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I have a half marathon tomorrow

• Why didn’t I train more? • Why didn’t I work harder on my pace? • Why have I allowed myself to do absolutely nothing the week before the race? • Why didn’t I do more long runs? • Why … Continue reading

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It’s nearly time….I may die

It’s 9 days and counting until my first Half Marathon. I have been on holidays for the last 2 weeks. This meant I was going to train hard. And train hard I have. If you count eating considerable amounts of … Continue reading

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Anxiety Management: Half Marathon Training Week 4, Day 2

So, I had a presentation to do at work. Not just any old presentation, a case conference, were I had to discuss a patients treatment for severe Anorexia Nervosa to; • The Medical Director • Numerous Consultant Psychiatrists • Registrars … 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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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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The first week of training!

So, here it is, my big ass training plan. So week one. You probably can’t see it so here is a brief summary: Monday – I used my 10K race the day before, ran for 73 minutes, distance 10K. Tuesday … Continue reading

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