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Myself

All the writings in this category are about myself, my dreams, goals, ambitions and self-improvement.

Thirty Five
21/08/2016Myself
I used to write a post at the end of each year highlighting the things that I have accomplished, place I’ve seen and any other life events. Over the past few years however I’ve not done that so much, so I’m starting again but this time writing on my birthday. So, at Thirty Five what have I done since Thirty Four?
Combatting Shin Splints with FootBallance Insoles
06/07/2016Health & Fitness
FootBallance Insoles are the latest thing in running technology. These are essentially 100% custom insoles which can be slipped into any shoe and provide arch support. Do they work? Read on and find out.
If you behaved like your government, you'd be arrested.Anonymous
No Pain, No Gain! (Or a lesson on when to say STOP)
19/06/2016Health & Fitness
I’ve been going out running now twice a week gradually building up the distance while improving my pace. I’m aiming for a consistant pace, not a fast time. If I can keep a consistant pace from start to finish and then reduce that pace I’m doing good.
After Thirty Four Years, I Learn to Run
23/04/2016Health & Fitness
After 34 years of life, I finally get why people run. I mean, I always understood why people were running in the park or down the street, but was always accompanied with mockery. “That seems like a painful way to spend time.”
Final Knee Surgury
01/03/2016Health & Fitness
Finally, after a year of being referrered between various physios and consultants, I have had my final knee operation which has at long last fixed my damaged knee.
Diagnosed with Sleep Apnea
07/10/2015Health & Fitness
For the past I don’t know how many years I’ve had problems sleeping. Sometimes difficulty in getting to sleep, other times difficulty staying asleep. Even when I wake up thinking I’ve had a "good night"I am more tired, more drained and feel worse than when I went to bed.
Photos from Leith on my Last Day in Edinburgh
20/03/2015Lifelist Scotland
Photos from Leith, Edinburgh, as today is my last day working in Edinburgh. I now have a few days off and start a new job in Glasgow next week.
First Home of my Own
06/09/2014Lifelist
I haven't quite completed my probation period at my new job, but I've just viewed an absolutely perfect cottage just outside Moffat and put down a deposit for my first home!
Starting a New Job in Edinburgh!
27/06/2014Jobs and Education
After what seems like an age hunting for a new job and going to interviews, I've finally been offered a position as a software engineer for a website design agency in Edinburgh!
Moving to Scotland!
15/02/2014Lifelist
With my last work contract coming to a close soon, I've decided to take a chance and go for new opportunity in Scotland which allows me to finally move out of the family home.