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…

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…

When I initially found out I was pregnant with Rose, like most women on their first pregnancies I went in to a bit of a panic at the thought of how much weight I might put on. It didn’t help that I had just spent over a year dieting and training for my first marathon,…

So my last post was back in August, when I disclosed the news that I was pregnant. My last running experience was a short 3 miles which left me dizzy and out of breath, which considering I had ran the London Marathon a few weeks before was very odd, so odd I guessed that something…

So as you all know back in April I ran the London Marathon, in just under 6 hours I may add. Well about a week later I went out for a short run, just to my local Tesco’s (about 17 minutes away) I felt fine, if a bit stiff, but once I got in the…

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