I think I have got myself a bit of a reputation. Let me explain…. Whenever an obesity story hits in the UK, a new bit of research or some kind of incident that has got the medias attention…my phone starts to go. When this first started happening I got all excited and would spend days…

When I first took up sport again as an adult I had one key objective. WEIGHTLOSS I didn’t really get the whole exercising for mental health thing, or exercise as a way of expanding my social circle, or the achievement of running goals as a sign that I could achieve big things in other areas…

Happy New Year Folks. How you holding up? Been for your first run yet (me neither ooopps) Had enough of the diet adverts across the media yet? Or the constant flow of healthy food and exercise segments on day time TV? Hmmm, me too. I have not started a new diet…and I have not set…

I reckon a lot of people underestimate me…or if not that, perhaps they simply don’t understand me…don’t know enough about my background to understand that I’m not just some Fat bird who runs marathons and belives she can help overweight women learn to love running too. Let me explain. I’ve not always been a blogger…oh…

I realised yesterday one of my biggest problems in life…no its not that I am overweight, or that I am a little bit rubbish at running a business…its that apparently I set my goals too big. This is not a realisation I have had for the first time. However, every time I acknowledge this fact,…

It doesn’t take a genius to make the connection between the eating of crap food and having little money in your purse does it? You only have to think about how you felt as a child with 50pence in your pocket, it was all about how much you could get with your money…what gave you…

This morning I woke up tired and sore, with the onset of a cold I think. You know the signs, sniffy nose, itchy throat, swollen glands. But with a 3 year old to get ready for nursery and a full todo list for the day I couldn’t afford to be unwell, so in the few…

So today we are going back to basics and simply reviewing the very best ways to begin your running journey with some suggestions for how to start…none of them are particularly easy, but nothing worth having in life is right? 1. Just start running today – As in put your trainers on this very minute and…

In 2014 a GP took one look at me and made the assumption that running a marathon was beyond my capabilities. It didn’t matter that I had run one before, or that I had recently run 20 miles in Hyde Park, all he saw was a fat woman with back pain (caused by picking my…

For years and years I kidded myself that this year would be the year, this year I would hit my weight loss targets, give up the booze, stick with my gym routine and having regular facials…and each year I would have lost my resolve come February. It didn’t matter how determined I was, how many…

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