The many faces of me, the runner One year ago yesterday, I started my running journey. One year ago yesterday, I did something I never ever imagined I would do, never mind be able to do and sustain. One year ago yesterday, I started something that has well and truly become a thing I love … Continue reading Tales of a runner #6: HAPPY ANNIVERSARY
Has there ever been a truer quote? The other day, I went for a run and it FRUSTRATED me that I wasn't better than I am. I actually posted a thread on twitter because I wanted to get out my frustration. I wanted it logged in my own world that it's not all rainbows and … Continue reading Tales of a runner: the frustration edition
Good morning! Anyone who is new here won't know that something massively changed in my life during Lockdown 1: I started running! If you're interested in my running journey, you might wanna check out these blog posts: Tales of a (not so) runner…Tales of a runner… #2A letter to… me, the runnerRunning: 6 months on! A quick overview if … Continue reading Tales of a runner #4
Reading a whole book in 2 sittings when you've been unable to concentrate on a book in ages. Christmas presents in the post. Wrapping (despite the fact I hate it) well co-ordinated presents. Watching Drag Race and cutting out. Voices of Fire. Being able to use something time and time again because it works. Watching … Continue reading Happy times!
I used to regularly do happy things posts, but 2020 happened and I stopped reflecting on the things that make me smile and keep me going. (I've just looked and the last time I did one of these posts was in May... so yeah, a WHILE!) Today then, I am bringing back the happy post! … Continue reading Happy things…
According to past me, who put an alert in my phone, today marks 6 months of me running. This might not seem like a big thing, but for me it's pretty massive! It's no surprise to anyone that running was not a thing I ever saw in my life/future, but right now, as I write … Continue reading Running: 6 months on!
Morning everyone, By the time you read this, I'll be in school. There's no children today (they're back tomorrow) because we're having an INSET day. I thought I'd put together my thoughts to just share with everyone. If you're interested in my musings, please keep reading. If you're not, that's cool. I appreciate that there … Continue reading Back to school – the musings of a teacher…
Someone recently asked me if I did anything but read and run... and the short answer is YES, but they're a massive part of my life ha! Obviously, reading has been a massive part of my life for much longer than running, but it's just the thing I tweet about the most often. I'm not … Continue reading But what else do you like to do?
Hello, I've not written a letter to anyone for a little while. I think actually ME was the last person at the beginning of the year... my my how this year has changed and not been what you were expecting at all. A lot has changed, but one of the biggest changes in your own … Continue reading A letter to… me, the runner
Morning everyone! Back in May, I posted THIS blog post all about my journey into running, and I figured we're a few months down the line, it might be nice to update everyone on how I'm doing/if it's stuck/what I'm doing with my running legs now. For anyone who hasn't read the blog post (or … Continue reading Tales of a runner… #2