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It’s just turned midnight on Sunday the 26th July. I got up half an hour ago, put on my running clothes and I’m now heading out the door. To run one mile and come back. Over the next 24 hours, I’ll be repeating this another 23 times. On the hour, every hour.
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5 minutes read As I sit down for breakfast, after an easy run to be followed by 2 days rest, I wonder why. Why do I keep on signing myself up for silly challenges? You’d think it’s a consequence of lockdown + being unemployed. In a sense, it is…
2 minutes read It’s 6.30 am and the sun is shining bright as I set off. I feel its warmth on my face and can’t help but smile. It’s so peaceful at this time of day.
3 minutes read I had dipped my toe back in the job search mindset a couple of weeks ago. After weeks of ignoring job postings emails from Linkedin and Escape the City, I had started opening them again and one stood out.
4 minutes read There are many different reasons why each of us are running and why specifically you’ve decided to run this race.
5 minutes read This is where I start to panic. It’s been 3 months since I was last employed. I should have some answers now as to what I want to do next. But I feel no closer to anything.
3 minutes read Throughout May and June, I’ve been taking one of Seth Godin’s courses, the Bootstrapper’s Workshop on Akimbo.
3 minutes read My wetsuit feels tight around the neck, as always. I wasn’t even sure I would fit in it. 9 months since I last put it on. It fits, as unevenly as before.
4 minutes read What I’m putting out there is imperfect. How could it not be when I’m just starting out? And it won’t improve if I’m not willing to admit that some of it needs to change, quickly or over time.
4 minutes read With lockdown, most of my planned races have been cancelled or postponed. Those that are still scheduled to go ahead may get cancelled too. It’s unsettling and it can make you want to stay inside curled up on the sofa rather than to lace up your trainers.