What does Christmas mean to you? I probably sound like the grinch but it mean unrealistic expectations. Christmas puts a lens over it. Highlighting dysfunction. I hate this time of year, the constant questions:Continue reading “Christmas”
My name is Gina and I have finally joined the FITBIT revolution. How many times have we heard people say I must get my 10000 steps done. I am usually a runner interspersed with some fell walking or walking to and from the pub. With being poorly and not having done much exercise, thought I would get one as an inspiration to get out. Continue reading “Fitbit”
This quotation, from Theodore Roosevelt, argues that comparing your work, your life, or whatever else will only serve to make you unhappy. It does and whilst you shouldn’t it’s human nature to sometimes focus on the negative. Continue reading “Comparison is the thief of joy”
Someone asked me the other day “what did you do before social media?” After contemplating for a moment or two I said “exactly the same as I do now” Remember the days before the Internet? Well, if you are over 25, you should have some vague memories on how life was back in the days with no Internet access and the “what’s the wifi code?” being our first question when going places. Continue reading “Before social media”
Starting running again after a break is hard. Not running for several weeks and starting again due to injury, starting from what feels like scratch again feels horrible. Luckily my calf has healed well and it’s time to be brave and venture out. Continue reading “Road to recovery “
I was incredibly honoured to be asked by Radio Cumbria to feature on the segment “life stories”. My first reaction was really? Would people find my life story that interesting?
Kevin Fernihough is so lovely and made me feel instantly relaxed when we did my interview. I had spoken with him a few times in the past when I was asked to go on the Biz quiz (reigning champ with 3 consecutive wins). I had spoken to a researcher to give a brief synopsis of my life and Kevin took it from there.Continue reading “Life stories”