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Humiliating running incident

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    Just agreed to go running with a boy (just a friend thing), and I barely made it a mile and a half. It was due to period pains, but I couldn't tell him that, so now he thinks I'm really unfit. Also, I breathe heavily running - I can't help it - but I genuinely can run for five miles normally.

    To make it worse, I'm supposed to be doing a half marathon this weekend.

    Please, please say something to make me feel better
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    (Original post by Octohedral)
    Please, please say something to make me feel better
    I can't run for more than 10 min!

    He probably finds the heavy breathing a turn on :sexface:
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    When I read 'Humiliating running incident' I instantly thought you pulled a Paula Radcliffe
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    (Original post by meow444)
    I can't run for more than 10 min!

    He probably finds the heavy breathing a turn on :sexface:
    Ha ha, at least I didn't throw up I guess

    Thanks for the encouragement though!
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    (Original post by Blind Ferret)
    When I read 'Humiliating running incident' I instantly thought you pulled a Paula Radcliffe
    I agree with this guy, i thought you had crapped in your pants, whats so humiliating about having to stop so soon and appearing unfit? it would be funny if he was actually "just a friend" you like him, you feel like you made a show of yourself, he probably didn't even notice.

    in other words, get over it gurrrrrl :blah:
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    Just tell him it was something you had eaten.
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    Just act like it never happened :P. We boys don't really think about these things.
    You might want to invite him to another racing event
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    Why couldn't you tell him you had period pains? Or just said before you left 'sorry, I've had a stomach ache all day, I might not run as well as usual.'

    Good luck on your half marathon
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    (Original post by Octohedral)
    It was due to period pains, but I couldn't tell him that, so now he thinks I'm really unfit. Also, I breathe heavily running - I can't help it - but I genuinely can run for five miles normally.

    To make it worse, I'm supposed to be doing a half marathon this weekend.

    Please, please say something to make me feel better
    I would worry about it, OP. Any experienced runner knows that evyerone has bad runs from time to time.

    I've seen people who've run marathons barely make it a couple of miles before throwing up because they weren't feeling well that day. It happens. Meh.
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    You could just say you had stomach ache/cramps, and the guy will suss it out for himself and won't think much more of it. It's not embarrassing at all.
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    (Original post by meow444)
    He probably finds the heavy breathing a turn on :sexface:
    I know I do.:sexface:

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