I think that this whole fitness lark is actually the most effective form of procrastination I've ever embarked upon as I should be focussing on getting back to studies after maternity leave.. but whatever the reason behind it, I'm so very chuffed that I started.
I just smashed week 5 run 3!! I ran for 20 minutes but when Sarah said I could stop, I was on a very dark cycle path and felt as though I needed to keep going until I got to the main road so I ended up running the 5 minute warm down walk too! (Maybe adrenaline fuelled but still chuffed). I walked 2 or 3 minutes home and I've done extra stretching since getting in so hope I'm not too stiff over the next day or two.
Have heard that week 6 is a tricky one that should not be underestimated but, for the first time since starting, I am confident that I will eventually graduate and then can work to the magic 5k.
Only a slight irritation... My phone battery died while walking the dogs yesterday and I had started mapmyrun to measure the route. So I started the app today for my run, completed my almost 4k but although my 2nd 3rd and 4th km took 7-8mins...my first took 2908 minutes 😣 on the plus side, it thinks I burnt 8.8k calories! 😁 Swings and roundabouts! 😊