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W1R3 It's a groove thing, yeah yeah!

I think I might have found my groove! πŸ•ΊπŸƒMy "running" is a bit smoother and more relaxed. I ran further in the 30 minutes, did all the intervals and got home feeling good.

Not bad considering I couldn't stand up straight this morning (arthritic lower back) and had to take Tramadol so I could drive to work!

Got some great week one-rs in my news feed keeping me inspired. Bye bye week 1 πŸ₯‡ 🏁 Let's go week 2, I am coming for you πŸ‘£

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Glad you had a good run and are feeling up for week 2. Have a nice rest day and be ready to boogie :)

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Thanks x

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Woohoo... You're off and... running!! πŸ‘πŸ˜πŸƒβ€β™€οΈπŸƒβ€β™€οΈπŸƒβ€β™€οΈ

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Hope your healing is going well.πŸŒŸπŸ‘πŸ‘

I was speaking to my neighbour in the gym , who split vertically his knee cap and tore tendon, 5 weeks ago, sledging, maybe 6-9 months recovery time,tendon had to be wired.πŸ€”

Well Jo unbelievably he actually did not fall on his knee, he fell on his back πŸ€” and whatever reaction caused this damage.

We are funny creatures.πŸ€”πŸ™ˆ

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Both fragile and super strong all at once! πŸ‘πŸ˜

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Well done Mel!! I’m only one run along from you and still feel chuffed to have stayed committed for a whole week! Had arthritis when younger and remember not being able to move for days sometimes with swollen joints so sympathetic. Let’s keep running to keep well oiled! πŸ˜€

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Thanks x Hoping building up supporting muscles with running will help my back in the long term.

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Ever thought about Yoga, Vanda Scaravelli an Italian lady, google her, her name is given to her technique on her specialist subject the spine.πŸ€”

Nothing to lose having a look.πŸ€”πŸ‘πŸ‘

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I will check it out, thanks

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That’s amazing Mel.πŸŒŸπŸ‘πŸ‘

Hope as your running body strengths you can maybe leave the meds behindπŸ€”.Particularly the Tramadol.πŸ€”

Cannot believe 3-4 years agoπŸ€” I had to take 8 max strength Tramadol, 8 paracetamol and anti inflammatory Naproxene to get me moving from bouts of pseudo gout and seize ups I used to call them.

Now nothing just movement.πŸ€”πŸ‘πŸ‘

Running,all other cardio and strength. Etc.

Take care of you and keep up your good work.πŸŒŸπŸ‘πŸ‘

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Thanks. Good to know things can get better, helps my motivation xx

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That's awesome! Well done on completing week 1 πŸ‘πŸƒβ€β™€οΈ

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Thank you x

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Well done, you are an inspiration to all

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That's a lovely thing to say, thanks so much x

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Brilliant, well done x

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Brilliant, well done.

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Thanks x

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Nicely done keep that groove thang going!

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Thanks. Excited for W2R1 πŸ˜€πŸ˜²

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