Monthly Archives: May 2014

5 Weeks to go – Countdown to Ironman Austria

.5lb loss; 34.5lb total; 12.5lb in 2014 In our first few weeks of working with Sue, the hypnotherapist, she spoke a lot about benefit of considering our life experiences as tools to be placed in a tool box.  The idea … Continue reading

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Preoccupied and obsessing

For some reason I’ve become preoccupied and slightly obsessional this week.  I can’t stop thinking about Ironman Austria and I guess as we get closer to the final stages and most of the physical work is done, I’ve started to … Continue reading

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6 Weeks to go – Countdown to Ironman Austria

3.5lb loss; 34lb total; 12lb in 2014. Six months ago when we sat down and wrote the Ironman training programme it was easy to be blasé.  100 miles here, 100 miles there, chuck a 10k in the middle, yeah, no … Continue reading

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7 Weeks to go – Countdown to Ironman Austria

5.5 gain (yikes); 30.5lb total; 8.5lb in 2014. Earlier this week I finished re-reading a book written by Rosie Pope-Swale, ‘Just a Little Run Around the World’.  At the age of 55, having come to running late in life, she … Continue reading

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8 Weeks to go – A countdown to Ironman Austria

4.5 loss; 36lb total; 14lb in 2014. What a week.  What an absolutely amazing week. I’ve blogged about quite a lot of it already.  A PB and sub 50 minutes at the Hogsmill 5 followed by a sub 30 and … Continue reading

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The Best. Run. Ever. #2

This time last year I posted a race report about the best run ever.  You can read the race report here. This year, Jean and I returned to the Dave Clark 5 for another bash at this lovely low key … Continue reading

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