Reality Check

Just a quick one today and I’m not overly sure exactly what I am trying to get across but what better place to get my feelings out than on my blog! A slightly negative note to this post but everybody has these days and these feelings I’m sure so here goes…. After spending a whole…

Big Swim Nottingham 2016

National Water Sports Centre – July 24th 2016 The Blueseventy Big Swim Nottingham being hosted at the National Water Sports Centre had three distances being raced that day, the 5000M, 2500M and 1500M. I decided to enter the 1500M after my not so brilliant experience racing at Bosworth Water Park for the Midlands Masters race…

Midlands Open Water Championships 2016

3rd July – Bosworth Water Park This was my first time entering an ASA Open Water event, there was no qualifying time to meet but it gave me a chance to qualify for the ASA Nationals (if placed in the top 3 in your age group). There were three distances being swam on the day,…

Delta Simons Aquathon Series – Race #2

Date: 15th June 2016 This race series is held at Activities Away Centre in Lincoln. There are five races throughout the season, one a month from May through to September. Each event involves a 800 metre open water swim followed by a 5KM run. Following the first race in May, I finished 2nd lady in…

The C Word

Calories Calories & more Calories As mentioned in my previous post, I was out of pretty much any sporting activities from November 2014 through to September 2015. I have always been active & have never had any issues with my weight, but had never had any interest in nutrition….until now. In my year off I…

Let’s Get Personal

First blog post so here goes…I have created this as an incentive for myself but hopefully to inspire & encourage others along the way. At the end of 2014 I picked up a groin injury which stopped me in my tracks completely. It took around 8 months to diagnose the issue & in this time…