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Second Training Run

The first ‘back to back’ training session. Not really an issue – the hardest part was jogging at a ‘slow slow slow’ pace (according to the training plan). But I can see why that was the case, as it wasn’t…

First Training Run

According to the plan, today is the first training run for me.It was a 15minute jog, focussed on jogging for the entire time, which I achieved. Relatively pleased with the result. Nice and easy start.

Training Plan

Having never run 10km in one shot before, I figured I’m going to need to do a bit of work to get there.Thankfully, the Mental Health Foundation have a training programme set up for the Auckland Marathon event.So, I’ve gone…

Three Hours In…

Seriously!?I’m blown away. It turns out I know some incredibly generous people!Thanks to all who have given so far. I don’t even care how much, every little bit helps! I am amazed at people’s generosity.I’ve reached my target in only…

Team Mental Health Foundation

In 2012 I took myself to the GP with heavy signs of depression.Seven years later, and I’m still battling it, though in a much better place, and more able to deal with it. The hurt is still real, but it’s…

Good Friday Cross, 2019

This year, we headed away with family and friends up to Ohakune. This made for a bit of a panic as I didn’t have my usual Good Friday day to create this year’s cross.I was going to use a GPS…

Howie Mandel Pushes for Mental Health Reform

We saw this video on Ellen today, in reaction to the recent Las Vegas shooting tragedy. Howie makes several great points in this short interview, and provides a fresh perspective on events like this, but also for mental health and…

Nelson Holiday Trip 2017

090717:SUNDAY Awake. 0645am. Drive. Ferry. 0900. Snooze. Sneeze. Block ear.Picton. 1230 Lunch. Sea Breeze Cafe. Chicken Panini. Inclusion of capsicum gets thumbs up. Good chips. Walk around Picton. Overcast. Drive. Nelson. Nodded off (not drastically) Whoops. 15min pitstop for kip.…