Month: April 2019


Trekking through Cambodia is going to be a tough challenge for Mark. His lung condition means he has a smaller lung capacity than normal and the air during the trek will be high humidity, so Mark is already working on  a cardio programme in the gym.  Mark is also diabetic, so has to be careful […]

About Mental Health UK

Lloyds Bank are supporting Mental Health UK as their chosen charity.Mental Health UK has been supporting people affected by mental health problems for over 40 years. The charity brings together experts from four national mental health charities to improve understanding and provide vital care. Support groups Each support group is run by volunteers with experience […]

Welcome to Mark’s Mental Health Marathon and thanks for reading.

As many of you will already know, 2018 was a difficult year…a year in which I was told I might have three-years to live, followed by extensive diagnostic health checks, regular specialist consultant’s visits, cancelled operations, learning how to cope with insulin dependence and eventually a lung biopsy to confirmation a long-term inflammatory lung disease […]