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Big round up

It feels like ages since I’ve had a chance to blog. Christmas was hectic and baby M takes up an awful lot of time (who knew it was possible to sit doing nothing but watch a baby for hours!) On Christmas Eve, Stuart, M and I were in Cornwall. I Read more…


Fast Fuel – eating for success… and a giveaway

Vegetarian food

Even if you’ve not been following my blog for long, you’ll know that nutrition is important to me. I’ve successfully managed to lose weight by eating a healthy balanced diet and have only put on 7-8lbs by Week 39 of pregnancy by eating well, so I’m always interested in learning Read more…


What are your favourite goggles?

I’d really hoped to go running with a friend yesterday afternoon, but after a day of rushing around and trying to get my house organised,  I felt quite tired. I still prefer to run than to swim, but I knew that I should go swimming as I haven’t made it Read more…


Are you feeling lucky? Phoenix Fit UK elastic laces review and giveaway

I’ve been lucky enough to have some Phoenix Fit UK elastic laces to try recently. They come in a wide range of colours, but this pair especially appealed to me as they match my favourite trainers… which match my Team SOAS kit. I have tried various elastic lace systems in Read more…


Have you heard of OOFOs?

Oofos logo

At the beginning of July, I was sent a pair of OOFOS to try out. I’d not heard of them before, but OOFOS are described as ‘footwear recovery specialists’. I was initially sceptical about the product, but after reading that OOFOS recovery footwear was awarded ‘Gear of the Year 2015’ Read more…


Thursday Tri Reads – Triathlon Plus August 2016 issue

My iron levels are currently low and I’m not able to train as much as usual, but that’s not going to stop me from working towards my triathlon goals. Even if I can’t be physically active, I can still keep my mind active and keep learning. This week, I’ve been Read more…


Thursday Tri Reads – Triathlon Plus July 2016 issue

I only started reading Triathlon Plus earlier this year. I don’t often indulge in magazines, but I like to keep up to date with triathlon news and seem to spend a lot of time in doctors waiting rooms these days, so it’s perfect for me. One of the articles that Read more…


Like a second skin…

I was so excited when I was asked if I would like to try some of the latest SKINS products. If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you may remember that I used to do every run in SKINS tights. When I was fatter, I was very self-conscious Read more…


Have you got your lucky pants on? Runderwear giveaway

There’s one week left to go in my Runderwear giveaway, so if you haven’t entered yet, there’s still a chance to get your hands on “the most comfortable running and sports underwear in the world.” Fat Girl to Ironman ‘Runderwear Competition’ TERMS and CONDITIONS


Do you go commando?

Like thousands of others, this week I submitted my entry to the 2017 London Marathon – fingers crossed it’s my lucky year and I get in! I don’t really feel that I want to train for a marathon at the moment, but I know that if I get a place, Read more…