Category Archives: running

Best laid plans.

I’ve been a busy bunny! I mentioned in my last blog how I’d downloaded a training plan, bought a new sports bra(essential believe me!) and joined a slimming club. The next weekend I tackled the garage, a bit of a … Continue reading

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Getting busy

After last weeks blog I was spurred into action. Did I buy a new sports bra? Yes! Thank you amazon! Did I join a slimming club? Yes!  Weight watchers on line – instant gratification! I downloaded the app and I … Continue reading

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A nice run.

As a schoolchildren we were discouraged from using the word ‘nice’. Apparently it is bland unimaginative and meaningless. But sometimes ‘nice’ is just what you mean, pleasant, free from trauma, not in the least bit wicked and not outstanding in … Continue reading

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You don’t know what you’ve got ’til it’s gone.

Yup I’m talking about my fitness. I went for a 6 mile walk yesterday. OK it was a bit hilly in places but I found it hard work. It seemed strange to think that I used to run a 4mile … Continue reading

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Being honest with yourself.

My honest moment arrived a couple of weeks ago. My running has really tailed off over the last few months. In march I ran once per week, in April once in the month. Looking at my stats I can see … Continue reading

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Why?

Because I never get in anyway so nothing to lose (well £39). Because I’ll have to start running now just in case I do. Because it looks like such an amazing experience on TV. Because I’d really like to do … Continue reading

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Looks good on the wall…

Originally posted on Paul Davies Cartoons:
I’ve been a busy bee getting together a selection of artists who I’m happy to call friends and trying to make their work a little more available. I’ve had the joy of making a…

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Living the dream.

This week I have a week of annual leave. We aren’t going anywhere so I thought that I would spend the week pretending to be a writer. As you do! So what does this involve? Basically, I get up in … Continue reading

Posted in balance, blogging, book reviews, Careers, Elizabeth gilbert, fitness, fun, habits, holidays, Inspiration, middle aged women, Motivation, reading, running, time management, walking, work life balence, working mum | 13 Comments

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

9 weeks to go..

……..Until the Manchester 10k I haven’t done it for the last two years. I can’t remember when I last ran 10k, let me check my running log…… Mmmm, 5 miles on 17 sept 2017. That’s almost 10k, but let’s go … Continue reading

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