Back to running and blogging
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Back to running and blogging

I’m back! For a few months I haven’t been in the right mindset for running or blogging. I don’t want to dwell on it too much, but I’ve been feeling a little down, not my usual energetic self. I put…

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Why I’ve not been racing
Running and writing

Why I’ve not been racing

THREE months ago I decided to stop training as much, and instead focus on my writing projects. I set myself the challenge of completing the first draft of my book. I knew my fitness would suffer, but in order to achieve…

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Emergency fat dress at the ready
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Emergency fat dress at the ready

RIGHT, it’s time to face up to it. I have put on a few pounds, several actually. This has not been an overnight occurrence, more a gradual increase, which began soon after my wedding day last June. For months and…

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Edinburgh Half Marathon: Weeks three to five
Training Update

Edinburgh Half Marathon: Weeks three to five

I HAVE to admit that I’ve not really been committing heart and soul to my training. I’ve been doing a five-week short story course and faffing about writing my book instead, so running has been done if and when I’ve…

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Positive thinking
Running and mental health

Positive thinking

JANUARY seemed to drag, but February is flying by. I’ve been busy with our house renovations and finishing some writing submissions, but the good thing is that I’ve still been running. In fact, I’m feeling much more positive about training.…

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