Category Archives: plant based

Healthy choices made today;

Woke up early (not actually achoice, just lucky😊) green smoothie for breakfast Avocado, spinach and kiwi fruit. Very green but actually very nice! Went to parkrun, which  I enjoyed😊 First time in ages that I have enjoyed running with other … Continue reading

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How to tell if maffetone works.

Stop doing it and see the difference! I had guests this week and a bit of a family party. It was fun, kept me busy so I missed a day of running. I was disciplined at the party and avoided … Continue reading

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Something old(me), something new………

I read somewhere that doing new things, learning new skills, pushing yourself beyond your old limits slows brain ageing and reduces the risk of dementia.  Running has done all those things for me, over and over and again yesterday. What … Continue reading

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A long awaited PB☺️!

After 10 months (that’s longer than a pregnancy) of waiting and a tantalising last 2 park runs where I was 1second slower than my PB I have finally managed to shave 27 seconds off my 5k Parkrun time! I know that … Continue reading

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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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Parkrun

  Made it to Parkrun is morning. No excuse not to as I had to drop my son off at 8 When we got up at 6:30 I wasn’t feeling enthusiastic, but I dressed in my running kit anyway, thinking … Continue reading

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Is a try better than a goal?

p> I was reading nicnwnaw’s post (fatnessnowfitness.wordpress.com) this morning and she commented on how she weighed herself every day because she liked her stats. I have to agree, I like my stats too and it’s very pertinent coming to the … Continue reading

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22 days of plant based eating

I’m now 3 weeks in to my personal experiment/resolution. Like many experiments the results aren’t necessarily what you expected, and as a scientist at heart I know that it isn’t a ‘clean’ experiment, having had other lifestyle changes since the … Continue reading

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The lighthouse award

Three people have nominated me for the lighthouse award! It’s very humbling that people actually read my blog so Its icing on the cake to be told that people like it too! I have been nominated by some of my … Continue reading

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A walk on the weird side

Week two of the new year done. The plant based diet had a lull on Sunday when I ate out, there was cheese in the vegetarian risotto. It was fine but was a bit ‘claggy’ after my week of a … Continue reading

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