It's official I'm a runner week 7 here I come

So pleased I forced myself out of bed at 5.15 this morning, I was so down yesterday, today I am floating. I did it and I even managed to pick up my pace for the last 60 seconds like Laura said. It makes a big difference having her, I've never been able to get her on my phone before so it was a good change having someone talk to you. The music is dire but I can live with it...... What a difference proper running trainers & running leggings make, I've been doing it in a pair of men's swim shorts and my hiking shoes up till this morning, I felt lighter than air running around. So so so pleased really did think I would struggle with this one but slow and steady, and not setting off too fast they'll not wipe this smile from my face all day..... Wooooohooooo I'm officially a runner Laura said so and that's good enough for me πŸ‘ŠπŸ˜ƒ


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  • Whoo hoo! Go you! Yes proper shoes and leggings make a big difference! Onto week 8 and Julie....

  • Well done you - and when you've done 25 minutes once, you can do it again (x3!), no problem!

  • 5.15 blimey that's dedication but how amazing does it feel when you achieve it! I think you will enjoy week 7. Hope the happy endorphins keep you going all day.

  • Feels great, doesn't it? I did W6R3 yesterday, too, so we're both at the same stage - even down to first time wearing proper leggings (but not the time you got up - very impressed by that)

  • I wouldn't be too impressed, if I don't get up at that time I don't get to run unfortunately, I have to get a 15yr boy, 6 yr girl & 3yr girl up, dressed and breakfasted &out the door by 7am. Drop them all off then to work full time, next week when hubs on a different shift I don't have to get up till 6.15 for my run and get a lay in till 7 if no run. Oh the joys of been a parent, I could do it on an evening after work but I'm just too tired after work so go early doors before I can talk myself out of it 😫

  • Fantastic! I'm glad you have proper running shoes, they make all the difference as you now know! The last few weeks fly by, it'll be your graduation run before you know it! :)

  • Well done, Wkdjojo :) . That's great progress. And I am glad to read that you are now properly kitted out, I can't imagine being able to run in hiking boots!! Yep, we are now runners :), Laura says so.

  • I used my hikers and swim shorts cos I'm just so tight, but hubs talks me into spending some money on myself, think he felt a bit sorry for how I looked πŸ˜‚

  • thanks guys am totally pooped at work but still buzzing x

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