Ultimate Coffee Date – April

It’s April and so much has happened! I was looking for some inspiration and decided to join in with the Ultimate Coffee Date link up for April; when you grab your cuppa, I will tell you why!

The Ultimate Coffee Date

Firstly, if we were having coffee, my drink of choice would be an almond milk latte with a dash of agave syrup. What’s yours?! 

If we were having coffee, the first thing I would tell you was that I just moved house last week! I moved into my own flat in Essex. It’s been a long time coming and I’m happier than ever but it was stressful and at points didn’t always go to plan! A lot of thanks goes to my mum (who I stayed with for a couple weeks while I waited); she was amazing and took care of me so well! Just what I needed to help me keep everything together! Have you moved house before?! how did you keep it together?! 

If we were having coffee…I’d tell you that there are less than 5 weeks until Run Hackney Half Marathon so I need to pull my finger out and get back into some running! My training is all written up in my passion planner, I just need to carry it out! What’s your next big event on your calendar?!

If we were having coffee, I’d tell you that I’ve taken on an exciting project in swimming which I can talk about when it goes live in May! Here’s a sneak peek from a day I had doing some fitness testing…

If we were having coffee…I’d let you know I haven’t forgotten I have a triathlon to train for! I’m slowly getting all my bits and pieces together while tackling my swimming! Now I’m back in Essex and my bike is with me, I’ll be out riding whenever I get a chance! Have you taken part in a multi-sport event before?! 

If we were having coffee, I’d tell you how grateful I am for the friends that I have. For those behind the scenes and those who contribute regularly to my blog! Each and every person in my life genuinely inspires me in their own unique way and for that I am grateful! Who or what are you grateful for right now?! 

If we were having coffee, I’d tell you how excited I am for the future! 2015 has started so well and I have big hopes and dreams which I am planning on actioning this year! What are your big goals for 2015?! 

So, if we were having coffee, what would you tell me?!

Elle 🙂 



  1. Rebecca
    April 8, 2015 / 12:34

    Honestly, April terrifies me. Loads of work projects and this marathon to try survive. Argh!!! X

    • Elle Linton
      April 10, 2015 / 10:18

      Well, you've this far Rebecca! you've actually done the hardest part! Now it's time for the fun part (I do use the word fun loosely! lol) …can't wait to see you on race day!! You'll get through it all…plan some treats for yourself for when things calm down so you have things to look forward to (i.e a massage, a dinner, a mini break) xoxo

  2. Deborah @ Confessions of a Mother Runner
    April 6, 2015 / 21:07

    Thanks for joining us for coffee it's such a great way to meet new friends! Moving is always hard huh? My next big race is the Ragnar relay first week of May. Hope to see you around again soon!

    • Elle Linton
      April 7, 2015 / 16:52

      Thanks Deborah! Look forward to participating in the future ad getting to know you all better! Yup, they do say moving is one of THE most stressful things we go through as humans and they are not wrong! I'm looking forward to not having to go anywhere anytime soon! I'll be racing the first week of May too! Good Luck for your event! Look forward to reading about how it goes!

  3. Lynda Benson
    April 6, 2015 / 15:14

    Hi Elle, so nice to meet you via out #ultimatecoffeedate. Thanks for sharing with us and so looking forward to your future training 🙂

    • Elle Linton
      April 7, 2015 / 16:50

      Thanks Lynda! Look forward to participating in the future ad getting to know you all better!

  4. Farrah
    April 6, 2015 / 11:11

    I don't know how wonderful this advice will be, because I've moved way more times than I would like to count up, buttt…what's helped me the most is to live like a minimalist (at least kindasorta) and to stay on schedule with all the packing–take it one step at a time and try not to get overwhelmed! :OBest of luck to you on your triathlon! :]! I've never done one myself, but volunteering for one was a lot of fun!

    • Elle Linton
      April 7, 2015 / 16:49

      Funny you should say that Farrah! I'm currently reading a book called stuffocation which is all about living more, with less stuff! So that is my plan now I am back in my place! I also hope to volunteer for some events this year as well as spectate and be the number one cheerer! haha! Thanks for stopping by!

  5. CARLA
    April 6, 2015 / 09:17


    • Elle Linton
      April 7, 2015 / 16:48

      well you better hang in there Carla! 😉 hope you end up enjoying April!

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