Category Archives: maps

Muddy bum run!

I don’t know where the time goes but almost a week has passed since my last run. I have been going to yoga on a weekly basis – signing up for a class helped – and I feel that I … Continue reading

Posted in fitness, fun, habits, hills, low intensity, maps, Menopause, middle aged women, running, slow run, walking, weight loss, work life balence, working mum, yoga | 16 Comments

A satisfactory running week.

Monday morning was an unpromising start to the running week. I’ve often driven through Great Mitton and seen a pathway by the river that looks tempting, so I thought I’d explore it. However, it wasn’t to be so I went … Continue reading

Posted in balance, fitness, fun, habits, heartrate, Inspiration, low intensity, maffetone methid, maps, middle aged women, Motivation, positive mental attitude, running, slow run, Stress, time management, Uncategorized, weight loss, work life balence, working mum | 13 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

Weekly round up

Good run Sunday Too busy monday Rowed on Tuesday. Thunderstorms outside Read instead of running on wednesday😳 Had planned to run but got sidetracked. I was just skimming a book that I wanted my son to read and got sucked … Continue reading

Posted in fitness, fun, habits, healthy diet, heartrate, hills, Inspiration, Local history, low intensity, maffetone methid, maps, middle aged women, Motivation, positive mental attitude, running, sightseing, slow run, time management, travel, Uncategorized, walking, weight loss, work life balence, working mum | 17 Comments

Over the hill.

Finally made it. Not metaphorically, neither physically or mentally, (thank you Gareth at blue green gold grey –  Who attributes my disinterest in rock hopping in the dark to mental ageing 😂 ‘wisdom’ is what it’s known as to us … Continue reading

Posted in balance, fitness, fun, habits, hills, Inspiration, low intensity, maffetone methid, maps, middle aged women, Motivation, positive mental attitude, running, slow run, Stress, surgery, time management, training plan, Uncategorized, walking, weight loss, work life balence, working mum | 21 Comments

The Hill.

I’d really like to run along the hill I can see from outside my house. It looks free. I like to be alone on the top of a hill, to gaze far, far into the distance and know that I’m … Continue reading

Posted in blogging, change, fitness, fun, heartrate, hills, Inspiration, low intensity, maffetone methid, maps, middle aged women, parkrun, positive mental attitude, running, sightseing, slow run, Stress, time management, Uncategorized, walking, work life balence, working mum | 11 Comments

New route

A whole week of packing and unpacking with no running needed to be rectified. I was a bit apprehensive about running straight out, we have moved deeper into rural Lancashire and there are more hills around here. View from back … Continue reading

Posted in balance, change, fitness, fun, habits, healthy diet, heartrate, hills, Inspiration, low intensity, maffetone methid, maps, middle aged women, Motivation, positive mental attitude, running, slow run, work life balence, working mum | Tagged | 22 Comments

Week 3/42

This week started off well. I’d been a bit concerned that every time I see my son he is totally immersed in his I-pad, ear phones and everything. He never wants to come for a run with me, telling me … Continue reading

Posted in balance, change, fitness, hills, maps, marathon, running, walking, work life balence, working mum | 10 Comments

I’m sorry but I don’t think that we are going to be friends………

OK so our first outing didn’t go that well. I suppose that bringing my 9 year old son along wasn’t a great idea as I did pay a lot of attention to him rather than you but my hopes were … Continue reading

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Job done!

When the alarm went off at 5:50 I think that I would have stayed in bed if I hadn’t told everyone that I was going to get up and run that massive hill! But I thought of you all and … Continue reading

Posted in blogging, fitness, fun, half marathon, maps, middle aged women, running, time management, Uncategorized, work life balence | 6 Comments