When you’ve got anxiety and depression on your mind, there’s only one thing I can do. Run. … More Running & My Anxious Life
I was at a Success Event on the weekend for my new and part-time business. Admittedly, I wasn’t sure what to expect but it was quite interesting. Every guest speaker who got up to address the 4,000 people in the room swore they reached their goals and got to where they are now with a … More 5 important steps to a positive mindset
Yep, this was me after I completed my 30minutes of Tabata and 1 hour of Pilates…And yep, this amount of exercise was unintentional. Although I was feeling a bit achey from my 6mile run the previous day, I decided I’d give Tabata another shot. It was intense, made me sweat like a beast and was … More Aches, Pilates & Smuggery
Hello followers! I promise I haven’t disappeared off the face of the running planet. Between starting a new & fabulous job to feeling a little niggle in the old left hip, I’ve not had time to write! In a nutshell, this has been my week: I decided to give the art of Tabata a try. If … More Advice needed!
So, many might know from reading my blog, that part of the reason I started running was to raise lots of money for my chosen charity in memory of my Nan who suffered from Dementia. The other reason was to help manage my own mental health. Back in 2010, I was diagnosed with Glandular Fever … More Moody Blue Sunday
WE DID IT!!!! And as you can see, we were all smiles! Race day morning I woke up to this view… … And knew we were onto a winning day. I was so nervous that the toast & smoothie didn’t settle for butterflies. We were at Maindy to meet the rest of the guys at … More 13.1miles = 13.1 BIG smiles!!
…Sunday running didn’t happen that fast. And it’s all down to that Portuguese Melon. As I’ve pre-mentioned, my episode with the foresaid fruit has left me feeling slightly melon-choly (apologies… Feel it needed to be done!) for a number of reasons: 1. I got poisoned by a melon…. Who gets poisoned by a melon? 2. … More Sunday Running had me a blast….
With running, comes an assumption that the person doing it will be quite elegant and look, well, like a runner. A lean, mean running machine. However, this is a stereotype that I not only had to get my head around but also completely annihilate. Meet me, the most unladylike, ungraceful runner ever. This is how … More These shoes were made for running.. but I wasn’t
…and then I’d be given a ticking off for not listening to the running coach? Considering the amount of aching that’s occurring in my little 5’6″ body right now, he may’ve had a point. After doing the 10k Memory Walk through Cardiff yesterday, I thought I would’ve had a serious lack of energy but weirdly, … More I would run 11 miles & I would run just 2 more…
My training took a bit of a nice turn today. Ideally, I should’ve been sat at home, resting, behaving myself before my big run tomorrow … But anyone who knows me knows that’s not how I roll. Alzheimer’s UK hold Memory a Walks across the country to raise money. It’s a 2k or 10k circuit … More A Walk to Remember