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World Mental Health Day: Let’s talk about eating

I’ve never used the term “eating disorder”. For me, that conjures up images of skeletal girls and boys, being hospitalized or placed under care, people who don’t eat a crumb. If I’m being courageous, I’ll call it “disordered eating”. When I don’t want to call attention to it, when I try and kid myself that… Continue reading World Mental Health Day: Let’s talk about eating

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IMPULSIVENESS: a welcome addition to exercise?

I’m one of the most impulsive people you’ll meet. A friend suggests a holiday in the next week? Sign me up! I hear about a great movie on that night? I’m there! I decide to move to Santiago, Chile, for four months? All in a day’s work… I just don’t really plan things, and that… Continue reading IMPULSIVENESS: a welcome addition to exercise?

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Weekly Workout Round-up, intensive week!

TOTAL – 48 miles run, 10 miles hiked, 3 strength sessions, 1 climbing session As I did last week, I've linked up with Jess and Jess from Jess runs ATL and The Right Fits for their weekly workout round-up. I find this round-up an amazing way of keeping motivated by watching what all of the… Continue reading Weekly Workout Round-up, intensive week!

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PAIN – where do athletes draw the line?

The tearing of skin. The brilliant flash of a bead of blood. Then, the sharp ache of a blister. A build-up of pressure. A constant dull pain in the shins which intensifies into a knife-edge on any contact. The fear of shin splints, of stress fractures. A fall, out of the blue. Grazed knees and… Continue reading PAIN – where do athletes draw the line?