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Sunday afternoon I went along to Embankment with my housemate and our boyfriends to watch the runners in the London Marathon coming up to their 24th mile. It was such a lovely day, perhaps a little chilly but the sun was out and the atmosphere was amazing. Everyone was cheering the runners on, clapping, and what I loved most was that nearly everyone had their names on their shirts so you could cheer them on personally. You could see from some of the runners that the personal encouragement really gave them the push they needed, the “come on Mary, you’re doing amazing, not long left” really gave them extra drive to keep going. The determination it must take. Some walking, some jogging, one or two…

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Ok i’ll admit it, I’ve been struggling with this 7-a-day fruit &veg challenge this week. Normally I would have been really up for it, and veggies are definitely my fave food! But my appetite just hasn’t been there this week – not good! But I realised it is actually pretty tricky to fit in 7 portions. So I’m starting again today! It’s been a super healthy day so far… Had a fab morning run, 5k before work round the park near Alex’s. There’s so many runners out at this time in the morning there. Me listening to BeyoncĂ© to keep motivated too “to the left to the left…I’m irreplaceableeeeeeee” yeah you’re lucky I don’t sing! I felt unstoppable! I loved my morning run. Really did…

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I booked it! I’m doing a half marathon. It’s a great challenge for me and I really want to push myself hard to raise money for a cause close to the heart. Haemophilia affects many people in the UK, including someone very close to me. For those of you who aren’t sure what haemophilia is: Haemophilia is an inherited condition that affects the blood’s ability to clot. The symptoms of haemophilia can be mild to severe depending on the level of clotting factors you have, but most cases are classified as severe. People with Haemophilia will bleed longer, bumps and bruises will be more severe and potentially last longer, and they can bleed internally more easily. You won’t be able to tell someone who has…

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I’ve finally got round to writing this post, super busy, and so many other topics I want to write about. But this is all about my friday birthday celebrations at TGI Fridays in Covent Garden. Overall: FAB NIGHT! SO me and my two housemates got to TGI at 7.40pm on Friday night, and tried to get our table booked for 6 (You can’t book before the night on a friday or saturday, you have to wait for your table). Unfortunately you also have to wait for everyone to turn up too before being put on the waiting list, so we waited in the entrance for Alex, his best friend and GF. Luckily they weren’t too far behind and so we got us put on the…

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The boat race … IS a big deal so I found out this weekend. On Sunday it was the big Oxford vs Cambridge boat race on the Thames. Going from Putney Bridge, just over 4 miles away from city centre, the rowers pull their oars at such speed to win. They must have so much stamina! Having not long come back from my run – training for the half marathon, and with it spitting with rain, I can say I wasn’t too keen on heading back out. But when my housemate, Meg, invited me to go down to the boat race to see what all the fuss was with her and her boyfriend and a group of friends I couldn’t say no – need to…

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