Nothing like starting an overdue blog with lyrics from Aaliyah (‘Try Again’). I felt it was appropriate. It has been a rather long time since I last wrote here and plenty has happened since my last entry. This would actually have been the perfect time to get writing but only now have I come back … More ‘It’s been a long time, I shouldn’t have left you…’
How many of you runners out there are first aid trained? Have you ever needed to use it but were too afraid to? Or have you never been trained? Today, the British Red Cross is calling on runners to get first aid savvy in its new digital campaign #UpYourGame. The charity is hoping that by making … More As a runner, make sure you #UpYourGame
When you’ve got anxiety and depression on your mind, there’s only one thing I can do. Run. … More Running & My Anxious Life
Hands up who’s confused about protein shakes? I will put my hand up and admit this to you all. Totally flummoxed. Well confused. I’ve been looking for a protein powder that doesn’t make me look like Arnold Schwarzenegger but fills me up and fixes my well-beaten muscles after a run, gym, Zumba or swimming session. … More Review: Forever Lite Protein
So, that’s it. It’s official. I’ve entered the ballot for my FIRST EVER marathon! And it’s thanks partly to you guys! The Virgin London Marathon 2017 will be my big 26.2mile goal before I turn 30 in the same year. For those who’ve signed up for their first marathon before, you’ll know that even the process of … More London’s Calling… Thanks to you!
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
Did you know Beyoncé and I have something in common? No, it’s not the fashion sense, and nope, it’s not amazing dancing (although I have been known to tear up a dancefloor)… … It’s that we’re both running the world… I have no plans to overthrow any nation but I DO plan to run the … More Who #RunTheWorlds? This girl!
And so the wanderer returns! By seeing this you might be tricked into thinking that I’ve been somewhere exciting, exotic or extraordinary when in fact, I just feel off the radar. Truth is? I wandered off the training path and stumbled upon the yellow brick road of strength training after hurting my knee. This meant … More The wonky wanderer returns!
Back in March, I wrote about being a spectator at the Bath Half Marathon and how it was different being on the other side of the tape. Due to injury, I was yet again a spectator for the Cardiff Half Marathon last weekend (which I was supposed to run) …and lasted about 30minutes. My little sister … More I’m not a good spectator…
This is my ode to the inspirational quote section of Writing 101 (As an aside, I’ve never walked a tightrope in my life but imagine it would be pretty scary!) “Imagine walking on a tightrope with a stack of books upon your head, ‘It’s a very easy challenge’, you remember someone said. Just keep your head … More Writing 101: An Ode to Stumbling