Those 10 Days I Didn’t Run

Yes, 10 Days...I came down with what is being called "The Plague".  Chest/head cold and lethargic.  Just downright GROSS.It all started with my Mom....then TeenThing.....then ME.Kicked my ass.  There was no way I was running.  None.  Especially with the chest cold.  So there really isn't much more to say about the week that wasn't 😉  …

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Running and Pink Ice Energy

A Little Fitting.  The Weather, That Is...For those who follow me on Instagram, you'll remember a post I made earlier this week, about running in warm weather.This is Mother Nature's Revenge.  But very fitting to go along with my review this week.I haven't run since Thursday.  I am in the "in between" with a head/chest …

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Manitoba Harvest Hemp Heart Bar Review!

A Little Break in my Chronicles...So we can talk about Hemp Heart Bars!(A little disclaimer here:  I was provided these bars for a review.)A while back I wrote about Hemp Hearts.  Which I love. Those little suckers are awesome.So, when the opportunity to review these bars came, I was all over it!As a mom and …

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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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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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The Chronicles of Half Marathon Training – Week 1

And so, it begins...Run #1My training weeks go from Sunday to Saturday.I was down for 10kms broken down between Thursday and Saturday.  I ended up doing close to 9km.Thursday was a GREAT run!  It was cold as all get out, but I was layered sufficiently and had a route planned out.It was my very first run …

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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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