5 Ways to Motivate Yourself to RUN

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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

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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

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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 […]

Half Marathon Recap and Kids 1st Race

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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 […]

Healthier Substitutes for Daily Staples

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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 […]

5 Small Ways to Start Clean Eating

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We all want to live healthy lives but it’s not always easy to know where to start. At times clean eating can come off as difficult, time consuming and expensive. However if you know a few tricks it doesn’t have to be. Here’s a quick and easy little challenge for those of you just getting […]

Back on Track

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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 […]

7 Day Sparkling Water Challenge

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I’ve always been a big advocate for drinking water. Just like everyone else, I’m well aware of the rule that says we should aim to drink my 6-8 glasses of water per day or more depending on your activity level.  I do my best to reach these goals each day because when I get it […]

21 Day Fix for Life

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Is 21 Day Fix really is the most effective weight loss and maintenance program available today? In my opinion. Yes, yes it really is. After using the program myself for 6 months and coaching others during that the same 6 month period I have learned so much about it and have been continually impressed by […]