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Dee_NGraduate
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Week 6 r2

After a week off with only an β€˜easier’ run between that one and today, it was tough going back to my usual route with inclines. πŸ™ˆ Legs felt like concrete and my pace was way out. I went far too quickly in the first 10 mins and paid for it in the last 10mins!! I was even counting down the minutes, something that I have not done for a number of weeks now.

Slow and steady .....I know πŸ™„πŸ™„πŸ™„

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OldflossAdministrator

You've got it :) Well done!

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UnfitNoMoreGraduate

Dragging yourself over that line shows a lot of what you need to do this. That easy run is a curve ball as I said earlier to someone... it throws people, and the next run getting back to normal will be difficult. You passed a big test and now you’re into the β€œjust run” phase of this. You’re doing great.

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Dee_NGraduate in reply to UnfitNoMore

Thank you! I won’t dwell on it, onwards and upwards x

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UnfitNoMoreGraduate in reply to Dee_N

That’s it... you got this. Oh, and I just noticed what’s in your hand in the profile pic... I needs me some Toblerone!

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Dee_NGraduate in reply to UnfitNoMore

πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ yes it was a massive bar!!!

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Dee_NGraduate in reply to Dee_N

Joined slimming world today so none for me πŸ™ˆ

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UnfitNoMoreGraduate in reply to Dee_N

I may go for a smaller one πŸ˜‚

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Dee_NGraduate in reply to UnfitNoMore

πŸ˜‹

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HotheelsGraduate

Slow and steady........you got that right!!!

Also don't forget Week6 is notorious for being a bit of an oddball.......so, don't be too hard on yourself.❀

Main thing is that you didn't give up and completed the run........that's your willpower and stamina doing it's thing!!!πŸ’ͺπŸ’ͺπŸ’ͺ

You deserve a great big pat πŸ‘on the back!!

Massive well done!!!πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘

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Dee_NGraduate in reply to Hotheels

Thank you. I know it’s an odd one. Anyway looking forward to the next challenge πŸ™‚

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Fabulous450Graduate

Well done for completing Dee! That’s brilliant! Be proud that you didn’t stop. Some runs are like that, but you’ve done it and it’s in the bag!! The next run will be different! You’ve got the measure of it, so no need to worry! πŸ˜‰ Congratulations to you!❀️

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Dee_NGraduate in reply to Fabulous450

Thanks for your support as always!! ❀️❀️❀️

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SANDI_runsGraduate

The second 10 mins killed me tonight too!!! It was a tough one. But it's done now we can put it behind us and move on. Onwards and upwards πŸ˜€

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Dee_NGraduate in reply to SANDI_runs

Glad it wasn’t just me!! 😬 We can do it!

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ShakywakeyGraduate

It’s a tough run is number 2 but sets you up nicely for number 3 . You are doing great πŸ‘πŸ‘

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Dee_NGraduate in reply to Shakywakey

Awwh thanks matey, hope you’re doing ok!

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sallensonGraduate

W6 is a notorious nasty one. But sounds like you've cracked it. You've got a load a running buddies cheering you on and once you've done R3 it's all lovely from there to the end of the programme.

That podium's being polished up right now for you xx

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Dee_NGraduate in reply to sallenson

Really helps having you lovely folk sending me lots of positive vibes! Thanks mate xx

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sallensonGraduate in reply to Dee_N

That's what the forum's for!! You've got loads of running buddies all rooting for you!!

And dusting off cake recipes for your podium moment xx

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Dee_NGraduate in reply to sallenson

Flipping love cake! Who doesn’t!? X

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FlaraflarkinGraduate

Always late to the party!! Only just seen this Dee_N 😱😱 More fist pumps coming your way πŸ‘ŠπŸ‘ŠπŸ‘Š Well done for completing with the dreaded concrete legs Waaaaah!! πŸ™Œ

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Dee_NGraduate in reply to Flaraflarkin

Ahhhh supposed to do run 3 today and can’t face it. Talking myself out of it by the minute and delaying til tomorrow morning 😬

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Dee_NGraduate in reply to Dee_N

Or shall I just do it!??? Thighs ache a bit ...and I’m hungry.... πŸ™ˆ

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Dee_NGraduate in reply to Flaraflarkin

I only went and flipping did it!! 🀣🀣🀣

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GoGo_JoJoModerator in reply to Dee_N

πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ˜‰

Sometimes "just do it!" Is the only way to go! Well done! πŸ˜πŸ‘

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Dee_NGraduate in reply to GoGo_JoJo

Haha! The rest may have made it easier but it’s done πŸ˜„

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FlaraflarkinGraduate in reply to Dee_N

Yay! You just went and did it, well done! I've only just seen this too πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ but you know that in a psychic-telepathic way I was telling you to get out there don't ya πŸ˜†

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Dee_NGraduate in reply to Flaraflarkin

Haha!! Sorry I was more arguing with myself but yes you would have told me to kick ass!! 😘😘😘

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