I used to be an expert at quitting anything involving physical activity. At school I would come up with any excuse to avoid exercise, if you could think up an ailment or appointment I used it: “inner ear problem” check, “dentist check up” done, “period” tried but failed as when I was a kid I didn’t … Continue reading 10 Ways to Excuse Proof Yourself
This year I had one clear goal: run a sub four and a half hour marathon. I missed it by eleven minutes. I failed. It was one of the reasons it took me so long to put the Queenstown Marathon story up on the blog because it was my final marathon of the year and … Continue reading I Failed.
As you could probably tell by reading my last blog post, I have begun to panic about my lack of marathon preparation. It’s been causing sleepless nights and visions of those fatal three letters; DNF. The running I was doing was purely fuelled by those feelings and was as such joyless. Putting in the miles … Continue reading Running through Puddles
If this experiment was a TV show this week would definitely be called Curry Week. Due to; making too much, peer pressure and a celebration I ended up eating curry five nights last week. But besides giving my stomach deju vu to when I lived in India, how have I felt this week? Well once again I … Continue reading A RUNNERS DIET – WEEK TWO
“San Francisco, please make room for me. Well I’m going to San Francisco if I have to crawl on my knees” - San Francisco Blues. San Francisco, for me, has always been this iconic and slightly mythical city; for its food, people, landscape, food, culture, history and did I mention food? Every time it would be used in a … Continue reading San Francisco, please make room for me