Can we talk short shorts for a moment? It took me a long old time to pluck up the courage to wear shorts to run in? I’m not sure why? I mean sometimes it’s bloody hot, and wearing even capri leggings just adds a whole new level of effort to a humid run. Sometimes it is…

When I made the decision to go full time with my blog in the spring 2014 I sought some business advice and was told by one cheery chap in a suit that there was no way I could earn a living from being a blogger and that I should keep it as a hobby rather…

I am a runner, because I run. But sometimes while I am out on a run I walk. Sometimes I walk just to take on water, and sometimes I walk because I need a break. Some people think though, if you have to walk whilst running then you are cheating and are not actually a…

It was working on ITV’s This Morning back in April that I came across Elle Sports, they are one of those brands that of course I knew about I just never really considered them as a place for me to buy kit. That was until on week 2 of my “Run for your life” feature…

Finding kit that fits is a huge issue for big women, in fact its a problem for all sorts of women because funnily enough we are all different sizes and more importantly different shapes, and with sports wear we can’t always be as creative as we can be with every day fashion items you know…

Around this time last year I was job searching, the blog was going well but after 18 months of being on maternity leave I knew it was time to get back to work. I applied for a few jobs in project management, and even a running development job, but I didn’t get them and secretly…

We’ve all heard the expression a million times before right? You can never truly understand someone until you have travelled a mile in their shoes And as women we often manage to put ourselves in the position of others to better understand how they may feel but I guess until you have truly walked (or even…

 Each month I feature one of our runners, but this month we have a special treat in the form of 37 year old Joanne Oborn from Bromley, South London who I have had the pleasure of meeting twice now. I first met Joanne when she came along to one of my Fat Girl Run Clinics…

As the winter months draw in I always think it’s a good time for a right old clear out, an opportunity to sort through stuff and get organised for the next season. So I have been a busy girl this week, packing away my summer clothes and digging out my winter coat and boots. Here…

So this post is not the easiest or sexiest post I have ever created and there is a shameless plug for a product I am working with so if you are of a sensitive nature when it comes to the realities of having a plus sized body, or you object to me earning a living…

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