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Note to self listen properly to Michael, I thought he said I was running a 5 and two 8’s so I got very confused when I ran and ran and ran what felt like the longest fecking five minutes of my life , when he said 60 seconds left until 8 mins I didn’t know whether to laugh or cry 😭.

I had such a stitch on the walk so tried blowing my stomach out like Michael suggests, this is not an attractive look 😬.

Any way I ran another 8 mins and feel very proud of myself , I ran five minutes less than I thought I had to which in itself made me happy 😃

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Brilliant! Well done! 5 minutes can already feel like a lifetime so when you add on another half a lifetime you end up with eternity!😂😂

I have the same run later! 😀

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Good luck 😉 I am still buzzing with the achievement 😃 If Michael could see what I look like when I run he would cry with laughter 😘

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Haha! I bet you are a vision in motion! 🏃‍♀️

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Ignore _SimonT_ Amanda. He's just jealous :-)

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Tho from what I've gathered on "Surprising Internet Cams in Rural Derbyshire.com", pretty hot from behind on the treadmill. It's those Bakewell Tarts that do it...

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I’m looking forward to doing my new running ‘I’m riding a bucking bronco’ impression 😂

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😂

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Btw I do like a nice Bakewell tart (insert punchline of your choice here) 😂

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I'd rather see you over the line and on the podium *checks temperature *

Yes I did just write that.

Go take out that next run and slap it around till it stops wriggling

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Yes boss! 😀

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My Hero!!

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Great job. All that progress in a month!

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😂😂😂

It can be so confusing, but you did it, and it made you happy.

Well done.

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I totally get the "I'm really happy because I didn't have to not run as far as I wasn't sure whether I had to (or not) but then I both did and didn't, but MJ scares me" vibe going on here....

At least you don't have to worry about complicated numbers next time!!

[Cue loud maniacal laughter and the sounds of screaming furry animals...]

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Well done you...slow and steady as you leave this great week and move onwards:)

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Ha ha! Well done for getting through it. I have Laura & when she tells me at the beginning what we're gonna be doing I always think what?!!? It's always like one of those riddles to me - those awful ones that go if it takes 8 men to fill 5 baths with 28 gallons of water - etc. No clue - so I just go with the flow - well struggle with the flow.....

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If only the question at the end was "How many cakes can you eat?" Maybe one day... :-)

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Yeah - now THAT I could answer!

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I tried to explain to a friend the whole walk run thing her eyes glazed over so we just carried on drinking wine 🍷

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Careful. I just spat tea over my keyboard!!

It's when they get this strange haunted look and start to glance over your shoulder and start trembling...

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My lovely daughter was so proud of me we opened a bag of kettle crisps.... down with kids thats me 😉

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Nicely done. In a few months you'll think nothing of an 8 minute run 😊🏃🏼‍♀️

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