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The reason I hate my phone

My iPhone and I have fallen out. It's not the phone, it's me. Doesn't matter what model phone I have, I hate who it's made me become. All this technology at our fingertips.. tweeting, snapchatting, texting - it's never ending. Yes it is great, of course it is. But at the same time there's so many downsides...

I was 12 when I got my first phone - a lovely Siemens phone (small enough to actually fit in your pocket!) Pocket money for my credit, no camera and it was only really used for emergencies. Good times. I would still use a landline, and actually see people for a catch up with them.

Now? Well now I know what everyone is doing, where they are and who they are with - and they know the same about me! So out irregular face to face catch ups are "oh I saw you went to... on Facebook". Wild. I send my life looking at a tiny glowing screen and I am ignoring the most important people in my life. The worst part? I know all of this, I regret it and yet here I a…

Drop it like it's Squat...

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If anyone knows me personally, you will know I like my running. Sure, I am not the fastest runner out there, but I love the freedom and fresh air, it's perfect for collecting my thoughts and for half an hour I am just thinking about myself or just enjoying my playlists booming into my ears.

ParkRun is brilliant. Every Saturday running around the park on a 5K route, hundreds of other runners around me yet I feel like I am in my own little bubble. I love it. The chilly winter mornings and the warm summer heat first thing. Best of all, it's all free! I cannot recommend it enough! Find your local one here.

I have also signed up for the Milton Keynes half marathon in May... which is crazy. Training is in progress, and I am pretty sure I might pass out half way through... Watch this space! I'm running the 13 miles for my personal achievement, not for charity, however...

... I am running Race for Life in June, along with a fabulous team of ladies from work. We are swapping our heels…