5 Ways to Motivate Yourself to RUN

12932912_1163673913643357_1190464253790212348_n

So it’s the end of race season and it feels awful. This is exactly why I enter races. Without the constant prep for the next race, I find my motivation lags and it becomes a struggle to push myself to get outside and run. Once I get just a little bit lazy, it gets worse […]

Montreal Rock n’Roll Half Marathon

img_8351

This past weekend I completed my last race of 2016. I ran the Montreal Rock n’Roll Half Marathon and it was truly amazing! Last year I ran the full marathon at this same race and had planned to do the same again this year however injury and circumstance made me rethink that choice and go for […]

Running Thoughts

14364703_1280486055295475_2290176306610104205_n

This morning was the perfect morning. It left me with so many running thoughts…. The kids left for school by 7:30am, the air was cool and crisp, the sun was shining. Everything fell neatly into place. I ate my oatmeal and headed out for a run by 8:30am. I didn’t use my Garmin and I […]

Clean Eating Commandments

Okay so clean eating has become somewhat of a fad or a trendy thing to say but what exactly does it really mean? Does it mean we must throw out EVERYTHING we have been eating before and eat only organic leaves and grass? I believe it DOES NOT. We all start somewhere and go at […]

Meal Prepping to Save Time

meal prep

So what’s the best way to make sure you eat clean all week? 2 words, Meal Prep! Let’s face it; no one has the time to start chopping and preparing food from scratch after a long day of work, kids and regular life responsibilities. So here’s the secret. Meal prep in advance! Choose a day […]

Half Marathon Recap and Kids 1st Race

IMG_7625

It’s been a while since I shared a race recap so it’s time to play catch up a little 😉 Since the spring I have raced in 3 half marathons. Here’s how they’ve gone down. The first one was in April. It was the Scotia Bank Half Marathon and it was my first race of […]

Amazing Benefits of Lemon Water

In the past 12 months, lemon water has changed my life. I was introduced to the concept at a conference and as soon as I started to apply my new found knowledge, everything about my health changed. Most of us are walking around all day completely dehydrated and don’t even know it. Did you know […]

Healthier Substitutes for Daily Staples

download

The hardest part about clean eating is getting past the mental block of how to cook in a different way. Often we have been making our recipes the same way for years and possibly even for generations, especially when family favorites are handed down the line! However these days when so much of our food […]

Kid Friendly Clean Eating

Kids-Tulip-Garden-Salad-200x300

To all my fellow mommies out there…let’s talk about getting our kids to eat their veggies! If you have a baby you’re in luck because that’s where it all begins. At least it did for my kids. I didn’t give my babies cereal first, then fruit and follow along with the North American traditional food […]

Back on Track

2MAY

HELLOOOOO!!!! So clearly it’s been a while! Apologies to my readers and to the blogging gods.  It’s been quite the journey lately, therefore the timing of this post is quite befitting of it’s title. We all fall off track sometimes but the key is learning how to get back up and start again. So this […]