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Lost the plot...? Nah!

So after the woeful despondency of last evening, and the loving kick in the butt from you lovely peeps, today brought a breakthrough I had begun to believe was beyond me.

When I got home from work I went straight upstairs, put the kit on and laced up the shoes, and left the house before I could talk myself out of it!

I ran for 22 minutes, very slowly - only covered 3k - but hey! At least I wasn't on my backside on the settee. My car dashboard was still showing 25 degrees when I drove home, so I feel vindicated in my less-than-impressive effort. It was so humid, really sweaty. But I wore a vest rather than a t-shirt for the first time, and I carried water with me - both of which helped.

I can't thank you all enough for encouraging me to get back out there. If it's a bit cooler on Saturday I may even get back to Parkrun 🏃🏻 🎉

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Well done 😊. Go you

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Well done! Somehow I find it hard mentally to get ready to go out as soon as I get in, but it's usually a better run when I do...!

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It's the only way for me. Once I sit down, that's it. There's no getting up again 😏

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Yeay!!!!! Go you!!!!! Very well done.....☺

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Knew you could do it!!!!!😏

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Thanks Oldfloss . Wish I had your confidence! 😊

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Ah that's great news ! Well done , hope you feel much better for it ! :-) xxx

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Indeed I do. And I know I will sleep better tonight 😊

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There you go ! Well worth it isn't it :)

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Yup!! Thanks again for inspirational post, which reminded me this is not life-or-death! 😊

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That's brilliant! Well done you!knew you just needed to get into the zone!😊😆

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Brilliant! So pleased for you 😊

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Great stuff. So pleased you got back into it ☺ it's well worth it. The health benefits are just huge

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Really pleased for you Rhedwr!☺Well done!

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Excellent news Rhed, well done :)

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Well done! Really pleased for you - hoping the mojo sticks around!

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Me too!! 😃

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22 minutes and 3k is a great first effort! Very well done to you.

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