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19 days postpartum
Wednesday, March 31, 2010      11 comments

I bought this running skirt when I was about 6 months pregnant and couldn't wear it for 2 reasons. 1) it was the middle of winter and 2) I had this bump thing going. I de... Read more
I need to feel good about myself today
Thursday, March 18, 2010      16 comments

This is rather self-serving, but I need to feel better about myself today. Here's a picture of my stomach 6 days post-partum. Yesterday, I was telling people that I have a 5 day old at home and got some weird stares. You will forgive the SUPA... Read more
Bryden's Birth Story
Monday, March 15, 2010      22 comments

I had my last midwife appointment on his due date, Thursday March 11th. Ran 4 kms before the appointment. I measured 3 cm smaller than the week before so they sent me f... Read more
Bryden Chiyen Scott, born March 12, 2010
Friday, March 12, 2010      31 comments

6 lbs, 4 oz. Birth story to come!... Read more
Frosty 5K race report + another gratuitous belly pic or 2
Sunday, March 07, 2010      9 comments

ity/26362090 I had 3 race strategies: 1) run a long warmup and get everything out of my system *cough* pre-race. 2) walk through the water station. 3) start slow and run a negative split ra... Read more
Frosty 5K goals - not terribly lofty
Saturday, March 06, 2010      4 comments

Base: Finish upright and smiling, as always. Avoid DNF due to labour starting. Stretch: sub 40 minutes, no poop breaks Reach: sub 35 minutes, no walk breaks... Read more
what you have been waiting for...BELLY PIC
Saturday, February 27, 2010      13 comments

Just in case I don't make it to the 5K next weekend. See it larger: www.flickr.com/photos/zo
rbs/4392985508/ 38 weeks, 2 days preggo.... Read more
Gonna go for broke...
Wednesday, February 24, 2010      7 comments

There's a 5K race on March 7, 4 days before my due date. I just emailed the race director and I can sign up the day before at the expo, so I won't lose my entry fee should Cheeto decide to make an early appearance. I have been doing long r... Read more
Best message board post EVER!
Thursday, January 28, 2010      6 comments

(believe it or not, I didn't write this) "I know everyone needs to listen to your body, but I am so sick of everyone (docs, society, other people) treating pregnancy as this huge disability where you have to really limit what you can do. ... Read more
Sparking my way to better oral hygiene (seriously)
Tuesday, January 12, 2010      10 comments

For at least the past 10 years, I have vowed to improve my oral hygiene, usually in the form of a new year's resolution. It frustrates me to no end, because I see the problem as no different from someone who wants to exercise regularly and eat ... Read more
Why I find Resolutionists annoying
Monday, January 04, 2010      8 comments

Yeah, yeah, I know I should have a better attitude towards the glut of newbies that invade the gym every January... But the fact is...the vast majority of people who attempt to lose weight/get healthier don't do it right. There's no excuse... Read more
"There's no such thing as bad weather, just soft people." - Bill Bowerman
Saturday, January 02, 2010      10 comments

12.24K in -12 C, -20 C with the windchill. From the mouth of one of my running partners (who has only been running since July): "It really wasn't that bad." EXACTLY. I see so many posts talking about how it's too cold/snowy/wet... Read more
FLASHBACK: December 31, 1999
Monday, December 28, 2009      5 comments

Ahhh, Y2K. Fear of massive computer meltdowns did not stop me from partying into the wee hours. My dad had gotten me and the guy I was dating $1500 CAD/couple tickets to a ... Read more
Running out of places to hide the...
Thursday, December 24, 2009      3 comments

COOKIES AND CHOCOLATE! Because of the poor economy, I received a lot more gifts of homemade cookies and chocolates from my students..in the past I'd put them in the break room at work, but there seriously is a huge mountain... I am lea... Read more
Most pathetic holiday meal EVER
Sunday, December 06, 2009      6 comments

I've often posted about how I dislike traditional holiday food, so my plan is usually to eat something beforehand and just pick at whatever I consider edible. Yesterday's family party, however, really hit a new low. The menu: - turkey (w... Read more

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