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Not Running

Its been five weeks since I injured my leg. Last week I was finally able to get a few short runs in without too much pain, although the leg certainly wasn’t 100%. Then on saturday something went wrong with my other leg. Without boring you all with the details I …

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School holidays. Love or hate?

I have had the best school holidays. Next Tuesday when the kids go back is coming around very quickly and I’m already dreading it. This wasn’t always the case. I used to hate school holidays and couldn’t wait for my kids to go back to school so I could have …

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When injury rears its ugly head

I’ve injured my leg pretty badly. I did it a couple of weeks ago but didn’t want to write about it because that would be like admitting to myself that my Sydney Marathon hopes are in jeopardy. But after my third physio visit today it’s now official – my Sydney …

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Green

Just because I am a runner and take my training pretty seriously doesn’t mean I necessarily devote the same amount of effort and dedication to my diet. It’s not something I’m proud of but unfortunately it’s true. My past Nutella addiction is well documented throughout my blog and although I …

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Twelve Bittersweet Years

Today marks the twelfth anniversary of our twins births and deaths. Each year since my blog has been around I write something …

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One Year Sydniversary

Yep I can’t believe it either. In a few weeks it will be a year since we left London. Beautiful, lovely, amazing, …

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Marathon Training. Round 2.

It’s been seven weeks since the London Marathon. I’m already into week two of training for the Sydney Marathon in september and …

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Chickengate revisited

I’m not going to be able to write a new post today given the sickness at my place today .. so i’m …

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The Sickens

The bomit is back. Tomorrow it will be two weeks since Spewfest 2014 began and I am slightly sick and bloody tired …

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What a day!

I hardly slept a wink last night. I lay awake worrying about today’s post about my weight loss and fitness journey. I …

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I used to be fat. Really fat.

Tomorrow an article is being posted on the wonderful fitness website I’m involved with about me and my former life. My former …

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SMH Half Marathon

Yesterday I ran the Sydney Morning Herald half marathon. I am very pleased to report that I wasn’t beaten by anybody dressed …

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Shoe Porn

Because my social life is obviously so full and busy, I spent Friday night cleaning out my shoe cupboard. I know. Wild. …

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The Ashes

As I wrote the heading to this blog post I realised I’m probably going to get some cricket fans directed my way …