Woohooo I did it!

W5R3 this morning, I'm doing a happy dance right now, decided to go out this morning, I usually run in the evenings but wanted to get this one out of the way as I know I'd spend all day worrying about it and may even talk myself out of it! So out I went in -1 degrees hearing all the wise words and encouraging comments from you lovely lot, telling myself 'you can do this' :) Hubby comes with me on his bike (he can't run, hard as he's tried, his knees are knackered and he just can't do it) shouting encouragement along the way and reminding me to keep it slow and steady.

The last two minutes were hard, but I kept telling myself 'if you can run 18 minutes you can run 19, if you can run 19 you CAN run 20' before i knew it I was finished!

Honestly for anyone worrying about this run I can concur with everyone else who's done it 'you can do this - you really can'

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  • Good lass! Keep going, slow but sure. Steady as she goes 😊

    Lucky you to have a supportive husband. I can just see mine alongside me on a bike πŸ™„

  • Thanks misswobble, I'll try to keep going, one day I will finish W9R3 I hope. :)

  • Slow and steady.you did it!!!

    Well done hubby too..what a team..you are dping wonderfully πŸ˜ƒ

  • Thank you Oldfloss :) Hubby says thanks too :)

  • πŸ’ƒπŸ’ƒπŸ’ƒHappy dance, Happy danceπŸ’ƒπŸ’ƒπŸ’ƒ

    Congratulations! That really is a huge accomplishment.. One of the mega milestones in the programme. You're going to sail through the next few weeks. Awesome attitude and awesome run😊😊😊

  • Thanks McFitty, you've all been a huge inspiration to me and I'm now honestly looking forward to the next four weeks and beyond. :D

  • Oh well done giddyaunts 😊

    Good idea going out early, now you have all day to celebrate and dance.πŸ˜„

    You toughed it out, and succeeded. It feels great doesn't it. xx

    Onwards and upwards.

  • Thank you Jan, wish I could but am at work now so I'll just have to be dancing on the inside :-)

    Yes it certainly does it feels amazing :-D

  • Of course you will! Don't think about future sessions! Just think about the one immediately in front of you. If you go seriously slowly you can do it. Remember SLOW is key πŸ™‚

  • I'm actually really looking forward to future runs, but am old enough and wise enough to know to take each day/run as it comes :-)

  • woohoo indeed. Well done!

  • Thank you polyp :-)

  • Well done, I also set of for this run very early this morning with the same thoughts as you. Managed it fine started to get tired with 3 minutes to go but pushed through it and now I feel great. Xx

  • Well done you too! I'm not surprised you feel great. :)

  • Thank you :-) Huge well done to you too! x

  • Hurray! That's great news!

    It's such a buzz to accomplish that run. I think we all think it will be impossible and then are thrilled to bits to have it behind us. Hope you're still glowing. :)

  • Ha ha don't know about glowing, more just ready for my bed now. Thank you so much for your comment :-)

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