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I’m a runner! W6R3 physically good, mentally challenged!!

Hi runners!

I’m in the I can finish zone! I’m a runner and MJ was very proud of me too. What more can one ask for?

Well I got out and it was already pretty hot! However, as soon as I hit the corner I was faced with a poor cat who had obviously been hit by a car and.....well I don’t want to spoil anyone’s day. It made my whole run a challenge. I couldn’t do anything about it, but it was hard to get that image out of my head. So, of all the runs so far, this one took more mental strength than physical. It’s the lovely thought free zone that I absolutely love. I was imagining the cats owners wondering where their cat is. Ok...let me stop. So I had to reason with myself in that sometimes life is like that. You have many unexpected things happen and you can’t do anything about it, but you can always create some good ones too.

I feel absolutely amazed by this experience and I have found a mental flexibility in myself like never before. I didn’t have humour to carry me through on this run, but I had the belief that I can do it. I can be a runner and go all the way! In fact MJ said I’m a runner! Hey.....it must be true!

Have an amazing day runners! W7R1 in Guernsey Wednesday! The adventure continues!! ❤️❤️

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Well done hon!! Knew you could do this. I'm sad about the cat tho... :-(

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Thank you! Me too! I have a cat and always worry about the fact he seems to like to lay in the road sometimes. It’s only around the corner too. My cat was meant to be for my son 🙄, but you know you can’t help but get attached. Another thing thrown into the mix, but I did it! 😁😁❤️

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You did it!! You defo did it!! That's the most important thing. Poor pussy tho. Just 9 more runs now. Relax and enjoy them. You're a star xx

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9 more runs! 😱 😁😁 that’s good to know! Exciting! I’ll be back on it very soon! 😉❤️

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Great work Fabulous! If MJ says you’re a runner, how can you disagree with him?? 😊

Keep going, you’re doing great and the finish is in sight. Have a lovely time in Guernsey. Looks like the weather’s going to be fantastic🌞😎

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Thank you so much David! Yes, I do have a good week to be there. Looking forward to a run by the sea! That will be a first! 😁❤️

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Well done Fabulous450- so sad about the cat 😿. Glad you found the mental strength to continue- that’s half the battle. Keep on running 🙂

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Thank you QueenTea! I’ve certainly had some battles presented in these 6 short weeks! So many, it feels quite a bit longer. But, I’m still going! And I’m a runner! Me! 😁 ❤️

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Well done Fabulous! V sad about the cat. I also have cats and it's a constant worry if they go AWOL for a bit 😥 Its a great feeling when good old MJ tells you you're a runner isn't it? Like you're starting to suspect it but can quite believe it yet! Heading towards the finish line now...we're waiting 😀

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Thank you Saartjie, you bet it’s a great feeling! 😁😁 I’m excited about getting to the finish line! Can’t wait to join you all! ❤️❤️

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Well done on the run.

Another cat owner with a busy road nearby. Compassion and empathy are sadly lacking in the way some people deal with life. Not in you. A runner and a great person too x

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Too near Jay! I always run the other way when he’s out, as he does try to follow me for a bit! I’ve no idea if he’s ever been around the corner, but I’m certainly not going to lead him there. Just have to hope!

Thank you Jay You’re all great too! Very understanding! I thought I might sound silly, but this run was very different! ❤️

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Never silly to feel. Well done for continuing to run - I’ve no idea how that would’ve affected me.

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Well done! Brilliant- you are on the home stretch now! That’s really sad though & like u I can’t bear anything like that - i would be thinking about it all day. I saw a bird hit by a car a few weeks ago & couldn’t get the image out of my head! Don’t dwell on it though - focus on the fact that the podium is in sight! Can u see all of us in the distance polishing the podium & waving at you??

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Oh yes, Welshwitch, I can see you all throwing up your graduation caps!! 👩‍🎓 👨‍🎓 👩‍🎓 👨‍🎓 😁😁 There’s one waiting with my name on it! I’m running to get mine too!

Come on runners! We can do it! ❤️❤️

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Awesome job!! (Sorry to hear about the cat though 😢). Well done, you runner 🏃‍♀️ 😊👍

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Thank you Blonde! We are close!! ❤️❤️

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I’ve got this run this evening - not looking forward to it in this heat!! Will leave it as late as I can lol! Well done, once again! Fab job! 👍

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Huge congrats on the run! And just too sad about the cat. Another cat owner here 😢

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Thank you southlundon! I know! Certainly reminds you how much you love them. Trouble though they can be sometimes! 😉 Well done to you too!! We are doing it!! ❤️❤️

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That's fantabulous Fabulous! Well done! You've galloped off ahead of me now though, I haven't had a chance to start W6, life has gotten (is that English?!) in the way a little, looking forward to getting on with it this evening. Enjoy Guernsey you lucky so-and-so...

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Ah thanks Matt! Gallop is that the same as a trot? 😂 You’ll be back out there and that’s what is most important! Good luck with your runs Matt! ❤️

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Keep at it your doing great Fabulous youve nearly cracked it, keep it nice n slow youll be fine 🏃‍♀️🏃‍♀️🏃‍♀️🏃‍♀️

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Thank you Guesty! I’m doing just that. I did do the bit of extra push for the last 60 seconds with MJs blessing! That was me shaking off the feeling! Felt pretty good actually! Looking forward now!! 😁❤️

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Well done! Looking forward - yes, looking forward!! to my run this evening. Just hope it’s not too hot. I love feeling the sun on my skin when I’m out running, but not too much extra heat. 🌞😓

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☀️ ☀️ 😁😁 me too. It would have to be a very early or very late running for me. It was HOT from so early this morning. I was purposely trying to stay in the shade. Good luck for later and then roll on W7 for us!! 🙌🏽🙌🏽❤️❤️

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Good luck for later 🍀. I’ll be joining you, albeit virtually, run 3, we’ve got this! 👍

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It’s an amazing and emotional feeling first to run for 25 minutes and be told your officially a runner I’m cried like a baby

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Thank you. I think I was a bit void of that feeling today, but I’m looking forward to my next run and I’m so grateful to get to this point! It is brilliant. ❤️

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Oh no what a horrible thing to have seen! Well done on finishing the run though ... you are a runner 😊

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🏃🏾‍♀️ 🏃🏾‍♀️! It’s official too now Bridget! Thank you! 😁❤️

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Well done Fabulous! So proud of you, you're a runner now! <3 <3 onto week 7 we go!

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Thank you!! 🙌🏽🙌🏽🙌🏽😁😁😁 Week 7! 😱❤️

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Hey Fabulous, yay you're a runner! 😁

Well done for not only a great run and great achievement, and also having to see that poor little cat. 😩

Have a wonderful time away, and the excitement of running somewhere new!

x

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Thank you Little Runner! I can see the sea from my room! I think I’m going to love it! Enjoy your next run too! ❤️

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Well done fabulous ...Your definitely a runner ..Really terrible about that poor wee cat ...I would have really struggled with that situation ...😢😢

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Thank you Myrar! That’s what I was thinking the whole time. Looking forward to W7R1 on Wednesday. Hopefully, that will make up for it! ❤️

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You will smash it fabulous ..w7 here you come ..All the best 😊

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Thank you! 💪🏽❤️

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Congrats Fabulous! So sorry to hear about the cat. Very sad.

Well done for completing a key run! 😀

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Thank you Simon! W7R1 tomorrow and I’m feeling great! I’m so looking forward to it! Brace yourselves! 🤣🤣😁😁😁❤️

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Great running and well done for getting through it.

Only 3 weeks left now, all with non stop running.

Enjoy your rest days.

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Thank you Rob! Rest day today. Walked my route for tomorrow and now I’m ready to run (early and slowly)!!🐌 😁❤️

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Fab news 😀😀Well done. Not long now 🏃‍♀️🏃‍♀️💪🏻👍🏁

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Thank you! Heading that way F1ipperation!! I’m on it! 🏃🏾‍♀️🏃🏾‍♀️ 😁❤️

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Go go go Fabulous450 !! You can do it! It all goes so quickly after W6. Enjoy 😉🏃‍♀️🏃‍♀️🏃‍♀️

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