"50m? In one go? I can't do that...I ca... Stop it. Breathe. You have done 2 laps in a row before, this is the same. It's cold, there are waves, other people can see. I can't. You can, you will and Jack is right there, he can see you, he can help you. I can't… Continue reading What comfort zone?
My successes are my own. My achievements are mine to show. My life is of my own making. There is a but here though, I could never have done any of this alone. Of all the blessings I have in my life, my support structure is the greatest one. My parents, my husband and my… Continue reading It’s all about support
I am in a space this week that I don't want to be in but I know I need to process it and come out on the other side.I tried ignoring it, I tried ra-ra'ing it and I entertained the idea for a moment, just for a moment, to give in to it. I won't… Continue reading All the hard work
This year I want to focus more on what makes me happy. On what gets me out of bed in the morning, what gives me extra spoons, what helps me get to the end of difficult days at work. So every now an again I will do a "Happy Places" post and share with you… Continue reading Happy Places: Swimming
There are a lot of blog posts coming out at the moment around how to make 2017 better. How to be amazing, how to make your life amazing, how to avoid the pitfalls of previous years. Long lists of do's and don'ts, action plans, printable, etc. Some are done with humour, some in all seriousness,… Continue reading Respect
Welcome to the new Gregorian year. What are you going to do to make it a better year? I have seen a lot of things across social media platforms telling people to stop blaming a number on a calendar for everything that happened last year. That 2016 had nothing to do with all the bad… Continue reading 2017 – The year of now
An open letter to the man who bodyshamed me as I was running down Strand Street on the eve of 21 December 16. Last night I was angry, I was hurt and I was angry. I tried to imagine all the horrible things I want to happen to you but I was too hurt and… Continue reading The post that started it all