For the first time in around 8 weeks I went our for a run last night. Oh. My.God.It wasn't just hard, it hurt.Yeah it was warm, but not excessively so to cause a problem, yet I struggled like it was 40C. I felt like a fat slug trying to run through quick sand. It wasn't … Continue reading a measurement of fitness
onwards we adventure
The year that was.Time to reflect.Think about the future.Discuss what we want to do.Yeah, these are all things we do at the end of one year as the clock ticks over to midnight and 365 days are sitting there in front of us. Just waiting to be filled with our good intention.And there are always … Continue reading onwards we adventure
New name, new ideas.
The beginning..As many of you know, I have been a bit all over the place this last few months. Running has hit an all time low after an amazing year. Injury, unsure of where I'm going and what I want to achieve.I've had such an amazing run (pun totally intended) over the last three years … Continue reading New name, new ideas.
it’s time to ride…
Buy the bikeI have mentioned briefly in another post somewhere about wanting to start cycling, or maybe I had just been thinking about it...anyhoo.Well, shit just got real, coz the weekend just past resulted in me gaining a road cycle and the gear to go with it.Hubby and I did a 15k ride and...omg, how … Continue reading it’s time to ride…
The injured break
We take breaks from running for all sorts of reason. We get busy, go on holidays, are sick, the family are sick, work is overloading us, we lose our 'mojo' or for most of us, the worst thing that stops us running...is injury. Because this usually means a forced stop, we often have mixed feelings … Continue reading The injured break
Feeling stronger than yesterday
There's a lot to be said about motivation and lack thereof. Three days ago I was in a funk and really feeling the down. Today, I feel strong and invincible. In those few days 1)hubby stated he was doing this years city to casino and 2) I went to the physio. The city to casino … Continue reading Feeling stronger than yesterday
Running scared – no excuses
I've been lazy with my workouts. Its been busy at work - I've been lazy. Physically I am tired - I've been lazy. My body has ached and is sore - I've been lazy. I really want to run - I've been lazy. I really want to run - I've been scared. I'm scared it's … Continue reading Running scared – no excuses
Off to the physio I go…
After my last post and the resulting abysmal runs I went off to the physio to see what she could help me with. Not only did I get really good information and help, with instructions on exercises to do, I felt embarrassed by and ashamed of my lack of form. This appeared to be my … Continue reading Off to the physio I go…