Category Archives: mental health

Some bad news, some good news

After months of writing blog posts explaining what’s going on with my health and how it’s affecting my racing I’m hoping that this will be the last time I will update you! Not because I’m better but because I have … Continue reading

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National School Sports Week – a chance to promote wellbeing for everyone

It’s become something of a tradition for me to put up a post during National School Sports Week (NSSW) to talk about why I believe it’s super important. And so as the annual event comes around once more I wanted to … Continue reading

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Crying For No Reason

This post has undergone multiple different versions in my mind before today. Initially I planned to call this post Living With Depression but I don’t want to suggest, or imply that this is every persons experience. This is my experience, which I’m sharing … Continue reading

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Dealing with my depression (a blog I can finally write thanks to The Shires)

It’s no secret that I’m a big fan of my country music. In fact it’s such a poorly kept secret that this weekend comedian Mark Watson (who evidently had been Twitter-stalking me just before he came on stage!) remarked on … Continue reading

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2016: a reflection

As we approach the end of 2016 it feels like time to look back on the year I’ve had and to reflect on what has been an emotionally draining year, with some big physical and emotional challenges. At the end … Continue reading

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American Sniper – a lesson for us all

Those of you who follow me on Twitter know that I love reading, and I also love to post a brief review when I finish a book I’ve enjoyed. Those reviews however never exceed 140 characters. Having just finished American Sniper, … Continue reading

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It’s time to be honest about who I am

I realise as I write this that what I’m about to write will affect the way some people look at me. But I’ve decided, after much thought, that it’s time to be honest. I always try to put up the … Continue reading

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