So today was the first run of week 8 and I was coming off the high of wk 7. I didn't find wk7 as difficult as I thought so I was really looking forward to it. My run started off the same as usual I kept my pace at a slow jog and really got into it. By the 15th minute my ego took over and I convinced myself that I could run faster...so I did I picked up my speed but by the 22nd minute I was starting to struggle and I came to a stop. It was really disappointing because I really hate stopping but after about a minute of feeling incredibly sorry for myself I resumed it because I couldn't bear to be beaten. I brought it back down to a slower pace and continued. In the end I ran about 30 minutes and managed about 5k (perhaps just a little less).
I have found that sometimes I get tired of sticking to the programme and every time I think I know better I'm back listening to Laura with my tail between my legs. Although I'm proud of myself and yay I ran 5k I'm still a bit annoyed with myself!