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I’m a graduate!! Me! It’s my birthday and it feels absolutely Fabulous! 😭😭😭😭😍

I’m a graduate!! Me! It’s my birthday and it feels absolutely Fabulous! 😭😭😭😭😍

Well this has been the most amazing journey of discovery! So much has been learned along the way about what you can do at any age if you decide you’ll try no matter what!

I am reminded by Maya Angelou’s quote “We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.” These 9 week’s have been a period of so many changes and so many new experiences. I remember the long distance runs at school that I hated so much and found a way not to do! So deciding to do this programme was like a touch of madness. But talking to my niece (daughter of my brother who passed away at 46) about family stuff she did not know. I felt sad that she would not hear these things from him. That’s why I decided I’m going to do everything I can to be around to fill in the gaps and give the love that he most certainly would have.

I’ve found a willfullness to continue no matter the obstacles that have seemed to stack up over and over. I’ve laughed at them and myself (a lot) too! When I went running outside for the first time, I had palpitations! Seriously, my heart was racing out of sheer fear! I fumbled to set the app, looking for keys, getting the music going with the app simultaneously. All while “just leave it for another time, you don’t need to do this” sounded in my head! But, I’ve had some choice words for the mind over the past 9 weeks! I am doing it! And I’ve only gone and done it!

I blubbered like a baby when I saw my son at the end! I have had the most amazing birthday present ever! The best thing is I gave it to myself! Even now I’m crying! 😱!

This forum and everyone on here, admin, mentors, graduates, runners at all stages have all given me so much support and encouragement! I cannot thank you all enough! I’ve done something I could once only dream of! Thank you! Big hugs to you all!

Happy running, runners! Wherever you are on the programme, enjoy! 😉😁😁😁😁❤️

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Wow! Well done Fabulous! Amazing achievement and you thoroughly deserve to revel in it ğŸ˜ŠğŸ¤—ğŸ¤—ğŸ¤—ğŸƒâ€â™€ï¸ğŸƒâ€â™€ï¸ğŸƒâ€â™€ï¸ğŸŽ‰ğŸŽ‰ğŸŽ‰ğŸ‘ğŸ‘ğŸ‘ğŸ‘

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Thank you Saartjie! ❤️❤️

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You have me blubbering too ....bloody hormones lol. Huge Congratulations 😍well done🤩 and very well

Deserved 🦉

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Thank you Fernshome! It’s been so emotional today! But so lovely! ❤️❤️

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And happy birthday as well...sorry! ğŸŽ‚ğŸŽ‚ğŸŽ‚ğŸ¾

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No worries! Thanks Saartjie!! 😁😁❤️

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Congratulations, you’ve made it! 😀👍 Welcome to the podium. Relax now and celebrate your success 🍾🥂

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Thank you so much David! I’m off to Cotswolds wildlife park with the boys now I’ve dried my eyes. 😁❤️

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What better way is there to celebrate your birthday?? ğŸŽ‚ğŸ°ğŸ¥‚

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I know it’s been an amazing day! Just got back! Had a nice picnic with my boys and now I can open the bubbly and have some cake!! 😁😁❤️

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What a beautiful post and journey.

Very many double wishes to you on your graduation and many happy returns.

Lovely memories and more to make.

Take good care of you.

Amazing journey.💥🏃‍♀️💥

Fabulous everything.✨

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Thank you so much Tbae! ❤️❤️

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Aww what a lovely post, congratulations! your brother would be proud of you too and for doing this for his daughter.

I so recognise the fumbling to get out of the house - now I stick my headphones in, attach keys to belt and have phone in hand - must have forgotten something, it used to take me 10 mins to get out the door 😂

Happy birthday- hope your day continues to be wonderful you c25k graduate you! ğŸƒğŸ»â€â™€ï¸ğŸ‘©ğŸ»â€ğŸŽ“ğŸ†ğŸ¥‚ğŸ‘ğŸ‘ğŸ‘

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Thank you Crittermad! I don’t think it could get any better! Off with my boys to Cotswolds Wildlife Park! Picnic in tow! 😁😁❤️

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Double the celebration!!! Happy birthdayğŸŽ‚ and congratulations on graduating🏅!!!

Your journey is truly amazing and emotional and inspirational - all rolled into one!!!

Massive well done on conquering your fears and insecurities and finding the freedom to explore your potential and nurture your loved ones!!!

👏👏👏👏👏👏

Go girl!!!! 😊

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Thank you Hotheels! You’ve all been amazing! I’m very grateful! ❤️

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What a lovely graduation post.

It’s been fantastic watching you make your way through the programme and vicariously enjoying your island jaunts. Your attitude has been perfect to get through this programme and you have done it in style.

In my head many runners on here are animals or characters - you’ve been a gazelle. Everything has been done with grace and humility.

Enjoy your birthday. Celebrate well. And enjoy the runs to come.

Congratulations, fellow graduate 👏👏👏

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Aaah thank you so much Jay! You’ve been amazing support and encouragement! A source of good humour and fun! Very grateful! ❤️

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Loved witnessing your journey x

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Woohoo!!! Many congrats!!! Looking great too Graduate! 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼😬😬😬 and happy birthday too!! ğŸŽ‚ 🍾 ğŸŽ“ xx

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Thank you Ripcurlrana!! I’m one happy 49 year old! Woo hoo! ❤️

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Happy Birthday Fabulous450!!!

What a day to be a graduate!! A big hug and huge congratulations!!

Very well done!! Keep running!!!

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Thank you so much das_vikas! A huge thank you hug back too! ❤️

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You are fabulous and I hope your birthday continues to be. Congratulations ğŸƒâ€â™€ï¸ğŸƒâ€â™€ï¸ğŸ¤¸â€â™€ï¸ğŸƒâ€â™€ï¸ğŸŽ‚ğŸ‘ğŸ¾ğŸ¥‚â˜€ï¸ğŸ…

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Thank you so much Dexy! You’ve all helped me to make it possible!! ❤️

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Best. Graduation. Post. Ever. ❤

Heartfelt congratulations to you, darling girl. What an amazing trip it has been and you have so generously shared yourself all the way through. How lovely to gave your son waiting at the finish line. And your niece is so lucky to have such a special aunt. You ARE fabulous.

Beautiful photo, beautiful person. Enjoy your celebrations xx

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Thank you so much Dee! I’m very grateful for your support and inspiration along this journey! It’s been amazing you’ve all helped me to never fail to find the humour inside every obstacle experienced. ❤️

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Congratulations! Crossing the line in style!

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Thank you so much F4TMAN! It certainly is a fabulous day today! 😍❤️

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Good on you.

It's amazing how inspirational people can get you to the end but your the one how got off the sofa and put the plan in to action. 👏👏👏👏👏👏👏

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PS. HAPPY BIRTHDAY. 😁

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Thank you Gazloc! You’ve all been inspirational and that’s kept me getting off the sofa, no matter what! ❤️

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OMG, that post made me cry! So delighted for you, an amazing start to being 50. You seem like a wonderful person and you truly deserve this. Enjoy this moment, bottle it and have the most wonderful birthday. ğŸ‘ğŸƒğŸ¾â€â™€ï¸ğŸ…ğŸŽ‚ğŸ¾ğŸ¾ğŸ¾

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Thank you so much! You’re so kind! Off to the wildlife park now Dralimc! 50th next year, so phase 2 will be to lose some weight now I’m a runner! One thing at a time! There’s a bikini and a beach waiting for me somewhere next year!!! ❤️

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You look fab already from what I can see! Sorry to add another year on, but big celebrations next year!!!!! 😘

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Aaah, I honestly dont mind at all! I’m looking forward to being 50, alive and running like a 30 year old! Ok...maybe 40 year old!🤣😉❤️

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I was 50 last year and I really looked forward to it. so far, I’d say it’s my favourite decade. Everything seems to be coming together finally. 😊

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😉 Thats exactly how I feel! I’m not sure if many people look forward to it, but I feel very blessed to be doing so! ❤️

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Yay! Well done! So happy for you!! Enjoy your graduation day- make sure you celebrate what you've achieved! And happy birthday to you! Have a fabulous time!!!! 🍾🍾🍾🍾🍾🍾😀😀😀😀😀😀😀🍾🍾🍾🍾🍾🍾

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Thank you Ang!! I’m so so so pleased and proud of taking this on and doing it! Amazing feeling! ❤️

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Happy birthday Fabulous!!!! Well done! I'm just about to post my graduation run - go US! You've been posting encouragement to everyone else throughout your own journey and I've loved sharing it with you XXX

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It has been an absolute pleasure Equi-geek! I am proud to have shared the journey with such amazing people! By now you will no doubt be celebrating too! I’m so pleased for you too! ❤️

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Just brilliant! Great post, have loved seeing the support you have given to so many others on this forum. You are a lovely lady. Graduation so very well deserved. Happy Birthday and many, many more running miles to come. Party time whoo hoo! 🍾🍾

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Thank you so much lexi! It is the best birthday ever! 😁😁❤️

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Many many congratulations, lovely post and photo have a very happy birthday 😘😘😘😘

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Thank you so much Amanda! I am still beaming and so so grateful to have had everyone’s support! ❤️❤️😁

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Oh...what a super post Fabulous450..so pleased for you. Your son and niece must be so proud of you too!

Happy Birthday and Graduation Day!

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Collect your badge here as we cheer you up on that podium!👏👏👏👏👌👍✋..

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Thank you so much Bluebirdrunner! It’s such a fantastic day for me today! 😁😁❤️

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Oh gosh HAPPY BIRTHDAY and CONGRATULATIONS!!! Fab you are truly fab! ğŸ’œğŸ’šğŸ’™ğŸŽ‚ğŸ’ğŸƒğŸ¿â€â™€ï¸ğŸŽ‰ğŸŽˆğŸŽ

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Thank you southlundon! Thank you for all your support and encouragement too! I’m most grateful!! ❤️❤️

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Oh Fabulous just brilliant!! You are amazing and your post is heartfelt and a joy to read.

Your birthday is now an amazing day and to share it with your son is truly magical. You are doing your brother proud and giving his daughter so much. You are absolutely fabulous!! :) :) :)

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Thank you Lorijay! I think my brother and I may have run this one together! Never left my mind, every step of the way! The best experience ever! ❤️

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Fantastic job well done you. Kept on running & let us know how you consolidate x

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Thank you KazH01! Yes definitely consolidation is next! I’ve got the charity 5k in September and still another year until the 50th and I’m looking forward to seeing what I can do! Brilliant! ❤️

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Crikey that's made me cry!! Huge Congratulations to you lovely lady ❤ and wishing you a very Happy Birthday! ğŸŽ‰â­ï¸ğŸƒâ€â™€ï¸ğŸ’ªğŸ‘ŠğŸ™ŒğŸ˜ You continue to be a source of inspiration again and again and again 😊Now just one question, did you wear the shorts?? 😱

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Hey Flara 👋🏽 👋🏽 ! Thank you so much. I did put the shorts on and they did ride up a bit! A bit wonky, so I decided that I didn’t want to be distracted or scupper myself by having to fiddle with them and so I have left them for another time! Capri’s today! The commitment has been made and I’ll do it! With photos! 😵! 🤣🤣❤️

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Well done and huge congratulations to you, you really are fabulous!! I’ve enjoyed reading your posts so hope we hear from you again as a graduate. Enjoy your birthday, you deserve a great one. ğŸƒğŸ½â€â™€ï¸ğŸ¾ğŸŽ‚ğŸ˜€

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Oh thank you MeandMam! I shall be here to give back and help others as much as I can. Besides, I’ve got much more to learn and a lot of running days ahead! 😁😁❤️

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well done Xxx

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Thank you so much Rachey!! ❤️❤️

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Way to go!!!!! Massive congratulations- what a result we’ll done you🥂🥂🥂👍🏻👍🏻🍾🍾🍾

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Thank you PaulBrad! Much appreciated! Thanks for all the support too! ❤️❤️

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Amazing.... happy birthday ğŸŽ‰ğŸŽ‰ x

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Thank you so much Andyda! ❤️❤️

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I’ve been looking out for you all morning! Congratulations you Fabulous woman 🌟😋🏆👏💖. It’s amazing what we can achieve & ive loved reading your posts along the way. Great photo😘

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Thank you so much QueenTea and thank you ever so much for your encouragement and support too! Took me a while to post! Had to stop crying first! ❤️

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Forgot to say - happy birthday ğŸŽğŸ’ğŸ’ğŸŽ‚

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Thanks Queentea! My goodness what a day!! 😁😁😁❤️

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Bloomin marvellous

Well done👏

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Thank you so much l3grj! It’s already the best day ever!! ❤️❤️

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Congratulations and happy birthday mine was in March 😂 xxx

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Thank you McDon! I’m so pleased to join all of you graduates! I’m also pleased for those on the way here! It’s such an amazing experience!! ❤️

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Amazing, inspiring post. Congratulations on your graduation 🏅 & happy birthday ğŸŽ‚ two reasons to celebrate ğŸ¤¸â€â™€ï¸ğŸŽ‰

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Thank you so much! Yes, it’s a big double celebration for me today! SendWine is quite fitting now I’ve just got back home from the wildlife park with my boys. 😁😁❤️

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CONGRATULATIONS!! And Happy Birthday! Double celebration ğŸŽ‰ğŸŽ“ğŸŽ‚ . You smashed it girl! 👍😊

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Oh thank you so much Blonde! And you will most definitely too! I’ll be cheering you on girl! Thank you for sharing the journey alongside me! All the encouragement and support! You’re brilliant! ❤️

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Yay! Well done Fabulous! Amazing 👏👏👏 Happy birthday! ğŸŽ‚ congratulations and well done! Enjoy stepping up to the podium ğŸ‘ğŸŽ‰ğŸ¾ğŸ¥‚ğŸ¥‡

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Thank you owemeknees! What a day this has been! It truly has been fabulous!! 😁❤️

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Congratulations and Happy Birthday to youuuu ğŸŽ‚ğŸ¾ğŸ¤—

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Thank you Catbee! It’s been such a joy to have both come together! A strange but brilliant coincidence! I hadn’t realised until my mate Chelsea007 said when our graduation might be a couple of weeks ago! Then we both decided to set the date for celebrations. He did a brilliant park run graduation this morning too! 😁😁❤️

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Well done fabby. I think I speak for everyone, when I say that we're proud of you. And happy birthday!

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Oh thank you so much Jundal! Means a lot! I will carry on and you all know you always have my support too wherever you are on the journey, it’s so worth it! ❤️❤️

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Love this, congratulations and a very happy birthday to you!

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Thank you jennitricot! I absolutely loved the experience and the best thing there’s more to come! It’s doable and life changing! We can all do it! 😁😁❤️

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Well done you fab lady!!!! YOU DID IT!!!! Can I get a whoop whoop!! Xx

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Thank you so much Dee!! Whoooop whoooop! Oh yes, I can do that one! I’m certainly going to be helping to fix up the podium for those coming up. MJ has left me!! 😨 But I will continue with new experiences! 😁❤️

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Keep posting 😘

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Congratulations and happy birthday! ğŸŽ“ğŸ¾ğŸ¸ğŸ¥‚ğŸ°ğŸ‘ŒğŸ½

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Thank you Tasha!! It’s been a great birthday graduation!! What a day! 😁😁❤️

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ooooh congratulations and happy birthday - all in one, what a fab day! Beautiful picture - your pride in yourself shines through!

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Thank you icklegui! Yes it’s been an amazing emotional and beautiful day! ❤️

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Aww wow so touching 😢

First off ğŸŽ‰happy birthday ğŸŽ‰

Then a massive congratulations on your graduation ğŸŽ“ğŸ¥‡ğŸ¥‚

Such a douching read 🤗

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Thank you Kar!! I’m a graduate! I run! 😱😱! I told my mum today for the first time, she lives up North and had no idea. She was so shocked! 🤣 It was my own personal mission and somehow, I did it! ❤️

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Congratulations and Happy Birthday to a fabulous graduate! I came on here today to see if you had done it and you've not only done today you've smashed the whole programme! Go celebrate in style ğŸ†ğŸ¸ğŸƒğŸŽ‚ğŸŽ‰ğŸ†

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Aah thank you so much Teddly22! It’s been such an amazing day! ❤️

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Amazing Fabulous! You are an inspiration! Huge congratulations on your achievement! 😃😃😃😀

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That she is - echo that sentiment 🤗

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You too Equi-geek! Everyone has been brilliant and your an amazing graduate today too!! ğŸŽ“ğŸŽ“â¤ï¸

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Thank you so much SimonT! You’ve all inspired me and made me think it’s possible, when I myself wasn’t so sure, but knew I just had to get out there to find out! ❤️

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Spectacular! Happy, happy birthday, indeed! Your words echoed truly for many of us. Your bright spirit and gritty determination have been inspirational. Enjoy the view from the graduation podium-and then get down and eat some cake! ğŸ¤£ğŸ¤£ğŸŽ‰ğŸŽ‰ğŸŒ

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Thank you so much CC! I’m about to find a candle! Just one! I don’t think I can fit 49 on my cake! Lol 😂 ❤️❤️

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Go on! Put as many in the cake as you can fit, and then some!!! A Fabulous450 fireball!

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😉 I’ll be a rebel and have them sticking out the sides!! 🤣❤️❤️

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My thoughts, exactly! ğŸŽ‚ğŸŽ‚ğŸŽ‚ğŸŒ

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Very well done and Happy Birthday! Thank you so much for telling us bout your experiences, you've been truly inspirational. Thank you too, for so much personal support. Keep running and keep enjoying it you fabulous woman!

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Aah thank you DeborahJK! This is such a great experience, but it doesn’t come without some challenges along the way. You’ve all been so supportive to me too. A massive thank you!! ❤️❤️

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Fabulous450 by name, fabulous by nature, enjoy your graduation, enjoy the achievement, enjoy your birthday, you are one special lady xx

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Aaah thank you so much Berksover! The pleasure has been mine to have you all along the way! ❤️

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Yay! Huge well done (and Happy Birthday too!) ğŸŽ‰ğŸŽ‰ğŸŽ‰ğŸŽ‰ğŸ˜ƒğŸƒâ€â™€ï¸ğŸƒâ€â™‚ï¸ğŸ…ğŸ†ğŸŽ“â¤ï¸ğŸ˜Ž

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Thank you so much mountaindreamer! It’s been an amazing day! 😁😁❤️

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Really well done! A beautiful butterfly of a post and you look like a graduate. Enjoy! 😊

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Thank you so much Helenwheels! I’m a graduate! 😱 I’m a runner! 😍😍❤️

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What an amazing post Fabulous, and a wonderful quote too! What a way to celebrate your birthday!!! A very Happy Birthday to you and hope you have many happy years of running ahead of you. I think you deserve a very large piece of cake and something fizzy to go with it ğŸ¥‚ğŸ¥‚ğŸ¥‚ğŸ°ğŸ°ğŸ°ğŸŽ‰ğŸŽ‰ğŸŽ‰

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Thank you so much TailChaser! I’m about to do just that! I couldn’t not say thank you to everyone on the forum! I shall sleep like a baby tonight! Smiling in my sleep! 🤣😁❤️

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Happy birthday F450! Better late than never, just catching up on all my fab support! I hope you had a really great day. And well done. Love your post by the way 🥂

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Thank you so much ChettyAl! It’s been amazing!! ❤️

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Yaaaaaaay well done fabulous449 😃😃😃😃 who knows what you’ll be running for 50 at least 10k you’ll be even more fabulous! And I hope you have had a fantastic birthday ğŸŽ‚ ğŸŽğŸŽˆğŸŽ‰ğŸŽ‰ğŸŽ‰ğŸŽ‰ xxxx

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Thanks Bridget007! Who knows indeed!! Lots more experiences to be had! I certainly hope to be a seasoned runner by then! My day has been brilliant! ❤️

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Fantastic effort, beautiful post.

Congrats 👏👏👏👏👏

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Thank you Marvo69! 😁😁 It’s been a brilliant day! 😁😁❤️

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Absolutely wonderful!! We've all been waiting for this day - you did it! You. Perfect, amazing, wonderful you! I've loved every minute of your journey and remember the post of your first outing very well. Look how far you've come. Look at what you've achieved and think of what's still to come. This is only the beginning!!!

🤩😘

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Thank you so much Sutsha!! It has been quite a journey indeed! 😁 It’s a bit like passing your driving test! I now know I’ve got the skills to do this, so I’m looking forward to more great experiences. ❤️

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I'm looking forward to witnessing it. 😁

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Excited! I hope that I will be doing a one year on post! I need to carry on this amazing adventure to make that happen! My new goal is to claim the name with pride! 😉❤️

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I feel emotional for you!! Very well done Fabulous! Lovely photo too. ❤️

Oh, and belated happy birthday - what a wonderful way to spend it!

Posts like yours spur me on. Thank you! I can’t wait to graduate (but I must - I’m on W6!!!)

Epic! ğŸƒâ€â™€ï¸â¤ï¸ğŸ˜€ğŸŽ‰ğŸ¾ğŸ’ªğŸ»

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Go you!!!😁😁😁! Oh yes you’ll be along to the podium too soon! Enjoy every minute of it! ❤️

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Thank you! Bet you’re still glowing! Running is the best isn’t it?! Makes us feel so good! ❤️❤️

Just spotted this is the first reply I sent - so ignore the other one! (I can run but I can’t do tech!) 🙄

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I typed out a reply, pressed send and poof - gone (can’t see it here! 😳🙄)

Anyway, flipping epic post! Very very well done, belated happy birthday, the lot.

You are an inspiration. I’m so glad you smashed it. I can’t wait for my turn, but seeing as how I’m only on W6 I think I should!!

Congratulations! You’re brill! ğŸ¾ğŸŽ‰ğŸ˜€ğŸƒâ€â™€ï¸â¤ï¸

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Thank you so much! W6 qualifies you for brill too! 😉 Not too long now! Exciting! Enjoy! ❤️

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Well done I am so excited for you and I hope you had a wonderful birthday x

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Thank you so much oldladyruns! What an amazing day it was! Looking for an app I like for the consolidation runs now. Branching out in my own without MJ! Can’t quite believe I’m saying that yet! 😁❤️

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Well done on your achievement, I think most of us can varify with what you have wrote. Congratulations ğŸŽŠ

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Thank you Suzi73! Yes, that’s what makes the forum so super amazing! ❤️

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Woohoo! Huge well done and happy, happy birthday. 😃

Great photo and lovely inspiring post thanks!😀

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Aah thank you so much Elfe5! I’m still on a high today and intend to go out for a nice walk in the sun later!

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I've been waiting for this post.

Congratulations!

You have shown us what you've been going through and how you've been feeling on this programme. You thoroughly deserve your graduation.

Well done, celebrate well and Happy Birthday!

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Thank you so much RobW73! I’ve had a lot of good times laughing at myself too! I’ve learned that sometimes there’s stuff that really just doesn’t matter, how you look, your doubts, your fears, it’s all about giving it a go and seeing what happens! And 😱 you find out you can after all! That is truly fabulous! ❤️

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Well done!! Fab achievement...welcome to the podium😊👍🏻🙌🏻

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Thank you ejbee! I absolutely loved it! Now planning for some enjoyable runs without my MJ! ❤️

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I know I’m late but never to late to say congratulations, well done and happy belated bday ğŸ‘ğŸ¼ğŸ‘ğŸ»ğŸƒâ€â™€ï¸ğŸ˜ŠğŸŽ‚ğŸ¾

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Thank you so much Jelon! It’s was a great and I’m still beaming from the experience. Post grad planning with feet up today! 😁❤️

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Well done, I’m so happy for you, you are amazing. Graduation run for me tomorrow. Keep posting, I will miss all my virtual friends if we vanish after graduation xxx

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Oh thank you so much! Wishing you an amazing graduation run tomorrow! I’m excited for you!! Enjoy! 😁😁❤️

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A huge well done Fabulous & a very happy birthday to you. I've really enjoyed reading your posts on here. Happy running ğŸ˜ŠğŸŽ‚

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Thank you Tartiflette! I’ve really appreciated all of the support and encouragement too! Back out tomorrow! Seeing how I do without my MJ! The experiences continue! 😉❤️

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So proud of you Fabulous450!

You’ve done so well and have been so determined, you deserve to feel this good!

Keep up the good work and HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!! 🤗🍾

Make it a good one!

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Thank you Merriwink! We can run!! Enjoy! 😉❤️

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I missed this and your birthday !!! AHHHHHH !

MASSIVE WELL DONE GRADUATE!!!!!!!!

Happy Belated Birthday and what a super gift !!!! Wow

You have had a great journey and this is your well deserved reward...

I am raising a glass of bubbly to you now!

Congratulations my friend:) !

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Aaah thank you so much Oldfloss! Your guidance to me and others has been tremendous! That go slow snail mantra and have fun, has been a suit of armour over the past 9 weeks! Thank you is not really big enough! You’re brilliant!

I’m still learning and now it’s time for even more fun! 😁😁❤️

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It is..and you are going to amaze yourself 😊

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Massive congratulations Fabulous! I'm sorry I missed the last few weeks, but I've just been catching up on your runs in all those beautiful places. And how funny that so many of you run in that same park! Happy birthday for yesterday too - you really do look Fabulous already, so goodness knows how much more fabulous you will be by this time next year. Jay is right when he compared you to a gazelle :-) 🌹🌷🌼🌺🌻🌿

P.s. I know what you mean about running shorts - I can never find any that remotely fit. They bunch up in odd places and somehow end up making me look like a puffball...

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Oh so nice to see you Eiralas!! Thank you so much! It’s amazing what a photo can do isn’t it?! 😁

Shorts? Well....Eiralas! I had them on today doing a bit of exercise in the living room (Trying to include a bit of tone up on rest days) It confirmed that I was right not to wear the shorts outdoors just yet! 😵 🤣! ❤️

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Ha! I can totally empathise! Maybe we need to design some flattering shorts for 40+ ladies ;-)

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You are incredible, fabulous ğŸŽ‰ğŸ™‚

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Thanks you Gran4z!! 😁 I’m trying to be the best that I can be. Trying and loving it! ❤️

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Well done 👍

Congratulations on graduating xx

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Hey Fabulous450, only just noticed this, been a busy weekend, but many congratulations and it sounded like you enjoyed your first post grad run as well!

A fantastic achievement, well done, see you at 10K...!

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Thanks very much Visionon! Not yet sure about the 10k, but a new spark was ignited today, so I’m not discounting that either. Looking forward to 3 weeks of run, just for fun 😁😁😁❤️!

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Go girl! Well done! Gona miss your posts now x

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Aah thanks Peet! I’m staying on the forum! I’ve still got running to do! 😉 I’ll be cheering you on too! Enjoy!! ❤️

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Congratulations and Happy Birthday!ğŸŽ‰! Great picture you look so happy.

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Thanks Lavender! It was a brilliant birthday from start to finish! I’m now in the consolidation zone! Lots more fun to be had now!! 😁😁❤️

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Lovely post 💕

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Thank you Sybilw! ❤️❤️

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One of the best graduation posts I have read. Sorry to be late to congratulate you, just catching up after a weekend away from things. But as we oldies (which you ain't) say, "better late than never."

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Thank you! Oh I am, but I don’t care!! Loving it!🤣🤣❤️

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Ah Fabulous you are truly fabulous in many many ways and I'm sorry I'm so late in congratulating you! (I was away for a long weekend with little connectivity).

Thank you for sharing your journey, I've laughed alongside you, and felt the total emotion and devotion oozing from every word you write.

I hope you celebrated your birthday in style and had a great day, basking in all the well deserved your glory! 👏👏👍😍

xxxxx

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Thank you so much Little Runner! I had an amazing day!! 😁😁😁❤️

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