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Old obese red face granny graduates

Old obese red face granny graduates

Well here I am 64 years old having completed the program for the second time. The last time was 5 years ago, in between there was broken leg 2 years with gall bladder problems then op. While having pre op they discovered a heart anomaly with heart dropping to low 30's. I think after this I had a mental problem with it as I thought if I excercised I may drop dead.

Anyway after doing a heart smart class I got back into it and today I graduated took about 11 weeks. Week 7 was really hard but I have got there.

Now I need to speed up don't want to go back to intervals so intend to run the walk at my usual speed and go through the program again increasing the speed on the runs. As I am a treadmill runner this will be easier to monitor.

I know there are loads of others out there like me who think they can't.

But just keep trying and you may surprise yourself.

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My goodness that is an amazing achievement.... you are one tough cookie to battle on after all you've been through... I think you will be inspiring for so many on here... huge well done to you 😎

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All that and you're STILL smiling ! Fantastic and very well done.

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You look pretty darned good to me :)

Brilliant Well done you!!!! What a super photo !!!

This girl can.. and she bloomin' well did!!!!!

So, what an inspiration for anyone out there who is thinking about it.. Come on.. follow the example set here :) x

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Wow. I'm in awe of what you've achieved after going through all that. Well done - enjoy your graduation! 😃😃😃

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Amazing 😉

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That's brilliant - well done - be very proud it is a magnificent and courageous achievement.

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So well done excellent 😀😀

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Well done!

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Fab, well done you and looking great, your face is nowhere near as red as mine goes 😉😉

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Fantastic achievement! You are proof that this programme really can work for virtually everyone even with setbacks and ill health. You should be so proud of what you have done. And what a lovely photo. Hopefully your story can inspire others who perhaps come to this forum doubting they will be able to complete the couch25k programme!

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Well done keep going

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You came

You saw

You kicked its ass!

💪

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Well done! Amazing!

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