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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?

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READING – the best way to learn 

I love writing, but my love of writing first stems from the love of reading that my parents encouraged in me from a young age. Reading, books, articles, magazines, anything that I could pick up to add to my knowledge of the world.  Recently, my time has been taken up with reading for work and… Continue reading READING – the best way to learn 

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FITNESS, FAMILY, FOOD – an unsustainable triangle?

My family is big, noisy and a little bit crazy. I love it, I love my brothers, my sister, my parents. But I am the youngest so I am watched. I am watched as I always have been and probably always will be. I am watched so that they can question my decisions, give me… Continue reading FITNESS, FAMILY, FOOD – an unsustainable triangle?

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TRAVEL – how to strike a balance

Out of the last 2.5 years, I have spent around 12 months out of the country, either backpacking or working. In the next year, I will be spending 4 months in Chile, 6 months in Barcelona and perhaps some time in the States. This time abroad has given me perspectives and experiences I would never… Continue reading TRAVEL – how to strike a balance