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A morning of 1sts 😊

Good morning and happy bank holiday! Today was a morning of new experiences for me. I got up nice and early eager and keen to get started! (1st 1st!) I set off on my w8r1 run along my normal route and discovered a stile - the extra minutes of running helped me to find it! ( 2nd 1st!) Next, I met the infamous 'Julie' - I expected her to be chipping in with Laura on the commentary, but no, it was much better than that 😂 (3rd 1st!). As I was running I noticed 2 proper runners running towards me and after a split second of thinking 'i'd better stop - there's people😳'), I thought 'sod it' and kept going (4th 1st!). I was greeted by 2 fabulous grins and cheery good mornings, not strange looks!!! I met the 2 runners twice more on my journey - they were looking very fit and hardly breaking a sweat as I was red faced and puffing, but guess what - they didn't care, so neither did I 😊👍👍

Set off running down my 'home straight' lane and Laura said I'd only got 5 mins to go! And for the very first time ever...on completion I thought, I think I could have done a little bit more😊😊😊(5th 1st) 😍

Have a fabulous week everyone. 5 more runs til graduation - I can hardly believe it 😉

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Well done your confidence is clearly on the way up and you have discovered that you can have loads of firsts on your runs out

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Sounds like a fantastic day for you! Well done xx

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Oh that sounds like a perfect Bank Holiday morning to me 😀 I too laughed out loud when I met Julie - don't care if I never meet her again though 😂😂. Great run and excellent progress - well done 😀🙃😀

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I feel the best I've felt throughout the whole program today. It just felt right!!! Thank you for your support x

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Well done, Jingle_berry , sounds like you have got off to a fantastic start to the new day and new week :). Hope it continues as well for you. X

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Thanks SlowWorm. Right now I do feel fantastic 😍

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Well done Jingle_berry and I love the comments about the other runners - it's a great feeling when the confidence starts to build 😀. Sounded like a fabulous run

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What a lovely time you had. Well done 🤗

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Fantastic run and fantastic post, really made me smile. Have a great week yourself👍🏼

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So - THREE "proper Runners" out there today is what I read :)

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Wow...that's brilliant #Jingleberry !! So pleased for you. Sounds like a real shift forward in many ways. I start week 8 on Wednesday so will hold on to your shining example fingers crossed :-)

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Go for it Beelady - I've been on a high all day! 😊

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Sounds like you're really doing well! Keep going - that badge is in reach!

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Thank you Jingle_berry what a heart-warming run report. It is great to enjoy progression with others. What a lovely run you had and an increase in confidence in yourself ✨✨✨✨✨⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️✨✨✨✨✨

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Well done jingle_berry😊 sounds like a great run, and I suspect you are beginning to feel like a 'real' runner yourself..which you are!

Keep going...your graduation badge is being forged. 😊

Oh and Im glad you met Julie too.😄

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Way to go you! Jingle_berry , Jingle-berry, jingle all the way...

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Love it 😘

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Lovely positive. 😀

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Oh no, Julie! You've put it back in my head. Well done on a bunch of firsts :)

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At least you have reassured me that it does leave, sorry for bringing it back 😂

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Well done Jingle_berry ! A Morning of 1sts !

Love it :-) xxx

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It all sounds fantastic - very well done :)

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