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
This week is going to be a bit of a departure week for me... our floor at work is moving, it’s my son’s birthday, and I’m going away this weekend. That’s a whole lot of things to do. At work, it means purging nearly three years of clutter from my desk. At home, it means … Continue reading #ProductivityProject2019 – Lucky Week 13
Taking A Break I took a staycation week during March Break. And I’m going to call that part of my #ProductivityProject2019 because, while I haven’t posted about it for a while, it’s still very much happening. Over the last few weeks, I’ve tried: ⁃ Not checking my email right away in the morning, and instead, … Continue reading Why Taking Time Off Matters
I’ve been a vegetarian for a number of years now. It’s been an interesting journey; especially because a lot of people don’t understand how a marathon runner can perform efficiently without eating meat. I’m here to say... it’s possible! For me, being vegetarian didn’t start out as being about animal welfare, or the health of … Continue reading Eating All The Plants
Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants. - Michael Pollan, The Omnivore’s Dilemma I love wine. Red wine, in particular. I love how it smells, how it tastes, how the nuances of a glass change with each sip. I also love cake. Like, a lot. It’s my favourite food. The way to my heart is … Continue reading The 80/20 Rule