I dug out a suitcase from under the house today. Brought a clear wallet with some empty bottles to decant smellies into. Tried to find another pair of yoga pants for the flights, and failed. Admittedly, I only tried one shop, but I don’t want running tights, and I don’t want tracksuit pants, I want … More There’s just no stopping in a white zone.
I started doing 8 Weeks to Wow at the beginning of September. Yes, yes, Osher pointed me in the direction of Chief and Emilie Brabon; but it was more the exercises that have helped his head-space that I was interested in. I’ve not deviated from the eating plan, mainly as it’s ridiculously easy. Barely any … More Trust the process
Yesterday’s run of 13.5km, or 8 and a wee bit miles was the hardest run I’ve done. Ever. Whatever comes up for me in my running journey, it’s gonna have to go some to beat the two hours I was out and about yesterday morning. Let’s begin at the beginning. Run the Rock is a … More The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Runner
I’ve been sober for 45 days, the longest in years. I only nearly buckled once, when Archie had his meltdown at a birthday party. I stood in front of the wine rack and goodness me it was so tempting. I stood with my hands to my head as the bath ran; it could have been … More Forty-five days
Last night I wrote a to-do list for today, the public holiday for a frickin horse race. Hair – dye it Toes – paint them Change beds Washing Wardrobe – Project 333 selection Shopping Cooking Spare room I (as normal, and as most women do), anticipated more than I could do. Hubs made pancakes, after … More To-do list
I would kill for a coffee. A proper one, not a decaf one. Curling my hands round my mug, inhaling the aroma of the beans, closing my eyes in anticipation for that first taste. Instead I’m sitting at my desk listening to a program simulating coffee shop sounds with a decaf in my mug and climbing … More 30 Days to Healthy Living – day six
This blog has been in my drafts for a wee while, sorry folks. One thing I’ve enjoyed about watching the Olympics has been the coverage on Channel 7. I’ve seriously been impressed with the entire way they’ve shared the event with us; the Opening Ceremony was a delight, the commentators explained the ethos behind the changes, … More Sore losers