Category Archives: running

Half Marathon, 2011 Version

Am I the only one having bloggy writer’s block at the moment? Is it the rain? The busy-ness of the end of the school year? The general weariness that comes when there hasn’t been a vacation in a while? The … Continue reading

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Heart Strong

I was surprised and pleased yesterday to find out that my hard work has paid off and can even be heard by another person. I was at a doctor’s appointment yesterday, you see, and my doctor listened to my heart. … Continue reading

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Some Housekeeping

Life has been very busy for the last couple of weeks, and I apologize because I have been neglecting my blog. Balance can be tricky to find sometimes, when life gets in the way. So, how have you all been? … Continue reading

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Run Blog, Weeks 2 and 3

It has been a mixed bag for training over the last couple of weeks. A week ago Saturday I ran 15 km on the treadmill, but in the week previous to that – nothing. It had been a crazy one, … Continue reading

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Run Blog Week 1; 2011 Edition

Hey! I’m running the half marathon in Ottawa’s Race Weekend again this May and I thought I would bore you blog about training again this year. Fun, yes? I’m already in better shape this year compared to last year. I … Continue reading

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No Pink for Profit

Several weeks ago I joined Laurie’s team to run in the CIBC Run for the Cure on October 3. Laurie is a very talented writer who has a great blog called Not Just About Cancer Laurie’s story is a really interesting … Continue reading

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There Is No Easy Answer

Boy, have I ever fallen off of the hamster wheel this summer, and I am really mad at myself. After training so hard last winter and spring, I ran my first half-marathon in May. My plan was to keep running … Continue reading

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My Kids Blog for the First Time

N’s First Blog Post at Age 8: The Family 2K The Family 2K finally arrived. I felt great. I ran in Cowtopia. Me: What does that mean? We were surrounded by a whole bunch of 10-year-old girls ringing cowbells. Cowbells … Continue reading

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Saturday Evening, 7:11pm It just so happens that I started writing this blog post at exactly 7:11pm last night. My oldest daughter N was born at 7:11am, and ever since she was born, I see 7:11 on the clock at … Continue reading

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Last RunBlog – Three DAYS To Go!

People keep asking me if I’m ready. All I can answer is that I am as ready as I am going to be. Training didn’t go exactly as planned, but I did get one complete half marathon distance run done, … Continue reading

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