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Excitement on Social Media

Champagne coupes

The last three weeks have been pretty exciting for me on social media. First of all, at the end of July I learnt that Fat Girl to Ironman had been added to the Vuelio Top 10 UK Sports Blogs, which was a big surprise, especially given the prestigious company I Read more…


The Bloggers’ Lounge Awards

First glimpse of my trophy

On Wednesday, I had a day off work. I planned to have a nice lie in before catching up with my blog and having a restful morning. However, things never seem to work out the way I plan them. I managed to sleep in but was so tired that I Read more…


OMG! Thank you supporters :-D

Thank you note and a cup of coffee

THANKS TO ALL OF YOU AMAZING PEOPLE, I WAS VOTED SPORTS BLOGGER OF THE YEAR IN THE BLOGGING EDGE 2015 UK BLOG AWARDS!!! I am immensely grateful to everyone who voted for me as Sports Blogger of the Year, and even more so to all of the people who endure Read more…


Social Media Party

I’ve been really bad at blogging recently (it’s the usual excuses – working hard, training hard, taking part in lots of events… and the little matter of trying to plan a house move), so I thought I’d take this opportunity to share my social media sites with you (so that Read more…


Ask me anything

I’ve decided to put myself on the line. I’m giving you the chance to ask me anything in a completely anonymous way. I’ve not tried anything like this before on my blog, so I’m hoping it works out!


Blurring advertising and blogs

Advertising Standards Agency logo

Those of you in the UK may be aware of today’s news story regarding vloggers who have been paid for promotion. In the hours of the day when I’m not attempting to be an elite athlete, I have a job in technology-enhanced learning. I spend a lot of time discussing Read more…


Liebster love

New Liebster Award logo

Wow! It’s another two Liebster nominations, this time from Amanda at A Year in the Life and Cassandra at Powered by Bling – THANK YOU! The Liebster Award rules For those of you who haven’t heard of this award, it’s an award given by bloggers to bloggers. It was created Read more…


More good news :-)

Girls Gone Sporty screenshot

I found out today that I’ve been accepted as a Girls Gone Sporty ambassador 🙂 If you haven’t heard of Girls Gone Sporty before, then I’d recommend that you visit the website. It includes: Fitness. This page includes all of the latest posts on topics such as yoga, Zumba and running. Read more…


Beautiful

Beautiful

It’s a short post for today. My IDEAfit photo a day image has the tag ‘beautiful’: It’s a picture of my beautiful sister, Bryony, and her partner, Jonno. I don’t see her very often as she lives in Australia. I don’t think we look similar, but some people say we Read more…


Liebster Award

Liebster Award

I was recently nominated by Dawn at Sneaker Therapy for the Liebster Award! Some people dislike ‘awards’ like this and view them as an annoying ‘chain letter’. My personal view is that it is a way of making links with the blogging community. I’ve found some great blogs by following Read more…