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Day one: on the many merits of porridge oats

Day one complete! I say that, I’ve got a few hours to go, but I’m fairly certain I won’t be eating any more so I think its time for a round-up of the day. 625 more words

Five days, five pounds.

Today I bought all the food I’ll be eating for the next five days! The resulting haul is a lot like an advert for Tesco Everyday Value, I must say. 169 more words

Friday 18th July 2014

These final few entries leading up to, and including the day of Ironman UK are being written in retrospect now that I’ve had a bit of time to come back to normality and reflect upon my experiences. 184 more words

Here we go!

It’s Friday 25th July, and I’ve just announced via Facebook that I’m doing Live Below the Line next week, so there’s no going back now. I’ve given myself a few ground rules: 161 more words

Two Tragedies in Life

“There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart’s desire. The other is to gain it.” ~ George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman…

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Thursday 17th July 2014

3 days to go! So this is it, the end of this particular training journey. Tomorrow is rest day, and Saturday is just warm up day and kit check, so today really is the final day of training before the big day. 349 more words

Trekking 26 Miles For Alzheimer's Society

I was sixteen when my Grandad was diagnosed with dementia. At the time I was studying health and nursing at college and for part of my project on the underfunding of dementia he agreed to be interviewed. 355 more words