Je suis finis!

Well I made it. Just before the 7th December deadline I have completed the 22 mile Aspire Channel Challenge. I finished my last lengths in my swimming lesson this morning with the people who have given me the confidence to even try this.

I have to say an immense thank you to the people who have contributed to my fundraising. I was aiming to raise £100 but thanks to everyone’s awesome generosity I have exceeded £200.  Again, thank you.

So, to anyone who is looking at any challenge – big or small, fundraising or just for yourself – my advice is JUST DO IT! You might be very surprised (I am!) And it’s a great feeling. Even if you don’t succeed, at least you tried. How do you know what you are capable of without stretching a bit.

I saw a lovely quote recently that said something like ‘aim for the moon, even if you fail you will still be amongst the stars’.

So todays challenge from me. Do, or plan to do, something you didn’t know you could. Backward roll anyone? Bound buttonholes? Knitting a sock? Whatever you decide to do enjoy your challenge and tell me about it.

20 Comments on “Je suis finis!”

  1. Mike Eaton says:

    Fantastique! Very well done indeed!

  2. Fadanista says:

    Well done, what an achievement! My challenge will be to learn to crochet. I can’t believe I can’t do it!

  3. sewbussted says:

    Congratulations!!! You must have had a huge smile on your face when you completed the last lap. Wish I could have been there to give you a hug as you came out of the pool. Take some time to bask in the glory of what you’ve accomplished. You deserve it 🙂

  4. Amazing achievement – my socks pale in comparison to your achievement!

  5. fabrickated says:

    Well done. That is a lot of lengths.

  6. sewruth says:

    I’m feeling humbled yet a very well done to you Kim. Hero!

  7. Congratulations! That was quite the accomplishment – the exercise and the funds raised!

  8. Carolyn says:

    Congratulations on achieving your goal! It’s fun to set yourself a challenge, and a huge boost to attain it. Now, what’s next?!

  9. sew2pro says:

    A belated congratulations! I knew you’d do it!

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