5 week challenge!
Laying down the gauntlet and challenging myself to 5 weeks of pre-vacation ass-kicking workouts!!
4 x Running/week
1 x Sprint work at the track/week
1000 x push-ups total
5000 x crunches total
1000 x lunges
1000 x squats ... Read more
I'm not pregnant but thanks for calling me fat...
So last night at a networking event, a woman (a nutritionist!!!!) said to me, "Oh congratulations, I see number 3 is on the way!!"
Is... Read more
42.2KM/26.1Miles - MARATHON is DONE!!!
So...it's over! A year of stressing, training, running when I didn't always want to, eating more carbs than I would have normally when trying to lose weight, and let's not ... Read more
Half Marathon: DONE!
I did it...I really REALLY did it! I ran the Semi de Paris - Paris Half Marathon (21K/13 miles) yesterday. I ran the ENTIRE time and did not walk once. It wasn't easy, it wasn't hard, it was an experience I'll never forget (and can't wait to re... Read more
When the going gets tough...
This is originally posted on my blog outside of SP but I thought I'd share it here, too.
The down days happen to all of us...
Typo-freaks beware...I'm writing emotional and not editing!!
So, I'm coming off some pretty crushing news r... Read more
60Kilometres and I need YOUR help!
Damnit!!! I wasn't going to do the walk. I had too much going on, I've lost my job, it's a big trip from France to Canada for just a few days, my one year-old is a horrible traveller...the list is endless.
Then something happened. One of m... Read more
This video is inspirational, heartbreaking and amazing!!
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What's another bridge?
I live in Paris and run along the Seine most days. I chose to run this path because love the river at 6am when the sun is starting to poke through the darkness and the city is still asleep. The street cleaners are out and some even know me enoug... Read more
How do you answer?
"Running is a big question mark that's there each and every day. It asks you, 'Are you going to be a wimp, or are you going to be strong today?'"
—Peter Maher, two-time Canadian Olympic marathoner... Read more
Running and teething...
So, I missed my run this morning. I'm upset but the plan is to do a 70 min cardio blast followed by weights later today. I missed it because my 1-year old is getting his second set of molars and we had a very sleepless night here. I'm not using ... Read more
Run baby, run!
I'm well into my new running programme and love it. I am doing split-intervals which is allowing me to increase my cardiovascular health and my endurance. I'm training for a 20K in October. I know that seems so far away but I'd rather train prop... Read more
Back from Monte Carlo
I spent 8 days in Monte Carlo with my husband and son. We ate well, drank well and enjoyed the warm Mediterranean sunshine. I gained a pound (.5kg). I will not beat myself up for it because it is not worth it!!!!... Read more
Away on holidays...
In case anyone wonders if I've gone missing or fallen off the weight-loss wagon, it's not true...I'm just on holidays til the 8th of Dec!
Weight at departure: 158.8
Let's see what I am at arrival LOL!
xo... Read more
Less than 10lb to go...
OMG! I'm down to a single digit standing between me and my goal weight!!!! I never thought I'd get here. So many frustrations, tears, slip-ups, "treats", plateaus, etc...and here I am, 9lb left to go.
YAY me! I'm proud of myself today!!!... Read more
Changing the goal weight?
So, here's the thing. I'm now 17lb from my goal weight and wondering if the 'goal' itself needs to be rethought. I'm not nearly as slender as I thought I'd be, but then I DO have 17lb left to take off. Does everyone get anxious as they close in ... Read more