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Week 6 Run 3 - who'd have thought it?!

So this was me 6 years ago to the day (tomorrow) - about to start Cycle 3 of very aggressive chemotherapy. The hair is a wig (I lost all mine!). Some days I couldn't even walk for 25 steps, never mind run for 25 minutes! Who would have thought (not me) that 6 years later I would be running Week 6 Run 3, and be in this amazing community (and Michael Johnson says I'm officially a runner now ....and who am I to disagree?!).

Thank you SO much for all the support there is on here. Bring on Week 7 (slow and steady, I know, I know!) :)

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How fantastic.... and what an inspiring story. Thanks for sharing, and enjoy wk 7! X

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I will (try πŸ˜‰)!

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Well there’s only one word. Amazing!πŸ‘πŸ€—πŸ€—β€οΈβ€οΈ

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I think everyone’s amazing on here πŸ˜€

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πŸ€—πŸ€—β€οΈ

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Go you!!!

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Go you too!!

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So happy for you SueAK!! πŸ’ͺπŸ’πŸƒ

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Thank you (actually, I’m happy for me too 😊!)

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Inspirational... wow... what an achievement in all levels!

Slow and steady... it works.. in everything and not just running :) You are awesome!

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And.. you are a RUNNER!!!!! xx

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Thank you. YOU are awesome Oldfloss, and an inspiration 😊

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Wow that's just fantastic. How wonderful :)

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Awww, thank you Linda. Just got to get to Week 9 Run 3 now!

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Well done - sat grinning at your post. The picture takes me back to when my mam had chemo sat in a circle with other people all going through the same thing. So pleased for you πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»

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Yes, it’s like a knitting circle, but way more unpleasant πŸ™. I’m very grateful to be in this place now (& on this forum 😊). Thank you SO much Zaza.

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Wonderful post!

Thank you for sharing πŸ€—

I laughed at the slow and steady 🀭, I'm loving my inner πŸŒπŸ‘

Enjoy Week 7 and the rest of your running journey πŸƒβ€β™€οΈπŸ’ͺπŸ™Œ

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Inner snail works for me! πŸŒπŸ‘!

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Yes, truly inspirational!!!

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I’ve had plenty of inspiration along the way (not least this forum 😊)

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Fantastic SueAK - let us know when you graduate!πŸ˜€

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Oh I will! There’ll be bubbly & tears that day (not necessarily in that order)(but possibly πŸ˜‚) ...

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Get a hanky ready and a bottle on ice!

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Amazing xxx

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Just stubborn, positive, and very fortunate (oh, and very glad to have found this programme 😊)

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Well done! Such an inspiration x

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See reply to Mcdon - but thank you 😊! I see you’re doing week 3 - go for it! Hope it’s going well πŸ‘

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Truly fantastic

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Well I see you’re a graduate ⭐️, so am in awe! Hope to follow in your footsteps (running steps!) ....

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I may have graduated but I am still massively impressed with everyone doing the programme. Particularly those in the early weeks

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Gave me goosebumps! Well done x I’m about to do week 6 run 3 in approximately 1 hour 😬 hard work but enjoying it , I think ! X

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Go for it! If I can do it, you can πŸ˜€! Let us know how you do ....

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Did it ! Followed by a 30 minute dog walk πŸ˜ƒ

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Well done, especially to follow it with a dog walk 😊

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Reading this put a massive smile on my face. Thank you for sharing such an inspirational story! Well done, looking forward to seeing your graduation post :)

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Thank you - I’m looking forward to seeing my graduation post too πŸ˜‚

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A wonderful story...good luck in your running journey πŸ‘πŸƒπŸ½β€β™€οΈ

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Thank you 😊

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Wonderful you-the fact you’re smiling whilst receiving chemo is awesome. Have fun graduating & enjoy every moment xx

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My daughter was with me & she always puts a smile on my face 😊. Failed in the fun stakes today (week 7 run 2), but will learn my lessons!

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Looking at your photo and reading your post it could have been me six years ago too. I’m only on week 2 so a way to go but you are an inspiration. Well done and keep running.

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Ah well done you as well! You must have done some runs now since this post; how’s it going?

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I'm a cancer survivor too and I know just how you feel. It's amazing what we can achieve and I'm as proud of graduating from Couch to 5K as anything that I've done in my life. You are going to feel amazing in a few weeks time when you graduate too. I look forward to seeing your victory post! Best wishes.

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Sorry for delay in replying to your lovely post (grandmother duties called!). I see that you’ve graduated and are now running 5K - an inspiration! Hope I get there! Well done you 😊

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What a fantastic inspiration you are to everyone ...well done you

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