The Great Manchester Run… Wow!

The Great Manchester Run… Wow!

I had an absolutely AMAZING day yesterday and just felt like I had to share it on my blog. Yesterday I took part in the Great Manchester Run (10K). This was the first ever competitive timed race that I have ever taken part in. I have done fun runs before but this year I decided that I wanted to push myself even further and get serious about my running. When I signed up to the Great Manchester run back in...Read More
I’m proud to be running the Great Manchester Run

I’m proud to be running the Great Manchester Run

When I signed up for The Great Manchester Run back in January, I could never have predicted the horrific events that would happen in Manchester in the days leading up to it. I first signed up as a personal challenge for myself and as training for the London Run in July, which I'm doing to raise money for the Scoliosis Association UK. A few months ago, I couldn't even run 10K. I have been training hard since January, attending Park...Read More
5 things I wish I could tell my 14 year old self about scoliosis

5 things I wish I could tell my 14 year old self about scoliosis

I will never forget the day I was diagnosed with scoliosis. I was 14 years old and until that day, had never had anything medically wrong with me. I was a normal teenager going about my life. I didn't even know what scoliosis was. The day I was diagnosed with scoliosis was the day my life changed forever. At 14, I thought it was the end of the world. I thought my life was over and that I'd be in...Read More
Personal update: Physio this week

Personal update: Physio this week

Hello, Just thought I'd write a quick post to update on me and my lovely new symptom I've been getting recently - leg numbness. I first noticed that I had numb patches running down my right leg about 6 months ago. I went to see a Dr who wasn't much use and told me it was probably related to my scoliosis surgery (that I had almost 7 years ago) and to come back if it got worse. I do have...Read More