The thigh bone’s connected to the hip bone…
Oct07

The thigh bone’s connected to the hip bone…

I’m telling everyone that will listen that I will DEFINITELY be running a half marathon in the spring. Not to mention the Cheltenham half marathon next September. I’m proud of all my friends that ran it the other week, but still gutted that I wasn’t with them. I know I can recover from my ITB problem quickly. I’ve had it before. I recovered, didn’t I? But it seems it’s not as simple as that. I...

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A plan (breaking the cycle of pain)
Mar17

A plan (breaking the cycle of pain)

It’s coming up for five weeks since my daughter first got a nasty virus and is four weeks to the day since her foot first started hurting. I’ll admit, there were times, usually late at night or first thing in the morning, when I’ve been scared. What if it’s something really serious? What if it never goes away? As soon as it became clear that it wasn’t going to miraculously clear up overnight, all...

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You couldn’t make it up
Jan13

You couldn’t make it up

I’ve said before that my kids are accident prone. We’ve got a bit of a loyalty card situation going on at A&E. But I’ve never known where they got it from. Suddenly, today, it all became quite clear. I was lying at the physio’s. I injured my knee two weeks after the Bristol half marathon, back in September last year. It didn’t hurt at any time apart from when I was running, so it took me a while to...

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