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I'm a 45 year old mother of 3 boys. I live in a beautiful old house that needs a lot of TLC with my youngest son and 2 dogs. I am working hard at keeping myself healthy and fit by working out and doing a spot of running. I'm a creative person and am passionate about keeping traditional skills alive. I cook, knit, bake, garden, preserve, read, write and am now learning to spin and quilt. Oh and I sometimes swear.....

Friday, April 8, 2011


Sometimes no matter how hard I try to be positive and proactive, there are days when I just don't want to do this any more.  Today was one of those days.  I am so tired of doing this on my own.  I'm tired of people telling me it will get better or it will sort itself out in the end. Tired of the 'keep your chin up' and 'you're doing just great' comments.  My chin is on the floor and I'm not doing great.  I'm struggling. I'm tired.

I know it's probably just a post viral low.  And I know it's probably due to a lack of exercise.  I can't do anything about either of these things right now.  I'm still bloody coughing and wheezing.  I don't have time to still be ill. 


Peter Duggan said...

OK, not going to tell you it'll get better or sort itself out in the end. But getting the habit going again is good, and sometimes you can be pleased with yourself just for getting out there when you didn't want to and take pride (or even some kind of perverse satisfaction if you prefer) in keeping up or renewing the effort!

Take care

KarenR said...

The one sure thing of being low, the only way is up!
Give yourself time to get better & credit for struggling x

Clodhopper said...

Make plans Ali. Whats happening after the Tri? Get some dates in your diary for some other stuff, hill/trail races. Get some maps out and start looking at local routes especially from Crieff.

Davie Bell said...

Ali forget about running biking or swimming for the time being its not that important your health is,concentrate on getting a healthy body and a healthy mind once that improves so will your motivation and enthusiasm trust me!

Davie x

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