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Ultra-marathon & the bionic woman

So I need a general word vomit, so much has happened since my last post! Of course, a 50km ultra-marathon has bern successfully completed! I suppose I still cant quite believe I ran, yes all the way, no walking, 31 (& a half) miles of forest trail on...

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Buddhism, treadmills and Halloween

So its Halloween as I write this, ‘All Hallows Evening’ the celebration of remembering the dead, revolving around “humour and ridicule to confront the power of death” we carve pumpkins, we dress up in costumes and eat mountains of sweets- a brilliant...

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its all in the head

Since moving to Market Deeping and working in Peterborough I have met a huge amount of new friends, a large proportion on these may I add are through running and triathlon. Moving gyms, training with several different clubs, and having a program written...

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Hurricane Abi

This week has been a storm! A hurricane of training, teaching, plans, friends, photos and grumps swirled together and creating havoc in high speed rush mode!! So where do I start? Meeting the fabulous James Greenwell, CEO of Proto-col has ignited my passion...

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“It doesn’t matter who you are. What matters is your plan.” The Dark Knight Rises

Recently I have discussed my route into and around sports with many people; questions such as: why do you like running? Why did you stop swimming? Why did you start triathlon? And it’s made me stop and realistically consider the reasons behind some of...

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Keep on pushing

A week on, and I'm almost there with a speedy carbon fiber bike - courtesy of Terry Wright Cyles- Market Deeping. A wonderful, friendly, knowledgeable (thank goodness- as I'm clueless) cycle shop have recognised my potential in triathlon, reaching this...

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The Big GB

So, its been a while. What can I say? new job, new home, new friends, new clubs...oh yes and a GB squad qualification. Lovely. Its been rather mad to say the least, I feel like I'm on a cloud floating in a life that I have always wished for. Training...

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Abi on my shoulder

Sometimes in life I feel like there are two Abi's, one on each shoulder. Yes, this is a slightly strange post. One Abi loves life, takes the challenge and is an immature, optimistic, ambitious young woman. The other Abi, seeks absolute perfection in all...

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Just keep swimming

So as a child I went to centre parcs every summer for around five years. Brilliant, great, lucky me. However the lake there was always full of huge gross fish that would snap up my wotsits when i dropped them off the platforms there. So needless to say,...

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Inspiration

So I'm thoroughly inspired and ready to take it all on. Generally in life I am incessantly hyper-active and in 'taking over the world' mode. Recently described as 'Duracell'. Until I hit my wall of anxiety. Focus leaves me, doubt fills me and my brain...

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