Monthly Archives: August 2018

Monthly mileage 85 miles

The end of another month and another month where I rounded it up to a round number. 80 miles this month. Jan: 100 miles Feb: 105 miles Mar: 100 miles Apr: 80 miles May: 75 miles Jun: 50 miles Jul: … Continue reading

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Dead proud & fortunate

Yesterday I was proud. Dead proud. The 10 Apprentices I helped get into the BBC last year, graduated. Not only that, other Apprentices from previous years, most in work now, were there celebrating the current years’ achievements. A lovely little … Continue reading

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Wk34 onto Wk35

Last week was 3 runs totalling nearly 15 miles, and walks totalling around 10 miles. No strength training, and my sleep wasn’t the best. But I had a good weekend away visiting family I haven’t seen for a while and … Continue reading

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Fixing my Garmin HRM

On my last two runs, my heart rate has been showing annoyingly high… avg 168 and max 200 on and easy 5 miler yesterday, and avg 177, max 200 on an easy 14 miler today. Oops. It certainly didn’t feel … Continue reading

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Half shut knife

It was all going so well with my sleep in the last few weeks… I was getting good long undisturbed sleep of around 7-9 hours. I wasn’t even thinking about it, it was just going well. Work was ticking along … Continue reading

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Getting a balance

Do you run every day? It’s a question I get asked a lot and the answer is – no. I know that in order for me to be healthy, I need to factor in rest and recovery days, and I … Continue reading

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It’s ok not to be ok

This time last year I was in a bad place, a really bad place. I didn’t really realise it then, but looking back, it was. I went to spend the weekend at a very good friends for a birthday celebration. … Continue reading

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