Category Archives: Running

Confession Time

Yesterday, I read this post. Go ahead and read it, it’s a great post. Been there. After Stef died, I lost nearly 3 stone (I lived in the gym cause it helped me sleep and I didn’t really eat much … Continue reading

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April Goals

First things first, March was a bad month, actually most of February was bad and the badness continued into March. Work was so busy and stressful (I’m doing the work of 3 people, having had 5 weeks training). That feeling … Continue reading

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Dressing right..

Last year, Ma took me to Sweaty Betty and bought me an exercise outfit (trousers and top). Before that I’d exercised in cheap (read cotton) track suit bottoms and cotton tops, there was nothing wrong with this, it was what … Continue reading

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Dog Days are Over

During #resound11, we were asked what our theme sound for 2011 was and I chose ‘A Little Bit of Feelgood” by Jamie Lidell. I stand by that, it’s totally where I was in 2011. Krissie from Questions for Dessert chose … Continue reading

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I came, I ran, I didn’t conquer

This wasn’t a great run, I know I can run better, I know I can run faster. Glad it’s done, the lesson learned is smaller races, more training!

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Sweaty Betty

On Sunday, Ma and I went for a run. It wasn’t a great success, but we did it. I normally run in very old tracksuit bottoms and t-shirts, it’s a look, not a good one but a look. My underpinnings … Continue reading

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The importance of having goals..

If last week was ‘don’t do anything but housework and cross-stitch’,  this week is ‘get off bum and go do things’ week. This is caused by the realisation that it’s mid-way through August, Greenbelt is next week and to quote … Continue reading

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Zombie Dodging…

Oh for the money to leave the country and do this… Run for Your Lives never have I wanted to run a race more….

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Sometimes you have to know when to quit

I’ve been in bed the last two days with this cold/throat thing and so I’ve made a decision. No 10k on Sunday. It’s not sensible and much as I want to do it, I’m not well enough and haven’t run … Continue reading

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5k race and dodgy breathing..

Ma had this great idea that we’d do an easy 5k, with a glass of champagne afterwards the week before we did the 10k. It was a great idea. Although I don’t look convinced.. However, Ma and I both caught … Continue reading

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