My blog

July 11, 2019

Review: Bowflex SelectTech Dumbells

For absolutely YEARS I’ve wanted some decent weights at home. I live in a terraced house with no basement and no garage. Our spare room […]
May 10, 2019

Island Run 10k 2019

Last year I headed back to the place I grew up, the Isle of Sheppey, to complete the Island Run 10k for the first time. […]
December 10, 2018

Review: FlexiQule Herbal Joint Supplement

If there’s one thing I noticed at the end of this Roller Derby season, it’s that my body desperately needed a break. Playing a contact […]
November 28, 2018

4 Changes I Make in Winter to Stay Healthy, Fit and Happy

Oh, hai there winter! In the last month I have realised that: My winter coat needs dry cleaning. I do not have any non-laddered “natural” […]
October 10, 2018

Going Pink For Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. There are awareness-raising events held all across the country and it’s time to have a bit of an eye-opening […]
October 8, 2018

Marriott’s Way 10k 2018 – The Tale of the Dead Watch

One day I will start a race story with the words “I was feeling well trained and confident”. Sadly this is not that day. Marriott’s […]
August 24, 2018
6 Inspirational Fitness Instagrammers Over 35

6 Female Fitness Instagrammers Over 35

Next year I turn 40. I’m finding it vaguely worrying, and I wasn’t sure why. I was 33 when I started running, I didn’t discover […]
August 7, 2018

Run Norwich 10k 2018 #RN18

This year was the 4th year Run Norwich has taken place, the 4th year I’ve run it, and my slowest one yet. Year one was […]
July 20, 2018

The Magic Formula for a Balanced and Healthy Summer

So, in my head summer is a time when I will be eating light fresh salads, staying hydrated with lots of water and tucking into […]
June 14, 2018

Review: Fitbit Versa

Fitness trackers have moved on a little since I bought my first Fitbit Flex back in 2014. For the last 2 years I’ve been totally in […]
May 10, 2018

Island Run 10k 2018

This Bank Holiday weekend just gone saw me preparing to run my first 10k since August last year. And when I say my first 10k, […]
April 20, 2018

5 Tips to Boost Your Energy

Do you ever just feel exhausted and you don’t know why? It happens to me a lot. I have a tendency to keep pushing on, […]