MedalMad Blog

MedalMad Blog

The MedalMad Blog

I Will Get My Wolf Medal!!

Possibly the most eventful run I've ever had.  Eventful 10 miles. Started off fine, legs were aching a bit but I was ignoring that.  First incident: Garmin didn't pick up GPS until I'd done my first ½k. This I didn't realise until I'd finished.  Second incident : crossing the road, no cars so I didn't press the button. 2 steps into t...
  171 Hits
  0 Comments

Cara Jasmine Bradley: Life After Anorexia - Learning to Enjoy Exercise Again

​'Workout completed. Distance: 21.1 kilometres. Time: 2 hours, 16 minutes, and 21 seconds.' Slowing my pace, I beamed, ending the workout on my phone. The feeling of accomplishment was unrivalled. My legs felt somewhat disconnected from my body, and I had a piercing stitch that I had talked myself into believing was an appendicitis for the past hou...
  162 Hits
  0 Comments

The Freedom of Running

​ I first rode a horse at the age of 4, and fell in love with them. 26 years later that love has only strengthened. Aside from their beauty and elegance, it's the freedom of galloping with the wind in your hair, the closest to flying you can feel on terra firma. This is why I love running. Besides the health benefits, I love the freedom you feel ou...
  95 Hits
  0 Comments

The Fat Girl Who Runs

​ So back in September I spent my birthday in hospital. I been admitted and diagnosed with asthma. While nobody mentioned my weight I knew they were thinking if I lost weight it would help.  So after recovering I decided that enough was enough and I needed to lose this weight. My husband, my kids and my dad needed me. I knew before being admit...
  114 Hits
  0 Comments