People are obsessed with my size and it’s just so bloody annoying. The meant to be helpful comments from friends and family Oh you’ve lost weight? Erm nope…don’t think so, not last time I looked. Or journalists who are doing a story about me who insist on knowing my dress size…when the piece is not…

I’m not going to lie, I didn’t even know who Jo Pavey was until the 2012 Olympic Games…I didn’t know much about athletics full stop before then. I can remember reading something about her winning the 10K meter gold medal at the 2014 European Championships in Zürich, just ten months after giving birth to her…

In 2012 I ran the 26.2 miles of the London Marathon unknowingly carrying a very precious package along with me, and no it wasn’t an energy gel or some anti chaffing cream. Turns out I was pregnant, 6 or 7 weeks in fact. It came as an almighty shock and in many ways I was…

Did you know apparently it takes 21 days to start a new habit? And with the summer holidays in full swing there’s no time like the present to get outside with the family and start a new family habit of being physical out in the open…together…yes you read that right OUTSIDE and TOGETHER!!! A new…

Now you all know we only ever feature fabulous plus sized runners in our runner of the month post, but this month we have really excelled bringing you an exclusive interview with the runner of the moment Sam Mollaghan from the fantastic #ThisGirlCan campaign from Sport England. If you haven’t seen it yet, here it…

Well that got your attention didn’t it? So before you start thinking “traitor” or worse still “attention seeker” of course I think Jo Pavey can win the BBC’s Sports Personality of the Year award, which is being announced this week, why wouldn’t I? We love an underdog in this country, the thought that someone has…

Would you like my seat? How far along are you my dear? You are simply blooming!! When is it due? These are simply THE worst comments a FAT woman can hear when she’s not actually pregnant. And I can’t count the number of times it’s been said to me over the years, and every time…

I need your help. I really need your help. And I need it this weekend. I need your help to get my eBook “99 ways to run with a baby” to No.1 in the Amazon eBook sales…and in time for Mothers Day. It can be done, I just need YOU my loyal readers to help…

At a guess I would imagine the average first time marathoner is in their late twenties? maybe its even later in life that desire to run long takes a hold. My daughter however first made her way round the iconic London Marathon route at only 5 weeks, no not 5 weeks old…5 weeks in gestation….

Today I took my daughter to the local hospital to see an ear nose and throat specialist as she was born with congenital pre auricular fistula (ear pits), its nothing serious but they wanted to just check if they had closed by themselves. So I walked the 2 and a half miles there, and then…

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