How a little run became 13.1

I am super proud of me today. My planned little run of up to 5 miles, having not ran since last Sunday, turned into 13.1 miles. I’m still not sure how it happened or why, but it felt right so I went with it. Until 3 miles in. I am running the route for the […]

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Label me? I label myself.

Inspired by the very brilliant blog by Ruth Penfold on the train home tonight, I want to share with you my thoughts on labels. Not the kind in the back of your pants but the kind that are attached to people. Ruth said, in her blog entitled: THAT TIME WHEN I REALISED THAT I WEAR MY […]

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Eyes on #covhalf – 3 weeks to go

Today, I wanted to get “eyes on” and see the course for my first half marathon of the year, the Coventry Half Marathon. My initial plan was to run it and set a time. I picked up the first running belt I came across, one I haven’t used before by Kalenji Running, chucked in a […]

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Back in the saddle

On Tuesday 17th January, a scaffolding lorry took me out on the M5. I was travelling in lane 1, in the roadworks near Bromsgrove, at 50mph and the lorry was in lane 2. We were travelling at pretty much the same speed when he moved into lane 1. Errrm, HELLO….I am here! He clearly couldn’t […]

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When it feels right, do it.

I am about to take a leap, quite a massive one from my perspective, into an industry I don’t yet know. There has always been self-doubt, it will never go away, no matter how much I am assured, encouraged or supported. Doubt about me, my ability, my potential and my capacity to understand will always […]

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I hate running but, in doing so, I may save a life.

For the wonderful readers of my blog last year, you will know just how much I pushed myself to give back to others, raise awareness and money for much needed causes whilst cracking my first full year as a freelance consultant. It was all going on. I am so very proud of all I achieved […]

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Full Hearted – My 2016 #Adventblog contribution

In 2015 I achieved my career dream. After 20+ years of working my arse off, I had reached the heady heights of the position I coveted most. I had so many expectations of how it would be, how I would feel; all of them wrong. How could this be? Everyone I knew who did a […]

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