Week 6 restarted! :)

Well, after nearly two weeks off due to bronchitis (never good when you are asthmatic), I decided that my breathing and lungs were normal (losing my voice and sometimes have a rattly cough but this is not from my lungs anymore) so I thought I've give week 6 run 1 another go.

Came home from work and got straight out there, with the thought at the back of my mind that if I began to struggle I would just stop and walk home. But after the first 5 minute run I still felt ok, and after the 8 minutes and at the end! My legs took a little while to get back into it, but once they had remembered what to do it was fine.

When I checked on Strava afterwards my pace and distance was roughly the same as it was when I did it the first time nearly 2 weeks ago :)

Thanks to everyone for the advice to just carry on from the week I was on - you were right! It felt so good to be out there again - I'm hooked, aren't I!! :D

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  • Well done - good to hear you're well enough to run again.

  • Thank you - I'm quite pleased too!

  • Yes, that's just brilliant news! Well done you! πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸƒπŸΌβ€β™€οΈπŸƒπŸ»πŸƒπŸΌβ€β™€οΈπŸƒπŸ»πŸ˜€πŸ˜€

  • Thank you :D

  • Encouraging that you were able to just pick up where you left off.

    Probably also means you've avoided the week 6 pit!

  • We'll find out when I do run 2!!

  • You'll be fine. πŸ‘

  • Yes, you are hooked! Well done, and I hope the rattly cough slings its hook as well!

  • It's almost gone today - only problem is that it has taken my voice with it!!!!

    But I don't need a voice to be able to run (just to teach!!) :)

  • Good for you!

  • Thank you :)

  • Well done.

  • Thank you :)

  • Glad you got back out there and had such a great re-introduction! :)

  • I was really pleased - I wasn't expecting to be able to complete it!! :)

  • So pleased it went well for you πŸ‘Ÿ

  • Thank you :)

  • Well done for continuing despite health problems x x

  • Well done for continuing despite health problems x x

  • I'm not going to let it defeat me!!! :)

  • It's amazing how determined this programme can make you x x graduation starts to look possible x x

  • Yes - I actually missed being outside and running!!!

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