Link Love 3/28

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Happy last weekend in March, my friends. Seriously, didn’t we just have February?! I swear we did….. March has never been my favourite month, and this year hasn’t been any different, so I can’t say I’m sorry to see it go. I’m excited for April and spring and healthy runs On Thursday I think I ate […]

The Comparison Trap

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This time last year I was training for a 50k ultra marathon. I’d picked a training program that was a bit too much for me, and I was feeling pretty burned out and overwhelmed as I approached each week of training. I longed for my one rest day each week. This year, I haven’t had much […]

A New (Again) Marathon Training Plan

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I’m pretty certain this is the third (or maybe even fourth) time I’ve had to revamp my marathon training schedule. Apparently, what I’ve been doing hasn’t worked. My original marathon plan was to use this training cycle as a test run for ramping mileage and adding in Yasso 800s before I really hammered my training […]

Shoes, Shoes and More Shoes

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Thank you all so much for your very sweet and kind words on my post yesterday. To make things even more frustrating and confusing, my ankle/leg didn’t hurt at all yesterday. I’ve been wavering on going to physio, because why would I go if it doesn’t hurt? But I think even going for a handful of […]

Marathon Monday 3/23 & Run L’Arche Half Marathon Recap

Okay, so this might be a tad dramatic, but whatever.

Well, here we are. Back at Monday again. It may be spring, but Calgary’s weather isn’t quite convinced. We’re forecast to see some snow today – and I’m certain it won’t be the last we see of it this year! As usual, I’m linking up again with Fitness Cheerleader and Running Rachel for Motivate Me Monday. Sunday […]

Link Love 3/21

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Good morning and happy Saturday! How have you been enjoying the first two days of spring? It’s been chilly and dreary here in Calgary, but that’s nothing unusual for March. I’m just glad it’s not snowing today as I have a half marathon to run! I did consider dropping down to the 8k (5 miles) […]

What I’ve Read Lately

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I’ve read a ton of books since the beginning of the year, and have only really talked about a handful of them, so I thought it was time to do more of a recap of what I’ve read in the first (almost) quarter of the year. I admit, a large number of books are YA […]

Thinking Out Loud – Meme ALL THE THINGS

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Thursday! Is anyone as excited about Thursday as I am?! I really do love Friday, but I think Thursday is one of my favourite days of the week because of #TGIT. Shonda Rhimes has really made Thursday awesome Speaking of Shonda….. Do we think Derek is cheating on Mer in DC? Is he pulling a […]

My Favourite Running Accessories

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And here we are – Wednesday Halfway through the week and coasting our way to the weekend! I thought I’d pop in and share with you some of my favourite items for getting through runs when training. I had a good visit with my chiro last night, so I’m hoping this means I’ll be back […]

Injured Doesn’t Mean Lazy

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Happy St Patrick’s Day friends! Did you remember to wear green today? I mentioned yesterday I was dealing with a bit of an injury in the form of peroneal tendonitis. It’s something I suffered from in the past (almost exactly a year ago) and it sometimes likes to flare up and wreck my runs. In […]