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Fluid, flu and physio - Running the London Marathon 2017

This blog was written over the course of the weekend.

I’ve decided I can no longer drink.

Now don’t be fooled by the cliche decision to give up alcohol as a form of protest to my body in an attempt to get fitter. 701 more words

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Activate your bum! - Training for the London Marathon 2017

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Another week, another run. 18.4 miles today and did a Parkrun in between it to tot up nearly 1,500ft of ascent. 661 more words

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"Body says no" - Training for the London Marathon 2017

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I’m on my way to the London Marathon ‘Meet the Experts’, it’s 6:30am so I thought “time for a blog”. 715 more words

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85 days to go - Running the London Marathon 2017

I really should have started this blog sooner, as I’ve essentially been training for the London marathon 2017 since August 2016! But now is the final countdown and where things get intense. 629 more words

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Help me & donate!

I’ve got just over four months and a whole lot of money to raise.

I’m baking for my office every week, running pub quizzes, online raffles and even a netball tournament. 78 more words

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Why am I running a Marathon?

As many in my network may or may not know, I’m running the London Marathon in April 2017.

In order to get on the ballot I had to find a charity to support me and support them in return, so I now have an epic target of £1,650 to achieve before the big day, but why am I putting myself through the gruelling pain of training and immensely difficult task of raising so much money for charity? 260 more words

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Women and the Plight of Pain

Does society ignore women’s pain? Do women ignore their own pain? This is a conversation that  I think warrants a discussion. There is an underlying theme that women should and will experience a great amount of pain at some point. 460 more words

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