ARRIVADERCI…

… to the idea of completing 20K before Christmas. Visited the doctor on Friday. Update on the hip saga; soft tissue damage on the right side can’t remember what he said about the left strengthen the gluteus medius and minimus do some physiotherapy take a couple of weeks off from running no football In my…

When Life Gives You Lemons…

… Make lemon drizzle cake! I’m going to try and be honest. I’ve not particularly enjoyed this week. In fact I have felt quite low at times, more so the beginning of the week. After my run on Sunday I developed a new hip pain. So far I’ve had ‘niggles’ on the right, towards the…

BM10K

A glass of prosecco is a legitimate, nutritious post-run drink. Today I thought I’d take the time to reflect back on the Brighton Marathon 10K – what an amazing weekend. It was our first ‘official’ race, our first 10K and our first time of running together – or not. Even though my other half barely…

The Joys of Yoga

Runner’s lunge. Follow this with lizard variation then pigeon pose and I’m happy. @scarletadrianne I love the little mini version of herself she accompanies with the main illustration – I definitely feel like them some days! I don’t know whether it was due to training for the 10K or my hypermobility kicking in but around…

‘That’ Run

Autumn is in full swing! You know when you have one of those runs? One of those awful, tough, ‘why did I even bother?’ runs. That was me today. I ran the furthest I’ve ever run, 14.5k – still on course to complete 20k before the new year. But it was just awful – especially…

You know you’re a runner when…

… your running shoes are the most expensive pair of shoes you possess. For me, this is unbelievably true. Not even my football boots cost as much as these! Although, I didn’t actually buy my first pair – they were a gift celebrating our 5th anniversary. At the time I was an over-pronator, so I…

September Runfessions

First off – where did September go? We’re rapidly marching into Autumn and the end of the first academic term. It is genuinely insane how quickly time passes. But with the closure of one month leads to the opening of another, and another chance to share my runfessions. Once again, linking up with¬†Marcia¬†for this one!…