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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BlueNose Marathon Weekend 2015 Expo with #RunAtCan – #Giver!

A Long Weekend Calls for a RaceAnd here in Halifax, the "May 2-4" Weekend is the BlueNose Marathon Race Weekend!This was my very first race as a runner, so I am a little biased as to it's awesomeness.I did this on a whim - and haven't looked back.Halifax is hilly, so if you want a …

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Lessons Learned as a Relatively Newb Runner

I've always learned things the hard way.And that also applies itself to running.  I'm stubborn too, which just adds to the problem, lol.I first started running when I was working with a personal trainer at the gym.  It all started when one of the girls at my workplace started up a lunchtime run group.The first day …

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Physio and the "Franken-Knee"

Yesterday was my last maintenance visit...with my Physiotherapist and I was manipulated, I spinned (like spin class spinned to a hot sweaty mess) and was then poked.Behold, the Franken-Knee:We did acupuncture to bring down the swelling - it felt really weird (as usual) and part of me wanted to vomit when she manipulated them.....lol.  Good …

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Why do I run??

A question I get asked often.As I mentioned in my first post, I did my first real run at lunchtime.  It was 5k and I smoked it!!  I remember going out beforehand and buying my first pair of actual running sneakers.  Saucony Pro Grid 4s.  I was in love, with running and with my Sauconys. …

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