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W9R3 done πŸ˜ƒ

Lilipolpo
LilipolpoGraduate
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It took eleven weeks but I’ve done it!

Update:

Thanks for all the messages. I must have been in shock and knackered as that was a pretty brief post!

So yep, I’ve finished, very pleased with myself. Eleven weeks is fine, I was (and still am) running two to three times a week. When I started I had a little 8 week old baby, now I’ve got a slightly bigger 19 week old baby. I can’t beleive I’ve been running so long or had him so long!

Now I can’t say I was bounding along like a springbok today, nor that I feel like I enjoy the run whilst doing it, but I’m sold on the feeling of achievement, and that my weight is going in the right direction.... down! So I’ll be looking into the next step programmes, look at improving my speed and achieving the 5K marker.

Oh and I think I’ll have to find a new route, I was happy with a path along side a field away from passing cars, but (some not all) dog owners are not picking up after Fido. There are turds every two meters, I could ignore that but when I come trotting past a cloud of flies swarms up from each one and my breathing is thrown out of whack as I desperately make sure I don’t consume one, especially because I’ve seen what they were just eating!!

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theoldfellow
theoldfellowGraduate

Well done, it doesn't matter how long you take.

Ljb71
Ljb71Graduate

Well done, it's a great feeling. I just finished yesterday. πŸ™‚ Enjoy your celebration πŸŽ‰πŸ‘ŸπŸ₯‡

Well done. Best move I made was down loading the app

GG63
GG63Graduate

I start W9R1 tonight at the gym. Not ran since Saturday as work and home life have kept me busy. On treadmill so fingers crossed I’ll make the 30 minutes ok. Doesn’t seem to get any easier!

Jay66UK
Jay66UKGraduate
in reply to GG63

It will!

Jay66UK
Jay66UKGraduate

Woo hoo! Well done.

janevine
janevineGraduate

Congratulations! Eleven weeks isn’t that long to change your life.πŸ‘

SandieF
SandieFGraduate

That’s fantastic! Massive congratulations πŸ‘πŸŽ‰πŸ’ͺ πŸ₯‡

Tartiflette
TartifletteGraduate

Congratulations on your graduation (& your new baby!) Happy running days ahead 🌞

SendWine
SendWineGraduate

Congratulations, don't forget to collect your badge πŸ… a lot of horses use the trails I usually run, so I feel your pain with the flies, I've eaten my fair share.

SendWine
SendWineGraduate
in reply to SendWine

PS: Still totally amazed you're doing this with such a young baby, massive kudos πŸ‘Έ

Equi-geek
Equi-geekGraduate

That's fantastic - especially considering the logistics of the baby and all that recovery from the birth - oh my!... I don't blame you for seeking another route. It just takes one thoughtless dog owner and it seems other owners think it is acceptable to leave it as well. I speak as a dog owner too!

Jay66UK
Jay66UKGraduate

Thanks for the update and well done making all of this work with the baby. Not easy as another post today shows.

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