Nearly 30 And Not Feeling Broody… But That’s Okay

Nearly 30 And Not Feeling Broody… But That’s Okay

As I switch between Facebook and Instagram I'm faced with announcements of pregnancies, safe arrivals of newborns and daily reminders of their cute faces filling my newsfeed. Don't get me wrong, I hit like at every one of those adorable faces I see. But that's where it ends. I don't feel broody, I don't start [...]

Finding My Independence

Finding My Independence

I’m currently writing this high in the air, above the white fluffy marshmallow looking clouds taking breaks now and then to glance out the window on my right at the foreign but familiar lands that I hope to visit again soon. I couldn't think of a better way to clear ones head than to make [...]

Why I really, really didn’t like the contraceptive implant….

Why I really, really didn’t like the contraceptive implant….

I wanted to talk about the contraceptive implant and how I really, really didn't like it. Firstly, I have to say that we are all individual and obviously our bodies work differently*- but some may identify with what I am about to talk about and why I now feel in a very good place when it comes [...]

I Hate Being Late

I Hate Being Late

10 statements you will identify with if you hate being late! All of my family, friends and now co-workers are now used to how early I am. To everything. And I mean everything. Some people like it, some people depend on it - whilst others find it slightly frustrating. It's not the fact that I [...]

Running With Anaemia

Running With Anaemia

Okay so what is iron deficiency anaemia? Quite simply, iron deficiency anaemia (anemia - US spelling) is a condition where a lack of iron in the body leads to a reduction in the number of red blood cells. According to http://www.runnersworld.com iron deficiency anaemia is one of the most common nutritional deficiencies among female athletes. They [...]

Running With a Cough

Running With a Cough

We've all been there. Especially around winter time. The germs flow round the confined office space overfilled with bodies. There's no escaping it! What sucks is for us runners who want to get out into the cold wintry conditions, desperate to feel the wind on our faces to the point where our eyes water. We [...]

To Track Or Not To Track? Is It All In The Mind?

To Track Or Not To Track? Is It All In The Mind?

Lately I've been experimenting with my TomTom Runner watch.  I sometimes find that when I wear my watch out for a run, I am constantly checking it and the run doesn't feel as good. Is it psychological? Probably. When I don't wear it I feel better for it. I run how my body feels. But [...]