Tag Archives: Alcohol

#Janathon Day 31: Sunday Long Run

There we go folks, it’s a wrap. 31 days of consecutive running, sensible eating and no drinking. It’s been great. This morning, I met up with my clubmates at Westport Lake as planned. The rain was pouring, the ducks were fighting … Continue reading

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#Janathon Day 21: 3 Weeks Down

Three weeks… that’s how long it’s been since I’ve had an alcoholic drink. No, I’m not Dry Januarying, nothing as formal as that. I just saw it as an opportunity to save some cash (everyone’s skint anyway), loose a bit … Continue reading

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Every day’s a Party in Advent

This morning Trenthamfolk Junior declared, excitedly, that he can now get officially excited about Christmas. For me that means roast dinners for the sake of it, far too much meat and dairy, excessive alcohol and huge amounts of cheese. Now, … Continue reading

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#Juneathon 2015: Day 7 – AAA Batteries and Hangovers

I woke up this morning several times. On each occasion, I felt a tiny, tiny little bit less terrible, turned over and slumbered on, a foggy subhuman mess. Most of us have been there, the morning after, wondering why the common sense mechanism … Continue reading

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#Juneathon Day 8: Hangover, Then Run

Boy oh boy, what happened last night? I’ll tell you what happened, 2 for 1 cocktails, that’s what. I normally leave the pink drinks well alone as the seriously mess me up, but yesterday afternoon I didn’t give it a second … Continue reading

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#Juneathon 2014 Day 5: Public Speaking Race Nerves

Both yesterday and today I had to stand up at the front of a room full of people and talk about ‘stuff’. I’m fairly accustomed to public speaking, but no matter how much I do it I always get a dry mouth, … Continue reading

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#Juneathon 2014 Day 2: Explanations & Confessions

Yesterday I confessed to being off the wagon and making excuses for being a pleb… old habits die hard… Andrew Mitchel could level that one at me and I’d agree with him. This has shaped the measures I will use to tally … Continue reading

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