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What was I thinking!

I have just invented a new colour Ultra-Magenta, it goes some way towards describing the colour of my face right now. It's hot and stuffy (it feels like I am breathing marshmallows). So I decided it was time for a run 😱. I just ran 5K in 39 minutes 15 seconds 🎉 I know many of you out there would class that as a walk in the park, which it probably is for some of you, but it's my first time running 5K and I am ridiculously proud of myself. Celebrating with a jam donut was probably not the best idea but it tasted sooooo good ☺️. Ever onwards 🏃🏃🏃🏃

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You should be really proud of yourself. (The doughnut sounds good....)🙂

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It was sooooo good. 👍

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39 minutes sounds a great time for 5K :)

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Good on you!!

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Yeay to the run... jam dough nut... hmmm! :)

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There aren't usually donuts in the house but our son is home from university and, as an indulgent mother, the house is stocked with goodies.

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I understand completely...you are entitled to your treat😉

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Just like my wife's face at Parkrun running with 2 other ladies, they all finished together, and all had purple faces with purple t shirts, the ribena trio! 😂

tsk! tsk!

About 220 calories in the doughnut, a good part of what you burnt off! nice though occasionally!😊

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That's 220 delicious jammy calories !

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Well done sounds like a very good time for your 5k. You earned the doughnut!

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Thankyou !

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Well done Bundoodle, I think almost everyone of us would class 5k in 39 minutes as exceptional :)

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Well done, Bundoodle. Great time for a first 5k!

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Bit hot for speeding about 😯 well done though, job done ☺

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It's much cooler now but I am very glad I went earlier, I would not like to be running in the thunderstorm we are having at the moment 🌩⚡️

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I am going out running soon. You know what's gonna happen don'-t you 😀

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You may be taking a shower while you are running? ⛈

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Be loud and proud - you did well.

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That is fab. It seems like you and I are toe to toe

I did 5k for the first time today too. See my previous post for my puce face x

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Puce is the new black!

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Brilliant Bundoodle. The first of many!

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A 5k at 39min/km is just as far as a 5k at 15min/km, so don't talk down your achievement, Bundoodle. And celebrating with a jam donut sounds like perfectly acceptable way of marking such a momentous event. Well done :)

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Thankyou! Today it's back on the healthy (healthier) eating but the donut was fantastic!

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