Category Archives: injured

My life in pics

The ankle is mending but the above captures my feelings on it perfectly. Granted it has not been 7 years, but it has been way too long for my liking.  (However I did run a total of 10 miles at … Continue reading

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Healthy Eating

For the past 6 months I have eaten like I have been running 50 miles a week, when sadly the reality, due to one thing or another it is less than a third than that most weeks, not surprisingly this … Continue reading

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It was going well

When I last blogged I had been on a run and came back feeling positive, the day was cold but bright and the run went well, so much to be positive about. Sadly this attitude did not last long. The … Continue reading

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A parkrun DNF!

How is that even possible? A 3 mile run and I don’t get to the end! In 14 years of running my first ever DNF, I have many DNS before due to injury or to thinking an event was on … Continue reading

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That four letter word

Yep there are many work kids rest hill cook cash £@%& these are a few of the four letter words but this blog is about the four letter word ‘only’. This week I read something on social media, written by a runner … Continue reading

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Looking for the silver lining

My week started with a trip to the physio. He inflicted copious amounts of pain on my body, mainly with his elbow and then uttered the four letter word REST. I sought clarification, apparently this meant no running, no cycling, no … Continue reading

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I don’t like Mondays

I particularly don’t like Mondays after a week off, going back to work was not pleasant this week, but then rarely is. However it was going to get worse! Lunch time I had a physio appointment, more heat, more massage, … Continue reading

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