I have a migraine. I dragged myself out of bed and walked around to my Grandad’s, to check he’d taken his tablets. Spring has chosen today to…spring. It’s my favourite weather: bright, the odd cloud, and just a hint of chill in the breeze. What a waste.
When I left my Grandad’s, I decided to fight the pain. I trudged up the road for a few minutes, hiding behind sunglasses, trapped in my own world. Keep your balance, Hannah. As cars passed by, I paid them no attention. I didn’t exist.
I began to think of the times I’ve Continue reading
Our relationship with Mum cannot be defined by a single special moment. It’s constant ‘little things’ which add up to something bigger, as I reflected a few weeks ago.
I’d had a horrible Crossfit session. The workout itself was fine, but people’s shouts of encouragement and the loud music had driven me into mental overload. I ran out of the room a minute before the end.
When I arrived home, I was in tears, frustrated with the situation and my hypersensitive nature. Mum gave me a hug. She pointed into the kitchen, where Continue reading
Yesterday, I ran the Anglesey Half Marathon, starting and finishing in my home town. These were my highlights:
My friends and family expressing as much pride that I got up at 6am as that I was about to run over 13miles.
Attaching my number bib using the same safety pins that I had for my Continue reading
My birthdate would prove that I’m a 24-year-old, but there’s still plenty of evidence that suggests otherwise. Now that I think of it, I’ve been an old woman my entire life.
For one thing, I never want to leave the house. Ever. Please don’t make me.
I plan trips around where I can go to the Continue reading
Backpacks are wonderful inventions. They have two straps, perfectly designed to evenly distribute the weight across your body. However, somebody, somewhere, decided to ruin the concept.
I don’t have a problem with people slinging a bag over one shoulder if it’s light or will be taken off soon, as it’s a quick and easy way to carry things. However, I see too many people Continue reading