Wk9run3 done .... graduated!

Yes.......................... Done it!! It's taken 5 months but finally today I did it - GRADUATED!!! I cannot believe how things have changed since week 1. I really enjoy running now and although it took longer than 9 weeks to get to the end there was good reasons for that. The biggest hurdle for me has been the mental issues ..... little gremlins always join me on a run telling me I won't get to the end. So most runs have been a battle between me and the gremlins ... but I won. Never did know when to give up!! Looking forward to running regularly now and reaching 5k with good times.

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  • Congratulations - a terrific achievement!!

    I'll hopefully be joining you in the "graduate" ranks tomorrow

  • Good luck .. look forward to hearing that you've done it.

  • Congratulations. I am looking forward to graduating soon too. Those gremlins can eat dust.

  • Keep going ... it's a great feeling!

  • WELL DONE!!!!! Bet you're feeling good! I (like Spud) am aiming to graduate tomorrow - fingers crossed for a BIG party!!!

  • Good luck ... party hard!

  • Well done on graduating :-) enjoy the feeling of accomplishment

  • Woohoo, congratulations :)

  • That's fantastic!! Very well done, I hope you are feelingmore than a tad smug and will have a cheeky vino to celebrate.

  • Just one or two!

  • Yay well done!

  • Many congratulations and welcome to the graduate club!! Gremlins can go do one - you are in charge here and have just proved that! Best of luck on your new goals ahead! Sue

  • Fantastic .Well done for ignoring the criitical voice that tells you that you can't succeed.

  • YEEEEEAH!! Well done slowrunner-I have beenlooking for your blog to say you have Graduated.-welcome to the club.

    Keep those dratted Gremlins at bay with a new plan and a new set of goals. You can do it! :-)

    Colette x

  • Thanks - really appreciate your encouragement.

  • Congratulations, slowrunner - what a great achievement! Enjoy your running :)

  • Your totally brilliant well done now a fastrunner xx

  • Well done! I am about to start week 2, and am so jealous of you graduating. Fantastic achievement!

  • Congratulations, slow!! It is a marvelous accomplishment and you have much to be proud of!! This program is an amazing journey and along the way it is fantastic to learn that we control our mind and our mind controls our body. We can do anything that we believe we can do!!

    Congratulations and Keep Running!! :-)

    Steve

  • Congratulations on graduating and beating those gremlins! I still have those gremlins grumbling every time I force my body out for a trot, but you can beat them down with logic :-) Looking forward to hearing about your postgraduate runs.

  • Thanks to everyone who posted a comment about my graduation! It's great to know so many people are rooting for you. Have been out 3 times since but am struggling to make time this week. Thought it would be easy but have found you still have to push really hard to get through it. On the plus - did an aerobics class with ease on Monday - so something is improving!

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