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AIBU to be really really proud of... myself..!!

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BathshebaKnickerStickers Sun 31-Mar-19 17:59:33

18 months ago I was a fat, dumpy 47 year old going into her first ever adult swimming lesson, unable to swim a stroke.

Today i’m Still a fat dumpy 48 year old who swum 100 25 metre lengths this afternoon in the Swimathon, raising around £400 in sponsorship money.

Tonight when my husband and children take me out for dinner, for once i’ll Feel I actually deserve my wine.

whitetoblerone Sun 31-Mar-19 18:00:27

Congratulations!! That's such an amazing achievement. You deserve to feel proud of yourself! You've made me feel proud of you OP!

SeventhWave Sun 31-Mar-19 18:00:59

That's a great achievement, well done smile

HeathRobinson Sun 31-Mar-19 18:01:31

Congratulations! 🎖🎖🎖

DramaAlpaca Sun 31-Mar-19 18:02:01

Wow! That really is an achievement to be proud of, OP. Good for you!

randomchap Sun 31-Mar-19 18:02:09

Well done. You should be very proud.

IPokeBadgers Sun 31-Mar-19 18:06:03

Congratulations, that is a fantastic achievement - you absolutely should be proud, and I'm sure your family are also super proud of you too! 🏅

00100001 Sun 31-Mar-19 18:06:24

Whoop whoop!

RandomMess Sun 31-Mar-19 18:07:50

WooHoo well done you!!!!

HarrietSchulenberg Sun 31-Mar-19 18:27:42

Big congratulations to you! As someone who taught herself to swim aged 41, using her kids' armbands, I take my hat off to you.

poglets Sun 31-Mar-19 18:29:18

You are fabulous! Congratulations 🎊

Pancakeflipper Sun 31-Mar-19 18:31:08

Wow... as someone who swims 5 lengths and has to stop, I hand you a huge fluffy towel. Well done YOU.

LordNibbler Sun 31-Mar-19 18:37:09

Well done you. You could so easily have not done it, because it must have felt so difficult at 47 to learn how to swim. Enjoy your achievement, congratulations!

SecretLimonadeDrinker Sun 31-Mar-19 18:38:40

Bloody amazing!

TheRedFox Sun 31-Mar-19 18:42:55

That's fab, well done you! 🏆🏊🏼‍♀️

SheSnapsThenSheFarts Sun 31-Mar-19 18:44:34

Su-bloody-perb!!! Well done

Siameasy Sun 31-Mar-19 18:45:23

Bloody hell 100 lengths amazing stuff

Deadposhtory Sun 31-Mar-19 18:46:04

Amazing, well donesmile

HollowTalk Sun 31-Mar-19 18:47:20

That's fantastic. Congratulations! How long did 100 laps take? Also what make is your fitbit thingy?

BathshebaKnickerStickers Sun 31-Mar-19 18:48:40

Thank you so much....! My mum, DH, 9 year old DD and my swimming teacher are super proud of me.

My 12 year old and my 15 year old didn’t notice I had left the house.

BathshebaKnickerStickers Sun 31-Mar-19 18:50:10

@HollowTalk @ it’s just a wee manual length counter I got on amazon for about £8 - just press the button at every turn. I love it

MaraScottie Sun 31-Mar-19 18:50:11

Amazing achievement!! Kudos and congrats to you wine

BathshebaKnickerStickers Sun 31-Mar-19 18:50:51

Oh and it took me 90 minutes.

FrozenMargarita17 Sun 31-Mar-19 18:50:58

Ahh well done op what an achievement!! You should be proud of yourself.

Fizzywinegum Sun 31-Mar-19 18:51:35

Amazing - well done flowers

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