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W7 Complete! It’s on! - Reminders and Memories!

Hello Runners

I went to my little Park for my run today. I was geared up, well watered (maybe too well) and out I went. No ringing in my ears today, except...”I’m doing it”.

I have attached a photo of the sculptures that are a great reminder to go slow! I still haven’t worked out what they’re meant to be, but they look like snails done they? 🐌 😁😁

The run was comfortable and relaxed! I did have a dog do a 50 mtr dash towards me a couple of times, but he was harmless (thankfully). I didn’t break my stride and kept my eye right on him. “No chicken here mate! These legs are spoken for”.

One of the dog walkers offered to run with me (after doing a very slow moonwalking impression 🤨) but I smiled and said “By all means!”. I like to think he means well. But, I’m a runner and I don’t care.

MJ was on point today! We’re in sync and staying the course! So, then came the finale! Last 60 seconds and for some reason I remember a very old sports day when I was asked to step in to do the 200 metres. Well, I bombed it! Started off like a bat out of hell and then came second to last. Absolute rubbish! 🤣! Not today though! I tell you..... that was power running round my make shift track! Talk about reclaiming a moment in history! Very proud of myself, just for remembering it! I’m sure I’ve shuffed that one somewhere deep! Never to be looked at again! But I’m buzzing big time now!!

Roll on W8! Fabulous is back in the room and back on track! Can’t wait to graduate!! ❤️

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Well done!! I’m just back from W7R3 too! 😁😁 Week 8 here we come! 👍 Only 6 more runs til graduation 👩‍🎓👍😁

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Thank you Blonde! I enjoyed that one! We are close now!! Go girl! ❤️❤️

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Well done you too!

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Joining you in week 8 on Tuesday - repairing like mad until then - well done! 👏

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That makes 3 of us, possibly 4, starting Week 8 on Tuesday 👍😊. Good luck all!

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Yes..,,. come on!! 😁😁💪🏽!! ❤️

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I’m just behind you - wk 7 R 3 planned tomorrow/tues xx

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Great Equi-geek! We are going into W8! We’re in the zone! 😁😁😁❤️

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Well done! Was the cheeky beggar moonwalking dogger still around to witness the sprint?

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No, I call it my little Park, but there’s a massive grassy area that I don’t venture into. I stay on the path. However, we did meet up again when I was doing my cool down walk and he asked me how many more laps?! I told him I’m just doing the cool down. Who knows, he might decide that he can do it too and I meet up with him again! That would be nice! 😁 I would give him what for in my last 60! 🤣🤣❤️

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Do I need to buy another hat?

🏃‍♀️🏃‍♂️💑 ⛪️ 💃🕺👒

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I think you might just have to do that Jay! A spare graduation hat! He was a bit too mature for the wedding type! 😘❤️

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Great stuff! Well done you! 🙌

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Thank you Flara! Feeling great today! ❤️

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Yay! Go you! I met a herd of cows 🐄 along my run last week and was very worried one might decide to run with me!! 🙈 needless to say it encouraged me to quicken my pace!! Xx

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Lol that’s the beauty of outdoor runs, you never know what you’ll see! Listen to me talking about beauty running and .....outdoors in one sentence! 😱

Keep doing and enjoying it Dee! ❤️

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Haha! I know! I’m originally from London so that used to be very alien sentence for me too! I do love the countryside and outdoors 💕

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Sounds like you had a fantastic run, Fabulous 😉. You’re definitely on the home stretch & wont be long until you’re on that podium 🌟

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Thank you QueenTea! I hope you’re back out soon too! ❤️❤️

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Thank you Fabulous- out for a brisk walk with dog 🐶 soon. Promise not to patronise any runners I might see 😉

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Lol 😂 Good on you! I was running quicker than his moonwalk too! 🤣 Enjoy! ❤️

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Well done and onto week 8, you're flying now, I think you are gonna catch me up.

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I’d be grateful to be able to run alongside all of you! Just enjoying my time! ❤️

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Look out everyone! Here comes the most Fabulous steamroller you’ve ever seen and she is going to flatten weeks 8+9 to a pulp!

Great to read your post. Your positive vibe and raw energy come through in every line! Well done for finishing week 7! 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻🤗😁

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Thank you so much Simon! Today was a great run! Made up 3 fold for the last “mmm” one! 😂❤️

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Great run , you are always so positive , its such a great feeling when you realise its not if I graduate but when I graduate 👩‍🎓 xxx

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Thank you Amanda!

Woooah, I know! Not finishing is not an option! Don’t know how and I’m not expecting it to be easy, but I’m doing it! Great feeling! ❤️❤️

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Fantastic and fabulous! 👏👏👏

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Thank you Equi-feel! 😍❤️

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Well done :) love seeing people reach week 8 because they are so close :)

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Thank you so much Mashedpotato! It feels a little crazy being so close, but what an amazing experience this has been! Good luck on your runs too!! We can do this! ❤️

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Fantastic!!!! Very proud of you.

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Oh thank you CC! That was definitely one of the best so far. Getting back out there after the faffy ones, is so uplifting! ❤️

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Brilliant! You're nearly there! I wish I had a park like you. I ran this morning and had to go backwards and forwards along the same patch of shady track! 😓😓😓

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Aah Ang....thank you! You know I used to think what’s the point of the park! No swings or anything for the kids when they were young, just a basketball hoop! But boy, little did I know how much I would grow to appreciate and love it! Good on you for getting out there on the shady track! I’m sure the feeling of achievement is the same! ❤️

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You’ll love week 8 Fabulous! And I love reading about your journey! Keep up the good work!

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Thank you Tjar! I’m hoping so! It’s a bit of a rollercoaster ride, but you know when you just have to do it! 😁❤️

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Exactly! Now’s the time!

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Congratulations!

Counting down the runs now.

An inspirational story laying ghosts to rest.

The enjoyment and state of mind is coming across.

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Thank you Rob! I really don’t know where that memory came from. Weird! Probably my moonwalking elderly gentleman. 😂 But I’ll thank him for the encouragement if I ever see him again! 🤣! Whatever it was, it felt so good! ❤️

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Well done lady!!! Bet the feeling is great!!! We can only go onwards and upwards!!! X

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Thank you Peet! Love that! Yes.....you’re right! Let’s do exactly that! ❤️

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