I’m a tad stressed. I suppose the good news is I am aware of it, I am aware it is affecting me negatively, I know where the stress is coming from and I am trying to do something about it. That’s all positive stuff. Of course there is such a beast as positive stress, but… Continue reading Stress – and burn out
If I were to be writng a review of this year and looked at what was my big feature of 2016 – it would without doubt be that I conquered my fear of running and learned to like and stick at it. I can’t even begin to express how big a deal it is to… Continue reading Have you thought about that run yet?
Get me in the photo there!! Yes, I am wearing shorts. Dear God this fact alone is worthy of the 9 o clock news. Who could have possibly thunked it. Barely 17 weeks ago I was swaddled up like I was Mother Mary Bernadette Therese, terrified that anyone might see me wheeze my way around… Continue reading Walk/Run – when to stop the walk?
Since starting an exercise schedule at Christmas 2015 and cleaning up my diet i’ve lost 6 inches on my waist; 2 inches off my thighs, knees and calves and nearly 2 inches off my backside. Disregarding what that means in lbs overall, this inch loss has done amazing things for my body confidence and largely… Continue reading winning the inch war
The main take away from this short post is to realize joint pain during this hormonal time frame is usually temporary. Your hormones are all over the place…and the main culprit for the joint pain is the reduction in Estrogen. This is for most of our symptoms actually…who would have thought so much going on… Continue reading How To Get Relief From Joint Pain During Peri Menopause/Menopause
Are you rolling your eyes and mentally saying…’Sure Katy, whatever you say’? I know…. I rolled my eyes when this concept was presented to me a long time ago and in many formats, by many speakers and authors across the globe. It seemed too easy, too simplistic. Yet at some point I started to listen,… Continue reading It Doesn’t Have To Be Hard – Weight Loss After 50
Things to take in to consideration when reading this – At the time of writing, I’m 53. I have never run – I am not a lapsed runner, or someone who ever wanted to run; and indeed I had no latent fitness level, either cardio or strength wise to speak of – so my starting… Continue reading Taking up running in middle age – how I did it.