Time To Chill

Run done – check.
Breakfast eaten – check.
Spot by the pool – you tell me?

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The ‘Tache Is Dead

As you will have seen from my previous posts, I was growing a mustache for MND Scotland

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All it would have taken is £10 / day for me to keep the ‘tache.

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Long Live The Tache

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Since Christmas I have been sporting a new look – now it’s the time to announce why!

I have been raising money for various charities by running (I’m doing 4 marathons this year for MND Scotland) but I have finally found a way where your donations can impact ME as well as helping MND sufferers and their families in Scotland.

On Monday the 2nd of April my tache will be “born”.
I will keep my tache for as long as there are donations to support it.
My tache expects £10 per day – if the total raised is £100 then my tache will “live” until 10 days after the 2nd of April.
The more you give the longer it lives – once it’s gone it’s gone !

https://www.justgiving.com/LongLiveTheTache

Thoughts On Getting “Old”

Since turning 40 (unbelievable I know) I have noticed a few changes:

We recently went shopping for a new sofa for the family room, to aid getting one the fitted I did a floor plan of the room in Visio.

I felt compelled to then do a plan of the whole house and garden!

I resisted!

I get annoyed by really trivial things:

I quite like (as an occasional treat) a Twix from the vending machine. It’s great because it’s chilled. But because it’s chilled it quite often breaks when it falls from the machine.

This really annoys me, even though I’m just going to bite it and chew it!

Valentines Gift In Glasgow – Buckie Gift Pack

My sister in law Lynne just sent me this:
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Spotted this cheeky little gift set in Haddows, Copland Road, Govan last night – the guy at the counter says they sell like hot cakes!
A bottle of Buckfast, 20 Mayfair and a packet of skins – you couldn’t make it up! BUCKY GIFT PACK ONLY £9.08

Now THAT is a competition prize !

I saw this poster at work today.

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Just a glance at it and I started sniggering.

There was something about the prizes that tickled my fancy.

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This made me laugh out loud when I was eating my lunch !

Calf Strain

After completing the 10K for MND I foolishly stopped my training.

I decided to restart it during the week, I stretched just as much as I normally did. I walked 5 times further for my warm up. I went for 1 mile: jog 4 walk 2. I had a long walk to warm down.

I still managed to pull my right calf !

This was something I had when i was training regularly, the only thing that helped was going for a weekly massage.

I have changed the way that I walk so that I am stretching my calfs more and I feel a twinge with every step, this is helping me slightly but not “fast” enough. I want to get back out and do more.

Any suggestions for “better” or “more appropriate” stretches that I should do?

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Phenomenal !

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