My First Attempt at a Triathlon

I have been very kindly supported this year by the charity Arctic ONE and they run an annual paratriathlon and triathlon. It seemed like a really friendly event that was open to everyone, from the totally unexperienced and unprepared (me), right through to elite athletes. I was very keen to take part, but had been putting… Continue reading My First Attempt at a Triathlon

Bicycles. What are we doing and why?

I’m not really sure where the idea came from, but on my first trip out after leaving rehab last November, after a couple of drinks, I declared to some uni friends that I wanted to cycle from London to Paris and asked who would do it with me. Two laughed and declined the offer, but one… Continue reading Bicycles. What are we doing and why?

They tried to make me go to rehab…

…and I happily obliged. I was incredibly lucky to be transferred from hospital straight to a 12 bedded inpatient rehab unit. It was all a bit of a blur and happened very quickly, and none of the staff in the hospital I was in really knew anything about it, so no one could give me… Continue reading They tried to make me go to rehab…

Hospital Post Op

Before going into hospital I scoured the internet for information on what would happen after surgery. Some aspects were very much out of my control so I did everything I could with the things that I could control, to maximise the chances of reaching the desired outcome. I had, in my eyes, the best surgeon in the country… Continue reading Hospital Post Op