Hello, I'm Kirsty, originally a 6ft, 24 stone giant on a journey to shrink myself through running and eating healthy. Under 'Random Musings' you will find me babbling on about epiphanies I have had whilst out running, how I am losing weight, what kinds of things I eat and general fluff that drifts around in … Continue reading Welcome…
The last few years have been a struggle for many people, mentally financially and physically. After redundancies and health issues, the only option for work to keep ourselves afloat has been minimum wage, zero hours contracts. For some, working two jobs, from 7am until 10pm with little breaks and hardly any benefits is the only … Continue reading In Your Shoes
So recently I've been a bit down in the dumps. It's no secret that life's pretty hard at the minute and as a result I've shied away from blogging and social media etc. I've not been well for a while now so I've also shied away from exercise as I'm working so much every single … Continue reading How to Stay a Perky Kirky….
I know, I know it's not quite the end of Feb yet but it's getting there pretty fast! How’s everyone doing? I started February with all good intentions but then the last couple of weeks have been absolutely taken up by work, I’m just getting back into winding down now and reflecting on the month. … Continue reading End of Feb Reflections..
I'm starting again, literally all over again. I know I'm starting from a different spot with new knowledge but that somehow makes it worse. I'm looking at people jogging past me and I'm secretly hating them for reminding me what I once could do. I'm huffing and puffing to put my socks on again and … Continue reading The pain of starting again… in a new vehicle!
Ok so this is slightly different to usual. I'm appealing to my readers and followers to help me and a very dear friend of mine out. Go Fund Me A few days ago my dear friend Phil lost his beloved partner to Cystic Fibrosis. Tim has been struggling with the terrible illness all his life … Continue reading Save the Donkeys!
Ok guys, I don't know about you lot but I fell off the wagon about a year ago, rolled under the wheels got knocked out and woke up a year later with 10 pizzas and a kebab as a pillow, weighing in just as much as when I'd started. It's no lie or secret, this … Continue reading Beginners 10 day challenge! (And Bootcamp news!)
So I'm into my second week of physio therapy for my ankle, and for anyone that thinks it's a doddle...... it's not!!! I'm literally learning to balance and walk again and I spent half an hour walking up and down a fake staircase that doesn't go anywhere.... there's fake sewing machines and lathes that don't … Continue reading Fake sewing machines and Evil Robots disguised as physio, and an update on Snowdon.
So today was my first ankle class at the physio department at the local community hospital. It was amazing they have a gym with bouncy balls and trampolines, bikes and treadmills and I now have to go every Tuesday and Thursday mornings to learn how to not be a dick and hurt my ankle anymore. … Continue reading Jog On Fatty does physio…
Hey everyone, so sorry I've not been around for a while. 2018 is kicking me up the arse... literally. So the main reason I haven't been around is because I haven't had a minute to myself. I know I know some of you must be thinking but you had all that time off when you … Continue reading Pegging the washing out is dangerous… take it from me!
Help Help Help, our upcoming Bootcamp is in jeopardy, we haven't had enough takers and if we cant get a few more people then we may have to cancel it. AARRGGHHH!!! So the details are as follows, The next Bootcamp is on the 2nd and 3rd of June and there is always the option of … Continue reading Help, We Urgently Need More Beginners Bootcampers!