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Weekend Running

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It was a weekend of contrasts. The first half of my runs were great, but I dies a little later. I survived Push Day and Pull is still to come. I also found my way into the kitchen. AGAIN.

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Jolly

Run days are fun days?

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Not necessarily the happiest minutes, but active minutes is good. Had a good easy 5km with Doodles, but hill repeats sucked. Or more accurately, I sucked. Legs on fire, light-headed at points and only going at a snails pace. But it was followed by a delicious “cauliflower base pizza” out of the IQS4life cookbook. Yum.

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Jolly

Ouch!

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Is it normal to have headaches almost as soon as you try to stop eating sugar? My head has been thumping since lunch time! I’m pleased to report that progress so far is very positive and I haven’t succumbed to sugar. I haven’t really had any major cravings, though, so I can’t claim it as […]

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The Long Jog to Comrades

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The Long Jog to Comrades

One cold Sunday in South Africa in 2012, I contracted an infection.  It was called Comrades Fever.  It rendered me unable to move, and for 12 hours I lay under a blanket staring blankly ahead, only vaguely aware of my direct surroundings. I was transported into a virtual world, somewhere several hundred kilometres from where […]

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