Let me ask you some questions… Are you sick of dieting? Are you struggling to lose or maintain your weight? Are you worried about your health or fitness? Are you suffering with anxiety or bouts of depression? Are you ready to put your own health and wellbeing first? Are you ready for real change? And another one……

I remember the first time I met Jo, we were in posh glass walled offices in Central London having a development meeting and she rocked up looking absolutely amazing. Smashing all stereotypes that if you are fat you are stupid, lazy and unstylish Jo is the smartest most vibrant woman I know…and she is very…

Looking out my window today it is cold and grey and dreary… what I need is something to look forward to next year that is the complete opposite. Oh yeah I have it The Too Fat to Run health and happiness retreat in Rhodes in May. This years retreat was incredible (you can read about…

As we start to head towards the winter months here in the UK, I don’t know about you but I always start to dream of exotic holidays…start thinking about where I am going to get my next dose of sunshine from…which is why I am soooooooo excited to be revealing the dates of next years…

For a lot of runners the real work starts now that xmas is out of the way, so wether you are training for a full marathon or a half the weekends are unlikely to be your own as you pack in your parkruns and long Sundays runs. When I first started entering half marathons I…

About ten years ago, shortly after my Run Fatty Run episode I went through a bit of a phase of going on various bootcamps, I was single and childless at the time, with disposable income and an attitude of “whatever it takes to lose this bloody weight”. Over a period of about 2 years I…

As I cycled towards West Ham station this saturday morning I was a little apprehensive about the day ahead, the first Fat Girl Run Clinic back in June had been such a resounding success I worried that this one for some reason would be a disaster. It had been harder this time to fill the…

No it’s not a joke, it’s what happened yesterday as part of the first ever Fat Girl Run Clinic – a unique 1 day running retreat for plus sized runners. About a year ago I wondered if there was such a thing after looking into running retreats myself. I was too worried about my speed…

Money has never been that important to me, but that being said I’ve been aware of it from quite an early age and always managed to find a way of acquiring it some how. Aged 7 I used to convince my sister that my handful of coppers were more valuable than her shiny £1 coin….

I have been doing parkrun since 2008 when a friend encouraged me to go to Wimbledon Common to take part, I didn’t realise at that point that there were ones closer to me, but it was worth the early morning schlep across town and signalled the start of a new way of spending my Saturday…

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