The last Manbag before Lakes in a Day, only 2.5 sleeps before the start. I have an early start on race day hence the 0.5 night. So, am I ready for this? Yes, well as ready as I can be. Could I have done more training? Yes – Could I have lost a bit more … Continue reading Manbag #20 – Am I ready for this?
Testing Times This post is going to try and wrap up the whole perfection, self esteem, am I on the right road threads that have meandered through this blog. I have a tendency to test myself and I do it in all the elements of my life except one. Some of that testing is borne … Continue reading Run Every Day – Day 29
Running gadgets and kit – so I have been in that obsessive runner phase where I had a gadget that told me everything I needed to know about running and more and I was in a thrall to it, if I was near the end of a run and I still had a 1/3 mile … Continue reading Run Every Day – Day 23
I have a manager, he/she sits inside my head. When I wrote a couple a days ago about the facets of my personality that I presented to the world, or at least thought I presented to the world it is the manager who ‘manages’ that process. His/her purpose is to manage the cauldron of emotions that … Continue reading Run Every Day – Day 22
A very long metaphor for depression – I was told this on a Mindfulness course and it makes a lot of sense and I could relate to it. Depression is like walking down a street and you fall in to a big black hole, it may have surprised you or you may have seen it … Continue reading Run Every Day – Day 18
Today is Blue Monday, not the song but statistically the most depressing day of the year, post Christmas blues, impending credit card bills and another 2 weeks to pay day, assuming that you are working. Rethink Mental Illness are organising #BrightMonday to beat the blues. The idea is to wear something bright or just look … Continue reading Run Every Day – Day 16