I have to admit I have struggled with week 7, so feel a huge sense of relief and achievement that I have finished it! I was shocked to find run 1 a HUGE challenge after week 6 seemingly flying by with ease. I missed run 2 on my normal running day as I was feeling exhausted, and found it really tough when I did it a couple of days later. I then had to push run 3 back a day as I was traveling. Run 3 was easier, I think it helped that it was completely new terrain (I spent the day visiting a relative at Southampton hospital so with the help of my trusty iPhone and maps.me app, I was able to find footpaths surrounding the hospital and do a circular run.) I got changed in the toilets where I found the baby changing table very useful to stack my stuff on, and my post run shower was on this occasion performed with a packet of wet wipes!!! I felt rejuvenated for the rest of the hospital visit. I think couch 25K has really helped me to deal with some fairly stressful situations over the past weeks, and I hugely appreciate it and all the encouragement and fellow posters on this forum. Reading through other people's struggles, and triumphs has really helped me to stick at week 7 even though I felt like I'd hit a brick wall. So thank you everyone 😇😇😇❤️❤️❤️😘😘😘. Week 8 I'm ready - bring it on (I think! 😉)
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