Dear Running, Wait for Me

For a long time now I’ve always thought of running as a close friend. A friend with her own intricacies and quirks and she has a personality all of her own too. And she’s always out there waiting for me to show up. She’s loyal like that. But sometimes, you

How do you like being solo?

For people who are newer to this blog and the operation move community, you might not even know that it used to be a partnership. For others, it only becomes obvious maybe if you are listening to the podcast from the beginning and you are obviously listening to two people

If I could go back, what would I say?

If I could go back and talk to myself as a beginning runner, what would I say? Everything. Nothing. I know it feels really hard now. Harder than you thought it would even. And the running isn’t even the hard bit. It’s hard enough to have people look at you

A new kind of challenge

This month, I’ve challenged myself to write every day for 30 days. One of the things I can find hard to balance is coaching time vs writing and creative time. And in a pinch, I’ll always pick coaching time because it’s more important. But this ‘reason’ is starting to sound


I always believed that Rachel would make it. Or maybe that’s just what I wanted to believe because the alternative was unimaginable. The first thing you hear people say when someone dies from cancer is ‘but they fought so hard’ as if it was so simple. Because you want it