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

Trans Girls London Marathon Week 4 Training Update

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

Trans Girls London Marathon Week 3 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

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

In the UK You Can’t Hide From Transphobia

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