Marathon Diaries Category
Marathon Diaries – A3
Posted on August 22, 2016 Leave a Comment
I’ve been flirting with an ITB flare up for a week or two. This is my bodies go to injury, I know it well and it has meant being sensible-ish, well more sensible than I normally am; Listening intently, stretching, and not pushing my running all that hard. I am still trying desperately to get […]
Marathon Diaries – A2
Posted on August 1, 2016 1 Comment
This week I had coffee with my dad and had an impromptu chat about my depression. We chatted about what I felt changed me from the most whimsical carefree child to an adult with the struggles I’ve had. I’ve always been fairly adamant that for me it was never one thing or one moment, and […]
Marathon Diaries – Amsterdam
Posted on June 20, 2016 Leave a Comment
I can’t quite believe it’s been two months since I crossed the finish line at Brighton and today sees the start of marathon training for Amsterdam. In the two months since Brighton I’ve been running, and doing a few classes, but I’ve also been injured. In the last 2 weeks I’ve mustered up a measly […]
Posted on April 19, 2016 8 Comments
I’ve been sitting down trying to figure out how to write this, how do I fit the emotions in to a blog post, how can I possibly do it justice. It seems above and beyond my capabilities at the moment. Sunday 17th April seems too big to put into words even two days on.
Marathon Diaries – 10
Posted on March 29, 2016 2 Comments
Marathon Training has been pretty hard over the last few weeks, with niggles and potential injuries it’s felt a bit like taking one step forward and two back. My body has responded incredibly well to the activity level increase over the last few months, mainly because I’ve been following all the rules. Now life has […]
Marathon Diaries – 9
Posted on February 8, 2016 1 Comment
This week saw me take on more than a few challenges, and let’s just say I felt more than a little emotional by Sunday evening. True to form I then picked an emotionally charged movie about autism as my Sunday night flick… You know just to make sure I was a real emotional wreck.
Marathon Diaries – 8
Posted on January 24, 2016 Leave a Comment
This week has been a bit of a mess, a beautiful mess, but a mess all the same. I’ve been a bit all over the place and lost my normal ‘organised chaos’ cool. I’ve really just been trying to make it to now (sunday) without screwing anything up (too badly). I’ve also been taking part in Trigger […]
Marathon Diaries – 7
Posted on January 4, 2016 Leave a Comment
Probably the biggest question I get asked at the moment is how I keep up my motivation to get outside in the rain, wind, cold, misery and well the traditional English weather we all love put up with.