Marathon Training - Week #1
Thursday, June 13, 2019      2 comments

Training for the Chicago Marathon had started for me on Monday, June 3rd and was already starting off with some pain in my IT Band and hamstrings. I have got to do a better job of strength training and stretching this time. These are the... Read more
Day 4 - 100 Day Challenge
Tuesday, July 26, 2016      3 comments

Already completed my Day 4 challenge. Today I popped in the Wii Zumba Fitness Core game and chose a medium length class. So much fun as the game has the songs already pre-loaded in a workout class format and I just stick the Wiimote into the be... Read more
Day 3 - 100 Day Challenge
Monday, July 25, 2016      5 comments

I was sore this morning when I woke up from doing my long run yesterday but I had to get up and get ready for work so no relaxing in bed today. This morning I was at my part-time job at the health centre which involves a lot of sitting but I wa... Read more
Day 2 - 100 Day Challenge
Sunday, July 24, 2016      2 comments

Day 2 Workout was a scheduled 19 kilometre long slow distance training run. I'm in training for Detroit Marathon this year so I usually do my long run on the weekend and the shorter runs during the week. I slept in this morning because I went ... Read more
100 Days Challenge - Day 1
Saturday, July 23, 2016      2 comments

Some days I just feel so sluggish and need to carve out some time to myself to exercise. I've been training for a marathon but after a long run I am sore for a couple of days and don't want to do anything for the next couple of days. I need to... Read more
Starting Today
Wednesday, March 30, 2016      3 comments

This morning I hopped on the scale and discovered I gained three pounds. I know you are probably thinking, three pounds? Big deal! I was discouraged when I hopped on and seen that weight gain because I was in a team accountability challenge in... Read more
Wii Fit U - List of Games and other Features
Monday, January 27, 2014      9 comments

I just got my game last week so I still haven't opened up all the levels but this is a list of the games that are on there. When you log on, you have an option of uploading your Fit Meter data or doing it later. You wear the Fit Meter duri... Read more
Personal Trainer Day One - Wii Fit U
Sunday, January 26, 2014      5 comments

I got the Wii Fit U game last week and today was the first time I tried out the Personal Trainer section. I must say that I really love this feature as you can choose how long you want to work out for, Activity Level, and what kind of exercises... Read more
Eat to Live, Not Live to Eat
Tuesday, December 03, 2013      2 comments

I just read a Secret of Success where the author wrote how when she was a child and playing outside, she didn't like to come inside to eat and felt like it was a chore. Here's a link to her Secret of Success www.sparkpeople.com/secr... Read more
I'm Batgirl!!!
Sunday, October 27, 2013      3 comments

I bought this Halloween costume last month when I was looking for a SuperHero costume to wear to a race in Michigan in November and got to use it today. Anywhere5K was holding a SuperHero weekend in which you go out and run a virtual 5k and th... Read more
My Team Triumph - Canada's First Chapter and Race
Tuesday, October 22, 2013      3 comments

This past Sunday my family and I were lucky enough to participate in Canada's very first My Team Triumph race. This is a program designed for disabled people to be able to participate in running races or endurance events that they may not be ab... Read more
My First Marathon - Chicago!
Thursday, October 17, 2013      16 comments

I ran the Chicago Marathon last weekend and am an official finisher. We were training for it for awhile with building up our mileage but we spent the last 18 weeks seriously training for it. When my husband got home, he would get into his runn... Read more
Run For Heroes Half Marathon - Sept 22/13
Monday, September 23, 2013      16 comments

Yesterday my husband and I did the World Alzheimer's Run For Heroes Half Marathon. Both of us had some injuries with my husband waking up on Saturday morning with something going on with his knee and was limping throughout the day but he woke u... Read more
What Have You Done Today?
Thursday, February 28, 2013      3 comments

"What have you done today, to make you feel proud?" or as Mike asked me the other day, "What have you done today to prepare for the Chicago Marathon?" I was feeling lazy to do my scheduled Hills Workout and could still hear Mike's voice as... Read more

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