10 weeks and 1 race

I cant believe its been 10 weeks since i started getting back into running, sometimes it feels like its been a few days and other times it feels like its been a whole lot longer. But over the last 10 weeks I have learnt so much about myself and about what true motivation and passion looks like.
I was traveling for 3 out of the 10 weeks, and going into each week I was anxious about how this would effect my overall progress and training.  Much to my surprise a running plan whilst being read more

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Find your purpose in working out….

……. because motivation will never be enough.

People always ask me ‘how do you stay motivated?’, and to be honest I don’t, about 50% of the time i’d rather stay curled up in my nice warm bed for an extra 90 minutes in the morning; and it takes every ounce of my being every time I go to whole foods or publix to not buy 12 cookies and eat them all.  

DEDICATION. That is what keeps me focused and on the right path, dedication is what comes into read more

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World Mental Health Day

Mental health…. A phrase that gets so many of us feeling uptight and uncomfortable.  Honestly, I used to be one of them, there has always been this stigmatism around mental health and I kind of, sort of blame TV & movies.  The type of mental health illnesses that are always portrayed on TV are the the extreme cases,  rarely do they focus on the ones that 1 in 5 of us have.

Perhaps being a Brit has something to do with my uncomfortableness around the term? Us Brits seem to be so consumed read more

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Whole 30 – Final days, Final thoughts & Tips

WE DID IT! Our first ever Whole30 complete!

Firstly, a HUGE thank you to everyone that followed us on this journey,  especially to the ones that never complained when we had to be ‘difficult’ when it came to eating eat, to the ones that wouldn’t let John and I cave in; we appreciate you greatly.

I put some real thought as to how I wanted to round up the last 30 days, I toyed with the idea of a video, enthusiastically started it and then realized it would be too much effort; so read more

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