My First Triathlon and An Ankle Update

I don’t like to say I told you so, but… following on from my appointment at the fracture clinic, it turns out that I WAS RIGHT about my ankle and thankfully it’s not seriously fractured. I have an ATFL sprain (anterior talofibular ligament) which explains why my ankle is so swollen. I also have a... Continue Reading →

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London Marathon 2019

It’s hard to put into words how much I enjoyed the VMLM (even though those who saw me in the latter stages of the marathon might think otherwise, so perhaps I will rephrase that and say that I enjoyed approx. 86% of VMLM). I don’t think I stopped smiling for the first 22 miles. I... Continue Reading →

Anxiety and Running

I am writing this post for two reasons:  To put it very simply - I find it beneficial. Writing about mental health is a method of expressing feelings that are sometimes too difficult to put into words. I hope that by sharing my own experiences, it might help people who are feeling a similar way. Personally,... Continue Reading →

The 20-Mile Dread

This Sunday, I will be running the Thames 20; a paced 20-mile race along the River Thames. Although I have tackled the 20-mile beast previously (plus I took part in the Thames 20 last year), it still fills me with dread, uncertainty, apprehension and all the other bad things. This doesn’t make a lot of... Continue Reading →

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