running stuff I like

Gift ideas for runners – 2017

Saturday, 18 November 2017
Gifts for runners

1. Runner sweatshirt by This Mum Runs • £39.99 The distance, the speed, the frequency doesn’t matter – if you run, you are a runner. Wear your identity with pride. Buy here 2. Ultra light low cut running socks by Feetures • £13.99 Perfect thickness – feet don’t get too hot or blister. Perfect height – shoes don’t eat them up like they eat up little ‘tabbed’ running socks (tell me I’m not the only one whose shoes do that!) Buy…

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mental health

When the legs are not racing, the brain is

I feel the calmest when I’m either asleep or doing Crossfit or running. The rest of the time my brain has a tendency to race and go off on tangents and in general feel like it’s not under my control. The rare days when…

Wednesday, 15 November 2017
Waves of Bondi beach, I'd rather have those in my life
mental health

Waves

I have written so much in the past 7 days but I can’t publish any of it. I just can’t edit, polish, clarify, make it make sense. Anxiety comes in waves for me and while it actually helps me when I visualise it as…

Tuesday, 14 November 2017
crossfit fitness

Crossfit is not exercise

A friend of mine tried Crossfit for the first time a few weeks ago and then declared “It’s great! But it’s really expensive so I’m going to rent a garage. I have a barbell already so I’m just going to make up my own…

Friday, 3 November 2017
Not afraid
mental health who am I

What actually happened with my therapist

It’s been two weeks since I wrote “Getting dumped sucks“. After attempting to suffocate my feelings with probably an illegal quantity of bagels (note to self: doesn’t work) and popping Citalopram for a few days (note to self: does work but not as a…

Wednesday, 1 November 2017
What quitting Instagram taught me
mental health who am I

What quitting Instagram has taught me

I deleted my Instagram account almost 3 weeks ago (I also deactivated my Twitter account but the annoying thing with Twitter is that it doesn’t delete anything IF log back in within 30 days and after this fiasco I logged in to vent and…

Thursday, 26 October 2017