Last year I had a disastrous swim event experience, I desperately wanted to share it with people at the time to highlight how NOT to treat those with disabilities but at the time I was so angry that I knew the blog wouldn’t be constructive or helpful to anyone, so I waited. Since then, I … Continue reading One good, One bad.
Last weekend was a big deal for me, it was been exciting, stressful, panic inducing, wonderful and simply fantastic. I have always been nervous about travelling alone since I have been disabled. This is because as much as I don't like to think it and don't feel it, I am vulnerable. Many more things … Continue reading Travelling to Nottingham in a Wheelchair
None of this is what I hoped to be writing just 2 weeks before Windermere but sometimes things just don’t turn out the way you hoped. It doesn’t seem possible that I had a pretty major surgery less than a fortnight ago, it was slow progress when in hospital but as soon as I was … Continue reading Week 16 – Two Weeks To Go!
How is it already week 3 of my training?! I am continuing to increase the distance that I cover over the week by increasing the distances I swim in each session. This is proving pretty difficult as very few sessions are actually long enough to swim more than about 2.5km; I am a long-distance consistent … Continue reading Windermere Training Week 3
It’s the end of week 1 of my Two Way Windermere Training and I have got back into the swing of training with a real purpose and a distance that I aim to achieve each week. Slowly over the next 19 weeks my training will increase, my sessions will get longer, the distances in each … Continue reading Windermere Training Week 1