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I earnt my lovehearts

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The Chocolate Pudding monster

 Week Six completed and the training continues… I managed a 42.99 miles (damn that last 0.01 of a mile) last week 🙂 How did I get here?  How did I lose weight and keep it off?  It’s usually the first … Continue reading

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Life skills and a good glass of red anyone?

I have been noticing the strangest little things.  I have realised something I did not expect when I set out on this journey.  I have learnt a whole new range of skills that I just did not expect to relate to … Continue reading

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And so it begins…week One

Happy new year everyone.  I really hope 2011 is going to be fabulous year for us all! My 2011 started on 27th December as I began my marathon training.  Monday 27 December was the start of Week One of 16 weeks … Continue reading

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How do you eat yours, jelly babies and fingerless mitts!

I decided I needed to start totting up how many miles each week. What a relief to get out on the road today. Prepping before going out is another matter too especially in the cold! Running in aid of Kidney Research UK for the London Marathon on 17th April 2010 and need help to raise as much as can. Please if you can donate or sponsor me I’d love to hear from you: http://www.kidneyresearchukevents.org/DawnRoberts
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Why did I get started….I’m not a runner

It’s be a while since my last confession blog, oops so i better catch up, before the year “runs” away with me!
This whole running lark has suddenly nosedived. Where has my motivation gone?

Dark nights, cold weather and the sudden realisation that I haven’t started Christmas shopping (let alone sorted birthdays before then) is definitely taking it’s toll! It was great relief to see some of my new virtual running buddies posting up similar comments, and yet all I still want to do is curl up in a duvet in front of a roaring log fire with a massive cup of hot chocolate!

So why on earth did I start
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ah the serious stuff…training

It’s been lovely, I’ve had a little break from too much running and pushing myself so hard, especially after the high of completing my first half marathon (the Perkins GER in October).  And as with everything when we’re going flat-out, … Continue reading

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