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Back to Southampton

Woman doing a split leap on the beach in Hawaii

I returned to a hectic day at work. Before running I managed to read Chrissie Wellington’s latest blog post about body confidence.  I agree with her proposition that everyone has some issues with body confidence. However, there is a difference between being paranoid about what you look like and being Read more…


Swimming update

Swans swimming in the mist over the water at Lakeside

I’ve managed to haul myself out of bed for the last two Tuesday mornings at 5:30am to go lake swimming. It’s clear that summer is over as the water was freezing cold. I was so grateful that I bought myself a new hat in London: It’s lovely and cosy, but Read more…


Meeting the nutritionist

Punnets of blackberries, blueberries and raspberries

I didn’t exercise yesterday as I hurt my knee at RunCamp, instead, I worked from home and tried not to move about too much. However, this morning I made myself cycle to work and tried not to eat too many bad snacks before seeing the nutritionist at 4:30pm. Results from Read more…


So excited about this week

Neon sign that says Breathe

I have decided that I need to blog little and often to keep on top of things, and am trying to start that way today. Hopefully, this will also generate more discussion around my blog posts. Neoprene! The first challenge that I had today was whether to go to the Read more…


Swimming with the fishes…

Legs in a turquoise swimming pool

One day, I will manage to go to a swimming lesson and not feel exhausted before I start, but today is not that day, and it won’t be next week either (Eastleigh 10k)! Fortunately, all of my training this week has paid off as the instructor and my two fellow Read more…