At the start of 2017 after feedback from the Tough Girl Tribe. I started 7 Women - 7 Challenges.
Throughout the year I will be interviewing 7 women as we follow them on their journey of going after their own personal challenges.
We will learn what really has to happen for people to achieve their goals, we will hear about their frustrations, disappointments, set backs, as well as their successes and achievements.
It is real stories, from real women, living real lives.
This is part 5
You can listen to Part 1 - Now!
1st January 2017
You can listen to Part 2 - Now!
12th February 2017
Listen to Part 3 Now!
2nd April 2017
Listen to Part 4 Now!
28th May 2017
Listen to Part 5 Now!
23rd October 2017
Order - Each part is about 30 mins
Jo Jo Rogers
From the slowtravelfamily.com
Being in St Lucia in the Caribbean
Leaving Switzerland on the 2nd August
The run up to getting on the road
Dealing with bad news and being in limbo
Saying goodbye to everyone
Deciding what to do and figuring out what was best for everyone
Heading to America for a road trip!
Why things started to change once they got to Utah
Catching up with friends and homeschooling the girls
How the girls are adjusting to life on the road
How Rachel is finding it all…
Being together all of the time
Holiday or lifestyle?
Spending time with the family
The main learning so far
The plans for the next few months
What a typical day is like
Shout out to the blog!
The website - slowtravelfamily.com
You can read about Rachel’s family’s adventures at slowtravelfamily.com!
Due date in 2 weeks!
Being pregnant over the summer!
Exercising while pregnant?
Getting a puppy!
7 minute HIIT training
Disconnecting emotionally with the pregnancy
This is how I feel
Speaking to Matt about it all
Making new friends
Dealing with loneliness
Are you sure that’s of for the baby?
What she has learnt over the past few months?
The plan over the coming weeks
Blogging about her experience @ www.howdoesshedoitsite.wordpress.com
What a difference a couple of months can make
Needing to raise the final £2,000
Making a video and sharing it on Facebook
16 hours to go!!
Leaving the marina
What’s going through her mind?
Relax your mind
The first few days…
Being on the water for 56 days…
Feeling uncomfortable at the start
A typical day.. starting from midnight
Rowing for 2 hours on, 2 hours off every day
The biggest challenge she had to face
The day from hell
Keeping a video diary
What she enjoyed most?
Why it was the best thing she has ever done
Why it was the people who made the challenge so incredible
Laughing herself to happiness
Getting off the boat
What’s changed since the challenge?
Being Real - Laura is back
Raising money for Centre Point
Training to row across the Atlantic!
Follow Laura on her social media channels @LTFactor
Connect with Laura - Facebook, twitter, Youtube, and visit her website
Running an ultra marathon in June
Eventful and challenging few months
Being humbled by the experience & why it was also a confidence boost
The self talk… while running by herself
The moments that stood out for her…. awful & amusing!
Having a low key summer in preparation for LEJOG
Getting to the start!
Wild camping during the trip-the pro’s and the con’s
Getting use to cycling the distances everyday
What she learned on the way and the changes that needed to be made
Having nothing left in the tank
Cycling with her sister
Comparisons is the thief of joy
The Adventure Race!
Everyday magic goals!
Balance in her life?
Getting back into her London life
You can follow Jen’s adventures at lovelyoutliers.com, or on Twitter @jendykxhoorn and Instagram @lovelyoutlier
Follow her Sister - Karen Dykxhoorn on Instagram @hopefulgoat & twitter @hopefulgoat
Jo Jo Rogers
Catching up with Jo Jo
The summer months spend working at a running camp
Running with the children and having her training take a back seat
Inspiring the girls who are new to running
Coach - I want to get better, I want to become a better runner
Tips and tricks for women who want to get into running
Getting the shoes right!
Recovering from injury
Running a night time 50K in 102 degrees!
Coming in 1st female!
Dealing with bugs!!
Update on goals
Running the fastest 50K for women over 50 in the USA
Focusing on core work
The December race and why she’ll be giving it everything she’s got!
Meeting Jo Jo at the end of the Appalachian Trail
Not knowing my tail name!
Coming down the trail….
Crying on the trail!!
Let’s just go!
THANK YOU JO JO!!! Food & goodies!!
Road trip to Boston
Why it is not about the goal
Being on the quest to complete 12 challenges in 12 months
What she’s been up to;100k cycle ride with a friend, doing a Tough Mudder with her family, running a half marathon
Making June into a recovery month and taking a few weeks off
Changing her challenges and trying to still fit in work, friends and pay for them
The pressure we put on ourselves
Enjoying it more because the pressure was off
Cycling 100 K with a friend and why it was a confidence boost
Hot shower & tea!
The family Tough Mudder challenge!
Would she do it again?!
Why you should give it ago!
Working with a coach….
How she is feeling mentally about the marathon which is coming up
18 mile long run!
Still enjoying herself?
Future challenges to finish off the year
Running or cycling?
How is the blogging going?
Having structure and focus during the year and why she’s liked it
Georgie is blogging about her challenges at www.gwhodares.com
Everything and nothing has been happening!
Forcing herself to leave work on time and saying no
Wanting to do more training and more exercise
Dealing with housemate issues
Understanding where her limits are by walking on the Thames Stone Path
The climbing academy experience - what it was like
Focus on high altitude medicine
Flying out to the Alps for 2 weeks
9 days with a guide
Why there is no guarantee
The unknown factors in adventures
Getting through the disappointment
Stepping stones and working towards bigger long term goals
What she did with the guide
£6k - £10K
Plans for the coming months…
Working on her climbing grade - 6A - 6A+
Doing pull ups on rings
Follow along on her blog - https://gemlaurensmith.com
Gemma is on Instagram @GemLaurenSmith & also on Twitter @GemlaurenSmith
Part 6 - 31st December
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