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Thankfulness in lockdown and the sad return of…

Sorry to be all “bah humbug” but there are actually some things that I am grateful for during lockdown and am DREADING resuming once lockdown ends. So to get started… Kids parties, soft play and playgrounds: ahhh the pressure to have fun! Manky soft play and the germs, outdoor playgrounds that are too hot or […]

Couch to 5k week 2

After the buzz from last week, I started week 2 with high expectations but things did not go smoothly! Week 2 consists of a 5 minute warm up, 60 seconds running with 90 seconds walking repeated 6 times and a 5 minute warm down walk. The first run went REALLY well and I felt amazing. […]

Couch to 5k: week one

I am officially crazy. Joe Wicks has got me with the fitness bug. Lockdown fever is to blame! Usually I walk an hour a day on the school runs but for three whole months I have been mostly stuck at home with only a couple of leisurely walks a week. The upshot is, I decided […]

June 2020: month in review

It seems like only yesterday I was writing about mine and Matthew’s birthdays at the end of May and now June has completely disappeared as well! Family: finally the easing of lockdown allowed us to visit my parents even if we could only be in the garden 2 metres apart. We also formed a bubble […]