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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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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**Not running related** Hot Temps, Long Weekend and Beer in a Boot!

A long weekend....yippeeeee!I was very lucky to have a long weekend.  While most folks go camping, or travel to see family, I spent it at home. My man and I went out for an awesome walk around Lake Banook (part of the course for Epic Canadian).  It was a gorgeous night.  We finally hit summer …

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