Yet here I am having just completed two more days and 12.5 miles walking my hips along the South Downs Way. I’m very grateful that I have the mobility, time and support to do so.
It’s estimated that one in every 1000 people are born with hip-displaysia. It takes many forms and I suspect that no two DDH walks appear quite the same. For me,
Today I took a sneaky day off work and headed for the South Downs Way. My goal was to try out Beacon Hill with my walking boots and some new walking poles.
Last week I completed my first South Downs Way walking test, with my good friend Beth and her cool dog, Bo. I wanted to gauge how far I could walk without too much pain.
Recently I found myself overnight in Alfriston which, as it happens, is directly on the South Downs Way. I had a spare hour or so and decided to walk along the path that I will return to at some point on my 100-mile walk.
It’s March 2018 and I’m at the top of Lose Hill in the Peak District. I have fond memories of walking in the Peaks with my family. Although when I say walking,