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If you think you hate beets, check this out
Monday, May 18, 2009      6 comments

Peel beets and boil them for an hour or so. Slice and serve with baby spinach, cara cara orange segments, top with crumbled goat cheese and fresh ground pepper. Dressing: o... Read more
Eating at SIL's house, what a joke
Sunday, May 10, 2009      5 comments

The last time we were over (January), she served lasagna. I asked her if it was whole wheat and she said it was. Since she has never in my memory served a whole grain product, I was dubious and passed on the lasagna. Well, today, she had ... Read more
Last long run before taper - Beth is off doing a race and I miss her!
Sunday, May 03, 2009      3 comments

ity/4576214 So I show up at RR, and there's only 1 other person doing more than 10K, it's a guy. Turns out I know his wife, she's a CSR at Burlington Mall GL. He's also doing Ottawa, first marathon.... Read more
My take on runner vs. jogger
Wednesday, April 29, 2009      5 comments

Runner: a person who runs as a sport, who trains for races and always strives to improve the race times. Jogger: a person who runs primarily as a cardio activity, to lose weight. There's nothing wrong with being a jogger, it's just t... Read more
Through The Wall - 35 km training run
Saturday, April 25, 2009      5 comments

r/4209435 Started at 7:30 am on the first leg - 10 km by myself. There's a lift bridge along the route that is very busy this time of year. You don't want to get caught when there's a boat comin... Read more
Tuesday, April 21, 2009      2 comments

al.asp?blog_id=635876 What I didn't mention when writing that particular blog entry almost 2 years ago, is that we ran in sunny 30 C weather at around 2pm. My HRM d... Read more
Kicking @ss with kettlebells!
Friday, April 17, 2009      4 comments

We have a promo at the gym, $15 for a single PT session for people who have not previously tried PT. I had a client yesterday, I didn't know her by name, but I recognized her immediately when I met her. She's super fit, gorgeously defined ... Read more
Don't click if you get grossed out easily!
Tuesday, April 14, 2009      6 comments

Ahh, my foot woes. So, this $@%# all started when I realized my orthotics were well past their prime. Note to self: it's a BAD idea to get new orthotics and ramp up mil... Read more
Harry's Spring Run-off 8K modest goals
Saturday, April 04, 2009      3 comments

Base: finish without aggravating my foot injury Stretch: improve on last year's time, 49:38 Reach: under 45 min/PR... Read more
I suck at writing race reports - 115th Around the Bay Road Race
Sunday, March 29, 2009      7 comments

Oh Mme. Fingersandtoes will hate me for posting this pic where she has bad hair. ... Read more
Mom disappoints once again
Saturday, March 28, 2009      8 comments

I was talking on the phone with my mom - I told her I was doing a 30K race on Sunday and she said, "are you doing anything INTERESTING this weekend?" A few weeks ago, I tried to have a talk with mom about being more supportive after she ma... Read more
What a nightmare
Thursday, March 26, 2009      1 comments

I dreamt I ate McDonalds last night! And I was pretty calm about it - if in real life someone really wanted me to eat it, I'd be kicking and screaming the whole time. And then probably glue my mouth shut to be certain none of that vile crap pa... Read more
Too fat to work but no time to exercise
Wednesday, March 25, 2009      4 comments

at_to_work_wants_more_money.php Holy @#$@#%@ crap.... Read more
30k training run and ATB goals
Sunday, March 15, 2009      1 comments

Today I did the last long run in preparation for the 30k race that is taking place in 2 weeks. We finished in 3:31:44, incorporating 10 and 1's for the last 8k or so... Base: upright and smiling Stretch: between 3:30 and 3:15 Reach: s... Read more
I reached all my goals!
Sunday, March 01, 2009      9 comments

Official chip time: 2:05:29. Start time was 10am, so I didn't have to get up at the crack of dawn to prepare. Temp was -7 C with a windchill of -14 and sunny. Normally in this kind of weather I'd wear wind pants over tights, but I would n... Read more

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