I can't believe it's the last race of the year
The final race of 2012... bittersweet. It wasn't the most organized race, but it was for a good cause. The cause was in support of rescue greyhound dogs. They told us at the start that they didn't get the medals in time, and they had to use le... Read more
Another race.. Hills are so much fun
This was my 6th half of the year, and my 14th half in total. The race we picked was 2 hours out of the city, and it's called "run for the hills" it's a Very, VERY hilly course!!!
I started the preparation the day before made pancakes for b... Read more
a month of changes...
My twin boys start Kindergarten tomorrow, I can't believe it!! Where did the time go?? With the cost of daycare it was a very easy choice to stay at home with my boys once my 1 year of mat leave ended.... and since Ethan and Julian were born,... Read more
lucky number 13
Today I now have 13 halfs under my belt!! It's hard to believe I have completed 5 so far this year, with plans for 2 more this year!!
In May my husband and I ran 3 halfs... Read more
Dedicated to the love of my life
As I write this, I am just thinking of how my last several years have turned out...
Around 7 years ago, I had a first date with a wonderful guy, it was a very memorable first date, we laughed, it wasn't at all awkward, it was so very comforta... Read more
The Runner's Nod
I always find it funny..that it seems like an unwritten rule that when you pass a fellow runner it's mandatory that you must wave, nod or smile. Only in Running!! I have never gone to the grocery store and wave to everyone in the aisle, or go ... Read more
Another half, a great Father's day
I was hoping for a personal best today... but it wasn't my day. I was feeling awesome, I was running hard.... It was so great running with my husband by my side, he was trying to help me get my pb.. and did a great job... mile 8 I hit the wall.... Read more
mother nature so cruel!
It wasn't looking too nice out this morning, cloudy, drizzling, windy cool temp, and to add more fun to the mix TOM came for a visit (girl issues) Just as the race began it started to pour... the wind was terrible!! I was trying to focus on my... Read more
no pain no gain rang true today!
My husband and I travelled to a marathon destination just over 4 hours from home... we had to take our 4 kids and my parents to watch our kids in order for my hubby and I to race. My husband battled a cold 4 two weeks, and didn't feel great, hi... Read more
really? me finish under 2 hours??? no way!!!!!!
I never in my wildest dreams thought me, would ever finish a 2 hour HALF marathon, never mind UNDER 2 hours, after all I am not a fast runner. I still had a best time of 2:08 which I was happy with that time, but my husband and I trained hard, ... Read more
it's weigh in time??!!
Always the anticipation, did the scale move? will I have lost weight? Will I be the same?? I am trying to make sure I eat enough, I still don't really know where I should be at for calories with my workout training, but with running 5x a week, a... Read more
trying hard not to be disappointed
I had a great week of running, 4km on Monday, 6km on Tuesday and wed, 4km on Thursday and 14 km on Saturday!!! It was through heavy and thick snow too, weather that most people would say #$&%@ that, I am not going outside, or if people saw me ru... Read more
a perfect way to start the day!
Just finished a 10km run with my favorite running partner... my husband, I always look forward to our weekly running date. Not only do we get to spend sometime alone time together, not always easy with 4 kids! But we are doing something healthy,... Read more
what a great week!
I had a great week of tracking food.... ran a few times, plus did a spin class first time ever!! I really didn't want to run today, but did anyway, wasn't happy with my time but my husband was very encouraging, I'm so lucky!!! Tomorrow I do lo... Read more
I am so thankful to have had the opportunity to not only run with my husband but try out something new and do a spin class, he goes all the time, but today my parents offered to babysit... so we got two dates in and the class was amazing! It's ... Read more