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Fitting things in
Monday, December 06, 2010      5 comments

As a mom with 3 kids life is busy. I am feeling a little stressed about things right now, but know that most important thing is my health and the health of my family. So today, after getting the kids to school, and driving one to a field trip,... Read more
A Christmas Tree
Sunday, December 05, 2010      5 comments

My husband took the kids off for the night to search for a Christmas Tree. From reading his blog, I think they had fun! ... Read more
Cold weather running...
Tuesday, November 23, 2010      7 comments

Now what to wear running... Today was -2C (or -4C) when I was running, but clear and a little windy. I ran in the park with a friend so it was fairly sheltered (little wind). Tomorrow we are supposed to get record lows (-10C ?) with ... Read more
Getting back on track and running toward the Princess Half Marathon
Tuesday, November 16, 2010      5 comments

Over the past 6 months I have regained 9lbs of what I'd previously lost. Most of this was during my training for my half marathon. I've been finding it very hard getting the protein & carbs required for a balanced vegetarian diet while running... Read more
Remembrance Day
Thursday, November 11, 2010      1 comments

Today we remember... I remember my grandfathers who both served during WWII and a number of my friends who have served (and continue serving)with the Canadian Forces including those who are currently in Afghanistan. ... Read more
Now I understand why...
Tuesday, November 02, 2010      2 comments

When I was a kid, my mom would either fall asleep during story time or while waiting for us to finish brushing our teeth. I now understand why! Tonight was a prime example. I sat on the couch reading 5 chapters of a book and was barely awake ... Read more
Camping and Exercise and other Random Thoughts
Sunday, October 31, 2010      2 comments

This weekend I took a group of Sparks and Brownies (Girl Guides) camping. We had lots of adults to help, but I was in charge of many of the crafts and buying the groceries. It was fairly healthy, not my first choices on some meals, but we did ... Read more
Heading camping...
Friday, October 29, 2010      3 comments

Tonight I head off camping with my daughters and their Sparks and Brownie groups. I have been busy this week planning Halloween crafts and gathering supplies. And spent today grocery shopping! No actual "exercise" today. But parked at ... Read more
Half Marathon Completed -- Setting new Goals
Monday, October 18, 2010      11 comments

The official results have now been posted -- 2:13:36.7... I finished 107/188 finishers. For my age group, I finished 29/51 If I want to come in the top 3 of my age category, I'm going to really start with the speed work, because it would m... Read more
Completed my first half marathon! in 2:13:36.7
Sunday, October 17, 2010      20 comments

Today I completed my first half marathon... ETA: The Official Time has me finishing even faster than my Garmin! 2:13:36.7 I didn't feel prepared for the race today as I had injured my foot a few weeks ago while doing yard work. I have... Read more
Old Photos
Friday, October 01, 2010      7 comments

As some of you may have guessed I have been fighting with my scanner recently... so last week after a very frustrating week, I borrowed my mom's scanner to get some photos done for my sons research project. And then we ordered a new one! It a... Read more
Friday, October 01, 2010      3 comments

My foot was doing better until I headed out to finish cutting the back yard. Guess I won't but using the lawn mower to finish the job -- guess my husband will have to finish the yard! Now it hurts again, so instead of heading out for my last 2... Read more
Injured? Or ???
Tuesday, September 28, 2010      6 comments

My left foot has been bothering me for the past few days. Last Tuesday after my run it was a little sore, but I thought maybe my shoes were a little tight and used my other runners for my long run on Wednesday. Then took two days off as rest d... Read more
Countdown... 3 weeks until my HM
Sunday, September 26, 2010      8 comments

Wow! Time has gone by fast... I will be running my first half marathon.... I have a long run planned for Monday and need to figure out the rest of my running for the next few weeks. And tomorrow my husband (ELYMWX) will do his first hal... Read more
An update
Friday, September 17, 2010      8 comments

I've gotten some good runs in this week and am adjusting to the kids being at school. They are all doing well, my kindergartener is EXHAUSTED... The whole class seems to be running on adrenaline - they were very active and noisy at lunch today ... Read more

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