Sometimes I think I’m destined to spend the rest of my adult life alone. Even though I’m in, what I believe to be, a happy relationship, I feel that at any given time I’m going to say or do something that will ruin everything and leave me alone once more. The worst part is that I feel it’s what I deserve, and it doesn’t stop at my private life, I don’t think I’m worthy of sporting, academic, or professional successes either. This, I believe, is the root cause of my sabotaging anything that vaguely resembles the beginnings of something good in my life.
When people ask what I do for fitness, and I reply that I love tower running, the usual response is a squished up confused looking face and the follow up question “What’s that?” It’s really quite simple, find a tower and run up it as fast as you can. That’s tower running. Obviously it’s a […]
Is it ever ok to fat shame someone? We’re living in a world where being obese is the second biggest cause of cancer, and fat activists are calling out anyone who dares to criticise the “big is beautiful” movement. Is it healthy to be obese, and if not how do you reverse the current trend we are on?
In order to help Blesma help those who desperately need it, I’m going to complete 20 million steps in 2020. That’s an average of almost 55,000 steps every single day! I’m hoping to raise £2020 in 2020, this will help pay for an essential home adaptation such as a stair lift that will help an amputee to live independently in their own home, two high quality lightweight wheelchair meaning that they can get out and about to see friends and family, and pay for Blesma support officers to represent members at NHS policy meetings.
In March 2018 I found myself in a position I hadn’t been in for almost 15 years: single. My marriage had unfortunately broken down and I found myself newly single, and alone. My career had hit a rocky patch and my confidence was at an all time low. I hated my dadbod, I had no […]
You see them all over the internet, before and after pictures showing incredible body transformations that seem quite impossible to achieve. But are they possible, and if they are, why do so many people dismiss them as photo-shopped works of fancy.