The Effects Of Living With Mental Health – Guilt

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The effects of mental health are numerous, in most cases there is no one aspect of your life that it does not effect in some way be it in a big way or a small way. For me one such area that I struggle to deal with is the guilt that I feel for the […]

Product Review – Pact Coffee

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Second to my passion for cycling, is my passion for a good cup of the brown stuff! Coffee! Coffee and cycling go hand in hand let’s face it, there are not many cyclists that do not like a good cup of coffee in its many variant forms! When Pact said they wanted to send me […]

Man Down…Not Man Up….

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Warning if you ever speak with me face to face and ever utter the words “man up” or “its all in your head” be prepared for a swift and probably very angry response, there are very few sentences/phrases in the vocabulary of others that cause an adverse reaction, but when it comes to male mental […]

Me & My Depression…The Medication

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I discussed my diagnosis in another post called Me & My Depression…The Diagnosis, and I am making a kind of mini series out of it ha! So this post is about the next steps from being diagnosed – the first step was medication. In the last post I talked about how I ended up at the […]

Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in!

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This week in the life of Chris Evans has been a mixed bag of everything really! Cycling was going really well – my head was in the right place and my body was used to cycling on consecutive days again, till Wednesday morning when about 5 miles in my crank arm fell off completely! Now […]

Ice & Snow….

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Well the plan went to pot last week… I love riding in snow – when I ride in it I look like a big kid on his bike bouncing round in the snow! What I cannot ride in is ice! Weather here in the North West of the UK last week was in no shape […]

Product Review – Garmin 1030

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In 2017 Garmin launched the upgraded version of its flagship unit the Garmin Edge 1000 with the new Garmin Edge 1030, I have been testing the new unit for over 12 months now and here is my review! With lots of new features and add ons for the new Garmin 1030 in comparison to the […]