Stretch like a Dancer

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Ever since I can remember I had an identity-I was a dancer and the daughter of a dancer. Growing up, my parents owned a dance studio in our community and throughout my childhood, teens and young adult years all things related to dance permeated my life. Training, competitions, teaching, you name it-I did it all. […]

List + Schedule x Accountability = Habit

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What am I naturally good at? Making LISTS. I can make lists about what to do, when to do it, how to do it etc…I could make lists about other lists and lists about following the initial list! So what do I struggle with? Actually following the list. And how do I resolve this? By […]

My Holiday Wish List

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It’s the end of November and the time has come to start thinking about holiday shopping! Shopping at any time of year is one of my favorite activities however holiday shopping absolutely tops my list! I love spending hours online and in stores searching for just the right gifts that my family and friends will […]

Race update!!

Yesterday I registered for the local Resolution Run on December 30th! Yay!! Okay, so here’s why this is so exciting to me… I’ve done a few 5km races and recently did my first 10km. I had wanted to get in another 10km before the holidays but haven’t been able to find anything in my area […]

Caption that Driver!

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Ahhhh…..the looks you get from people driving in their cars as you run past them. Today I played an exceptional game of I what I like to call…Caption that Driver  I usually run in the morning somewhere between 7:30 and 9am. I am fortunate that my job allows me to make my own schedule and […]

Lest we forget…

Inscription of the complete poem in a bronze "book" at the John McCrae memorial at his birthplace in Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

Ahhhh…my run today was long and filled with heavy thoughts. Yesterday I hadn’t planned on writing this post but now it seems I cannot focus on anything else. Late last night, I watched an Anderson Cooper report about a man who was born into a political prison in North Korea. His story is haunting. I […]

Race Hunting!

Okay so I’m still on a high from last weekend’s race!! It was so incredible!! However I’ve encountered a new problem…finding winter races to enter! Okay so I get it…it’s Montreal and we’re getting very close to snow season but it’s really hard to stay motivated without an upcoming race to focus on! Up until […]

My first 10km…DONE!!

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This past Sunday I ran my first 10km race! Words can barely express the emotion of that day and those moments during the race. I am still on a high and my legs are still recovering! My time was 1hr6min. Not fabulous by any means but I am happy anyway as it was my first […]