The Samaritans – If you need to talk to somebody confidentially, they are available 24/7/365 https://www.samaritans.org/ The Mental Health Foundation – a great site for lost of helpful resource https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/ Mind – great charity with a wealth of information on their website to help you. www.mind.org.uk/ NHS – This link Continue Reading….
Well I haven’t been writing much of late and my last blog really sparked lots of great conversation so I thought that while I’m on my Christmas break, my wife is unfortunately at work and I’ve just got the kids in bed after a marathon day of Mario on the Continue Reading….
It’s 6:30 AM, I’ve been awake since before 5 with a headache and I’ve finally given in to the internal chatter, I’ve crept downstairs trying not to wake the family and switched on my Chromebook. It’s not a recent thing, this subject has been on my mind for months, my Continue Reading….
Believe in yourself Never say never, you can do this, it may not be the best feeling to start with but stick with it, you WILL see the benefits. Medical research proves that running creates endorphins in your bloodstream which lift your mood and energise you, doctors say that it Continue Reading….
Firstly apologies for going missing for a while, it’s been some time since I’ve written, life gets busy with a family, career and passion for running, it has been playing on my mind to update my blog but when time is short you just have to prioritise. Anyway I’m here Continue Reading….
gobeyondsport.co.uk/ A big step up in distance for me, having only ran marathon distance (26.2 miles) once I wanted to push myself further and run an ultra marathon (an ultra is any race longer than 26.2 miles. For my first attempt I decided to enter the Go Beyond ‘Shires and Continue Reading….
This was to be my first marathon, training was going great and I had got up to 20 miles, then just 3 weeks before the event disaster struck and I ended up on crutches due to a bad case of bursitis in my right heel, the pain was immense and Continue Reading….
So…..last month I had the operation on my shoulder, it went great, I was running again within a week and it was going oh so well but now I sit here with bursitis in my heel and a marathon booked in just 10 days! At the start of March after Continue Reading….
I was recently asked to write a guest blog for Run Mummy Run, if you would like to read it you can do so here; https://www.runmummyrun.co.uk/articles-features/running-from-the-black-dog-how-running-helped-my-depression
I can’t believe it’s the 1st of March tomorrow as I type this, this year is flying, let’s hope as the sun starts to shine, those summer smells of fresh cut grass fill the air and the days get longer that the world slows down just a little. This month Continue Reading….