Monthly Archives: May 2013

I know a old runner who swallowed a fly: Half Marathon Training: Week 3 day 3

I know an old runner who swallowed a fly, I don’t know why she swallowed a fly… I’ll tell you why she swallowed the damn fly! She swallowed the fly so that she didn’t waste time and slow down trying to … Continue reading

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Lord of the Rings: Half Marathon Training, week 3 day 2.

Day off from work today so I decided I’d go for my 48 minute run on my own. It was hot and sunny so I wore my new running belt so I could keep hydrated. (I’m such a professional). Set … Continue reading

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Alice in Wonderland and the Disappointing Run. Half Marathon Training: Week 3 Day 1.

Surely, today was the day for the best 5K? No, today was the day for the disappointing run. Perfect running conditions, beyond perfect, still light but the sun hidden behind the clouds, lovely cool breeze, who could ask for me? … Continue reading

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Summer Running and The Silence of the Lambs. Half Marathon training week 2 day 4

So the dreaded ‘Saturday’ or long run had arrived. I’m meant to run for 60 minutes but just think “fuck it, might as well do 10K”. The previous week, I had attempted a 10K, I had to stop at 4.87K, … Continue reading

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Half Marathon Training: Week 2 day 3. Wind, Anxiety and Procrastination!

Yesterday ended another 13.5 hour shift. I work as a nurse therapist specialising in the treatment of eating disorders. One of the therapeutic groups I ran was on ‘Perfectionism and Procrastination’, how to identify these behaviours, challenge them, and eventually … Continue reading

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Achievements. Half Marathon Training: Week 2 Day 2

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Ok, so today was meant to be a ‘rest’ day, however, in order to fit in with my husband’s football schedule we decided to run today and have a rest day tomorrow. I find the evening…

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Achievements. Half Marathon Training: Week 2 Day 2

Ok, so today was meant to be a ‘rest’ day, however, in order to fit in with my husband’s football schedule we decided to run today and have a rest day tomorrow. I find the evening runs very hard to … Continue reading

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