Who struggles to stay motivated to run outside during winter? If you follow my social media I am sure you are aware I definitely do! I can hold my hands up and honestly say- I am a full blown sun worshiper, give me sunshine and palm trees any day of the week. Having said that […]
This blog has been a long time coming!
One of the main questions I get asked after my challenges is “How do you do it? “
“How do you keep going when times get tough?”
There are two things I tell people….
One is that I am the most stubborn person going and despite the pain, […]
Coping with saying goodbye to a toenail.
Its inevitable that as a runner no matter how careful you are, you are guaranteed to lose at least one toe nail in your running career and that’s if you are very lucky. Gone are the days where I used to run around the house screaming and squeamish…now I […]
A pretty special memory popped up on my facebook page today and I instantly felt compelled to blog about it!
7 years ago I completed my first ever marathon and I have been on one hell of a running roller coaster ever since. It actually bought back quite a lot of emotional memories! Running […]
I feel pretty unsure where to start? I must admit I am struggling to process everything that happened during my challenge. Within the space of one week there was so much emotion, pain and exhaustion mixed in with support, love and kindness. Was it even real?? Did I really just do that? Are frequent questions […]
Day 1 of my 12 days to xmas challenge has been completed today. We took part in the Manchester united santa run. It was really nice to see everyone looking so festive and enjoying themselves! Im so proud of my friend Kiran for running with me! Its been a while for her and I kind […]
So today I was completely taken out of my comfort zone and then some!
I was lucky enough to have a diving lesson with diving pro Freddie woodward, who was absolutely amazing.
This was probably the challenge I was most scared about but at the same time I was really excited to try something completely new. I […]
Never in my life have I ever thought I would be sitting here getting ready to write a blog opening with…..”Last night at the house of Lords”
But today I can because low and behold last night at the house of Lords I received a rising star award in sport organised by We are the cities […]
A couple of weeks ago I received a very surprising phone call from a college friend-Grace Davies. We hadn’t spoken for a while; having missed the phone call I was initially contacted by her with a message stating “I have something to tell you” so my first thought was “utt ohh bad news” little did […]