Facing Myself…Head On

There has been a lot going lately. I can't share all of it, but I will share this: I drove out to the ocean on Saturday to think. I do some of my best thinking by the water. It was cold, but beautiful. The waves. The spotty sunshine. I was taking time to SEE what …

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Starting Over…Again

So, if you've been following along lately, you have been witness to my roller coaster, love/hate relationship with my fitness. Having multiple injuries and running through them made my body go full stop. Reality Check: I needed to stop. I needed to reassess my body. I needed a break. Running through my injuries hell bent …

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And Then There Were Two

They say the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree. My apple, she fell and bounced into a tree similar to her momma. My smart and funny TeenThing was diagnosed with depression and anxiety this week. This journey started a while back, and we had to go through a process of elimination (two rounds of …

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Dear Young Mom on Your Phone

I've been on the bus with you for 20 minutes now. I know having a small child is not easy, especially on a bus ride longer than 5 minutes.  I know after a long day of work, you just want two minutes to breathe.  So, giving them something to eat and putting your earphones in …

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Home Stretch – Half Marathon Training

So here we are. 6ish weeks out from the Scotiabank Bluenose Marathon Weekend. Luckily, most of the snow in that photo from last Sunday's long run is gone now. It sure was pretty though. Things have been chaotic lately.  Trying to get in each run means that most times I am writing my kms down …

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My Life as a Single Mom: The Mom Brain

I can probably get a shirt that says "Permanent Mom Brain". Working, raising a child, avoiding the rabbit hole of depression, and trying to fit in my running/fitness takes up most of my time.  The blog has suffered a little bit lately because of this juggling act. I have had many ideas for posts.  I …

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When Overthinking Seeps Into The Run

So for those of you who have been keeping up with me on social media know, I have been plagued with cranky calves.  If you aren't following me on social media:  I am plagued with crank calves, lol. Ever since my knee surgery in 2015, I have been pushing with my calves to run.  I …

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