SOS

Last night I sat watching DIY SOS.  Every one of the families who are helped by the team, have to face incredibly difficult and sad situations.  The lady on the programme last night was a mum of 4 children with kidney disease.  The changes the DIY SOS team made to her home, were, at least, … More SOS

We have all the time in the world – unless you want a sub 60 10k

I’ve learnt something new about myself this week.  I can get really upset (and even cry) because of a finish time in a race!  I feel myself cringing just thinking about it, but to be fair to myself I need to examine this.  Recently I have been doing well at Parkrun.  My 5k PB time … More We have all the time in the world – unless you want a sub 60 10k

Running uphill to 40 – does it ever get easier?

When I signed up for the Oxford Half Marathon, I honestly thought if I follow the plan, it won’t be too difficult.  After all, I had followed the c25k app and the 10km plans.  Although there were hard points, they were achieveable and recovery was 24 hours or less. Half marathon training is something different.  I … More Running uphill to 40 – does it ever get easier?

Guilty

If you have been following my blog for a while, you will already know I started a journey of facing my demons this year.  I’ve not really understood what they are or how to combat them until yesterday.  I met up with a client turned very good friend to do some goal mapping.  I am … More Guilty

Running uphill to 40 – half way through 500 mile challenge!

Life has been such a manic, emotional jumble lately, I haven’t had a clear space in my head to update my progress.  Since Grandad died, I have found it so difficult to run.  My legs and feet have felt like dead weights and my times have dropped off.  That was until I discovered ChiRunning.  Someone … More Running uphill to 40 – half way through 500 mile challenge!