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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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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BlogJam 2015, Ativan and How 8 1/2 x 11 Paper is Bad for Speaking Notes

I Enjoyed Every Minute of BlogJam 2015!!Even though I wanted to vomit.  And not because I had a bug.My day started off early, as I was taking the Public Limo downtown.  This only runs every hour on Sunday.Once I arrived at the Ferry Terminal I was able to catch the amazing sunrise over the harbour 🙂 …

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The Post of Awkward Feet and Back to Running!

Yes, BACK TO RUNNING!My Feet were VERY EXCITED to lace up 🙂  Happy Heart, Happy Soul!My first run took me around the Marsh.And by one of the ponds!I started running on Monday of this week, setting up a schedule to run M/W/F mornings and strength train on my off days.  Hauling my behind out of …

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The Post Where I Talk About the Balance Between "Putting it Out There" and "Keeping Things Private"

Because Let's Face It...If I told you ALL of my life, ya'll would definitely run away and hide, lol.When I first started on this Blog journey (over a year ago, wow!), it was after some deliberation.  Wallowing in my "I can't run because I am injured" state was NOT helping matters and I needed an …

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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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Why is my FitBit on my Dresser??

Yes. On my Dresser.   Those who saw my personal account post on Facebook know where I am going with this.   My FitBit was a Christmas Gift.  I was super excited!!! Finally, I had a fitness tracker.   The joy of watching my steps per day - awesome. I would be so happy when …

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Weight of the World….

And Why It Reminds Me to RefocusI carry a lot on my shoulders.  Some of it is placed there by me.I over think everything, obsessively.Not being able to control my environment throws me into a tailspin sometimes.So, until I am cleared to run (my ultimate stress reliever), I've been walking and packing my gym bag …

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When Life Throws You Lemons…..

Well, we all have our ending to this phrase, lol.I say throw because the good and bad are not always handed to you.  Sometimes it comes right at you.To say the last week has been trying would be correct.I won't sit here and lament or wax poetic.  Mostly because a lot of it is private …

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