Scotland Adventure Part 3 (#2): When TeenThing Got Sick

Usually it's me.  I either get the head cold at the end of a trip, or right when I get back (Spoiler:  I got sick too, lol). It was TeenThing's turn this time.  The first day she really started feeling it was a gorgeous sunny day.  I really didn't want to stay inside all day, …

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Races, Brain Melts, and the Return of the FitBit

  Okay, So over the holidays I decided that I seriously needed to keep moving this year.  Not just for my physical health, but for my mental health.  I sat and muddled about a fall half marathon.  I wanted something close to home (because I am without my own vehicle, and would need to acquire …

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My Love/Hate Relationship with June

The Month, Not a PersonJune:The month where summer starts.We (kind of) get warmer weather.Kids are gearing up for their summer vacation.Everything is in full bloom.June:The month I was diagnosed with a mental illness 5 years ago.The month I was lost.The month I broke down.Photo courtesy of the American Psychological AssociationEvery year I mull this over.  …

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Post Half Marathon Chaos and My Next Race

It seems like forever since my Half MarathonI recovered.I took some time off from running.  (Work and family stuff has kept me busy over the past little while.)Celebrated my Dad's 65th Birthday in Cape Breton with a big feast at my Aunt and Uncle's place in Boularderie.  Then once I got home and settled, I sat …

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Post Plague, Burger Week, and a Pulled Calf

RunningPost Plague Amy had a couple of runs during the week with some gym time. Easing back into it.  I am loving my new Brooks Glycerin 13s :)The weather has been dicey here, but I lucked in with my timing.  Lots of core work and some legs/glute work (deadlifts anyone?).Ahhhhhh Burger WeekThe week when restaurants …

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The Post Where I Need to Tell You Something…..

But First....MigrainesI had one of the most EVIL migraines in a very long time on Sunday.It was a very yucky SundayIt all started out with what I thought was a just a bad headache....but NO.  It turned on it's hatred full strength.  Nausea, dry heaving, and all kinds of evil pain.  I had to take …

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