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Summary

The new hilarious and inspirational memoir from Sunday Times number one best-selling author Bryony Gordon. 

Bryony Gordon was not a runner. A loafer, a dawdler, a drinker, a smoker, yes. A runner, no. Yet somehow, as she began to recover from the emotional roller coaster of laying her life bare in her mental health memoir Mad Girl, she started to realise that getting outside, moving her body and talking to others for whom life was also an occasional challenge might actually help her. 

Going for a run might not banish her sadness, but at least it might show it that she was damn well trying to beat it, which is sometimes half the battle. As she began to run farther, she started to see the limitations she had imposed on her life more clearly. Why couldn't she be a runner? Or a bungee jumper? Or a deep sea diver? Maybe rather than sitting on the sofa watching the world go by, fulfilling your dreams was just about standing up and taking that first step. Maybe you can do it, too. 

In April 2017, less than a year after she had weighed herself at over 16 stone but stepped off the scales and started training anyway, Bryony Gordon ran all 26 and 3/4 miles of the London Marathon. Here, in her new typically funny and hugely inspiring memoir, she shows us how extraordinary things can happen to us all, no matter what life throws at us, if we're just willing to keep going.

©2017 Bryony Gordon (P)2017 Headline Publishing Group Limited

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Inspired me so much

I listened to this on a couple of my own runs. My own mental health took a real battering in 2017 and this year I set myself two goals that I had come to the realisation may help me. One was to fulfil a life long ambition to actually finish writing a novel and the second was to run a half marathon. The former hasn’t been going to plan. Not really. I had lost confidence. But the running is going well. And so, when Bryony talked early in the book about how you (I) can achieve anything and about how brilliant things will happen I burst in to tears, just 2k in to my planned 12k.

I don’t think I have ever laughed and cried so much to a book as this one. Funny, honest, strangely tense but truly inspiring. I loved it. Thank you Bryony. You’re brilliant.

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Fantastic, funny, real and humble

Once again, Bryony Gordon absolutely nails it. I listened to this audio book whenever I had a free minute, it was addictive! I’m a massive fan of her and the work she does. Great book, just downloaded a running app and after struggling to get back into it for a while, this book has really helped - ‘when in doubt, run it out!’ Love it!


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Bloody brilliant

Oh! How I laughed all the way during my runs listening to this . An amazing story that is well told and enjoyable

If you are bored of listening to all the self help , business and really clever podcasts and just want a friendly and hilarious conversation the this is it

Can’t wait to hear other books from this writer but only after she’s smoked her lungs out on the way

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Loved it!

Ended up binge listening to this book it was so good. Hadn’t expected to love it so much but Bryony’s words really resonated with me. I was so disappointed when it came to an end. Highly recommend.

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loved it fabulous book **************

loved it fabulous book. gave me a boost to get going again. fun and up beat.

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Excellent!

Loved it, if you have ever wanted to take up running read this! Well done Bryony!

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Awesomeness

I couldn’t stop listening...finished in less than 24 hours.

absolutely inspirational, honest and at times hilarious

Loved that it’s read by the author I’m about to order another of her titles...!

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entertaining.

bryany is as mad as a box of frogs x very entertaining and enjoyable audio book

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five starts-no doubts about that

brutally honest, humble, yet one of the most powerful ego eradicators I've ever listened to.Bravo!

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Highly recommended

This was my first audio book and I decided, after a tough few months, I’d only listen when out walking. It was brilliant, Bryony’s brutal honesty made me laugh, snort and sob, sometimes all at the same time. My only disappointment was when it ended after day 3, although my legs were happy!

Looking forward to listening to her other books.

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Just lovely.

She rocks... Honest and hilarious. Now I'm off to read everything Bryony has ever written.

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The combo of two things I'm passionate about

This is an amazing audio book! I laughed, cried, and got lost in deep contemplation. Bryony Gordon's colourful descriptions of her mental health issues and recovery really helped me understand my own in a different light. This book has also kept me motivated in my own running journey, even if I'm not training for a marathon. I would definitely recommend this book to anyone with an interest in mental health and/or running.