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Running for Self Care

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Running for Self Care

The term self care is a relatively new word for me, one which I have only really come to truly understand in last year or so.  Looking back and prior to motherhood, I realised that I took for granted how easy it was to be able to do what I wanted, whenever I wanted and I always made sure I looked after myself. The term "self-care" was not one that I had to give much thought too, I guess it came naturally in all of my free time. Typically, when you become a mother our own care needs at some...

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The word of the month is INCREDIBLE!

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The word of the month is INCREDIBLE!

Incredible; so extraordinary as to seem impossible. The only way I have been able to explain the New York Marathon is by saying it was incredible. I have used this word so much that I feel like I have worn it out, but it was simply just that. It seems so impossible that 50,000 runners representing 125 countries across the globe congregate to NYC to take on one of the worlds greatest marathon runs. It is also so extraordinary that apparently 1.2 million people line the streets of the 5 boroughs cheering, supporting and celebrating each runners NYC marathon dream. To run this...

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Week 17 - Mum loves to Run NYC - Running is fun for your feet

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Week 17 - Mum loves to Run NYC - Running is fun for your feet

“When you have confidence, you can have a lot of fun. When you have fun, you can do amazing things”  - Joe Namath The weekend just gone, for the AFL fan will know that this is probably the biggest weekend on the sporting calendar with the Grand Final. It’s one of BBQs, social drinks, time spent with friends and family and of course football. When you’re training for a marathon, it’s a weekend which goes by like any other really. Regardless of who’s playing and what social event is happening, you’ve got to run! My family and I spent the...

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Week 4 - Sense of Achievement - Mum Loves to Run NYC

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Week 4 - Sense of Achievement - Mum Loves to Run NYC

Week 4 and the feeling of achievement is starting to really shine through. Yes, even in these early days of training and even though I have been here before. A marathon is so much more than just that one race. It’s a whole experience that incorporates 16-18 weeks of solid training. I often think a marathon resembles the well known quote that “happiness is not a destination, it is a way of life”. And each marathon campaign is different and despite this being my fourth, it’s a new campaign with its own triumphs and challenges. Every run is a goal...

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