Monthly Archives: July 2016

Taking back my fitness …

It took me a while ok more like 2 months, but I’m slowly finding my way back.

First I made it back onto the road with my running.

Today I was back on a bike spinning. I haven’t hit then Cradle for some road cycling yet… But I know it will happen.

Rome wasn’t built in a day. Baby steps I will gain back my fitness.

I will be fit again.

They say summer bodies are made in Winter … I’m gonna work towards it.

I have goals.

I have dreams.

Let’s do this and get me back to being a fit!



Swim through winter…

Winter Swimming

The thought of swimming in winter is just not appealing at all, more especially to people like me that swim for the fun and not as a career.

I find it so much easier to sleep in or keep warm under my warm blanket, when compared to getting out of bed on a cold winter morning, putting on my swimming trunks, and hitting the Continue reading

Keep running this winter …

Winter Training

Winter Training

It’s freaking cold and unless you’re like ultra serious, getting out of bed in the mornings just doesn’t seem like an option. Putting it off until after work … well it’s much of a muchness isn’t it. The chance of you hitting the gym in the cold is just as unlikely.

This past weekend I ran my second Pirates 10km. It didn’t feel as cold as the start last year, yet it was cold. I ran the 10km and didn’t break sweat once, to make matters worse, my legs normally warm up in the first 3km … it. did. not. happen. on Sunday.  Continue reading

Race Review : Pirates 10km


These are my thoughts on the race…

Man, was this morning a cold start … it didn’t feel as cold as last weekend’s race .. but it was cold. Just so you have an idea, I finished the 10kms and still did not feel like I’d warmed up!

Hubby once more dropped me off, this year I must have been one of the early ones to arrive. Plenty of parking when I got to the start. Bonus, no queues … Continue reading