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Green light
Monday, July 20, 2009      13 comments

Before I got pregnant, my GP gave me this ridiculous "no more than 30 minutes of cardio for pregnant women due to risk of overheating" recommendation, even knowing my exercise history. I was planning on quietly ignoring that one, but at our fir... Read more
Future runner/kb-er making an appearance in 9 months or so!
Friday, July 10, 2009      22 comments

I just got the confirmation today, haven't seen my GP yet so no due date. The BIG catch: I am registered to run the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon on 9/27...I ... Read more
Is there any place for Chinese buffet in a healthy lifestyle?
Monday, July 06, 2009      8 comments

No, I am NOT talking about the mosquitoes when I go out wearing shorts and a tank top! Once every 2 years or so, I get the hankering for Chinese buffet. It's Saturday treat night, so I'm not going to pay $23.99 to eat one plate of stir fry... Read more
Triumphant approach to the finish line (sort of)
Friday, June 12, 2009      2 comments

ideo.php?v=211418825595 I thought I was doing a triumphant fist pump (as it looks like in the photo) but in motion my arms are like worms flopping around, lol.... Read more
A picture says a thousand words...
Monday, June 08, 2009      4 comments

And this picture says: give me water before I HURL!... Read more
This is why I don't run 5Ks very often
Monday, June 08, 2009      10 comments

The pain, oh, THE PAIN! I only thought I was going to die the last 10K or so of the marathon. I thought I was going to die EVERY LAST SECOND of the 5K I ran on Saturday. Beautiful cool night, low humidity - a huge contrast to last year wh... Read more
Moon in June 5K goals - quick and dirty
Saturday, June 06, 2009      3 comments

Base: PR or bust! Current 5K PR: 27:44, set at last year's race. Reach: 26:00-26:59 Stretch: sub 26 minutes... Read more
Me, teaching Learn To Run!
Wednesday, June 03, 2009      4 comments

Another goal has been fulfilled...I have enough people signed up to teach a Learn To Run program at my gym..I am so happy to be 'cultivating' (corrupting?!) a new group of future running addicts! ... Read more
Stepping in a pile of flaming dog doo
Tuesday, June 02, 2009      11 comments

I'm not the only one who hates pro race pics... dailyviews.runnersworld.
ux-brightroom-hates-me-too.html Why are my ... Read more
Sunday, May 31, 2009      8 comments

I don't think I have it in me to write another epic race report. Those race reports, they're like a great novel *snort* you just can't crank one out every weekend. But, I ... Read more
One more HM goal
Saturday, May 30, 2009      3 comments

Run the race and not have the back of my skirt tucked into my fuel belt. emoticon... Read more
Slightly Silly Toronto Women's Half Marathon Goals
Friday, May 29, 2009      5 comments

Base: Finish upright and smiling. HAVE A GREAT EFFING TIME! sub 2:30. Reach: Don't get any mosquito bites (race is through a park and mosquitoes seem to love Chinese food) Stretch: Don't get run over by someone faster (course is apparently... Read more
Ottawa Marathon race report
Tuesday, May 26, 2009      19 comments

ity/6104580 I was up and at 'em at 4 am. I grabbed all my gear that I had laid out the night before and headed to the sitting area of the hotel room to get ready. This is my everlasting dilemma: ... Read more
Pre-marathon musings
Friday, May 22, 2009      6 comments

So it's 2 sleeps until Race Day and I already can't sleep! I've been up and about since 3:30 this morning. The past 2 days have been full of good wishes and last minute preparations. Keep in mind that it's still only 5 am here so I may... Read more
MARATHON GOALS, here they are!
Tuesday, May 19, 2009      10 comments

Base: Finish upright and smiling (and happy tears!) Sub 5 hours. Reach: 4:30-4:45 Stretch: 4:00-4:30 Super stretchy: BQ (HAHAHAHAHAHA)... Read more

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