Category Archives: fear

Learning to run.

Do you remember learning to run? I don’t mean as a kiddie, but as a sport, hobby or pastime? Was taking up running a purposeful effort for you, rather than a continuation of a lifetime habit? If so you will … Continue reading

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Running Mojo

If your running mojo was an animal, what kind of animal would it be? Some one people (the lucky ones) seem to have a mojo like a golden Labrador. Always there for them, reliable, happy, glad to see them, co … Continue reading

Posted in balance, change, fear, fitness, fun, fundraisisng, habits, heartrate, impulsive decisions, Inspiration, low intensity, maffetone methid, marathon, middle aged women, Motivation, positive mental attitude, running, slow run, Stress, time management, training plan, Uncategorized, work life balence, working mum | 45 Comments

When running is great.

Running is great when the sky is blue and you are on top of a hill full of blonde grass. You can see for miles but you can’t see anyone. Or hear anyone. You wonder if you should shout or … Continue reading

Posted in fear, fitness, fun, habits, healthy diet, heartrate, hills, holidays, Inspiration, low intensity, maffetone methid, map my run, maps, middle aged women, Motivation, positive mental attitude, running, sightseing, slow run, Stress, stretching, time management, travel, work life balence, working mum | 32 Comments

Blogging :important or not?

Being 49 has been an interesting experience. I’ve had one of the strangest years of my life. People say that I should use the experience and learn from it. I’m sure that I will. Eventually. I’m trying😊 One of the … Continue reading

Posted in balance, blogging, change, fear, feminism, fitness, fun, habits, Inspiration, low intensity, middle aged women, Motivation, positive mental attitude, reading, running, sensitive people, slow run, stats geek, Stress, time management, Uncategorized, walking, weight loss, work life balence, working mum | 25 Comments

There wouldn’t be any lakes without the rain.

I love the Lake District, and I probably love it more off season. This love developed when I was at school in the ‘geog soc’, and there were Sunday trips to go walking in the fells on a Sunday. Of … Continue reading

Posted in balance, change, fear, fitness, fun, habits, heartrate, hills, holidays, low intensity, middle aged women, Motivation, positive mental attitude, reading, running, slow run, Stress, training plan, walking, weight loss, work life balence, working mum | 14 Comments

Inspiration.

Last night I watched a TV programme about Eddie Izard. He’s a now middle aged (sorry Eddie if you are reading) transvestite comedian who has run 27 marathons in Africa to commemorate nelson mandela’s 27 years in prison and raise … Continue reading

Posted in charity, fear, fitness, habits, middle aged women, Motivation, positive mental attitude, running, slow run, walking, work life balence | 9 Comments

I’ve been thinking.

I know that I haven’t posted for a while, but I didn’t realise that it had been a whole month until I checked just now. I haven’t been running, blogging and have been generally avoiding social media because I’ve had … Continue reading

Posted in balance, blogging, change, fear, fitness, habits, marathon, middle aged women, Motivation, running | 17 Comments

Weekly round up Jan 16 ’16

I’m gathering nutritional smug points today. Three weekends into ‘dry January’ and not a drop of alcohol since New Year’s Eve ! Back into the swing with sugar free and the cravings have finally subsided, great. I’ve even got into … Continue reading

Posted in balance, book reviews, change, Elizabeth gilbert, fear, fitness, fun, habits, healthy diet, Inspiration, marathon, middle aged women, Motivation, Nutrition, reading, running, time management, training plan, work life balence, working mum | 4 Comments

Running ups and downs.

The first week in January is done. On the running front it’s been a funny week. On the one hand I have done well, getting back into the schedule, (17 miles this week) on the other it’s been hard work … Continue reading

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More new experiences !!!!!!.

I have to say I’m amazed about how much new stuff there is to do as you get older. Maybe it’s because I’m older I think that I know it all and I don’t expect new experiences. Maybe it’s because … Continue reading

Posted in change, eyesight!, fear, habits, marathon, middle aged women, running, time management, training plan, working mum | 14 Comments