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May - Spring has finally sprung

Monday, May 27, 2013      4 comments

It has been a long cold old winter in these parts. The older I get the longer winter seems to be! :) Running is starting to come along and I have registered for a marathon in October with my sister. I hope I can stay injury free while ramping ... Read more

February: 10K never hurt so good...

Saturday, February 09, 2013      3 comments

This month started out cold like last month, but I was determined not to have any excuses when I evaluated myself at month's end. Sticky to my agenda, I ventured off for a 10K run in -29 temps. I was confident in the winter running gear I hav... Read more

January 2013. It's cold EH!?

Tuesday, January 29, 2013      2 comments

It's been very cold here in Nova Scotia, Canada this past month. Almost too cold to get out for some exercise....ALMOST. ;) Poper attire when running or exercising outdoors is very important. Always dress in layers. It keeps you warmer, plus y... Read more

Ending 2012

Tuesday, December 25, 2012      4 comments

The end of a very testing year for me. Dealing with the loss of my best friend and then my daughter took a lot out of me and my soul. I have been re-building that fire inside of me, that passion for things I have lost. It's going to take time. ... Read more

September to remember

Wednesday, October 03, 2012      2 comments

Well, the month of September was interesting. I found out I have Diverticulitis after having multiple infections in my lymph nodes and intestinal tract. Good news is, I'll be ok as long as I stick to a certain diet. I took 2 weeks off exercis... Read more

1 month down on the comeback trail and the scale says...

Wednesday, August 08, 2012      5 comments

You WIN! :) I lost 15 lbs in 30 days. My blood pressure is perfect again and my running is going good. A little plantar fasciitis in my left foot- Ouch! Looking forward to August. I hope you reading this are well and thanks for checkin... Read more

The sclae says...

Wednesday, July 25, 2012      5 comments

3 weeks down on my comeback journey. I have lost weight all 3 weeks and am on target. BUT, you'll have to come back this time next week to find out how much I lost in the first month. Cheers... Read more

Setbacks, grieving loss and motivation...

Tuesday, July 03, 2012      7 comments

I have had some setbacks over the past 5 years of my journey, but none more great than the things I have gone through this past year. I have a number of health related issues, mostly with this bad back of mine, that have chipped away at my mot... Read more

June- bikes, hikes and swollen dykes

Monday, June 27, 2011      0 comments

June is almost gone but summer hasn't arrived yet here. Rain rain rain and floods. Good enough to get the road bike out though. I went for my first ride of the season and did 22KM. My bike was just out of the shop and worked great. It is going... Read more

May- Bluenose Marathon

Monday, May 23, 2011      2 comments

Ran in my first ever Bluenose half-marathon this week-end. The city was lively, the crowd was great and the course was filled with lots of sites and sounds. (and hills!) I ran it with my brother and sister. IT was my bro's first ever race. ... Read more

April showers and blue noses?

Thursday, May 05, 2011      1 comments

April is in the books, the snow is FINALLY all gone and things are going good. Finally feeling a stride start to come along and feel good out to 10 miles. I'm doing a half marathon with a few family members this month. I am really excite... Read more

Marching through March!

Thursday, March 17, 2011      2 comments

The month is half ways gone, as is the snow in these parts. I have been running through it all in low gear (and sometimes 4 wheel drive) and enjoying it -It has been a loooooong winter with lots of snow. I am feeling healthier than I hav... Read more

February made me shiver...

Tuesday, February 08, 2011      4 comments

Lots and lots of snow here in Nova Scotia this winter. We have been getting hit at least weekly with a storm. Today, another 10-15cm is coming down. It's been bitter cold as well. I was out for a run on Sunday for 7 miles. It was s bit slus... Read more

January 2011 - A New Year and new motivation

Monday, January 03, 2011      1 comments

I joined a 28 day boot camp here at Spark People. I am starting the year off right and making sure I am accountable for everything and stay on track right off the get go here. I am really excited about the year ahead and hope to accomplish som... Read more

In the cold November rain...

Saturday, November 27, 2010      1 comments

He trudges on with reckless abandon through the cold November rain. As his heart rate rises and he chases after something and runs towards an end that is never there. But he continues on anyways, developing inner strength and becomng ever-immune... Read more


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