Category Archives: Motivation

Being effective and looking after yourself…

Ever get swamped with work, or pulled into doing far too much, or doing things you don’t really want to be doing? Even worse, do you end up with loads to do, but end up procrastinating over other pointless things … Continue reading

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Running Marathons…

This time 4 years ago I ran my first official marathon event… the Lochaber Marathon – on the 10th April 2011.  It seems like a really long time ago, and at the time, I had already run the distance (13.1 miles up the West … Continue reading

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Hey Mr Big Man

Hey Mr Big Man… why are you doing this to yourself? By 8:20am at work, you’ve eaten a roll and sausage, a sandwich and a packet of crisps. Not to mention the can of coke you cracked open and guzzled. … Continue reading

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Not Giving In…

I’ve been coaching a few people who have asked for my help in motivating them… some of them want to change their lives, some to them want to lose weight or get fitter and healthier. Some of them want to … Continue reading

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Be happy in your life

This post is dedicated to an amazing friend who I made cry when I was having a good chat with her and said that I thought she had just ‘lost her cape.’ She’ll be back, amazing as ever.  🙂 + … Continue reading

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Looking back at my 2013

Looking back at my 2013, it didn’t seem as eventful as some other years, but it did include a major life event – Fit Girl and I buying a house together in May. The house move and everything that followed … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday! 2007 – NOW

I got this idea from Aimee’s Corner on Facebook. Aimee has had an amazing transformation and is inspiring people from all over the world. 🙂 Anyway – here is my throw back Thursday. A photo of me from May 2007 … Continue reading

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Why worry?

‘One day you’ll turn around and look back at your life and wonder what all the fuss, stress and worry was all about.’ – My Dad. Ever wonder why I have the positive and optimistic outlook that I do? Like … Continue reading

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The best marathon of my life

‘If you want to run the best marathon of your life, you need to push hard. Of course it’s horrible, who said it was easy!? Push through that feeling for 5 minutes and the body will adjust.’ Cris Walsh, Bellahouston … Continue reading

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My Glasgow Marathon = My Lifetime PB :-D

Today, Saturday 21st September 2013, I ran my Glasgow Marathon. I had a great run, all over Glasgow. I pushed hard, had fun, winked at an old man, had my cape on, nearly got tripped up by a little dog, … Continue reading

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