I did itπŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰

Sun is shining, it's pretty warm already and I took the Lidl special shoes off to my favourite route - the sea wall. To my delight the grass has had its annual cut so no more picking my way carefully through the long grass. I'm later than usual so have bumped into quite a few people this morning, fortunately not wasp woman😑, but it didn't bother me a jot. I wore my lovely outfit from Sainsbury's "Live Love Run" coz I am a runner πŸ˜€πŸΎπŸŽ‰πŸΈ.

I'm a long way off covering 5k but that's my next goal I went further and faster than previously so each run is improving on the last one today I covered a total of 4.86km including warm/cool time. I estimate I ran 3.55km of that but that's a damn sight further than I ever thought I could!

I have to say I looked back at my first ever post on this forum before writing this one and realise just how far I have come. For anyone just starting out believe me when I say you can do it. I was in agony those first few weeks but this forum helped me through along with a lot of determination. If I can do it anyone can and I am so glad I have. I'm lighter, fitter and happier. πŸ˜€πŸ˜€πŸ˜€

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  • What I omitted in the above ramble is that what I have just done us graduated ! That's what I just did. I'll say it again I graduated πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰

  • Oh I wondered!! Extra congratulations and huge hugs. It's THE week to graduate! Well done and welcome to the graduate gang!

  • Thank you πŸ˜€

  • πŸŽ“πŸŽ“πŸŽ“πŸŽ“πŸŽ“πŸŽ“

  • Very well done!

  • Well done! Great run and yes it's amazing how far we have come.

  • Congrats to you Graduate well done distance will come in time as you have said then again you could wait for OH to catch you up and go with him.

  • I could - he is in the garage on his hamster wheel right now πŸ˜€

  • Fabulous, well done xx

  • Excellent news Oldpossum. Hooray Hooray! Massive cheers to you 🍾🌟🍾🌟🍾🌟🍾🌟

  • Massive congrats. Clicked to read as thought must be Graduation post from the title.what a feeling, heh?

  • Yep I'm going to grin all day. Keep telling everyone I'm a runner now πŸ˜€

  • Yippee! Well done. This has been such a good journey together.

  • Thanks. When are you planning your final graduation run?

  • Already done - see separate post.

  • Looking now. My notifications can be working !

  • Well done. You really have come a long way. Congratulations on your graduation. Xxxxx

  • Oh OldPossum how am a a a a a a a aZING! Fabulous news. How incredible does it feel?! 🎈🍹🎈🍹🍰🍹🍻🍺🍸🍷🍸🎈🍹🎈🍹you did it and in style! 🌟🌟🌟CONGRATULATIONS🌟🌟🌟

  • Can't stop smiling πŸ˜€πŸ˜€ celebratory barbecue tonight I think πŸΈπŸΎπŸŽ‰πŸ˜Ž

  • It's an incredible feeling isn't it? Enjoy it - so well deserved :)

  • Lovely post and what a distance :-) Congratulations on graduating πŸŽ‰πŸŽ“ you deserve so much - really happy for you :-)

  • Thank you. Am now skipping as well as grinning - I've got my graduation badge ! πŸ˜€πŸ˜€

  • Fab-u-lous!!! It's very shiny - how cool is that? Whoohoo!

  • Yay !! Massive Congratulations to you !

    You're a Superstar ! Well done :-) xxx

  • Big congratulations from me OldPossum and done in complete style!!!


  • πŸŽ“πŸŽ“πŸŽ“ Hats in the air Hilary πŸŽ“πŸŽ“πŸŽ“

    πŸΈπŸΈπŸΈπŸΎπŸΎπŸΎπŸ’Congratulations on your graduationπŸ’πŸΎπŸΎπŸΎπŸΈπŸΈπŸΈ

    It was incredibly stylish in your new running togs - looking good - all those runs bagged πŸ‘› And it was all your own work! You look great on the podium wavingπŸ™‹πŸΌ Hurrah to you Hurrah! Happy dance please πŸ‘―πŸ‘―πŸ‘―πŸ‘―

  • Well done πŸƒπŸŽˆπŸŽ‰πŸ˜€

  • Congratulations OldPossum that's brilliant. πŸ†πŸŽ“ Be very proud of yourself, it's a great achievement :)

  • You are an inspiration! Well done and enjoy the feeling of amazing-ness! You've earned it with every single step πŸ‘πŸ˜Šβ­οΈ

  • Congratulations!! Yes, you are a runner!! Enjoy the feeling, your new badge looks great! :)

  • Woooohooo!!! Well done!! πŸ˜‰πŸ‘ŒπŸ’

  • Hooray! Congratulations OP!!

    I hope you are feeling really proud of yourself!

    Get Fazzical to open a bottle of something to celebrate!

  • Congratulations not only on graduating but doing it in such style.

  • Congratulations to you! Wear your smile with pride and your shiny graduation badge.😊

  • Fabulous! Many congratulations. 😊

  • Well done possum! Now were those 9 weeks or so worth it?! I think it is a really short time to go from running 1xmin intervals to running for 30 min and I love how this programme is making runners of us all. You glow and sparkle and be proud of what you have achieved. Looks like you've inspired your good man to follow in your footsteps too ;)

  • I agree. Even when I started I didn't really believe it was achievable and now look at me πŸ˜€πŸ˜€. Really pleased to have inspired hubby to join in πŸ‘πŸ‘

  • Sorry it is delayed... it had to cross the channel..but YEAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Well done you... graduated and loving it!!!!

    Very well done... :)x

  • Thank you. I've even just had a go on the hamster wheel but I'd much rather be outdoors πŸ˜€ Hope you are having fun amongst all this beautiful sunflowers. πŸ˜€

  • I am..oh I am :)

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