Monthly Archives: October 2015

1,000 miles this year so far

Today, my lunchtime run brought my running total to just over 1,000 miles. 🙂 http://connect.garmin.com/activity/928675405 At the start of the year, I set myself a goal (on Garmin) to run 2015km, or 1,252 miles this year. With just over three … Continue reading

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Thanks to Mikey – and he replied!

I mentioned in one of my posts about Fit Girl’s training for the marathon, how she did the majority of her cardio training on spin bikes in the gym – with the ‘my ride’ programme, more specifically, the trainer on … Continue reading

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Everything is awesome? 5/5

Following on from yesterday’s post, Evertyhing is awesome? 4/5 … here’s the final part of the series: (or you can read the whole thing here: Everything is Awesome?). The possibilities are endless You’ve got over it and everything is fine. … Continue reading

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Everything is awesome? 4/5

Following on from yesterday’s post, Everything is awesome? 3/5 … here’s part four: Telling people You tell those close to you – your partner, your family, your boss, your best friend – what’s been happening, and what you think will … Continue reading

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Everything is awesome? 3/5

Following on from yesterday’s post, Everything is awesome? 2/5… here’s part three: On the road to recovery You realise that this isn’t right, and you need help. You need to find out what it all means. You start to overthink … Continue reading

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Everything is awesome? 2/5

Following on from yesterday’s post, Everything is awesome? 1/5… here’s part two: Or is it? People you know get concerned about you, and reach out to help you and ask if you’re ok. They’re confused with how you’re acting and … Continue reading

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Everything is awesome? 1/5

This blog started out as a journal for me, charting my progress in improving my health and fitness. Then it turned into an information point, answering questions I was asked, plus a bit more. And in the last few years … Continue reading

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A nice little thank you for my pacing

Today in work (after me pacing 2:20 on the GSR half marathon)… one of my colleagues caught me and said… ‘Lorn, I was spectating yesterday at STV (the 11 mile mark of the Great Scottish Run half marathon’… and it … Continue reading

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Great Scottish Run 2015 – pacing 2:20

Today we were up early to walk to the start line of the Great Scottish Run half marathon. I met a few people I knew when I got there, and I picked up my pacer pack (which was nice and … Continue reading

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SS6 Training Plan

I’m in for the Southside 6 this year again. I did it in 2013, and then fainted and hit my head the week before the 2014 event so I chose to pull out. So this year, with the marathon still … Continue reading

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