A quick look at how life's ups and downs can impact on even a well managed, chronic health complaint.
It's fair to say that when I signed up for this year's Brighton Marathon I did off the back of a friend of mine completing it against the odds. I won't share the details of her story but suffice to say, she overcame MASSIVE obstacles during her training, didn't complete it in the way she had… Continue reading What marathon training has taught me
Forget the birthing horror stories… here are some of the realities of having children that not one single person tells you before you make ‘that’ life choice! The ‘Stroppy Sevens ‘ are an actual thing and they are WAAAAAAY harder to deal with than the terrible twos or threenagers! We are currently living the ‘Stroppy… Continue reading What nobody tells you about having children……
One more long run.... one more.. that's all. Just one more. But it's 20 miles.... and that is a really, really LONG WAY! And more than a little bit scary. If I'm honest, I'm ready to taper. Running on tired legs is no fun. Even the short runs are a drag and my enthusiasm is… Continue reading Almost time to taper
Because I'm not busy enough (!!) I have embarked on a small business venture over the last few weeks. Having always been a bit of a magpie and yearned for an outlet for my (limited) creativity. Over the years I've dabbled in beauty (well, technically just nails), and always fancied pursuing something in the fashion… Continue reading Introducing Stella & Dot
My own, not world ones - obvs! Marathon training (did I mention I'm running a marathon in a few weeks?) is really stepping up now. After a week of missed training due to a cold, I have scrapped the cut back week and instead picked up on the week i missed.... Which ended with 16… Continue reading Breaking records
The blog hasn't just changed it's appearance - the name has changed too. I felt I needed something that more accurately reflected how things feel these days and what I'm likely to talk about here. Happily I really feel I've turned a corner. It's been a long old journey and there's been more than a… Continue reading Finding my sparkle…
The eagle eyed amongst you will notice that there has been a refresh of the blog. I was after something a bit more modern and 'cleaner'. I'm not altogether sure I like it but changing it was pretty easy so I'll live with it for a bit and if I don't warm to it I'll… Continue reading A fresh approach