What I am Learning

I started my yoga journey to slowly get my body back to some fluid movement after beating it up for many years with my running. I have been learning a lot, about my body and about myself. I am becoming more present (although on my not so good days this can still be a struggle) …

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I Have Magic Socks

These socks right here are magic socks. I wore them to bed one night last week. When I woke up the next morning, this is where they were. NO LONGER ON MY FEET! They were not on my bedroom floor. They were not in bed with me. They were on my body pillow, laid out …

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Swimming Against the Current

I know, what you're thinking: with this title, why in the hell is she smiling in this picture? Is she really happy? Is this a maniacal smile and did she totally go over the edge? Well, in a weird way I am smiling because I am becoming an expert in swimming upstream. It goes like …

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October: Time for a Reboot

A BIG reboot.After my last race(s) during Maritime Race Weekend, I took a break.There I am!  2nd from the left during the Sunrise 5k :)I needed this break.  Needed to take a step back.There has been a lot going on in "the background".  TeenThing finally has a job (yay!).  As I sit here writing this …

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Lessons Learned from a Less Than Ideal Race – Canada Day ‘EPIC Canadian’ Edition

My 10km Epic Canadian Race on Canada Day was Hot and Humid!Post Race Me :)We went into the long weekend here on the East Coast of Canada (Nova Scotia) with some hot and humid weather.  This was my first summer race.  Ever.  My previous 10km races were a while ago.  A Bluenose 10km and a …

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The Chronicles of Half Marathon Training – Week 4

So Far, So Good....Week 4.  23 kms.I had some great runs this week.  It is also my last week with Mondays off.Saturday was a wash running wise.  It was a day of running errands and yoga.  I don't beat myself up for days like those.  Especially this Saturday, because I FINALLY got fitted properly for …

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The Chronicles of Half Marathon Training – Week 3

Some Knotty Glutes!That's right.  My ass was in knots.So much so that my lower back hurt.  Quite a bit actually.I didn't run on Saturday.  I did yoga, stretching and some foam rolling.TEARS.Heat.Advil.But I Did Have a Good Week!Sunday was snowy but I felt AWESOME!We've had some strange weather.  Snow and then some okay days.Tuesday was …

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