Category Archives: BOXING

I’M BACK IN THE ‘FIGHTING IT’ GAME! Me and my mental health.

As I write this blog I do it in a very positive frame of mind.  I’ve had a good week with my mental health and so I just wanted to socially document this.  I wanted to sort of shout it … Continue reading

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EXCITED YET SCARED, THIS IS HOW I FEEL ABOUT STARTING CBT AGAIN!

This week is a really big week for me.  In two days time I have my first CBT appointment in over five years.  For the uninitiated, CBT stands for Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, and this involves a gradual exposure to whatever … Continue reading

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YESTERDAY I WALKED THROUGH MANCHESTER CITY CENTRE AND IT FELT SOOOOOOOO GOOD…….EVENTUALLY!

Ever felt truly petrified of walking through a city or town centre? I don’t mean because you’re scared of getting mugged or owt sinister like that, I mean because your whole being is crippled with fear that you might see … Continue reading

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MARVELLOUS LINARES! LINARES VS CROLLA II – A Review.

Last night I went to bed gutted that Manchester’s very likeable Anthony ‘Million Dollar’ Crolla, failed in his rematch with Jorge Linares, for the WBA, WBC Diamond and Ring Magazine Lightweight World Championships.  There wasn’t any hard luck story here … Continue reading

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SUFFERING FROM ILL HEALTH CAN BE HEARTBREAKING AND SOUL DESTROYING AT TIMES, ESPECIALLY WHEN NOT EVERYBODY BELIEVES YOU!

“You sure you’re not getting obsessed with your bits”?  A GP said this to me once. “I think we discussed this last time how you’re maybe getting obsessed with your blood sugars”.  A Diabetic Nurse said this to me once. … Continue reading

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A COMEDIC GENIUS FROM BOLTON! ‘PETER KAY : 20 YEARS OF FUNNY’ – A REVIEW.

As I sat down to watch this documentary about Peter Kay on BBC1 this Christmas Eve, I longed for it to be as good as it sounded. It was billed as a look back at Peter’s working life, from the … Continue reading

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“WHO MAKETH THE MAN HERE? AM I IN CHARGE OR IS MY ARSE IN CHARGE”? ‘THE MOANING OF LIFE 2’, episode six review.

One of my TV highlights of 2015 has without doubt been the second series of Sky One’s The Moaning of Life. I would even go as far to say that I think this is the best thing that Karl Pilkington … Continue reading

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