! Treadmill gremlins are even worse - here's hoping week8 is kinder to us both 👍🏽👍🏽👍🏽

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Here here! Good luck, 6 more runs to go until the end of the beginning 😀

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Thanks for the inspiration....just struggling a little mentally finishing week 7, but seeing your posts here, (and that you didn't give up!) have been so helpful! Like you just said in your graudation post, this forum is so amazing to keep you going through the programme.

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You are so close now, you can do it, you have got this far so have faith in yourself and your ability.

Good luck with your remaining runs, you'll soon be the owner of a shiny new badge. 😊

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