It feels like I have only just reviewed January, how fast is this year going?! The answer... too fast. May and the London Revolution are fast approaching and I feel completely unprepared for what is to come! My plan for February was to continue to build a solid cycling base with increasing mileage on the … Continue reading Looking back over February
With Eating Disorder Awareness Week taking place next week 27th - 5th March it's a little reminder just how crucial awareness of this 'silent' illness is. Eating disorders are a very secretive illness. Using myself as an example, to begin with I looked fine, my favourite phrase was 'I'm fine' or 'I'm ok' and I … Continue reading Giving the silent illness a voice
Can you believe January is already over and February is underway? If I'm honest I usually dislike Jan, it's a strange month after the Christmas period, everything goes back to normal but feels incredibly slow. It's cold, it's grey and everyone lacks motivation. Most years my January is faced with New Years resolutions that I … Continue reading Looking back over January
So on Christmas Day I unwrapped a beautiful black box with a gorgeous pair of Fizik cycling shoes inside. I loved them, I was so excited to be the proud owner of these beautiful shoes... and then they went back in the box. A few days later it hit me that I actually had to … Continue reading Let the training begin…
This time last year I was going into an inpatient unit to begin a recovery programme. I was weak, had little energy and just walking up the stairs gave me palpitations and left me breathless. Last weekend I ran my first half marathon. Needless to say I am extremely proud at how far I have … Continue reading I Only Went And Did It!
Something someone gave me Here it would be quite easy to pick an actual gift, something material that I love. However last year I was given something else that I am truly grateful for. When I was admitted into hospital my sister dropped me off and as I gave her a huge hug to … Continue reading Gratitude Week5&6
What are you going to START for Lent? I can't believe it's that time of year again. Pancake day is just around the corner and so that means Lent will soon begin! Thousands of people will be giving something up on Wednesday 10th February. Some may be doing it for fun, others to prove a … Continue reading What are you going to START for Lent?