Tag Archives: Health

The Darkness

No, not the band from the naughties with the caped screaming singer. The darkness within your soul or whatever you choose to call it. The one that crawls out of the night, usually around 3:30 – 4:30 am. What’s that … Continue reading

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Yay, I did it again

I don’t do this very often, but yes I’m taking the bragging rights on this because I’ve trained hard for it and I’ll use the excuse that maybe it will motivate some people. Yeah I like that, feel better already. … Continue reading

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So Happy!

Five years ago I developed a calf thing, hey I don’t know I’m not a Dr 😂 After running a mile the pain in my calf meant I walked home. This was a bummer for someone who loves running. I … Continue reading

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I’m a Bad, Bad Patient

The cold shivers ravage your body and your spine feels like its just come out of cold storage then you realise someone is drilling holes into the backs of your eyes. Meanwhile sweat oozes from every pore and you feel … Continue reading

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Park Run

The sweat is stinging your eyes, your lungs are bursting and your legs feel like one of those Hartley Jellies Mum used to make. After 5k you collapse over the line,  a gasping, sweating, wobbly mass that was previously a … Continue reading

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Does The Media Annoy You Too?

Are London 2017 World Championships the end of an era for athletics in Britain? ALAN TYERS I have to ask the question, WHY? Why couldn’t this headline have said. ‘Athletic stars leave a legacy to motivate and inspire.’ Or. ‘Retiring champions leave … Continue reading

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A Filipino Nurse

https://www.adb.org                                                 Here’s a tale for you. This is Lucy, there’s no photo and Lucy isn’t her … Continue reading

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A Desk, A Bad Back And Cheap Legs

Cartoon from https://www.fotolia.com Some years ago I was too busy to bend my legs when pulling a sheet of Plywood up offa da floor. Since that day I’ve had Sciatica, its OK I have it under control with exercise. (We weren’t … Continue reading

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Me, Health Checks and the Receptionist

I recently received a letter from the NHS. They informed me that as I am over 50 years old I get a free health check. ‘Coolio’, (I thought) apparently 50 is the new 19. Blood pressure test, urine test, cholestral … Continue reading

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