Getting the results

    I’ve done it! On 5th June 2016 I completed the British Heart Foundation 50 mile bike ride after not having properly ridden a bike for at least 15 years. I have the certificate and medal to prove it!!! And the spring in my step!   The...

Keep going. It is worth it.

I thought I would share a short message with you all after my ride this morning, with 2 key messages: Don’t give up when things don’t go to plan, because they come together again and it feels sooo good! It is good to prioritise your goals, and make things...

Back on the Bike

As some of you will know by now, I have finally got back into the saddle after many years of not cycling. I have decided (after a little nudge from some helpful folk!) to share my journey and experience with you all. I am going to share with you the ups and downs,...

When it doesn’t go to plan

I am writing this after a tough week, with just under 3 weeks to go. Last Tuesday, I was feeling great after having done what felt like a fast 10 miles in the rain before 7am….until I fell off literally outside our front door. I can’t remember exactly what...

When the power of visualising back fired!

This morning, I had woken up before my youngest and was really looking forward to getting out on my road bike again after a more confident ride on it yesterday. No longer feeling like a ‘fat bird on a skinny bike’. The sun was shining already, the perfect...

The Fat Girl on a Skinny Bike

I finally got my road bike back out of my parents shed the other day, and with the help of my Dad replaced the saddle and the pedals and got it on the road. This bike was my pride and joy as a teenager, having it made to fit me, and seeing me through miles of training...

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