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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Being a Mom with Mental Illness – The Short Story

I know I've written about my mental llness before....But I haven't really written how it's changed me as a Mom.That's important, because I am raising a teenage human.Here we are - you can barely see us, lolSince it is just V and I, she is on the front lines with me.  She endures my good …

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2015

A blank canvas.Where there is much uncertainty in the land of Crazy Mama.Yep...whole lotta empty right there.I had what I am sure was the beginning of Knee-mageddon on Saturday where I went to stand up and something moved....something REALLY moved inside my knee.  There was pain and quite a few bad words.When I woke up the …

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What I thought of the 30 Day Yoga Challenge!

Kickin it with Erin Motz!So now that I have some time to breathe and reflect, here it is!When I was told not to run until my surgery, I was feeling kind of down.  I  knew I had to keep moving somehow!I hopped on the interwebs and searched diligently.It was then that I saw Erin Motz's …

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Back to the GYM!!!

I know, Super Pumped RIGHT???Don't get me wrong.  I've actually been to gym before.  Worked in one even.  Trained people too ;)This is a nice small gym at my workplace (big bonus points - it's RIGHT THERE) and I know the guy who runs it very well.  I always feel welcome and he knows that …

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Getting Close to the End – 30 Day Yoga Challenge!

Today was Day 22 - Restorative YogaWhat I love about this challenge is that Erin throws in restorative days.  These are days with nice, slow stretches that feel sooooooooooo goooooooooooood.Another thing I love about this challenge, is that it has opened me up to so many poses.  I get excited for the next email to …

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I MISS RUNNING!!!!!

No matter how much yoga or planks or burpees I do...I miss my running.All over the yoga challenge.  Love it.But my running - I miss my endorphins.I will continue on with my yoga and my challenges and my gym going.And I will love it.But not as much as my running ;)Next post:  using coconut butter …

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