Tag Archives: weight loss

Skinny doesn’t always = happy or healthy: the woes of the gym

The heat is still on here in a very very sunny Blessington, so again, it was off to the gym to do the run on the treadmill and shy away from the blistering sunshine. Not that it’s much better in … 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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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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Recovery Run and a Diabolical Streak

Today was a 5k recovery run. So, no concentrating on time, pace or distance. Just run, till the nice Nike + lady tells you you’re done! Today was the first day were I thought “bollocks to this, I just wanna … 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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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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In the beginning

About 20 months ago, I embarked on what many call a “journey”, it was journey to get my fat ass into gear and lose weight for my wedding in September 2012. Now I know people do enjoy a good before and after photograph … Continue reading

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