Monthly Archives: July 2013

Thunder and Lightening (very, very frightening)

Roughly a week ago I was feeling very hard done by.  All around the country various people were raving about storms.  Up north, down south, twitter feeds and facebook statuses were boasting about bangs, flashes, forks and torrents.  Here in … Continue reading

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The day of the Ghost

I wondered what the noise was for a moment as I lay, enveloped in the duvet, with Alan snoring gently beside me. A cool breeze blew across my face and the torrential rain consistently pounding the tarmac through the night … Continue reading

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Tri Action

Last Sunday I negotiated a day off.  As Alan headed off to the Elmbridge 10k with the shop, my friend Penny and I headed the other way to Effingham to participate in the Tri-Adventure series event. Pen and I have … Continue reading

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It starts and finishes with sugar

I met with Pete the personal trainer last Saturday.  The relationship is developing and already feels good.  We discussed the nutritional and physical aspects I wanted his help with. I’ve spent years advocating carbohydrates.  Since A level biology I’ve been … Continue reading

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It’s all in the Planning…

… and of course the execution.  But let’s not dwell on executions just yet. Because I have some news…  Da, da, daaaaaaah… I’ve entered Ironman Austria. Even the thought of it is exciting enough to make me want to dance … Continue reading

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Outlaw Triathlon Race Report

I failed.  A sorry DNF sits against my name.  I thought I’d let you know before the off in case you get your hopes up in the excitement of the report. I failed before I got into the water.  When … Continue reading

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Personal Service

I met with the personal trainer yesterday. I was nervous.  He was nervous.  The conversation was stilted and hesitant at first. Maybe I need to explain. I’m lucky enough to know my personal trainer quite well.  I’m sure he wouldn’t … Continue reading

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