Category Archives: sensitive people

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

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Am I back?

3 runs in 5 days! After 3 months of virtually nothing, How come? Is it because hubby is at home doing the childcare? Is it because the weather has become cool? Is it because the clocks have gone back? Is … Continue reading

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Running and grief

My mother in law died this week. Although she had been ill for some time (a mantle cell lymphoma) generally she was coping well and it was a shock that she collapsed and died one night. I have only known … Continue reading

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Lovely morning

Today I have got the morning off. Last month I did some extra sessions on my day off and I have been given the time back. Son is at school, hubby is at work. The house is clean enough, so … Continue reading

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Scaredy cat!

Scaredy cat was what we used to call someone when we were kids if they showed fear, for instance doing a dare, going to ask if you could get your ball out of someone’s garden, that kind of thing. When … Continue reading

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Exercise as an act of rebellion!

Sometimes I do it because its all about me. Me! Me ! Me! It’s time by myself. It’s time not looking after someone else, not thinking about someone else. I’m doing it for me because I want to be fit, … Continue reading

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Do you love maps?

I love maps. I have just been out and bought not 1 but 2, and I had to exercise some restraint. (That’s the only exercise I have done this week – painful chest infection with a productive cough so struggling … Continue reading

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Enjoying the outdoors without running

I’m sitting in garden this evening. It isn’t , on first impressions, the most attractive place in the world. The flagged patio is slightly rumpled like a lazy seascape and the lawn has been overtaken by buttercups. There is a … Continue reading

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Preventing brain failure

I often read how learning new skills, new words and having new experiences improves brain function and reduces the chances of developing dementia in old age. Judging by my lifestyle at present my brain should keep going for another 50yrs! … Continue reading

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Running for perspective

Tonight I was lucky to get out for a run. Events conspired to make it possible. Food in the fridge so an early dinner forSunny and me, Hubby came home at a reasonable time and it was daylight and dry. … Continue reading

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