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Funeral Day for Mum

For those interested no I haven’t run today I have taken time out to celebrate the life and memories of my mum. I will say all the miles involved, the people met all the arranging, the venues required it has been a complete success thank you for all your condolences. I will be back on the running 🏃‍♀️ trail later this week. Good luck all on your C25K quest you can all do this.

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Glad to hear it was a celebration of her life... that’s the way it should be. She will be with you when you run next... and so very proud of you. Take care my friend... I’ll be virtually running with you too.

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Thanks UnfitNoMore

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Sending love x

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Thanks islesrunner

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Hope running will help you over the coming months to stay strong. Sending my condolences

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Thanks so much Laurzmum

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Thinking of you and you will always have wonderful memories of your mum. Hope to see you back running soon😊🙏🙏

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Thanks Buddy34 I will be in time

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I am so glad you took time today for you. It’s a day that stays with you forever. Take care Papillon.

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Thanks Wimborne

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Sounds lovely, a warm celebration of a life well lived. Take care.

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Thanks DiscoRunner

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Continue to celebrate your mums memory as you run over the coming months. My Wife does a remembrance run once a year where you get to write a message in memory of your loved ones before the run. It’s a lovely way to celebrate their memory. Best wishes to you over this difficult time.

Damien

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Thank you Damien

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What a lovely idea. I shall do one for my lovely mum who passed 4 years ago. She’d love that I became a runner

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My condolences to you Papillon17. I lost my dear Mum 01/01/2017 and I still miss her and think of her every day (a great thing for me as I was her carer and we shared many special memories together). Stay strong and take care. Big hugs to you and your family.

Josephine 🙏😊🙏

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Thank you josephinef

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Celebrate and remember those good times Pap. There were plenty. Thoughts with you today.

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Thank you Mullinz

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Glad you celebrated her life, I hope the running helps you through the next couple of months. I lost my mum In May and so I have her anniversary coming up, I would love to have seen her face when she knew I was running, it would have been a picture. Big hugs. x

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Thanks Runners

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So pleased everything went well yesterday. Your mum stays with you for ever, I know that, I lost mine 30 years ago and I still think of her often. Keep running and good luck in all that you do. Xx

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Thanks Greysixty

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Sending love and thinking of you x

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Thanks mummybowles

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I hope the day went well for you.... sending love n hugs ❤️ Looking forward to hearing more from you as you get back to running xxxx

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Thanks Huffinpuffer

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Hope your celebration of Mum was all you hoped it would be. Running has been a very positive experience for me as part of post bereavement recovery, hope it proves the same for you. Be kind to yourself.

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Thanks and will do Summernights

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This struck a chord with me when I read it this morning. My mum died a year ago today at the age of 70 of cancer. I had my alarm set for 6am this morning for my morning run, but just couldn’t get out of bed. Normally feeling the “burn” and working physically hard helps to centre me and distract my mind, but perhaps not today.

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So sorry Tessa-blue get out there when the feeling grabs you I will probably tonight when I have the right fluid intake

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I am so sorry that you're going thru this. Just take it one day at a time.

GOD has you, if you let HIM!!!!!

Be blessed

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Thanks LadyLuv

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Thinking of you today 🖤

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Thanks jayval70

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Big hugs x

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Thanks Agelesslass

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A celebration of her life and memories says it all Papillon. Take care.

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Thank you lexi6

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I was there before Christmas, when my Dad died, so I feel for you. Running does help! Dad would be shocked that I'm running, but he never knew.

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Thanks Runawaytrainer sorry for your loss so pleased my mum knew I was running

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Oh my gosh, I’m lying here not wanting to get out of bed as we had the celebration of my Mums life yesterday too! Hope yours went well. I have run a little over the last few weeks, but will start again soon. Hope you’re doing OK. xxx

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So sorry Firetop, I have got out of bed and got in to work. I had pretty much stayed to my running schedule over the last couple of weeks even when she was in the hospice but let Sunday’s slip but I will be back as soon as the right fluids are back in my body.

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I read your short profile...even il you are not a teenager (i am older than you, anyway...) loosing our parents is a real final cut of our roots, so It hurts so much...

I’ve lost my mother two years ago and my main (egoistic) feeling has been the awarness that no one would ever love me like her.

My deep condolence

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Thank you Nottooold

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Hi Nottooold,

Your comment really touched me and I understand that feeling. It feels that no one else will be there for you like she would have been. As an only child too it's a tough one. Luckily I have a wonderful philosophy in my life and many friends, but it's not the same. 😞

Thank you for sharing.

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I am an only child too (maybe for this reason we feel this feeling more strongly🤔) and I also have a lot of good relationships and a positive view of life in general...Anyway it’s very helpful to share our feeling!

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Thinking of you

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Thank you

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Have been thinking about you. All the best xx

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Thank you RosemaryandParsley

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Sending biggest hugs x

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Thank you CrazyCatMe

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Sending love and hugs

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Thank you 1948-23

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Thank you for sharing Papillon17. I lost my mum 4 years ago and it's been nice to read the heartfelt messages from people to you as it's helped me to realise I'm not alone in the way I feel around missing her.

Take care, I haven't run recently due to a chest cold but looking forward to it and being back in this amazing community.

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Thank you Tortoise10 hope you are back out there soon.?

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Thinking of you at this difficult time. I’m sure your running will definitely help. Enjoy each run as a true celebration of life, I’m finding it’s a great balancer of life stuff for me. Happy running 🏃‍♂️

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Thanks Dowat

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i know its a difficult time,stay strong and i send you my condolences.

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Thank you smeeagain

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Heart felt condolences to you and your family 💞💞💞

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Thank you mebeforeyou

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Thinking of you and yours. Glad the day has been all you hoped xx

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It was well received and achieved its aims to have a good send off for mum. Thank you ButtercupKid

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Well done you. I know it’s a hard job and a harder day to get through. Hoping you have a peaceful evening x

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The smell of warm gorse flowers on Monday and my Dad is there alongside me while I run. Stay strong and always remember xo

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Thanks BecksC25K

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Sounds like she was a great Mum and like all mums, their presence is always with us.

I dedicate my run /cycle tomorrow to your Mum.

Sending you my best wishes, Take care.

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Thank you JetSetWilly that’s lovely

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Sorry to hear about your mum , sending lots of love to you xx

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Thanks Madhatter78 it all went well

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