Category Archives: back pain

milestones.

What a lovely day – and it isn’t even 8 am yet! It’s Monday and I’m not at work. I’ve taken a day off to be with my son. We don’t get enough annual leave to take all the school … Continue reading

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Keep your mouth shut and your head down!

As I get older I find that this is good advice for life AND running! The recent  spate of warm weather and rain in the lovely countryside has led to lots of flying things: midgies  and buzzy ones. I don’t … Continue reading

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MAF on holiday!

Yay we are on holiday! Someone who sounds very much like my mother is saying things in my head like ‘isn’t it great to have dinner cooked for you’ and ‘no cleaning to do’ except that instead of rolling my … Continue reading

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Bank holiday weekend

It’s been lovely, life in the slow lane! The son has been away with a friend and hubs has been at the hospital all weekend as consultant on call for general surgery. (Constantly working for 72hours, just in case you … Continue reading

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This week’s blog, brought to you by sleepyhead!

last week’s blog ended with a tummy bug cutting my run short. I felt better by Sunday but decided to do my run on the treadmill at the gym just in case. I left it a bit late and got … Continue reading

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Panic sets in.

Happy new year everyone! Like many people I like to do a bit of reflection at this time of year on the year past and my hopes for the year to come. I haven’t really formed a plan for next … Continue reading

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Ticking over

It’s only February so I don’t want to speak too soon, but I appear to be getting to grips a little with my New Years resolution.  For those of you who have lives to think about and can’t remember your … Continue reading

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Dozy moo!

thats me! More and more of the time these days, must be my age.😔On this particular occasion I failed to notice that jantastic and janathon are actually  different! Yes I have signed up for both and didn’t actually realise. Never … Continue reading

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Am I alone is struggling with the foam roller?

I might have mentioned that I was going to have a practice in December for my New Years resolutions ie my more holistic approach to running and exercise. Well I did, and it went quite well, but I did wonder … Continue reading

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Something’s getting faster!

No, not me! Sadly no PB to report. I’m referring to time itself! Driving back from town we came down a road that I often run down when it’s dark and raining as the streetlights and pavements make it safe. … Continue reading

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