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For the third year running I have had to withdraw from London, plagued with injury for the last 3 years, hopefully I will be back for good. Owing to lack of exercise I am touching 16 stone, need to loose a good 2.5 stone, so with the help and push from the good people here...it can be done

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Weekly round up....smashing ...

Bit of a quiet start to the week , nothing until wednesday. Travelled all day monday home, tuesday 12 hours at work. So wednesday i went to get contacts fitted,only to be told i was a day early DOH..... so shopping instead with my youngest daughter, I b...

Ashton court Bristol parkrun

Weekending at  my daughters to help at my eldest grandaughters school summer fete , I thought I'd run the ashton court parkrun,  I had forgot my barcode, had to rush round getting one printed off. I have been to this park with the family lots of times, ...

Another set back?

I hope not ! My 4 year old grandughter in Bristol wants to grow some veg, so popop, thats me, had been given the job of making some planters for her. So yesterday , using some scaffold boards i had " borrowed" from work i knocked some up, drilling sawin...

cycling a little run, and a ...

i did a 14.5m bike ride on thursday and planned to run on friday. I set out on the bike, dodging the showers, had a new front wheel fitted , waiting for the back, thought yes, feels good this new whell definately faster, until I turned back into the hea...

After the big one!

Letting the dust settle after Sundays marathon.  Well done to everyone who ran it on here, a few new people joining the marathon club.  So, I did a 4.8 miles on Sunday, after watching the marathon,  gave me the boost to get off my backside. The weather ...

And a park run!

Well after an hectic Thursday evening,  I had a real day yesterday,  much needed.  Today I ventured out to the park run in Kings Lynn, I was on the committee that got it up and running,  did the test run on a Wednesday evening, and the first ever Saturd...

running and dancing

Well, what an evening it was last night. I have found a rugby League team here in Norfolk, in fact in Kings Lynn. I help out and I train weith them too, too old to play? but I have had a couple of run outs with them. Anyhow, traing starts at 7, but i fi...

Back again ?

I can't believe its been so long since I last posted, over 12 months, a lot has happened. Plagued with injury, I did get a ballot place in this yearts marathon, BUT!!!! as I said, injury after injury, I finally got back running at the end of January, th...

chilaxing

A couple of weeks in the sun, not what the doctor ordered...but I did. I got over the drug withdrawal, I shall put a complaint in when we get back. My shoulder is hit and miss at the moment, one day fine the next quite painful, but no where near as bad ...

a very trapped nerve

I have learned with age to get to the doctors when I'm injured,the pain I have had with my shoulder have been excruciating, I have never had pain like it before. I went to the doctors,prescribed some pain killers, killed Saturday for me!!! I lost a day,...

Pain again...

...but not in the legs !!! I woke up last Tuesday with a stiff neck, just thought I'd slept funny on it, thought nothing about it. Managed a nice little 4.7 miler too. But the pain got worse. , moved down my neck and into my shoulder, now its in my uppe...

if only I hadn't stopped for ...

I had a great weekend back upt north, I called in to see my brother and his wife for a few hours on Friday, catching up, we don't keep in touch as we should. Travelled through to St Helens to stay with Teresa's sister and husband, more catching up. On S...

Going to plan, sort of!!!

I did post yesterday, but it appears I didn't??? Never mind it didn't contain much anyway. So, I ran 4.5 miles on monday, a good run, felt good all the way round. I ran from work after I had finished my shift, ran round a big loop , nice little run. Bac...

Work work work ...

Nothing to report on the running side since last tuesday...I have been on call all last week, and on my own during the day. doing a 12 hour shift, then going back out for a couple of hours at 8,9 and 10 oclock tends to get you down a bit. I slobbed on S...

Pain free run

I ran a nice little 4.7 miles on Friday, a rest before my two and a half year old grandaughter came for the weekend !! great run, felt good again. I " rested" over the weekend, you forget how much work a toddler is !! Had a nice day out at the Fenland C...

stuff the knee

I woke up pain free,so I thought I might try a little run!!! The physio did tell me to run...so after doing a few jobs round the house off I went. I had planned to do around 5 miles, felt good pain free. Legs did feel a bit tires about 1.5 miles from ho...

Swear words and other expleti...

Not sure if I mentioned this before, but I have had a knee injury for some time now. I did it doing rugby training, not sure ho, but it was very painful. I have been to the doctors had a steroid injection, and physio. All was going well, back running,tr...

Bring on Wigan!!!

After another week of promising myself a run....I kept telling myself i needed to get out,I have the Wigan 10k in 3 weeks!! but i didn't!! So.....after a lazy day visiting friends, and an afternoon watching the brilliant athletics, I forced myself out o...

Scared to run!!!

I think I've been scared to run!!1 I don't know why? I went to the gym last wednesday , did a fast 2 miles on the dreadmill, then some weights. Nothing since!! On saturday we had a semi final , my rugby league club, at St Ives (Cambridge), we have beate...

One of those runs...

Yesterday was a lie in, just done 5 12 hour shifts!! Body and mind a mess, but teresa, my wife, had other plans, a bit of rendering....hand mixing the sand and cement, then throwing it on the wall. My back is still in spasms.. But I had to get out, so a...

On yer bike!!!

I did get home early, but a run wasn't on the cards, my body was exhausted for all the missed sleep, so instead, got me bike out ...just followed my nose, I did have a route in mind where I could cut it short if needs be, but I went all the way. A good ...

White Rabbit !!!!

First of the month... where has it all gone??? I have been on call all week, called out every night just after midnight...caught up with me last night, I was exhausted, no training or dancing...in bed for 8, saw the athletics though...in a daze. My daug...

Physio and running!!

Had a great gym session tuesday, the fitness session was cancelled. Yesterday I had a session at the physio, bearing in mind its nearly 3 weeks since my last session !! and over a week since I had a steroid injection in my knee, trying to explain where ...

back to it

A nice little four miler this afternoon. Tired legs though, I'll soon get back up to speed so to speak. Got a half shift tomorrow,overtime, then off to the gym. Fitness training in the evening with our rugby coaches son, 19!!! Should be fun, I've seen h...