2016 : Running review

Up until Christmas Day I would have said that 2016 was one of my best running year. Actually scrap that, regardless of my Christmas Day mishap and current broken ankle 2016 has been my best running year. The numbers Total runs: 103 Total distance ran: 233.5 miles Number of races: Four 10Ks Fastest 10k: 1:13:44…

Diary of a broken ankle : Week 2

Frustration. That’s what a broken ankle gives you, frustration. Frustration that you can’t walk. Frustration that you can’t climb stairs. Frustration that you can’t drive. Frustration you can’t even carry a cup of tea. I look at others with envy as they can still walk around with ease. I envy my mum and friends planning…

Will you be my bridesmaid?

One of the first jobs I have completed in my wedding planning is choosing who will be my bridesmaids. I’m not a girl with many girlfriends but someone who is lucky to have a handful of girls who have always supported me and I know will be there for me no matter what. They also all…

Diary of a broken ankle: Days 1 to 4

Sunday 25th December A Christmas day run is something I always enjoy. It gives me the chance to clear any cobwebs after Christmas Eve drinks and is a great excuse to enjoy that extra slice of cheese later in the day. This year my mum and I headed out the door at 8am, Santa hats…

Four 10ks in four months

Last weekend I ran my first ever 10k race. It wasn’t easy, despite six weeks of training but I’m very proud that I finally took the plunge and completed my first race. However that’s not the end of it for me. I now have another three 10k races over the next three months. It started…

Wedding planning inspiration

I bought my first bridal magazine just 6 days after my engagement. I returned from New York, went for the weekly food shop and snook Brides magazine into the bottom of the trolly. I was so excited to flick through it and be in awe of all the gorgeous wedding dresses, cakes, venues and ideas….