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My Life's a Marathon · 2M ago

Resisting The Urge For Mischief

Sometimes it's hard to resist being naughty.I'm not talking about really naughty. I'm just talking about mischievous. So you can have a little laugh. Because life gets too serious and we sho...
My Life's a Marathon · 3M ago

Bastard? I Thought You Said Mustard!!

Conversation from the senior citizen's home.Me : Would you like me to get you more yoghurt while I'm shopping tomorrow? Him : Umm. No thanks.Me : Custard?Him (makes an exasperated huffy nois...
My Life's a Marathon · 3M ago

I Need a New Car

I need a new car.People often use the word 'need' instead of 'want' and I've been known to do this myself. But not in this case. There's a very valid reason why I need a new car.It's not bec...
My Life's a Marathon · 4M ago

Empty Nesting In A Not-So -Empty Nest

The end of 2016 is staring me right in the face. Well it is when I go to the toilet and shut the door because that's where we keep the calendar. Not that shutting the door is compulsory any ...
My Life's a Marathon · 5M ago

Survival Instincts

I nearly died yesterday.No joke. I'm serious. Deadly serious. (See what I did there?) Luckily I didn't or else you wouldn't get to read the tale of how I almost died.Why I almost died has it...
My Life's a Marathon · 7M ago

Fancy Meeting You Here

Have you ever have something weird happen to you in a race?I'm not talking about farting, burping, wetting yourself, pooping, or vomiting. They're all pretty normal activities for a race. I'...
My Life's a Marathon · 8M ago

Not Dead!

Not dead!I know you were probably wondering. And secretly suspecting Iven of something nefarious. Because it's the quiet ones that you can never trust.I've just been busy. With life. Busines...
My Life's a Marathon · 9M ago

A Pokemon Go Cautionary Tale

Anyone else been swept up in the Pokemon Go craze?My sons were really into Pokemon when they were young. I knew all about Ash and Misty and Team Rocket and Pikachu and Pokeballs. And then ti...
My Life's a Marathon · 9M ago

Half

I just added another half marathon to the list I keep in my phone. Of half marathons I've run in.It's probably a strange list to have in a phone but if I had it on a piece of paper and put t...
My Life's a Marathon · 9M ago

The Elusive 1:40 Half Marathon

Everything had gone well leading into Gold Coast half marathon. Training had gone well. Tapering had gone well. And my headspace was, well - fabulous, as was my outfit. I knew what I had to ...