Have you ever noticed how you come across something for the first time and then within days the same thing crops up in several Facebook/Instagram posts? Is it that you … Continue Reading GRIT Plyo & CXWorx
On tuesday, I ran 12km. It was the furthest I had run in three months. I should have been elated. In just over two weeks I’d moved ‘the maximum distance … Continue Reading Doing the Pelvic Tilt
‘She’s chomping at the bit so she is,’ someone said yesterday. I wasn’t anywhere near a racecourse or stables but lying flat on a physiotherapy table. The ‘she’ in question … Continue Reading ITB Saga continues
We’re in Ireland now, enjoying the cooler weather and eating our way through the tin of Cadbury’s Roses my mother has kept for us since Christmas. I’ve tried running twice … Continue Reading A little bit back, a little bit forward
This week, the last in our house, I lost two toenails, sold my car, gave away two guinea pigs, and paid a man to stick needles in my hands and … Continue Reading Before the packers arrive…
So I can’t run today. I just shouldn’t. My foot is as sore as it was yesterday so I must heed it’s plea for rest. But I feel restless. Boy … Continue Reading No running (water) !
One of the many things I love about running is how strong and powerful it makes me feel, and the fact that that I always feel better after a run … Continue Reading The One Where I Admit That I’ve been Foolish
Yesterday I learned something surprising about running in Malaysia – according to Karen Loh, Race Director, for the Malaysia Women Marathon, only 12% of marathon runners in this country are … Continue Reading Dream, Believe, Become
Last night, after a nine (9!!) week break, I returned to my running club. It was the best evening I’ve had, well, in nine weeks (not counting of course my … Continue Reading Reclaiming My Runner’s Joy
This morning I ran 8 km dressed in irony. I wore my race shirt for tonight’s BSN Putrajaya Half Marathon which shouts Quit at Never from the back. I’d dreamed … Continue Reading Quit at Never
Come closer, I need to tell you something. I am going to whisper something in your ear. Are you close enough? Here it is… I’m running again..sh! I’m not whispering … Continue Reading Muscle Amnesia
I’ve returned to the danger zone. My foot no longer feels sore, so my body keeps sayin’: ‘Go for a run, just a little run, wearing your Aircast brace, why … Continue Reading The Danger Zone
Yesterday I started Shock Wave Therapy* to speed up healing of my tendon. If you’ve watched Homeland and seen Carrie treated for Bi-Polar Disorder, strapped to a bed while electric … Continue Reading Shock Wave Therapy
When I first went to the doctor at the sports clinic, 12 days ago, I suspected tendonitis. No, no, it wasn’t tendonitis, she said with professional certainty; I had sprained … Continue Reading Posterior Tibial Tendonitis
So there is a perception that injuries are part and parcel of running, but up until now I’ve been fortunate to experience nothing worse then a strained Achilles Tendon due … Continue Reading Shape Night Run – not!