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Beanjo
BeanjoGraduate
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Well peeps I think I can honestly say that I’ve found week 8 the hardest so far. Lots of reasons for that but yesterday was the first time since I started the programme at the end of May that I decided I didn’t want to run today.

And then something strange happened last night. As I was getting out of the car I sort of twisted round in a funny position ( no alcohol involved at all) and I really hurt my leg. Suddenly the thought that I may not be able to run today - and even worse have to be on the IC instead of the podium next weekend filled me with dread.

And suddenly I realised that in the space of 8 weeks, running has become very important. The thought that I might not be able to do it made me realise how much I wanted to and so after a few tentative stretches to make sure my leg was up to it, off I went this morning - still at a 🐌pace but a very happy snail.

And as I go into W9 on Monday, may I never forget that 8 weeks ago I could only just manage 60 seconds. What an amazing programme and what an amazing encouraging forum. Thanks one and all 😊

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Klangmeister
KlangmeisterGraduate

Lovely story and a good picture of those weeks that lead to the end of the programme. Xxx

Beanjo
BeanjoGraduate
in reply to Klangmeister

Thanks Klangmeister. Every week is different in my experience 😊

telford_mike
telford_mikeGraduate

Running really messes with your head. Enjoy week 9 - I absolutely loved it!

Beanjo
BeanjoGraduate
in reply to telford_mike

Thanks Mike - I’m planning to 😊

It shows how much the running bug has taken hold! Glad you were ok Beanjo. I can’t imagine how I’d feel if I got injured so close to the finish line. 😩

Take care, and good luck next week! πŸƒβ€β™€οΈπŸƒβ€β™€οΈπŸƒβ€β™‚οΈπŸƒβ€β™‚οΈπŸ˜€

Beanjo
BeanjoGraduate

Thanks x

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