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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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

The only one worried about you is you

The only one worried about you is you

When you're up on a wall or trekking along a trail, you're the only one who thinks you look stupid, inexperienced, out of shape, or anything in between. Because guess what? Everyone else is worried...

Gig Rowing

Gig Rowing

I row in a Ladies crew competing in Cornish Pilot Gigs over the South West of this country, but also special events in London and Holland. Submitted by Anonymous - Share your own story

Age is just a Concept

I learned to ride a horse when I was 50 - now I probably ride more each year than 99 percent of people out there I think. I have lots and lots of stories or riding, camping, being in that still and...

Have a bit of faith in yourself…

Have a bit of faith in yourself…

So often I see and hear women beating themselves down: 'I'll never be ready to attend that training', 'I won't be able to keep up', 'I'm really sorry if this isn't an appropriate comment to make...

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