Category: Mind

The ups & downs of marathon training

Tweet It’s week 10 and to be perfectly honest, the last few weeks of training hasn’t been going that well. at least as far as following the schedule goes anyway! And already I’m starting this week with skipping today’s workout. I’m going to rectify that by leaving work at 3pm tomorrow to do my intervals…

By Renée 24 February, 2015 Off

June Wrap Up

Tweet It seems that whole changing jobs thing is really helping the rest of my life. Physically I feel less tired and I have more time to be committed to my health. In fact, what I noticed is that having the time to actually do what you want to do makes a HUGE difference. I…

By Renée 7 July, 2014 Off

2014: Time to Choose

Tweet So we are now a couple of weeks into 2014 and finally I have figured out how I want this year to be for me. A lot of people have goals or themes or a word that they’ve decided has meaning to them. I often have had words that I’ve used to get me…

By Renée 11 January, 2014 Off

Damage Control

Tweet In order to turn this bus around I decided this morning to get on the scale and face the music. It’s not all that bad but it’s not good either as it’s not really going in the right direction. As you know I tend to hover around 80 KG give or take one or…

By Renée 11 November, 2013 Off

The Road to Hell

Tweet You know that saying, “The road to hell is paved with good intentions”? Well guess where I’m heading towards? I do have good intentions. Most evenings or mornings I prepare my food for the new day. I pack my gym bag. I take very little money with me so I won’t buy any junk.…

By Renée 10 November, 2013 Off

Another Week Down

Tweet What a week! What a weekend! Where do I even start? Everything about my life seems like such a blur at times. I know. It’s getting boring. I’m saying the same things over and over. So I’m still off and feeling a bit discombobulated. I’m not eating well (still) but I’m not eating completely…

By Renée 20 May, 2013 Off

Week 4 Half Marathon Update

Tweet It was am incredibly stressful week last week. In my head I knew it would probably be like that, knowing that it was my last week before holiday (yay!) but I also knew I needed to go to the doctor care of some female stuff (don’t worry, everything is fine and I won’t go…

By Renée 18 February, 2013 Off

Week 2 – Half Marathon Training

Tweet It was a pretty stressful week actually so training wasn’t as stellar as I would have liked… I was supposed to do 4 runs and at least 1 cross training session but I ended up with 3 runs and no cross training. In fact, I haven’t run since Wednesday! Sunday – 11K 50 minutes…

By Renée 3 February, 2013 Off

Oh Wow.

Tweet It’s like a freaking ghost town in here, man It’s already January 18th! How did this happen?? Well. I will tell you how. New Years Came and Went. I had to work. That’s right. I work in financial admin and end of the month is end of the month. Bookkeeping stops for no man!…

By Renée 18 January, 2013 Off