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Day 6 (yesterday)

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Hello spark friends,

Yesterday was a tiring day. I had loads of work, plus one or two important things to do which took a good chunk out of my day. Also I had a rehearsal in the evening at Versailles, so had to leave home at 5.30pm. I finished my work with some time to spare, and was exhausted. Felt like crawling into bed. But you were all there in my head, and I was not about to break my training programme in the first week. Day 6 was a 40-minute run. The sun was shining but it wasn't too hot. I thought, if I run 40 minutes I can easily get back in time to shower and leave on time. Now, a few weeks/months ago, I would have crawled into bed. But with your inspiration and my new-found motivation, I put on my running gear and went out. had a lovely run along the river, met other runners (including a man who must have been in his seventies) and felt wonderful at the end. I did 45 mins as I had to get home quickly (I obviously went slightly too far, but it was so nice!).

Anyway, all this is to say a big thank you to all of you out there. I felt wonderful and full of energy for an exhausting rehearsal. Concert on Saturday! Should be less exhausting though.

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    Wow, it is so wonderful to read this! You are doing great !!!
    2101 days ago
    yay liz - getting out the door is the big thing - then it's one foot in front of the other!
    2104 days ago
    Woohoo! You made it! I'm so glad you did! Well done! Enjoy your concert!
    2104 days ago
    congratulations! motivation is a good thing! gonna try running in a little while -- slowly.
    2104 days ago
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