The London Marathon Experience!

The London Marathon Experience!

Well my poor old blog has taken a back seat in recent months. It had been my intention to keep it updated as my training and fundraising went along but those two things plus family life meant no time for blogging! Training Update My last post was in January when I had just got cracking … Continue reading

2015 – The Year of the Marathon…eek!!!

2015 – The Year of the Marathon…eek!!!

Happy New Year! I can’t believe it’s been 3 months since I have had the time to update my blog! I really don’t know how some people manage to do weekly posts, maybe my new year’s resolution should be to pay more attention to my blog ๐Ÿ™‚ One of the reasons I haven’t been blogging … Continue reading

3 Peaks – 1 Epic Adventure!

October is a bit of an odd time of year to go off climbing mountains isn’t it? Why on earth were we doing this so late in the year? Well actually it was all planned for much earlier – last year. Accommodation all booked, training walks penciled in the calendar…we were good to go! Then … Continue reading

Challenge Alice!

Challenge Alice!

Well it’s been quite some time since I updated my blog. Mainly because life is all of a sudden very busy. After a year where it felt like time stood still in some ways, now there is so much going on I can hardly keep up! Tomorrow I turn 38. I know a lot of … Continue reading

Cancer Research…what’s it all about?

Cancer Research…what’s it all about?

Recently I was invited by Cancer Research UK to a research lab visit at the Cardiff Cancer Research Centre. This world renowned facility in Cardiff is something I knew little about, and as a fundraiser and volunteer it was brilliant to have the opportunity to hear what happens there and how money raised and donated … Continue reading

Pretty Muddy = Pretty Awesome!

Pretty Muddy = Pretty Awesome!

Yesterday was a pretty fantastic day ๐Ÿ™‚ Race for Life is always an important day for me, and I’ve been doing it for 9 years now. Every year there are more people in my thoughts as I do it, as more and more people seem to be affected by cancer. Last year as I was … Continue reading

Cancer’s Legacy

What happen’s after cancer?? This is something I’ve been pondering about talking about for some time. So I’ve finished treatment and life is getting back on track – gradually in some respects, in other’s I’ve thrown myself into things hell for leather. Leaving hospital that last time, being given permission to find my way back … Continue reading

Plodding at Parkrun

  One of the things I had been wanting to do when I was back to running was go to Porthcawl parkrun. It started last year just as I stopped running and began treatment so I was a bit gutted to have to wait so long! I used to run there regularly and never get … Continue reading

What a Week!

  Well it really has been quite a week! Surprising, exciting, emotional…   Cancer Research UK Flame of Hope Awards On Monday I came home from work, opened the post and found a letter in which I was stunned to find out I had been nominated ย for Cancer Research UK’s annual Flame of Hope Awards, … Continue reading