Can I return to racing?

Can I return to racing?

I’VE always believed that if something is worth doing, it’s worth doing right or not at all. Whether it’s work, running, racing or my writing, I always want to do the best that I can. But sometimes, it’s just not…

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Surviving Endure 24

Surviving Endure 24

It’s just after three o’clock in the morning, 15 hours into a 24-hour endurance race, and I’m in a tent, convinced I’m about to die. My heart is beating a million times a minute. My head feels like it will…

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Back to running and blogging

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

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

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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