London Marathon training begins!

As you might be aware, in April I will be running the London Marathon – eeekkk! It’s my first marathon ever, so I’m feeling slightly (ok, very) nervous. Me being me, I need to follow a strict training programme so that I know in my mind that I will be…

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Resting my poorly foot

As I mentioned in my last post, since running the Robin Hood Half Marathon in September, my right foot has been hurting. I’ve been trying to still run on it as I really want to try and maintain my half marathon fitness. However, my foot doesn’t want to play and…

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"You're In" – I'm …

If you’re a regular reader, you’ll know that I recently completed my second half marathon. Despite struggling a bit with the training I managed to shave 11 mins off my previous time – finishing in 2hrs 14mins! I enjoyed the run and the training was worth it, but I was…

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Training for a half marathon

On Sunday I’ll be taking part in my second half marathon. I ran the Robin Hood Half Marathon last year and really enjoyed it! I’m doing the same one again, but this year I’ve really struggled with the training. I’m not sure if it was easier last year due to…

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Smoothies – the verdict

Last week I wrote a post announcing that I was going to get on board the smoothie band wagon and give them a try (check out my ‘Smoothies – do they really work’ post). Well after having a Deliciously Ella smoothie everyday for breakfast, I’m converted. Whilst they aren’t miracle…

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Smoothies – do they really work?

I’ve been hearing lots of talk about the health benefits of including smoothies in your diet recently, so I’ve decided to give them a try to see if they live up to the hype.  Image source: Deliciously Ella I’ve been struggling with eating healthily at the moment. I’m not too bad…

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Weekly weigh in – it’s all about …

I’m going to be honest now, this week I haven’t weighed myself. I was quite naughty over the bank holiday weekend, and I was so excited about going to Ascot on Saturday, that I knew if the scales showed I’d put weight on it would affect how I felt in…

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Weekly weigh in – success!

I’m delighted to report that I’ve managed to lose 3lbs – hurrah! I now have another 3lbs to lose to get back to my target weight. I’m not sure the bank holiday has helped much. Life is just too short, not to indulge during bank holidays, so the odd sweet…

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Weekly weigh in – back on the wagon!

It’s been a while since I’ve written a weekly weigh in post. My last one was just before we went on holiday and on weighing myself the day before we left, I had managed to get down to my target of 9st 7lbs – yippee! However, me being me, I put 5lbs…

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Weekly weigh in – week 6

I’m delighted to report that I’ve lost 2lbs, even with a slight blip on Wednesday lunch time when I had a buffet lunch and cake at work! This weekend I have indulged a little on chocolate. With us going away on Friday, I’ve been letting the kids eat any eggs…

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Weekly weigh in – week 5

This week my weight has stayed the same, which I’m pretty happy with. I ate loads last weekend, due to it being Mother’s Day, and although I’ve been pretty good this week, we had a chip shop dinner on Thursday night due to a crazy day at work and me…

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