The Eight of Hearts

Number 21 – Give Blood (Eight of hearts) – Monday 26th September 2016

**DISCLAIMER – There are one or two pictures below of me giving blood, so if you don’t want to see these then don’t scroll down!**

I told you this was taking on a life of its own! After running the 10k, I got home and decided to look into giving blood.  I had heard that normally you have to sign up like a month to 6 weeks in advance so I thought I would be able to set that as November’s entry. Anyway, once I had registered all my details, a notification came up saying that there was a chance to give blood at a local centre the next day.  All appointments were full, but they could maybe accept walk ins.  It seemed like an opportunity, so I decided to take it (more on opportunities in a moment).Read More »


The Queen of Diamonds

Number 51 – Be part of a world record (The Queen Of Diamonds) – Sunday 25th September 2016

So three weeks ago, I decided that I was going to make a start on my apocalyst and start working towards my first achievement: run a half marathon. Upon looking online, I found an event that would allow me to cross another entry off the list: be part of a world record. The event was the global energy run, which was an attempt to have the most people running in the same race in one day. The problem? It was less than three weeks away, and I hadn’t run before, apart from a little treadmill every now and again.  Read More »