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May 24, 2018

Just following on from my cardiologist visit last Friday. The check up was partially motivated by my cholesterol level, which had crept up in recent years to 6.5, a level which starts to prompt at least minor concern. The good …Continue reading


May 21, 2018

Just 5 km into my run this morning I reached a major milestone – 150,000 km since I started logging my mileage on Feb 14, 1983. By the way, that’s 12,881 days, and I’ve averaged 11.65 km per day during …Continue reading


May 19, 2018

A post with a difference today. At my last annual medical check, my GP suggested it would be interesting to have a full cardiologist’s examination. Not that either of us suspected I had any heart issues, but my cholesterol had …Continue reading


May 17, 2018

I feel like I have a lot of energy at the moment when I run, but the outer calf muscle strain is forcing me to take it easy. I probably pushed it a little harder than I should have this …Continue reading


May 14, 2018

Well, I almost managed it. I got about half way through my 3 km time trial this morning before straining a peripheral muscle in my left calf and having to stop. It was a pity, as I was feeling very …Continue reading