It's time to bring back some creativity in the kitchen ! I'm recovering from LASIK eye surgery and also housebound since my entire neighbourhood looks like a skating rink ! So- I'm killing sometime in the kitchen. I recently met with a dietician and she commented that my nutrition is pretty clean. Happy with the… Continue reading No Bake DIY Granola Bars
Race Review: Barrie Half Marathon
Welcome to June ! Started off the month with an amazing garden party with my Weather Network ladies (Saturday) and a half marathon the following morning. If you are thinking, those two things probably shouldn't happen in the same weekend- you are right ! Ha ! But look at this fun bunch, how could I… Continue reading Race Review: Barrie Half Marathon
Another Trip “Around the Bay” 2018
Race day is always the best day! The runners high is real & I'm feeling it. Around the Bay is North America's oldest road race and it always signals the start to race season. This year about 4000 runners lined up to run the challenging 30 k route. This season was a little different for… Continue reading Another Trip “Around the Bay” 2018
My Run Experiment: Distance VS Strength
Oh the long run! I love it and hate it. It makes me worry. But also gives me hope. Stresses me out. Then boosts my mood. Is the worst part of running. Is the best part of running. See, I can't make up my mind! Over the past four years the weekend long run was… Continue reading My Run Experiment: Distance VS Strength
Spring Race? My Top 3 Picks
Happy March! As the days get longer, snow continues to melt and the sun angle gets higher in the sky, you can tell spring is coming. And for many runners race season is approaching! So what to run? Where to do it? How to get ready? So many questions...but so much fun, training and discipline… Continue reading Spring Race? My Top 3 Picks
7 Gifts for the Runner in Your Life
I love running because all it takes is a good pair of shoes and the dedication to keep going. That's the necessities- but there are a few products to help keep you comfortable/happy! Here are my favourites, which may be perfect for the runner on your Christmas list ! 1. The Fleece from Columbia This… Continue reading 7 Gifts for the Runner in Your Life
Inspiring Runners ! Niagara Marathon Race Review
So my last race was in a heat warning. Today's run in a wind warning! What's up with the weather? Interesting races that's for sure. Today's run was special. It was not about me or the distance it was about inspiration. I was so happy that one of my greatest friends Jaclyn and my wonderful… Continue reading Inspiring Runners ! Niagara Marathon Race Review
So You Want to Start Running? 10 Tips!
The fall is a perfect time to start running. Weather is on your side when it comes to comfortable temperatures & the changing colours give you extra motivation to get out there ! I've learned a few things as I continue to run! Here's what I want to share with those just starting out. 1.… Continue reading So You Want to Start Running? 10 Tips!
Heat Warnings & Half Marathons
When I think of things I'd pair together, my mind goes towards really rich dark coffee and chocolate. Or the perfect red wine and cheddar. A black dress with really shiny earrings. Not a half marathon and a heat warning. I love fall races becasue of the weather! Crisp mornings, fresh dew on the lawn,… Continue reading Heat Warnings & Half Marathons
The Long Run! What’s Next ?
My heart is full of accomplishment and happiness when I think about my spring race season. I conquered my fears by finally attempting to run Around the Bay! I kept to my roots by running the Mississauga Half. I became a two time marathoner after completing the Ottawa Marathon, one of the best race experiences… Continue reading The Long Run! What’s Next ?