I want to tell the story of my C25K experience, including how much I weighed the routes I used and how I felt during and after. Fortunately I recorded most of this using GPS and forum posts so I can look back and see what was going on at the time. To start with, I… Continue reading Sofies Couch to 5K: Introduction
Total Training: 169.8kThis week: 28.2kAn update on my training during week 4. I am running the London Marathon to raise money for the LGBT Foundation, please also consider donating here: https://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/SofieLewis Things were looking good this week in terms of the injury. Leg was a little tender on Monday and Tuesday but after then it… Continue reading Trans Girls London Marathon Week 4 Training Update
Total Training: 141.6k This week: 27.8k An update on my training during week 3. A completely unrelated photo. Do you like my glasses? This one is a bit late, this week was extremely difficult regarding my transition. After a 17 month wait I had my first appointment at the Leeds Gender Identity Clinic (GIC) on… Continue reading Trans Girls London Marathon Week 3 Training Update
Total Training: 113.8k This week: 39.2k An update on my training during week 2. In case you missed it I made a video of one of my training runs last week, check it out :p https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ge_vVdMgB1I&t=1s It was extremely nice to be back with the Didsbury Runners on Monday. It has been 9 weeks since… Continue reading London Marathon Week 2: Training Update
I remember a while ago talking to a mental health professional when I was feeling suicidal after getting transphobic abuse on the way to a meeting. One of the problems I came across on this occasion was the fact that they didn't really attempts to help with my mental health problems, it became a problem… Continue reading In the UK You Can’t Hide From Transphobia
Total Running: 74.6k This week: 34.1k An update on my training during week 1. Had an amazing meeting last week with Virgin Money Lounge and the LGBT foundation and hopefully will have some good news for you. Running has been going well too, nice to be back running the routes in Manchester this weekend, and… Continue reading London Marathon: Training Week 1 (111 days to go)
Happy new year everyone, 2019 will be my first year as me so looking forwards to it. I know now is a time people make resolutions and I want to put some pointers to what I did with losing weight and running with couch to 5k. I used C25k to start running again and it… Continue reading Happy 2019!! + Advice on getting into running!