Day two of the awesome Maritime Race Weekend began well before the crack of dawn. The evening before was filled with surprises as my daughter, Rebecca, participated in her first race at the 5 KM Sunset race. You can read all about our adventures here! The biggest surprise for me was discovering that my 8 … Continue reading Maritime Race Weekend – Sunrise
Aaarrrrr, Matey! The pirate themed races of Maritime Race Weekend have been my favorite since I began racing and this weekend added even more to love! The Friday Sunset 5 KM race is flat route along gorgeous coast line in Eastern Passage, NS. We run steps away from the ocean waves breaking on the beach, … Continue reading Maritime Race Weekend – Sunset
Yoga classes often begin with centering and intention setting. Sometimes I connect immediately with an intention and other times my brain is just too busy to get to that point early in the class. A few weeks ago, I attended a Yoga Nidra class around the time I was processing that I was not going … Continue reading I Accept Me
What a train wreck the first few weeks of August have been. I have been working through so many different feelings as I made my decision to give up on my goal of completing a half marathon. Two years ago when I set the goal, I was so excited, so committed, and couldn't wait for … Continue reading Maritime Race Weekend 2017 Training Update
Another week in the books and a whole bunch of steps closer to my first half marathon. This week was kept a bit more in line with the schedule than previous weeks, however, I have been thinking of tweaking the schedule and after Friday's long run, the changes are definitely happening. I am struggling too … Continue reading Half Marathon Training – 47 days to go!
I have been following where the path leads more and more as I make my way through life. I use to be a planner, a hard core planner. My lists had lists. The agenda was strict and unwavering. The "suppose to do's" ruled my days, hours and minutes. The guilt for not following those lists … Continue reading Following Where the Path Leads.
Happening, just a little jumbled up! That's probably the best way to describe the training at the present moment. Now that the beautiful weather of summer is here, our family has been soaking up every moment we can of it before it quickly leaves us. Our days have been filled with days on the Halifax … Continue reading Half Marathon Training – Week ?? Recap ( 53 days to go!)