This was the third time I have run Harvel5 – a beautifully set 5 mile run out of a little village, into a country park and back again. Last year it was only a week after my first marathon, so I was slow and steady and just got it done. The highlight of last years […]Read more "Harvel5 2017"
I am now at the end of week three of my 19 week sabbatical. So what have I achieved so far? Completed Booked a holiday with Adam and my Mum (Rhodes in only a couple of weeks) A few household-y tidying – clearing the cellar, changing the kitchen door handles Lunches with friends/my Dad – […]Read more "Sabbatical Update: Weeks 1-3"
Our friend Jo lives in Suffolk, and we’d seen on Facebook that she was interested in the Positive Steps Bury to Clare Challenge. We’d not really considered it as it was the week before the SVN Jeskyns Challenge and Suffolk is quite a way to go. But in the absence of signing up to the […]Read more "Bury to Clare 18"
Today was the first day of my sabbatical from work. Actually, it is the fist day of a week of leave, prior to my sabbatical which begins next Monday. I have achieved great things today! I have: Done the washing up Cleared the dishwasher Caught up on two episodes of Coronation Street (during lunch) Done […]Read more "The first day of the rest of my sabbatical"
This Friday I leave my job for 4 whole months. I have handed over massive chunks of my role to the very capable backfill that is now in place, I have repaid my season ticket loan to work, I have told family & friends… it is actually happening! I remember the moment, in that training […]Read more "The Final Countdown"
This Saturday found me running the Ranscombe Spring Challenge for the second time. I ran it last year as it was near my birthday (as it is this year too), I was deep in my marathon training and the medal looked good, so I thought ‘why not?’ and I did. It was my first Saxons, […]Read more "Ranscombe Spring Challenge (2017)"
I managed to completely miss out March, but here is April: April: Date – we are off for two days for my birthday so am sure we will go somewhere nice during that Diet – stick with the yogurt & honey for breakfast, salads/low-carb meal for lunch, allow a bit of flex with dinner (for my […]Read more "April Plans"