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Pleased but a bit deflated too πŸ€”

Nollie26
Nollie26Graduate
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I have just graduated β€œhurrah” I hear you all say because you are all such a fab group. However I had technical issues with my ear phones and couldn’t hear anything. So my option to either stop and sort it or continue with no music podcast or Jo. So decided to run my usual route with just my gasps of breath and thoughts. I thought you can do this on your own just this once. It’s going to be special as it’s your graduation run enjoy it. Well I did when it was over but because I couldn’t hear anything at the beginning I set off in my usual place. Only to find at 10 mins in. I could very faintly hear jo which meant although I knew I had started before the 5 mins were up at the beginning due to the problems, she didn’t, so when she said I only had 1 minute to go I had to stop 😒. Needless to say I feel I cheated but know I didn’t πŸ˜‡. I did keep saying to myself keep going but honestly I was so hot and bothered I just couldn’t do another minute 😳

Anyway folks I did it after never having run in my life πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰

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Congratulations amazing job you've done πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘

IannodaTruffe
IannodaTruffeAdministrator

Nevermind the glitches....... many congratulations on your graduation, fellow runner.

This guide to post C25K running may be helpful healthunlocked.com/couchto5...

Keep running, keep smiling.

Nollie26
Nollie26Graduate
in reply to IannodaTruffe

Thanks so much IannodaTruffe you have fulfilled your role of mentor wonderfully tand made me into an unlikely runner who will continue the journey. 😁

oldwheezer69
oldwheezer69Graduate

Hey, you've done brilliantly! So what if there were a couple of tech problems, you still did it!! Well done!!! πŸ˜€

Nollie26
Nollie26Graduate

Thanks old wheezer, by the way, that was me today πŸ˜‚

Oldfloss
OldflossAdministrator

Huge congratulations you DID IT!!! Glitches and all!

I am raising a glass of bubbly to you right now..very, very well done:)

This..is just the beginning and after the party..check the link from IannodaTruffe :)

Nollie26
Nollie26Graduate
in reply to Oldfloss

Bless you, thanks oldfloss, I have followed your words of wisdom too you got me through right to the end as well

NJGam
NJGamGraduate

Congratulations. Tech or no tech you still ran for 30 minutes! I imagine it must be far harder to run without sound when it’s become part of our routine, so actually your achievement is even more special. Well done!

Nollie26
Nollie26Graduate
in reply to NJGam

NJGam thank you πŸ™πŸ» I hadn’t thought of it that way. Yes it was much tougher just listening to myself breathing/gasping. Having said that the wonderful spring smells were a delight!!!

SuperMouse
SuperMouseGraduate

Well done on graduating! :) :)

Bridget007
Bridget007Graduate

Well done! πŸŽ‰πŸ˜ƒπŸŽ‰πŸ˜ƒπŸŽ‰ you did it and without music I think you should be doubly pleased πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰

Nollie26
Nollie26Graduate
in reply to Bridget007

It is just beginning to sink in that I did ok thanks everyone. You really are a great bunch 😘

Jullaly
JullalyGraduate

well done, you have graduated, your technology didn't do it ..you did!

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