Bereavement… running with my grief

Death comes to us all

My mother passed away at the end of May, just a few short weeks ago. She had been trapped in the strange world of Alzheimer’s disease for a number of years, slowing disappearing, little by little. We were so lucky that she didn’t lose her sweet character, her love of laughter or sharing a story and occasionally we saw the twinkle return to her eye when she recognised one of us. Although she had a foot in two worlds for years, her loss is still huge. Continue reading Bereavement… running with my grief

Blog Tag – The A – Z of me

I was not expecting to be writing an A-Z today, or any day for that matter however my friend Jane over at That Curious Love of Green has tagged me to take in an A-Z of Me series which is doing the rounds of the blogging world at the moment.

I will rise to the challenge although last evening my head was full of “what if?” Continue reading Blog Tag – The A – Z of me

Paleoirish is now on BlogLovin’

Follow my blog with Bloglovin’

There are many social media sites that can be used to read, follow and share blog posts from the websites that you know and love. After hearing lots of good things about Bloglovin’ I decided to give it a go.

Why would I use a blog reading service such as Bloglovin’?

There are many different blogs that I read, some I look at regularly such as Chris Kresser or Mark’s Daily Apple, others just I read just occasionally Continue reading Paleoirish is now on BlogLovin’

Darkness into Light 2015

What are you planning for the weekend? I may be stretching my limits however…

I’m Hoping to Run My First 5k

I’m going to run my first ever 5k on Sat May 9th. I’ve been running for a few months now however I’m not very fast, nor can I run very far.

I guess you could say that I’m a running newbie. I’m probably not ready for a 5k yet however I’ve gone ahead and registered for my first one anyway. There is no pressure on me to run all the way, I could even walk as this is really a fun run/walk. Did I mention that the start time is 4.15am?

I’ve decided to run in this 5k because of what it stands for. Continue reading Darkness into Light 2015