Monthly Archives: June 2013

Broken Records. Half Marathon Training: Week 6, Day 1

My training plan states I only need to run for 30mins today, but after running 2 5ks last Monday, I’m thinking “sod it, might as well just do a 10k”. So 10k I did. It was pretty un-eventful, I read … Continue reading

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The Monotony of Training and the Dreaded Long Run. Half Marathon Training: Week 5.

Thursday So, Thursday brought another 13.5 hours of trying to help people with Anorexia eat. Over the last few weeks, I’ve been developing a ‘toolkit’ for patients, a workbook containing: guidelines, relaxation techniques, distraction techniques and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy methods to … Continue reading

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Training Failures: Half Marathon Training, Week 5.

So, you know when I said I was going to run last Friday and then Saturday BEFORE the Bon Jovi gig? Yeah that never happened. I think I can safely say, last week’s half marathon training was a disaster. I … Continue reading

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Bon Jovi, Pasta and Interupted Training: Half Marathon Training: week 5, Day 3

Well it’s been a while… Busy busy bee at work on Wednesday, and was gearing up for my 7k run after my shift. Off we went and I learnt a valuable lesson… You know that body of yours that Mr … Continue reading

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Second Run of the Day and my Husbands Review of his New Brooks Shoes and Footbalance insoles.

Oh, my God, the title of this says it all: “we appear to be runners now”, where did the Rock n’ Roll lifestyle go eh? So, I did go for my second 5k of the day, accompanied by the husband … Continue reading

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Goodbyes, Duck Running and Sunshine: Half Marathon Training – Week 5 Day 1

So, after a fun filled and very sunny weekend, which included some beer drinking and food such as this: It was time to get back into the old training. 5k run today. I initially thought I was going to wait … Continue reading

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Pace and Endurance Runs and Pain. Half Marathon Training: Week 4 Days 3 and 4.

The Pace Run Ok, so Thursday marked my pace run. I was still mentally and physically exhausted from the presentation. Anxiety can be a draining thing, so after my 13.5hr shift off I went. I thought: “lets try a different … Continue reading

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