To my daughter – I am her all-time hero, a big giant of a warrior who can defeat any big scary monster with large blue eyes and red dots on its scales… I am her saviour, her guardian angel sent from God. Yet the reality is, SHE keeps ME strong. She breathes life back into… Continue reading On Daughters…
The clouds above are dark, September, the shadow of winter coming to haunt us already. Six days since my longest ever jaunt, my achievement. My legs still sore and stiff not fully recovered… of course I did not heed the warning my body was giving – not really subtle warning either… but I was not… Continue reading Challenge… Part Two
A brisk, early morning near the North-East coast of England. Feeling apprehensive but giddy, inspired, motivated – I am constantly picturing the motion of completing this run – my longest ever at the time. It is 6 months since my diagnosis and my most ambitious running project is about to get underway in less than… Continue reading My Big Challenge.. (Part 1)
I have this night time routine, where, after a loaded day of productivity and activity, my mental and physical energy has expired, I need to wind down and re-fill the cup. I do this via three means – 1) I sit with my children, talk, play, and put them to bed, 2) I jump in… Continue reading The stars, how they inspire..