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Visit to the Doc

Visit to the Doc

So in an update to the post of yesterday, instead of waiting until Thursday to go and see the doctor for the numbness in my legs and fingers I called and shifted the appointment to today. The doctor put me through a series of neurological tests, some sensitivity...
10 Years

10 Years

A big day for me, not so much in running as in life. 1 June 2020 marks the tenth anniversary of when I stopped drinking. It wasn’t the first time I tried to stop drinking but it was the last time and the one that stuck. Ten years is a long time and my life is...
Two Hills, Two Rivers

Two Hills, Two Rivers

Lyon has been my home for more than 14 years now. I’ve lived here longer than I’ve lived anywhere and it’s truly the place I call home. I first visited the city about four years before I moved here in the early winter of 2002. Even then I adored the...
Goosed

Goosed

After yesterday’s stair session and a short night of sleep (4 hours, not much more) I started the day fully intending to head out again in the evening. That was not to be. A stressful day of work, childcare, and dealing with ongoing French employment law and a...
No-Run Day

No-Run Day

Today was a strange day, and it was a normal day, too. For the last couple of months we’ve struggled to get buy with my business, my wife’s full time and far-from-flexible hours, and two kids in the house to look after, one of whom is still young enough...