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If you're going through hell..........

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.........keep going! Winston Churchill said that! Personally I tend to approach it thus, if you're going through hell, do so with a big f**k off grin on your face! 

THE WINTER FAN DANCE 2015

When I look back at the Fan Dances I've taken part in (3 up to this winter), one thing has always been evident, that I've had to rely heavily on sheer guts, determination, grit and a very big grin to get it done, the fear of failing playing heavily on my mind. Even last Summer, when I'd been the fittest I'd been for some time, I struggled badly with cramp and blisters and recorded a time that took me a long time to get over. 
This Winter I really wasn't sure what would be the outcome, I hadn't been able to train since coming off the Point to Point March back in mid-November, and by train I mean run and tab. I had been able to use the bike and in the last couple of weeks before the Fan Dance use strengthening exercises to try and get the left knee stronger and ready for the…

It's that time of year again..........

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...........the New Year, new me epidemic once again passes me by, I'm kinda comfortable with the old me, and besides when it comes to resolutions, being the best version of myself is all I can be. Besides my lil bro said "don't go changing", I haven't, although others may have a different perspective. I've learnt over the last few years, just being me isn't enough for some people, but I've got to a point in my life where I don't give a sh*t about that anymore. All that matters is those that choose to believe in me and the man I am. Maybe that's a bit deep for the first blog post of the year, however, reflection is a remarkable thing........out with the old and in with the new and all that. 
I'm lucky to be surrounded by some wonderful people, and luckier still to be gifted with such an incredible wife and a very beautiful little boy. Coupled with the example my brother set and the pride I have in him, I will keep doing what I've been do…