Treadmills gunna get ya …

Morning/ Evening all, hows it going? Better than me I expect. The past week has been a week of disasters, it starts off with having to work a 13 hour shift at work … ouch, it moved onto having an abscess on my tooth leaving me with sleepless nights and a lot of pain and having to put clove oil in my mouth. That stuff is vile actually its worse than vile not only does it taste horrendous it also numbed my whole mouth leaving me dribbling. So I was coping with a swollen cheek, dribbling and the taste and smell of cloves just oozing from me for hours. FAIL. So my week started like that I was shattered from a 13hour shift then couldn’t sleep for nights after due to being Mrs clove mouth, well you could imagine the mood and enthusiasm I had towards running whilst resembling a zombie.

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Forest Gump

Iyaaaaaa peeps, hows it hanging? Slightly shrivelled and to the left? Harhar never gets old. Anyways welcome to my blog may it bring you just as much happiness and cringyness as it does me.

Today is Thursday April the 19th …. holy moly its only 2 months to go, this time in 2months I will be lead on a nice hot sandy beach sipping a cocktail and hearing the waves crashing ahh bliss …. oh wait back to reality, no this time in 2 months I will be 1 of 10 ultra runners attacking the south downs with all my might, I embrace this thought with open arms. Just think of how much of an achievement this will be, just think of all goodness 10 people will do. Have we inspired you? I hope so.

I have taken a slightly different approach to my training plan, I read Seb is running 12-14 miles a day and my dad and Joe also covering great distances …. well I am eating 12-14 choclate bars a day and relying on the good advice Forest Gump has to give, ever watched that film? I have, every night in fact. When he just runs for 2 years straight, well Mr Gump you are my hero!! If you watch Forest Gump just to that bit and don’t feel inspired to go out running then you are crazy, or perhaps I am? Either way, Forest will be my muse for this challenge, when I’m struggling I’ll think to myself , What would Forest do?

I went slightly off course then with my Forest Gump speech, ok I’m back. Everyone all the time says to me “Amy do you actually realise how far 100 miles is” yes, yes I do, it is 100 times 1 miles …. DUHHHH and “Amy I dont think you realise how hard this is going to be” yes, yes I do, its going to be like running 100 times 1 miles, its going to hurt, its going to be tiring and do you know what I AM GOING TO HAVE TO WEE IN BUSHES of course I know how hard it is … thanks for the encouragment nonetheless. People that say that to me should take one step back and look at WHY I am doing it, WHY its important and WHY we need to hear positive feedback!! After all Steve Chalk is my daddy and he would run this alone if no one even said yes. What kind of daughter would I be if I let him do that? …… Not a crazy one I guess (haha) anyway must dash been lovely ranting to you. Happy running and all that jazz.

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