Learning to let go

This month I signed up for REDJanuary, an initiative partnered with the charity Mind to encourage people to support their mental health by doing something active every day through January, to beat the winter blues.   I’ve struggled immensely with

Learning to let go

This month I signed up for REDJanuary, an initiative partnered with the charity Mind to encourage people to support their mental health by doing something active every day through January, to beat the winter blues.   I’ve struggled immensely with

Recovery isn’t a one-way street

“Recovery isn’t about getting back to how you were before, it’s about building something new” Rethink mental illness The above statement is something I have really struggled with over the last year. Before becoming unwell I was in a great place

Recovery isn’t a one-way street

“Recovery isn’t about getting back to how you were before, it’s about building something new” Rethink mental illness The above statement is something I have really struggled with over the last year. Before becoming unwell I was in a great place

When the black dog wins, we stand together and share our smile

I am stepping away from the usual theme of this blog today to talk about a new project, this time non-exercise related (bear with me lycra-junkies!). After a tumultuous start to the year battling my own demons, in April I was absolutely

When the black dog wins, we stand together and share our smile

I am stepping away from the usual theme of this blog today to talk about a new project, this time non-exercise related (bear with me lycra-junkies!). After a tumultuous start to the year battling my own demons, in April I was absolutely

Soothing the soul with micro-Adventures

Last year after mistakenly browsing a HUGE Decathlon whilst on holiday I accidentally came away with a hammock. I explained to Fiona that it was an essential, must-have item that would be useful in a million different ways, to which

Soothing the soul with micro-Adventures

Last year after mistakenly browsing a HUGE Decathlon whilst on holiday I accidentally came away with a hammock. I explained to Fiona that it was an essential, must-have item that would be useful in a million different ways, to which

South Downs Way 50 …When the going gets tough, take it one step at a time

Standing on the start line of the South Downs Way 50 mile ultra run, I had never been less confident about finishing a race. It was one of those events that had been on my bucket list and after having

South Downs Way 50 …When the going gets tough, take it one step at a time

Standing on the start line of the South Downs Way 50 mile ultra run, I had never been less confident about finishing a race. It was one of those events that had been on my bucket list and after having

When the Black Dog is on your shoulder… keep running

I have been really debating whether to write this blog post as mental health is such a personal and often taboo subject and I didn’t want to appear self-indulgent. However when I first started writing this blog it was for

When the Black Dog is on your shoulder… keep running

I have been really debating whether to write this blog post as mental health is such a personal and often taboo subject and I didn’t want to appear self-indulgent. However when I first started writing this blog it was for

Feeling the love Running Beachy Head

Although my 15th official marathon, Beachy Head was different to many races I have done before. This event had been on my list for a while, I even signed up to it a couple of years ago and couldn’t participate

Feeling the love Running Beachy Head

Although my 15th official marathon, Beachy Head was different to many races I have done before. This event had been on my list for a while, I even signed up to it a couple of years ago and couldn’t participate