melanie ryding

  • The trial is over: and the asthma is cured!

    So 12 weeks have come to an end, and wow, what a change has occurred. When I started this trial I was an athlete and an asthma sufferer. Now, quite simply, I'm an athlete. You think I exaggerate? No I don't! I stopped needing the inhaler in about week 3 or 4....

  • POWERbreathe Trial - Melanie Ryding Week 11: It is all about taking part

    The journey to get me to this start line was way more challenging than any other race I have done. A severe head injury and 6 weeks layoff directly beforehand meant that being at this start line at all was in the balance for a long time. I only firmly decided if...

  • POWERbreathe Trial – Melanie Ryding Week 5: Small steps

    After last weeks accident it has been a rather eventful week to say the least.   I spent the weekend in hospital and was discharged on sunday evening. Head injury is no fun at all, and for 3 days my head felt like a fizzy pop bottle that someone had shaken...