The past couple of months have been a blur of activity. A new job, kid-related stuff, partners, and so much more. Trying to fit my workouts and healthy eating into that schedule was madness, but for the most part, I did pretty well. But, the Labour Day weekend came, and getting out of town was … Continue reading Time Out
I went for my weekly long run over the weekend. At this point in my training, my long runs should be much longer, but I suspect that I will have to drop back to the half in October, and run a different marathon in November. I’ll give it another week, and see how I feel. … Continue reading Ten Thoughts During a 10k
A lot of folks ask me how stay on track with my workouts and my food - when I am on track, that is. I don’t know about the rest of you, but focus has always been an issue with me. I need something a/visual, b/right in front of me, and c/offers just enough challenge … Continue reading Six Ways I Stay Motivated
Wow! It’s certainly been a while since I last posted. Turns out, that illness I posted about lingered, and lingered, and lingered... almost 10 weeks of some form of cold and cough, ending with a few weeks of a scratchy voice and sore throat. I was misdiagnosed twice before going to my regular family doctor, … Continue reading Coming Back To Wellness
I feel like I’ve been sick forever! Hence, the blog break, the break from working out, and just a bit of a break from the hectic schedule I keep. But this also let me to think... is it okay to work out when you’re sick? The general rule of thumb seems to be that if … Continue reading Should You Work Out When You’re Sick?
So many people tell me that they can’t work out because they have too much on their plate already, and it’s “one more thing” to add to an already packed day. I get it. I have two kids, a busy day job, a side hustle, partners, friends, and family. Yeah. Not atypical of anyone these … Continue reading A Day in the Life (aka: Why I Make the Time to Work Out)
I‘m the first one to tell you that the scale doesn’t matter. That non-scale victories often tell us more about our fitness levels, and our progress, than the scale ever will. Easy enough to say... until you’re staring at the number on the display, and you see that since this time last year, you’ve put … Continue reading Nutrition is a Journey