In exactly 77 days I'm going to run a half marathon for the first time! I'm excited and terrified. I've had a cold for a couple weeks so that has compromised my training but I still have time to even out my training I think. My goal is to finish... Read more
Here's a picture of myself with Bonnie when we got together in Peterborough, Ontario in June. We had a lovely day of eating, walking, talking and window shopping. She got me to walk up and very long, steep hill to catch a gorgeous view of the ci... Read more
Iím doing the Healthy Habits Reset Challenge!
Itís a spring challenge to re-prioritize our goals. Iíve actually been pretty motivated and focused on my goals for a few months, but Iím still up for the daily lessons weíll get from the chall... Read more
There's still so much work to be done for gender equality....but let's talk about the good stuff. Tell me about a woman you adore, or an accomplishment by a woman you know. It could be yourself!... Read more
RIP Leonard Nimoy
Here's a vintage interview with Nimoy by the broadcaster I work for, in which he gives a thoughtful perspective on violence:
www.cbc.ca/archives/cate gories/arts-entertainment/ television/television-gene ... Read more
Here are "6 kitchen hacks to help you shed pounds" by Brian Wansink. He wrote a book called Slim By Design:
www.cbc.ca/books/2015/01 /brian-wansinks-slim-by-de sign-6-kitchen-hacks-that- can-help-you-lose-weight.html ... Read more
Happy New Year! January is so full of optimism...as Gretchen Rubin says in The Happiness Project...it's "the fresh start, the total commitment, the leap into the unknown"
I started a Spark group for The Happiness Project last January and we... Read more
Last night I joined a 5K running clinic at the Running Room, I can already run 5K, but I do it so slowly and I haven't been running regularly. I feel like paying for this clinic makes the commitment more serious and makes it more likely that I t... Read more
On Saturday I went on the Tweed Ride Toronto! It was super-fun, even though the weather was much too hot for wearing tweed! It was a fundraiser for Bikes Without Borders. We wore old timey tweed and met in Trinity Bellwoods Park for live music (... Read more
Hello! This was a 35K bike tour in rural Quebec. I didn't get great photos. I did it with my Dad. This was the second time I did this and it was easier this year though I still walked up one of the hills. It felt great and I'd like to do more bi... Read more
Yesterday I ran in the Beaches Jazz 10K. It wasn't a great run for me. It's a bit discouraging that I think about running so much, and I put in a decent amount of time training, but I'm not really making any progress. Before I give up on running... Read more
Wow! I met Esther the Wonder Pig's dads yesterday!
Esther is an internet star....she was adopted by Scott and Derek, who were told she was a mini pig. Two years later, she's 625 pounds of fun!
You can see oodles of cute pictures of Est... Read more
One of my work friends brought me kale from her garden (and a vegan cupcake!) today. My birthday is on the weekend. I'll eat the cupcake but not the icing, and I'll savour every bite mindfully. I'll enjoy the kale over a few meals.
Lucky ... Read more