Just do it anyway – Competing as an Rx-ish Athlete

It's been a while - But Hi, Hello, and Welcome for those of use who've never met, or never read my blog previously, and for anyone who's a listener to Everyone Dies in Sunderland, this may be slightly off target for you, but haaaaaaaaiiiiii For those new here I figure it's worth giving some background, … Continue reading Just do it anyway – Competing as an Rx-ish Athlete

I’m too Selfish – my apology to Roller Derby

In case you all missed it, we've been living through a global pandemic for a while now - this pandemic saw many things come to a standstill, one of those things was my ex-sport, Roller Derby. Which was a bit of a pain because as we went into lockdown we had basically hit our peak … Continue reading I’m too Selfish – my apology to Roller Derby

My CrossFit Open 2021

I entered the games before the lockdown happened (again), with high hopes of a good baseline to see my progress from the last time I gave it a go in 2019. 2019 not long into my CrossFit journey... But like I say lockdown happened, life happened, struggling happened, adversity happened... so here we are. Pre-Lockdown … Continue reading My CrossFit Open 2021

Female body expectations

I've written of this previously but felt the need to expand based on my recent experiences since working with a nutrition coach. After posting images (and the blog post) of the progress I had made, which I would like to point out originated from a desire to improve as an athlete, I received a lot … Continue reading Female body expectations

The last piece of the Puzzle – My Experience with Newbigin Nutrition & Coaching

I've considered myself an 'athlete' since I started my journey into Roller Derby, and have at various stages dabbled with Nutrition to attempt to improve my performance, but I am not a nutritionist - I can be a keyboard scientist all I like but the internet is literally a bottomless pit of fad's, crap advice … Continue reading The last piece of the Puzzle – My Experience with Newbigin Nutrition & Coaching