Well we are officially a month in to the new year. How are you doing with sticking to your new year goals? And by that I do not mean have you hit the potential outcome goal you have set BUTTTT… what have you been doing in the process to make the outcome goal a reality? … More Check in: GOALS 2018
In spending some time this week reflecting on my recently set 2018 goals I have decided to make an addition. This is more of an approach/perspective to running and life rather than a quantitative target. But I think the outlook we have on life plays such a big role in our overall enjoyment of it. … More FEAR
Are you having some self identity issues since finishing your goal race? Do not become victim to jumping back in to full training and risking injury and/or burn out. Take some time to explore things outside of running that can have a positive impact on your running. Well as I have been harping on in … More My goal race is done… now what?!
I am still taking time to process this race. And of course what I want to learn is how do I make it all come together again like I did in Chicago. One of my biggest learnings is that you don’t MAKE it happen you LET it happen. Big difference. I was lucky to get … More Chicago Marathon 2017 season reflection
The Chicago marathon was a huge break through for me. And I feel like I am still processing and reflecting on it. But I wanted to get my thoughts of the actual race down so I do not miss anything. There will be another blog with further reflections on the whole season to come as … More Chicago Marathon 2017- race review
…well it was a different season than what I have had as of lately. I had some personal events that were the main focus for the end of summer/beginning of fall. I got married!! Which was awesome and such a fantastic event. But people are not kidding when they say planning a wedding takes a … More Fall 2016 Recap
Well the hay is in the barn as they say… here we are another training cycle done and another taper under way. Have I ever mentioned how much I dislike the taper? My legs feel so foreign to me (what is this heavy/rested feeling—gimme back the fatigue!!). And it is amazing how I feel like … More The taper and the niggles that come along with it
I do not even know where to begin this blog post. Yesterday was a pretty big day for me. I ran the Sporting Life 10k in Toronto… and WON!!! Winning was a pretty amazing feeling but even better than that was how confident I felt doing it. Now let’s back up a moment, last … More Sometimes you surprise yourself…
This is a blog post for everyone that helped me raise money last year for the Alzheimer’s society. As I said before I was overwhelmed by the generosity!! I ended up raising $9000 far exceeding my original goal of $2000!!! So thank you thank you!!! I recently received an email about the impact your donations … More Your impact
Yesterday I spent the afternoon with my dad. My dad is awesome!! Unfortunately for him he is a victim of dementia. At 56yo he has been on the decline with dementia for over three years already, and the decline is only speeding up. For a healthy person my dad has had a horrible bill … More Ride/Run for Heart!!