Running recovery

Running recovery I used running to recover from two sever periods of post natal anxiety. The benefits of being outside, noticing the world around us and breathing fresh air as well as the endorphins from the effort itself, all combined to help me recover back to...

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome From being bedridden in 2013 to participating in offshore yacht racing in 2015; I have come a long way. Being outdoors and participating in outdoor sports is primarily responsible for this. Initially, outdoors and outdoor sports meant going...
Solo adventures

Solo adventures

Solo adventures The past few summers I have found it really hard to find friends with the free time and the same interests that want to go out adventuring with me…so I decided I’d go alone. This seemed like a big thing at the time, but now I am yearning to...

Don’t get trapped in your 9-5

Don’t get trapped in your 9-5 There is so much more out there. Especially at my age, it’s easy for people to worry that when coming out of university they must get themselves on the career ladder and secure a 9-5 (or longer) job in London. There is SO much...
Late Bloomer

Late Bloomer

Late Bloomer I was 48 years old and zeroing in on 250 pounds. When on the dental table I had a reaction to the anaesthetic and had to be resuscitated several times. The dentist told me “you almost went out of here in a body bag”. I became very ill and despondent. I...