When you find out a famous athlete from your country thinks you are a man in a dress and shouldn’t be able to compete in sport.

I found out today that Kelly Holmes, an inspiration of mine, believes that trans women are males and shouldn't be allowed to compete. She agrees with this completely transphobic thread. "they would be my words exactly" https://twitter.com/damekellyholmes/status/1100308334845067264 https://threadreaderapp.com/thread/1076276617041854464.html I feel quite devastated by this. I wrote : "England is transphobic hell. Fellow athletes suggesting we… Continue reading When you find out a famous athlete from your country thinks you are a man in a dress and shouldn’t be able to compete in sport.

Sofies Transing the London Marathon Week 7 and 8 Training Update

I am running the London Marathon to raise money for the LGBT Foundation, please consider donating here: https://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/SofieLewis Total Training: 308.8kWeek 7: 18.1k Week 8: 36.1k Well, if you read my previous post. Week 7 is easy to summarise. On Monday I went for a long run. Unfortunately my foot went down a hole about 2 miles… Continue reading Sofies Transing the London Marathon Week 7 and 8 Training Update

I thought I’d broke my ankle

Had another low few days, so haven't gotten around to writing although hope to get some new things up soon. I went for a run on monday after missing didsbury runners because I saw something shitty and transphobic in the news. Despair washed over me. I wrote about it on facebook, which is where I… Continue reading I thought I’d broke my ankle

Trans Girls London Marathon Week 5&6 Training Update

I am running the London Marathon to raise money for the LGBT Foundation, please consider donating here: https://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/SofieLewis Total Training: 254.6kWeek 5: 47.8k Week 6: 37.0k Well that's 158 miles in my legs. I was feeling pretty bad the last few weeks so haven't made a post but glad to be back. I have still been running… Continue reading Trans Girls London Marathon Week 5&6 Training Update

Detransitioning Data and Transphobic Trends

Here's some interesting data on detransitioning and the importance of recognising someone's gender identity. If you have heard that GIC's push people down the path of transitioning, or transgender people encouraging others to transition, you have been grossly misinformed please can people stop "warning" me about this. When I talk to my trans friends they… Continue reading Detransitioning Data and Transphobic Trends

Sofies Couch to 5K: Introduction

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

London Marathon Week 2: 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