Woohoo! I have a Garmin. Any tips?

So… despite starting this blog so I wouldn’t get obsessed with times and figures, and despite proudly (smugly?) saying that I don’t own a Garmin, and I’m just doing it for the love of it… I received an early birthday present today, and I’m SO EXCITED! I need at least a whole weekend to sit…

A week to hold your loved ones close

This has been a sad and difficult week, as a friend died suddenly at the weekend. This is not the time or place to talk about it, except to say that, as if I needed reminding, I have been holding my children, and feeling grateful, and appreciating my time with them. It has also been…

Duathlon done. Didn’t come last (quite…)

Duathlon… that had once been a triathlon…. done! So the main thing is that I turned up (60 out of the 170 entrants didn’t). And the most important thing is that I completed it. The details probably don’t matter too much…. I came 90th overall, but I was the 25th female! So… quite a male-dominated…

Rubbish week (and now the tri becomes a du….)

This week really has been quite rubbish! I won’t dwell on it too much, but: work re-started on Wednesday (as did all the stress and the late nights in front of spreadsheets) 2 nights this week, I’ve been woken up in the middle of the night, and have had to take care of (and clean…