Well my title is a tad deceiving because today is actually an amazing day. My day started with a banana and a smoothie which resulted in a crampy run. This made our 5k a little slower then per usual but I am okay with that. Slow and steady wins the race. I am really loving … Continue reading Cramps and Bananas
Today was the Boston marathon, which honestly is something I would love to be able to do. This probably helped with my perky wake up this morning. My alarm went off at 6 am and I actually wanted to get up. I got dressed and even made a smoothie. I am not good at eating … Continue reading A Little Boston Inspiration
Now before you get to excited about this one let me emphasize the SO in the sentence above. This morning I woke up and didn't completely dread the idea of running. That's a start right? My mother let me know that as time goes by I will start dreading it less and that will grow … Continue reading That Wasn’t So Bad
I know it is completely unrealistic to think that I am would magically become really great the first couple times I ran but it is where my head is at. I think that is just another illustration of my thought process... I don't know how better to explain today besides by giving a play by … Continue reading Beep Beep Wake Up
I CAN I CAN I CAN Sometimes life happens and you get so busy you can't keep up. That has been my last two weeks! I have been so busy with work, company and training. The cherry on top of my busy life is my constant struggle with the "I Cants" these past couple weeks... … Continue reading Fighting The I CANTS
Strength and Running Form Workouts As I have a lot of important running goals this year with the help of my amazing boyfriend I now have a trainer! We have organized my training into three sections this first one is focusing on form and building a solid foundation. She has made me two workouts, one … Continue reading I Can’t Feel My Legs When I’m With You
Week 4 and 5 of Marathon Training When I was training for my half marathon, don't get me wrong I did get sore occasionally but today is the landmark for officially the most sore I have ever been. Here is what led up to my terribly sore day! Monday as per usual I ran with … Continue reading They Are Beating Me… And Singing Too!
Week 2 and 3 of Marathon Training So I am bulking week two and three together as its been a very busy couple weeks for me! Not only did I go to LA for the week but I had a jam packed training schedule! Week 2 started as per usual with my Monday night run … Continue reading From Snow to Shine!
What an amazing week! Not only was it my first week of Marathon Training but also my first week of the Flex and Flow Challenge, Push Up Challenge and running with my 10k clinic! My week started with my Monday night run, doing 6 km. This was such a great run! I started a new … Continue reading Week 1 of Marathon Training
Today Officially is the start of my Marathon training! I have 111 days until the BMO Vancouver Marathon and 139 until the Scotiabank Calgary Marathon. I may be crazy scheduling two marathons in one month but I guess we will see how it all goes. The whole marathon thing is new to me so I … Continue reading Let The Marathon Training Begin!