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“Don’t worry, you’re perfectly normal”

Ordinarily, those are words you'd be happy to hear. But what if you're hearing those words and, instead of bringing comfort, they just add to your despair. Despair is a strong word, but in the case of 'today' it is absolutely on point. You see today was a worse than usual bad morning in our… Continue reading “Don’t worry, you’re perfectly normal”

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Is it time to just quit?

If you're a regular reader then you'll be used to reading my running ups and downs.. However, they have now hit a new low.... or maybe it's not a low but a recognition of a longer term underlying 'issue'. Post marathon it's been easy to avoid running, citing my injury needed rest and later that… Continue reading Is it time to just quit?

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Can people really be gender neutral?

First up, this post is REALLY off topic to what I usually write about and is based on nothing more than my own, limited, knowledge and opinions! Secondly, I think this topic is quite possibly a total can of worms and there will be arguments for and against. Finally, I'm not out to offend anyone.… Continue reading Can people really be gender neutral?

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If you always do what you’ve always done….

You'll always get what you've always got.... Easy to say but making changes is often not the easiest thing to actually do. Recently (there's a blog coming up about running will also relate to this!) I've been trying to reflect on what is really behind my seemingly unstoppable ability to self sabotage all and any… Continue reading If you always do what you’ve always done….

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Can you sponsor a chemo care pouch?

As you may already know, October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and this year sees the 25th anniversary of the pink ribbon - something that has become a powerful symbol all over the world.   I would like to support this year by putting together, with your help, some sponsored Chemo Care┬ápouches & delivering them… Continue reading Can you sponsor a chemo care pouch?

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Getting my run on (again)….

To say my relationship with running has been a bit hit and miss since Brighton would be a massive understatement. Having had a course of acupuncture which resulted in a huge reduction in pain from my Achilles as well as increased flexibility in my ankle, I expected just to lace up my trainers a trot… Continue reading Getting my run on (again)….