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Juicing: Pear and Parsnip JuiceDay 5, the final day of my Big Juice Spring Clean, based on Jason Vale’s brand new 5lbs in 5 days Juice Master Detox and I am pleased to say that once again the day started with a Ginger Shot! The final day of this 5 day detox then has 2 portions of Pear ‘n’ Parsnip and 2 of Sweet Beet Smoothie.

Pear ‘n’ Parsnip

I know this sounds a bit weird, but I really enjoyed it.

Juicy Ingredients:

1 x apple
2 x pears
1 x medium parsnip
1/2 lime
4 sprigs of fresh mint


Simply juice all the ingredients and pour over ice.

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Cystic Fibrosis A Race We Must Win2013 Miles in 2013

I am doing my 2013 miles in 2013 challenge in aid of the Cystic Fibrosis Trust as I have been surprised since I started fundraising for the CF Trust just how many people are unaware of this disease and so I hope my efforts will not just raise money, but also awareness of the UK’s most most common life-threatening inherited disease.

The first person to commit to sponsoring my 2013 mile challenge has committed to 1p per mile (£20.13 in total) and this got me thinking. I am hoping that as many as possible of those reading this will commit to do the same and the best thing is, if each person does this on a “pay as you go” type approach all you will need to part with is approx £2 just after each pay day. In January I completed 205.9 miles, in February I completed a further 200.9 miles and in March I completed 185.7 miles. If you can please spare £5.93 to help the Cystic Fibrosis Trust it will be greatly appreciated.

The easiest way to give your sponsorship is to visit my Just Giving page:

2013 Miles in 2013 – The rules

The rules for my 2013 miles in 2013 challenge are quite simple:

  1. All miles must be completely self powered (no motors, sails, etc)
  2. I must be able to evidence all miles, either via GPS or with a picture of any static gym equipment

To complete my 2013 miles I will be running, cycling, rowing and who knows, I might even try a few other self powered methods along the way.