Just noticed a few graduates, who like me have been on the couch for far too long. A few common themes bad weather (I like to run outside), lassitude, bad time at work, an intermittent back problem that I thought that I had solved (see earlier posts)and Christmas meant that I hadn't been running since November. But thankfully I have also found that I haven't had to go back to the begining. I started running last year for lent (thought that it would count as mortification of the flesh!!), so this year I started again on Ash Wednesday at W3 so that I can get to W9 by Easter - then I am toying with the idea of increasing the distance over the summer...but I have decided that it's the journey not the destination. I would just like to add that seeing all the posts really spurs me on, if I ever feel like not going out I just check out the latest blog and I am inspired to put my running shoes on. plus knowing that you have done it before gives you the confidence that you can do it again.