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Monthly Archive for December, 2011

If you’d asked me a couple of months ago what I expected my New Year’s resolutions for 2012 to be, I’d have told you that they’d mostly involve rowing. Frustrated after year of endless near misses, my main goals centred round getting that elusive first win under my belt. There was a shelf sitting empty […]

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Rowing vs. running

Over the last couple of weeks I have done something I swore I would never, ever do again. Banned from rowing, I have crossed over to the dark side and been… gulp… running. Oh. My. Goodness. I thought rowing was hard. I’ve always maintained that I’m not a runner and nothing I’ve encountered over the […]

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I’ve been a bit quiet on the blogging front just lately, but don’t despair. You haven’t heard the last of Girl on the River. Quick update: my shoulder injury (rotator cuff, if you’re interested in these things) has meant that I probably won’t be rowing again in 2011 (sob). In the meantime, I’ve been doing […]

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You probably all know by now that I’ve been signed off rowing for a few weeks because of a shoulder injury. No need for sympathy: it was entirely self-inflicted. I could feel it crunching during a weights session but still carried on (fool). Anyway, I’ve been learning a few lessons in humility as a result. […]

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