Are you Pregnant…or just FAT?

Would you like my seat? How far along are you my dear? You are simply blooming!! When is it due? These are simply THE worst comments a FAT woman can hear when she’s not actually pregnant. And I can’t count the number of times it’s been said to me over the years, and every time … Continue reading

99 Ways to run with a baby

At a guess I would imagine the average first time marathoner is in their late twenties? maybe its even later in life that desire to run long takes a hold. My daughter however first made her way round the iconic London Marathon route at only 5 weeks, no not 5 weeks old…5 weeks in gestation. … Continue reading

A very personal post

Today I took my daughter to the local hospital to see an ear nose and throat specialist as she was born with congenital pre auricular fistula (ear pits), its nothing serious but they wanted to just check if they had closed by themselves. So I walked the 2 and a half miles there, and then … Continue reading

Thank You

Don’t worry this is not a soppy thank you post to all my followers, who without their support this blog would not be what it is…nope it is not that kinda post at all….although I should say a very quick thanks to you lot too – cheers!!! Nope…This post is a THANK YOU to my … Continue reading

Why am I so deluded?

When I initially found out I was pregnant with Rose, like most women on their first pregnancies I went in to a bit of a panic at the thought of how much weight I might put on. It didn’t help that I had just spent over a year dieting and training for my first marathon, … Continue reading

You must lose your babyweight NOW….OK???

Yesterday I sat all teary eyed as Kate and Wills stepped out of those hospital doors with their adorable little prince. Now I’m not particularly a royalist. but as a new mum I am just completely smitten with my baby girl, and spent most of the last few days reminiscing about the arrival of my … Continue reading

When being overweight can work to your advantage

It was in about 2008 and I was at Notting Hill Carnival with my boyfriend, it had been a long day and the organisors had got things seriously wrong with the crowd control and people were getting the hump with being herded around the back streets. Every time me felt like we were getting somewhere … Continue reading

I’m back

So my last post was back in August, when I disclosed the news that I was pregnant. My last running experience was a short 3 miles which left me dizzy and out of breath, which considering I had ran the London Marathon a few weeks before was very odd, so odd I guessed that something … Continue reading

Fatty CAN’T run for a while

So as you all know back in April I ran the London Marathon, in just under 6 hours I may add. Well about a week later I went out for a short run, just to my local Tesco’s (about 17 minutes away) I felt fine, if a bit stiff, but once I got in the … Continue reading

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