Connections: Day 23 – A Story A Day

I wrote the following story as part of the 'A Story A Day September' challenge, but instead of using the prompt, I used a poem for inspiration. The poem was written by a blogging friend, Callum McLaughlin, and you can find it here. Gabe peered around the thick, velvet curtain into the room beyond. The … Continue reading Connections: Day 23 – A Story A Day

Three Weeks to Go…

The lovely Suzie is busily training to prepare herself for a half-marathon. Check out her post and show your support. Thanks 🙂

Suzie Speaks

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In a moment of madness I agreed to sign up for the Birmingham Half-Marathon in October and run 13 miles.

My physical state when I initially paid for my entrance fee in May was not exactly in brilliant condition. As someone who likes their food, along with the occasional cigarette and cocktail, my body has slowly increased in size to the point where I have easily gained 60+lbs in the last five years, and while I was fit enough to swim or run around for hours regularly in my youth, I could barely walk up the stairs a few months ago without feeling flustered and out of breath.

image A sweaty Suzie with the lovely Andrew… Gorgeous. I’m thinking of adopting it as my new look…

After a month (ok, two months) of procrastination, my friend and I decided that we would start our training, which began in July. That first…

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