“For now I’m living my life” – Kay’s journey with the ‘C’ word. Cancer and exercise.

I first heard of Kay about 6 months ago from a friend. She told me “If you are looking for a local person with an inspiring story then you’ve GOT to interview Kay – she’s amazing”.   So last Sunday Kay and I sat down with Starbuck’s coffee and had a good blether.  One of the key things we talk about in this blog is cancer and exercise.

She shared her courageous journey with breast cancer, fitness and living life to the full.

Expect: Lots of exercise inspiration, an insight into losing all your hair and the wonderful idea of asking everyone to wear a wig on her 50th Birthday Party!!

Read on to be totally inspired!! Continue reading

Interview with Shauna Reid

No More Dietgirl – The Rise of Habit Woman

shauna-2016-900Shauna Reid is a dear friend who I first met as a personal training client. She is from Australia but lives in Scotland. Two years ago she found me through a Google search – it turned out we lived five minutes walk from each other – I’m so glad. She’s a wonderful person possessing a rare combination of talents – she’s a deep thinker, very creative, a writer and author, and she is highly IT literate! She helps me with all my online work.

Shauna is also a member of my current 8 Week Kick Start programme. I’m delighted that Shauna has agreed to do this interview with me about life, health and her Kick Start experience! Continue reading

Liz Gray

The hardest part is getting out off the door! Liz Gray on running.

I first met Liz Gray through Inverness Parkrun and now both her and her friend/running partner Liz Forbes train with me, focusing on building their strength.

Liz Gray juggles a busy home, family and volunteering life with a passion for fitness, especially running. She’s an inspiring example that age and busyness don’t need to be barriers to achieving your health and fitness goals. She is one of the most ethusiastic, energetic and positive people I’ve met and here she shares some of her story. Continue reading