Author Archives: angelinebadams

An overdue, over-emotional post about the London 10K

Originally posted on The 2am Letters:
The short version…  After five months of banging on about running I actually did the bloody run. And it was bloody wonderful, and I’ve never had a feeling like it that I can talk…

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The perfect running event playlist

Originally posted on The 2am Letters:
Today is my LAST RUN before the London 10K on Bank Holiday Monday. I’m currently in what’s called “tapering”, which is the 2-4 weeks before a race (depending on the distance), when you reduce your training…

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Happy World IBD Day – Ignore the ignorant and mean and keep fighting for awareness

Originally posted on The big stoma bucket list:
It’s hard to say this, but for years I wanted to die. You probably wouldn’t have noticed as I was a determined little sod. I kept my tears (mostly) behind the toilet…

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Thoughts on the German air tragedy, mental health and capability

Originally posted on Understanding:
I wasn’t going to write anything around the GermanWings tragedy, for a number of reasons, but I was encouraged to, so I have. If you haven’t yet read the statements from Time To Change and Mind about…

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Some thoughts on #ZeroSuicide

Originally posted on Understanding:
(First thought: Gosh. Second post. Responding to media coverage was one of the aims of this blog, but not the first. I wasn’t expecting the government to launch a major new suicide prevention strategy less than a week after it…

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