It’s Okay to Just Survive

This time of year can be rough. Everyone is talking about their resolutions. Commercials on TV are trying to sell you a new life:  weight loss, gym memberships, etc. This does start well before the holiday season, and can be overwhelming as shit. I've done the resolution thing, and I've also done the intentions thing.  …

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Where Things Sit

As I sit here and type this post, it is Thanksgiving Monday in Canada. We had a great turkey feast yesterday, after a very early morning traveling so I could run a 5k at the 25th Anniversary of the Valley Harvest Marathon. I have a lingering head cold, and was thankful I felt well enough …

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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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The Chronicles of Half Marathon Training – Checkin In and Some TMI

So Here We Are...20 days out.2 long runs left.During my 16k on the BLT It has to be said:  I was feeling SUPER NERVOUS after the plague and the calf strain about my runs.  I was even considering pulling down to a 10k because I wasn't sure what my body could handle.After yesterday, I am …

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The Chronicles of Half Marathon Training – Week 2

Still Alive!!Sore, and questioning everything, but STILL ALIVE.  lolTime to invest in trail shoes...I took one day off this week to get some stuff done to make sure I stay healthy on this journey to my first Half in FOREVER.  This ended up in my favour, as it was the day we had our rain …

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Look Out 2016!! I AM COMING FOR YOU!!!!!!!!!!!

Last Weekend I Put a Training Plan in my Calendar...I decided that the remainder of 2015 would be used to get back into a regular workout/running schedule.  So much to do between now and the Christmas Holidays that I didn't want to commit to anything that I may not be able to follow through on.I …

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The Post Where We Show You How We #WannaPlay

Keeping the Family Active Can be a Hard Job.In our fast paced lives we can get lost in over scheduling every single minute of our day.We also have technology to deal with, which was basically non-existent when we were kids.  We would live outside, going "aaawwwwwweeeeee" when the bodiless voices of our moms would carry …

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