The 2020 Virtual Boston Marathon was REAL

The 2020 Virtual Boston Marathon was REAL

I’ll never forget the day the Boston Marathon was cancelled for the second time in 2020 and it was announced that there would be a virtual event. I remember where I was sat, the time of the day, everything. I was responding to messages and watching posts coming... read more
Seven.

Seven.

Every year since my son turned three, I’ve written a little blog post about him on his birthday. Today he turned seven. I got an email from a website I signed up to when I first had babies that has sent me regular age specific updates ever since. Today it said... read more
Focus on what you can control.

Focus on what you can control.

Sometimes it takes a while for your feelings to catch up with your brain. The 2020 Boston Marathon is now six weeks away.  I’m 12 weeks and over 500 miles into training for it. I did a 12 week training plan before that, just to prepare for the training. Just before... read more
Unicorns and Rainbows. (But I’m here now)

Unicorns and Rainbows. (But I’m here now)

It’s here we go again for another marathon and this time it’s a (THE?) big one.  It feels different though in quite a few ways. I’ve written a lot about this journey. I’ve been on it more or less for two years now; deciding to try for it, getting injured, going again,... read more