Just keep swimming!

I’m three quarters of the way through challenge 11 and it’s starting to go swimmingly again!

Super Support

On Saturday 2nd September I became an IronWoman. I still can’t quite believe it’s true, but the aching muscles and happy memories of the day remind me that that statement is now a fact. The nine challenges leading up to that day paid off in helping me prepare to complete the iron distance triathlon in…

Challenge Seeker IronMan

It’s less than 2 weeks away now, but on Saturday 2nd September I’ll start and (hopefully) finish my own ironman! 

It’s a marathon

The old saying goes “it’s a marathon, not a sprint”, until you see the finish straight…then its a sprint!

Thank You.

Two years ago today I was running. I was running from a room filled with sorrow and heartache. I was running along country lanes trying to piece together what had just happened. I was running to try and find peace. Two years ago today, my wonderful sister Tracy died. It left us all reeling after…

Through the Night

On Saturday 8th July I completed challenge number 8 of the year and ticked off July’s challenge too! My original plan had been to tackle cycling round the outside of the M25, going off the beaten track and doing a rather long loop around London. Time, cost and logistics scratched that plan off the list…

Double Whammy June!

It’s been a while since I posted an update – the double whammy challenges in June have taken up a lot of time! The challenges were worlds apart – the first was Dragon Ride in the Brecon Beacons. It was supposed to be my biggest ride to date, covering some 140-miles. But once again, weather…

A Passing Reminder

Seeing my nephew waving from the quayside I remembered why I’m doing all these challenges. It’s to make him proud, to show him that bad things can happen but a positive outlook can make the difference.