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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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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Countdown to Half Marathon Training – Blue Nose Marathon 2016

Nervous is an understatement...So nervous that I miscalculated the the beginning date of my training plan when putting it in my calendar.  Oops!I had myself starting on January 14th.  When I was finishing up the calendar entries I noticed that I was ending the week BEFORE the Blue Nose.....GAH!So, this week I will redo the …

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Why I am NOT making Resolutions for 2016….

I Decided to Take a Different Approach.This year, I am making Intentions for 2016.5 of them.Wanna know what they are?Here you go!My 5 Intentions for 2016: I intend to meditate daily. I intend to create a solid yoga practice. I intend to bring more peace into my life. I intend to forgive myself more. I intend to run more.There you …

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My 100th Post! WHOA!

I've been sitting on this one for a while....What should I write about?Should I do something different?Should I talk about what's ahead?WHAT SHOULD I DOOOOOOOOOOOOOO????Well, we'll keep it real for one thing.Life has been crazy over the past while.  Work has been flat out.  Home has been busy with Christmas prep and making it a …

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When Two Sentences Bring Back a Memory So Vivid…

It's Funny....You would think that having a mental illness would make one steer clear of reading or immersing one's self in the topic.But being who I am I need to learn more.  Not only about my illness, but about other mental illnesses as well.I am reading Fast Girl right now by Suzy Favor Hamilton.  I …

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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 About BlogJam 2015 and Recharging My Batteries

I am Presenting at a Conference!!My very first time speaking outside of work related office talks.....sharing my story.  Mental illness, physical fitness and my bloggy journey.  It will be real.  It will be fun. It will be filled with lots of ME, lol.  I am hella nervous.I am hella excited.I may bend ALL the paperclips!!!!Sooooo, …

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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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Not Gonna Lie…I’ve Been a Slacker

Yes, I've Been Absent... It's not because I haven't wanted to write, because I have a gazillion things in my brain, but a lot of life has gotten in the way.I have been flat out at work, and when I get home, I have enough in me to make supper, do "something" and then crash.Not a …

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