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MEcfs

The measure of a person

I’ve learnt to measure strength, not with weights or speed, but by the adversity I overcome. It still surprises me how in the fleetest of moments a chronic illness can break your spirit. You can endure pain for days, handle the impact on your everyday, but then comes the time when your spirit breaks and […]

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MEcfs

The other me that I know

Thirteen months have passed since the words ‘where did I go?’ scrawled across my desk jotter were conceived. Later added to my journal for safe keeping, I didn’t know what it all meant at the time, but they meant something, and desk jotters had a way of making their way to the rubbish bin once filled from edge-to-edge.

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Mental Health Sport

Running with Bipolar: go your own way

Part 2: In the beginning all routes have the potential to stir up the wonderful running relationship between yourself and your body: that is the magic of running. Yes, the world of running is alive with options, consequences, choices, alternatives. Let’s try to narrow these options down a little. I can’t guarantee the full repertoire of route options to explore, but here’s what I know.