I’m running down under

After a couple of days on the weekend of dropping some of my challenges/habits for 75 hard’ish, I’m back on track. I had 100% success today, and I’m so proud of myself for just getting on with it. Not beating myself up, or falling off the rails completely. Normally I would just screw up, give … Read more

The Kirsten Effect

Hey guess what – no zucchini today! WOOHOO!! My day was infinitely better as a result. I’ve just gotten off a zoom call with friends tonight (super fun) and I’m pooped. My project launched yesterday, and now the stress is off for a couple of weeks. There’s hard work ahead of me still but hopefully … Read more

Doing my bit to help change lives

I had an interesting conversation with a friend the other day. She was dealing with the devastating blow of her daughter having recently being diagnosed with Leukaemia. We were talking about how she was going, and what she and the family needed for support. Since breaking the news to family and friends, they had been … Read more

Not quite a half marathon…

This weekend I was meant to be running my first ever half marathon. I started training for it back in October of last year, and have dedicated a large amount of my time this year to training and increasing my endurance. Alas, it wasn’t meant to be. For a long time now I’ve been bouncing … Read more

Half marathon training diary – 15 weeks to go (and the Quidditch Cup)

I’m overdue a training update, and we’re way over halfway since I started training! I can’t believe I started training in November, that it’s now April (just, almost May), and only 4 months until I hit the pavement and attempt to run 21.1km. The last time I posted I was mid-March, and I had just … Read more