Author: mimi

Marvellous Mimi / Articles posted by mimi

The menopause – my story

  Talking about the menopause is still a slightly taboo subject, but luckily there are many women out there who are now talking openingly about the struggles they have had or are going through.  Louise Machin highlighted the subject on the BBC which I found incredibly interesting and learnt a lot...

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Pacific Coast Highway here I come!

Over the past 20 years I have been privileged to have had many adventures around the world. Nowadays it’s on two wheels rather than two feet but the adventures still continue. My next one starts in a few days time when I will be cycling the length of the Pacific...

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The journey to my 1st Sprint Triathlon

  On the 2nd June I woke up at the usual time, went downstairs, let the dog out, fed her and made HWMBO and me a coffee then headed back upstairs. Usually I’m pretty relaxed but this particular morning my heart rate was high and the feeling of anxiety was through the...

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2017 – not all bad!

Happy New Year to one an all! As we start a new year I look back on 2017 with great fondness even though the end of the year didn't quite turn out the way I would have liked, there were so many other things that made it marvellous. The beginning of the...

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Tough pill to swallow

  I always try with my posts whether on Twitter, FB, Instagram or my blog to remain positive and upbeat, but to be quite honest at the moment I'm feeling far from positive, in fact I feel as though a huge chunk of who and what I am has been ripped...

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My charities need your support

On 7th September 2017 I set out to get a new world record, but unfortunately my body had other ideas. I can say without doubt that I gave it my all. The vastness of this country is magnificent, and it was a real privilege to have actually run though it....

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Loosing the will to live!

Oh my goodness today I felt the same as I look in this picture!  not knackered I have just lost the will to live during one of my many long runs I have to do on a weekly basis.  I'm sure everyone gets to this stage in training where quite...

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